"While John is recovering, the Senate will continue our work on legislative items and nominations, and will defer consideration of the Better Care Act".
In Phoenix, Mayo clinic hospital doctors said McCain underwent a "minimally invasive" procedure to remove the 5cm (2in) clot and that the surgery went "very well", a hospital statement said.
Sens. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) have already said they would oppose a procedural vote to advance to the new Senate GOP healthcare legislation, which was unveiled this past week. John McCain, R-Ariz. listens on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 11, 2017, during the committee's confirmation hearing for Nay Secretary nominee Richard Spencer.
"There are about eight to 10 Republican senators who have serious concerns about this bill", Ms Collins told CNN's State of the Union programme, faulting the bill for its major cuts to Medicaid.
Sen. John McCain said Russia's election-related hacks threaten to "destroy Democracy" and said America's response was 'totally paralyzed'. With the GOP holding a 52-48 majority, they can afford to lose only two Republicans.
A statement from McCain's office said he would recover in Arizona this week, but neurosurgeons interviewed by the Times said that time frame could be longer.
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New Sri Lanka captain Chandimal leads by example Gunaratne had claimed two wickets in the first innings, but Sri Lanka's attack may be weakened in the second, Herath said. But first we've got to get out the two batsmen at the crease at the moment [Asela Gunaratne and Rangana Herath].
"Looking forward to a speedy recovery, John", said Sen. "It has produced premium increases that are very troubling and hard for people to afford, particularly those who don't get the subsidies under the current law", she said.
McCain dismissed concerns, saying he had stayed up late the night before watching an Arizona Diamondbacks game. Ron Johnson. Johnson originally came out against the BCRA for not being conservative enough, but said after the release of the updated bill that he was on board.
"Mr. McCain's absence will give the forces of opposition - which include scores of health care provider organizations and patient advocacy groups - more time to mobilize", The New York Times noted.
Republicans had hoped to get a vote to the floor this week, but McCain's surgery pushed it back.
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President Carter returns to Winnipeg's Habitat build
The Carter Center also said the pair attended the morning devotional Friday that kicks off the last day of the project. And President Bill Clinton wished him a "speedy recovery" in a Thursday evening tweet .
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Investigators fear foul play is involved in the disappearances , and say they're investigating how the four men know each other. Weintraub said at a news briefing this morning. "We're going to continue in the direction that we're going", Weintraub said.
British Columbia braces for more wildfires
It used to be rare for the entire province to face such extreme wild fire threats this early in the summer, she said. The Northwest fire centre has remained quiet with only eight of the over 200 fires burning across the province now .
Four I-65 crash victims were IN family, friend
In their van were Lonny Boster, 59, Lonny Boster, 30, Jonell Boster 48, Carl Boster , 17 and family friend Robert Hogan , 74. All travel lanes of Interstate 65 northbound are now closed, with delays expected for an extended period of time.
Ann Coulter throws two-day Twitter tantrum against Delta
Coulter on Sunday targeted the airline company again , saying they instead gave her seat to a "dachshund-legged woman ". And then Coulter persisted by tweeting a photo of the woman even though she was not to blame for the seat reassignment.