Donald Trump's assistant Kelly Sadler made a joke about John McCain's principled opposition to CIA nominee Gina Haspel today.
“It doesn’t matter, he’s dying anyway,” Sadler said of McCain’s opposition.
The reactions have been swift—now including John McCain's wife Cindy and daughter Meghan.
A Politico reporter said Sadler called Meghan McCain and that "it didn't go so well."
Source tells me Sadler called Meghan McCain today. And that it didn’t go so well. https://t.co/ZdAgD001jk— Annie Karni (@Annie Karni)1525994969.0
Now, John McCain's wife has shamed Sadler for joking about her 'dying' husband in brutal tweet.
@kellysadler45 May I remind you my husband has a family, 7 children and 5 grandchildren.— Cindy McCain (@Cindy McCain)1525995838.0
Sadler reportedly apologized by phone to @MeghanMcCain. The WH statement did not acknowledge the remark or make an… https://t.co/mVP2QIO17X— Maggie Haberman (@Maggie Haberman)1525997653.0