Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – The office of Senator John McCain (R-AZ) released the following statement today:

“On Sunday, Senator McCain was admitted to Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, Arizona, and underwent surgery to treat an intestinal infection related to diverticulitis. He is in stable condition.

“Over the last few months, Senator McCain has been participating in physical therapy at his home in Cornville, Arizona, as he recovers from the side effects of cancer treatment. He has remained engaged on his work as Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, and has enjoyed frequent visits from his family, friends, staff and Senate colleagues.

“Senator McCain and his family are grateful to the senator’s excellent care team, and appreciate the support and prayers they continue to receive from people all over the country.”

Senator McCain’s Mayo Clinic care team will not be conducting interviews. Please direct all media inquiries to Julie Tarallo: julie_tarallo@mccain.senate.gov.

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