Lindsey O. Graham

McCain colleague says senator 'sounding strong' post-surgery

McCain colleague says senator 'sounding strong' post-surgery

Arizona Sen. John McCain is "sounding strong" as he recovers from surgery to remove a blood clot above his eye, his closest Republican colleague in the Senate said Monday.

"They found the spot and it looks like everything is going to be A-OK," South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham told reporters after speaking to McCain. "He wants to come back so bad he can't stand it. I think they won't let him fly for a week. But I think he would walk back if they would let him."

McCain, 80, underwent surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Arizona on Friday. Doctors said the senator had a "minimally invasive" procedure to remove the nearly 2-inch clot and...

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