Biden, McCain say Trump damaging US 'international reputation'

Biden, McCain say Trump damaging US 'international reputation'
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Former Vice President Joe Biden visited Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) at his Arizona ranch earlier this week as the senator is recovering from his brain cancer treatment, during which the two reportedly talked about how the international reputation of the U.S. is being damaged. 

Biden recounted his visit in an interview with The New York Times, saying that McCain is "still concerned about the state of the country."

“We talked about how our international reputation is being damaged and we talked about the need for people to stand up and speak out,” he said.

The two men sat together for 90 minutes last Sunday, according to reports. 


Biden’s visit comes after two of McCain’s closest friends, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and retired Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman (I), visited the senator at the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix two weeks ago

“I wanted to let him know how much I love him and how much he matters to me and how much I admire his integrity and his courage,” Biden told the Times.

McCain, 81, has been in Arizona since December undergoing treatment for a brain tumor. He was diagnosed with glioblastoma last July.