Shaheen Statement on Senator McCain's Cancer Diagnosis

July 19, 2017

(Washington, DC) -- Senator Jeanne Shaheen delivered the following statement after learning of Senator McCain's cancer diagnosis:

"My thoughts and prayers are with my friend and colleague, Senator McCain, and his family during this difficult time," said Senator Shaheen. "There are few who have faced tougher battles than cancer in their lives, but John McCain has always demonstrated profound strength in overcoming unimaginable challenges. I know that he will take on this diagnosis with the same mettle and determination we know so well. He is truly one of our nation's greatest living heroes. In New Hampshire, we consider John McCain an honorary Granite Stater and I know the entire state joins with me in wishing him a full recovery."