Senator John McCain hospitalized for intestinal infection

Senator John McCain hospitalized for intestinal infection

Defense contractors face mounting cyber threats Wild ride in the stock market will continue during the Trump era MORE (R-Ariz.) is in stable condition after he underwent surgery Sunday for an intestinal infection, his office announced Monday.

The statement also included a progress report on McCain's treatment and condition while he's been recovering in his home state.

McCain, 81, made public last summer his brain cancer diagnosis, and he's been recovering from side effects of the cancer treatment at his home in Arizona since late previous year. Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass.) and Beau Biden, son of former vice president Joe Biden. He has remained in the Senate for the duration of his radiation and chemotherapy as part of his cancer treatment. He returned to work a short time later and was in and out of Washington throughout the fall before traveling home to Arizona in December, where he has been ever since.

While in Arizona, McCain's office has issued regular statements about his positions on all manner of policy.

If McCain were to resign before the end of May, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey, a Republican, would appoint an interim senator and there would be a special election in November.

The senator effectively sank Trump's attempts to scrap the health care reforms passed into law during Barack Obama's presidency by voting against a repeal soon after being diagnosed with cancer.

Meghan McCain, the senator's daughter and a co-host of ABC's "The View", tweeted that her father continues to "inspire" her "with his intense grit and determination".

"Thank you to the doctors at Mayo Clinic in Phoenix and to everyone who is praying for him", she wrote.

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