McCain Continues Attacks Against Trump; This Time For Draft Deferment

WayneDupreeShowPublished: October 23, 201734 views
Published: October 23, 2017

“One aspect of the conflict, by the way, that I will never, ever countenance is that we drafted the lowest income level of America and the highest income level found a doctor that would say that they had a bone spur,” the Arizona lawmaker told C-SPAN3 in an interview that aired Sunday.

“That is wrong. That is wrong,” he said. “If we’re going to ask every American to serve, every American should serve.”

McCain, a Republican, didn’t actually name Trump — but the “bone spur” reference appeared to be a direct jab.

The president received several draft deferments during the war, including one in 1968 for bone spurs in his heels.

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