Nicolle Wallace: Fox News’ Celebration of McCain Must’ve Driven Trump ‘Mad Mad Mad’

Nicolle Wallace today was very critical of the way President Donald Trump reacted to the passing of Senator John McCain.

After no direct statements on McCain himself for two days, the President finally issued a statement heralding McCain’s life and service this afternoon.

Trump, of course, really didn’t like McCain and there was reporting this weekend that he had originally nixed a White House statement on him.

As Nicolle Wallace covered today’s newest developments on her MSNBC show, a Washington Post White House reporter noted Trump had ignored shouted questions about McCain earlier today, adding that Trump is clearly a man who gets “swayed by news coverage, who watches cable news.”

She said there was likely some internal pressure that combined with the public pressure that led to today’s concession.

Wallace then said, “I did watch some Fox News on Saturday night, and even his favorite network Fox News celebrated American hero John McCain. That must have driven him mad, mad, mad.”

Watch above, via MSNBC.

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