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Biden visited McCain in recovery in Arizona

Biden visited McCain in recovery in Arizona
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Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenSchumer vows to advance two-pronged infrastructure plan next month Biden appoints veteran housing, banking regulator as acting FHFA chief Iran claims U.S. to lift all oil sanctions but State Department says 'nothing is agreed' MORE visited Sen. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainBiden nominates Cindy McCain as ambassador to UN food agency Meghan McCain defends 'maverick' Sinema from attacks over filibuster stance GOP group launches million ad campaign pressing Kelly on filibuster MORE (R-Ariz.) at his Arizona ranch earlier this week as the senator is recovering from his brain cancer treatment and surgery for an infection, The Associated Press reported Saturday.

The two men sat together for 90 minutes on Sunday, people close to both men told the AP.

Biden’s visit comes after two of McCain’s closest friends, Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamTrump's biggest political obstacle is Trump The Hill's Equilibrium — Presented by NextEra Energy — Tasmanian devil wipes out penguin population The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Biden support, gas tax questions remain on infrastructure MORE (R-S.C.) and retired Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman (I), visited the senator at the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix two weeks ago.

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Meghan McCain, the senator’s daughter, also tweeted on Friday that she would visit her father.

McCain had hoped to return to the Senate this session but was unable to after brain cancer treatment and surgery for an intestinal infection.

Despite his health issues, McCain has finished working on a new book set to be released later this month.