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USS McCain flap calls to action defense chief Shanahan, aide to “look into” the matter

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Acting Minister of defence, Patrick Shanahan says his chief of staff is reported that the White house called the USS John McCain to be hidden from view, while the President Trump stationed the visit of U.S. troops in Japan.

Speaking to journalists in Singapore on Thursday, Shanahan is the secret of the ship said, that he learned for the first time, after the Wall Street Journal reported that a US-Indo-Pacific Command official said, Navy and Air Force officials: “the USS John McCain, one of the eyes.”

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“I would never have admitted that I have the movement or activity in relation to the ship, never said any action approved by the” the actions of the Secretary. “I would never in honour keep the memory of a great American patriot like sen. John McCain.”

“I never admitted that I never approves any action, movement or activity in relation to the ship. I would never in honour keep the memory of a great American patriot like sen. John McCain.”

— Patrick Shanahan, acting Minister of defence

Shanahan added, he would never disrespect the young men and women of the crew of the ship He also said that the military “needs to do their job” and out of politics.

Acting defence Minister Pat Shanahan speaks with reporters in front of the Pentagon, Jan. 28, 2019. (Associated Press)

The White house, according to the magazine, allegedly, the US Navy and Air Force officials sent an E-Mail requested to be moved to the ship, ahead of Trump is to visit the military on the USS Wasp.

Trump denied write the report on Twitter that he was “not informed of everything with the Navy, USS John S. McCain during my recent visit to Japan.”

Photos contribution by the news outlet allegedly revealed that a Plane was over the ship ‘s name, before Trump’s arrival s. But Navy Cmdr. Clay Doss, a spokesman for the Navy, the 7. Fleet, said in a statement that the photo is of the Plane “from Friday, and it was taken away, on Saturday.”

“Painting the barge was also added to removed prior to the visit,” Doss. “All the ships remained in the normal configuration during the visit of the President.

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In addition, the Rear of permissible Charlie Brown, Navy public affairs officer, tweeted Wednesday that McCain was not blacked out the name on the ship “during the POTUS visit to Yokosuka on Memorial Day. The Navy is proud of this ship, its crew, its namesake and his legacy.”

The Journal reported, based on persons familiar with the issue, that the sailors on the USS John S. McCain, as a rule, wear hats that were given with the ship’s name, the day, when Trump visited.

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Trump and McCain had a particularly contentious relationship — and after the senator died in August of 2018 of brain tumors.

McCain’s daughter, Meghan, tweeted on Wednesday that Trump is “a child who always deeply threatened by the size of my dad’s incredible life. There is a lot of criticism of how much I talk about my father, but it’s been nine months since he died, is not the Trump let him Rip.”

Fox News’ Lucas Tomlinson and Joseph A. Wulfsohn, and the Associated Press contributed to this report.

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