CNN's John Berman shreds ex-Trump official who blames the media for president not personally thanking McCain

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Raw Story—Marc Short, the former White House Director of Legislative Affairs under President Donald Trump, said that the news media should blame itself for President Donald Trump not personally honoring the late Sen. John McCain. During an interview with CNN’s John Berman, the former Trump official downplayed the fact that the president only sent out a tweet sending condolences to McCain’s family, while never once thanking McCain himself for his service to the United States. “It’s …

Ex-Trump staffer blames media for Trump’s lack of McCain statement. Rather than issue the typical memorial statement that most human U.S. presidents have issued following the death of political opponents, current President Donald Trump instead apparently nixed a proposed message memorializing Sen. John McCain (R-AZ). Instead, he tweeted a brief comment on Saturday evening that said basically nothing at all, raised the White House flags back from half-staff, and […]