Mitch McConnell

Trump calls leakers 'cowards' after aide's remark on McCain

President Donald Trump called West Wing leakers "traitors and cowards" on Monday as a dustup over a White House aide's crass remark about Arizona Sen. John McCain extended into a fifth day.

In a Monday afternoon tweet, Trump said the "leaks coming out of the White House are a massive over exaggeration put out by the Fake News Media in order to make us look as bad as possible."

He added of the leakers: "We will find out who they are!"

During a closed-door meeting last week, Trump communications aide Kelly Sadler dismissed McCain's opposition to the president's CIA nominee by saying of the Arizona Republican: "He's dying...

56°