Trump launched a lengthy rant in which he claimed without citing evidence that McCain had pushed for a war and failed America’s veterans.
At the White House, Trump said he felt “very badly” for Manafort but hadn’t given any thought to a pardon.
Dems say he played on fear, not facts.
The US president will go on TV Tuesday evening and make his case for a southern border wall to the American people.
The sentence was the culmination of a spectacular rise and fast fall of a lawyer who attached himself to the fortunes of his biggest client.
The electoral map of the US could be shifting, as distinctions between red and blue states blur purple.