Trump: I don't regret prisoners of war comments
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Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpRed states find there’s no free pass on Medicaid changes from Trump Trump meets with Moon in crucial moment for Korea summit The Memo: Trump flirts with constitutional crisis MORE on Wednesday said he doesn’t regret the controversial comments he made about prisoners of war last summer, suggesting it led to a rise in his poll numbers.

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“I don’t, you know — I like not to regret anything,” Trump said on the "Imus in the Morning" radio show.

“You do things and you say things. And what I said, frankly, is what I said. And some people like what I said if you want to know the truth. There are many people that like what I said. You know, after I said that, my poll numbers went up 7 points."

Trump sparked criticism last summer when he mocked Sen. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainOvernight Defense: Pompeo lays out new Iran terms | Pentagon hints at more aggressive posture against Iran | House, Senate move on defense bill Senate GOP urges Trump administration to work closely with Congress on NAFTA Sarah Sanders: ‘Democrats are losing their war against women in the Trump administration’ MORE’s (R-Ariz.) military service, saying, “I like people who weren’t captured.”

In the interview, which was first reported by BuzzFeed, Trump called McCain a hero and said he has already apologized for his comments, but McCain seems to disagree, and on Sunday called on the businessman to apologize to veterans.

“There’s a body of American heroes who would like to see him retract that statement,” McCain said on CNN’s “State of the Union” over the weekend.