McConnell Calls For White House Aide To Publicly Apologize For McCain Joke

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When asked if White House aide Kelly Sadler should apologize for her off-color joke about Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said Tuesday that she should “apologize and apologize publicly.”

Sadler said last week in a leaked comment that McCain’s opposition to CIA director nominee Gina Haspel didn’t matter since he was “dying anyway.” Neither she nor the White House has issued a public apology.

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