McCain Issues Veiled Criticism of Trump’s Vietnam Deferment

McCain lamented that the military drafted the poorest Americans, "and the highest income level found a doctor that would say they had a bone spur."

  • Published 23 October 2017
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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Sen. John McCain has issued a veiled criticism of President Donald Trump's medical deferments that kept him from serving in the Vietnam War. In an interview with C-SPAN last week, McCain lamented that the military "drafted the lowest income level of America and the highest income level found a doctor that would say they had a bone spur." One of Trump's five draft deferments came as a result of a physician's letter stating… Read at AP News