WASHINGTON, may 15 – RIA Novosti. The US President Donald trump has promised to find the perpetrators of the leaks from the White house in connection with the statements about the health of Senator John McCain.
“The so-called leaks from the White house this is a huge exaggeration made on the surface, fake news media to introduce us in the most negative light. With that said, the authors of the leaks – traitors and cowards, we will find out who they are!” he wrote Tuesday on his Twitter.
Last week, the media reported citing sources that the assistant trump Kelly Sadler at the meeting suggested not to take into account disagreement with the McCain candidacy Gina has Haspel for the post of CIA Director. She allegedly said: “He’s still dying.”
We are talking about the health of the Senator, who last July was diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer. Then 81-year-old politician underwent surgery in this regard. December 2017 it is not directly involved in the work of the Senate, staying in your Arizona under the supervision of doctors.
Relatives of the Senator criticized the author’s statements, but his daughter urged the White house to dismiss Sadler. However, the dismissal was not followed. But there is a new leak.
On Friday, ABC and publication of Axios again with reference to sources in the office said about the content of the meeting, the press Secretary of the President Sarah Sanders with employees, where she criticized the statement about “dying McCain” and facts leaks.
McCain is known as a critic of trump, repeatedly at odds with the President. Recently, the New York Times reported that relatives of McCain would like to see at his funeral, Vice-President of the United States, Mike Pence, and not the American President. This decision is due to a “fragile relationship” between the US President and a Senator.