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I am the second

New book by John McCain's closest aide details reaction to Trump's war hero attack

"The Luckiest Man: Life With John McCain," out Tuesday, is a fascinating reminiscence by Mark Salter, who was the late senator's closest aide for 18 years, and collaborated with him on seven books.

"For all his chronic impatience," Salter writes, Senator McCain "would persevere for years, decades in pursuit of a goal [including comprehensive immigration legislation] he believed was right and just. And he was drawn to people who did likewise, people who refused to accept permanent defeat, who helped on to hope when experience taught them hope was for fools."

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