What happens if McCain can't go back to work in the Senate?

What happens if McCain can’t go back to work in the Senate?


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What happens if McCain can’t go back to work in the Senate?
12 news Phoenix ^ | 7/19/2017 | 12news

Posted on 07/19/2017 8:04:08 PM PDT by Nateman

Sen. John McCain’s office announced Wednesday he has a cancerous brain tumor.

McCain’s office is optimistic of his return to his duties, saying “Further consultations with Senator McCain’s Mayo Clinic care team will indicate when he will return to the United States Senate.”

The tumor, a glioblastoma, is a highly malignant, aggressive, cancerous tumor, according to the American Brain Tumor Association. McCain is 80 years old. He is getting treatment, including chemotherapy and radiation, at the Mayo Clinic.

The Seventeenth Amendment established the rules of appointing vacancies in the Senate. In Arizona, if a senator dies, resigns or is expelled, Gov. Doug Ducey would appoint a replacement of the same political party.

The governor could choose to appoint himself. The person appointed would serve until the next statewide election.


TOPICS: Breaking News; Constitution/Conservatism; News/Current Events; US: Arizona
KEYWORDS: mccainsenate

To some this up unless McCain resigns or dies he stays in. Gov. Ducey is a Republican.

1 posted on 07/19/2017 8:04:08 PM PDT by Nateman

To: Nateman

Not only that, the Senate will wait for him before it deals with Obamacare.

2 posted on 07/19/2017 8:06:13 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Everywhere is freaks and hairies Dykes and fairies Tell me where is sanity?)

To: Nateman

“Work” and “the Senate” hardly go together.


To: Nateman

When Songbird dies, the Dems will have his body mummified and it’ll be wheeled in for senate votes, where Pelosi will be his “speaker for the dead” and cast the vote as McCain’s ghost told her he wanted it cast.

4 posted on 07/19/2017 8:07:44 PM PDT by Grimmy (equivocation is but the first step along the road to capitulation)

To: Nateman

Ducey may be a RINO — we’ll know when we see who he appoints.

5 posted on 07/19/2017 8:08:44 PM PDT by House Atreides (Send BOTH Hillary & Bill to prison.)

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To: Nateman

How can he go back to work when his doctors have diagnosed him with a brain tumor? Isn’t that a cause of mental deficiency?

It’s one thing to be deficient and blame it on anything. Quite another to have a reason for it.

7 posted on 07/19/2017 8:09:05 PM PDT by Rebelbase (Climate Change: The Imminent Crisis That Never Arrives and the gravy train that never ends.)

To: Nateman

I wish him a speedy and full recovery, and I will pray for him.

It should be noted that, under 0bcare, an ordinary citizen of 80 years would probably not get any treatment.

The “special” people, our rulers, probably would.

8 posted on 07/19/2017 8:10:18 PM PDT by budj (Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead!)

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