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Sen. John McCain undergoes surgery at Mayo Clinic; condition called stable

Monday - 16/04/2018 22:24

(Photo: Tom Tingle/The Republic)

(Photo: Tom Tingle/The Republic)
Sen. John McCain has been hospitalized since Sunday dealing with diverticulitis, an intestinal issue. Republic reporter Craig Harris reports from Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix. Michael Chow/


Sen. John McCain is in stable condition after undergoing surgery for an intestinal infection related to diverticulitis, his family and Senate office said Monday.

McCain, 81, who is battling a deadly form of brain cancer, has been in Arizona since Dec. 17.

His family offered hopeful messages Monday.

Cindy McCain, McCain's wife, said on Twitter that McCain was "doing well after his surgery" and they were "looking forward to getting back to Hidden Valley," the family's property in Cornville, near Sedona.

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