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'Kelly Sadler apologies to McCain family for "inappropriate" comment'

Press Trust of India  |  Washington 

Kelly Sadler, a communication aide, has apologised to the family for making an "inappropriate" comment against John McCain, who is suffering from brain cancer, a said today.

"I was told called the family late last week and did apologise," told reporters during a conference.

During an internal meeting last week, Sadler reportedly dismissed McCain's opposition to the nomination of for the CIA director, saying "It does not matter, he is dying anyway".

The from is undergoing treatment after he was diagnosed with last July.

"I wasn't on the call. I was told she made it prior to the story being published. She apologised for the comment," Shah told reporters, sidestepping multiple questions on the apology.

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First Published: Tue, May 15 2018. 02:05 IST