Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) gave an emotional speech on the Senate floor Monday in honor of retired Col. George “Bud” Day, who died over the weekend at the age of 88. Day was a close friend of McCain and was the senator’s former Vietnam War cellmate.
Perry is a News Writer for Talking Points Memo based in Washington D.C. Prior to TPM, she was a reporter-research at The New Republic and worked for her hometown paper, The Miami Herald. Perry can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.