John McCain is no war hero – he has covered up POW’s left behind in Vietnam for years

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In the last week there has been a tremendous amount of mainstream media coverage over comments made by Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump that Senator and Vietnam vet John McCain is not a war hero.

While one can endlessly debate whether or not Trump should have made the comment, the fact remains that John McCain has a long history of covering up and suppressing evidence of left behind POW’s in Vietnam.

In 2008, award-winning career journalist Sydney Schanberg  published a detailed and convincing account that proved that Senator McCain had “quietly pushed into federal law a set of prohibitions that keep the most revealing information about these men buried as classified documents.”

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