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Tuesday 6 December 2016

McCain wants Trump apology

Senator John McCain has urged Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump to apologise to US military families for saying prisoners of war are not heroes.

Trump drew a barrage of criticism over the weekend after telling a forum he did not think McCain, a Navy fighter pilot imprisoned for more than five years in Hanoi after being shot down, was a hero because he was captured. Trump also criticised McCain for not doing enough to support fellow veterans.

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