John McCain will Return to Senate Tuesday for Health Care Vote

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) announced late Monday that he would be back at work Tuesday for a vital vote on health care reform, even as he recovers from a blood clot removal and a diagnosis of a brain tumor.

McCain, who announced last week that he had been diagnosed with a brain tumor, was set to cast a vital vote of support in a looming vote on the GOP health care reform bill, but the vote was initially postponed after he underwent surgery to remove a blood clot above his eye.

Look forward to returning to Senate tomorrow to continue work on health care reform, defense bill & #RussiaSanctions

— John McCain (@SenJohnMcCain) July 25, 2017

It had been unclear when McCain was due to return, but Monday night his office announced that the 80-year-old veteran “looks forward to returning to the United States Senate tomorrow



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