On CNN’s “State of the Union,” host Jake Tapper said he hoped “this is not our last interview” to Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) who is fighting an aggressive form of brain cancer.
Partial transcript as follows:
TAPPER: Last question for you, and I, uh, hope this is not our last interview. I know a lot of people want to interview you and uh—
MCCAIN: A lot of people want it to be my last.
TAPPER: It’s my last question for you and I hope I don’t run this clip for another 50 years but how do want the American people to remember you?
MCCAIN: He served his country and not always right. Made a lot of mistakes. Made a lot of errors, but served his country. And I hope we can add honorably.
TAPPER: I think that we can say honorably.
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