Statement By John McCain On Senator Ted Kennedy
ARLINGTON, VA -- U.S. Senator John McCain issued the following statement on the news concerning Senator Ted Kennedy:
"Our thoughts and prayers go out to Senator Kennedy and his family. We hope and pray his doctors will be able to effectively treat his condition and that he will experience a full recovery. I have described Ted Kennedy as the last lion in the Senate, and I have held that view because he remains the single most effective member of the Senate."
John McCain, Statement By John McCain On Senator Ted Kennedy Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/291018