Ever mindful of the nation’s debt to service members, Senator McCain worked tirelessly to enhance veterans’ health care, provide veterans with the benefits they have earned, ease their transition to civilian life, support military families, and honor the fallen.
A self-described “Teddy Roosevelt Republican,” Senator McCain believed America’s lands and waterways must be preserved for the enjoyment of future generations, and championed legislation to enhance these national treasures.
Senator McCain believed there was no higher pursuit than to serve a cause greater than oneself. He worked throughout his career to expand national service opportunities and encourage young people to donate their time, energy and resources to improving their communities.
As Chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, Senator McCain worked to expand communications services to consumers, while fighting to keep children safe from internet predators.