Donald Trump says the Arizona Senator “gets a lot” of respect from him for his leadership in the Senate.
The President spoke to ABC News host Martha Raddatz, who said that he’s gotten a “lot of respect” for his handling of the immigration crisis.
“I think he gets a lot more respect than the other people, because he’s actually doing what he has to do to make it work, but he’s got the heart,” Raddatsch says.
“He’s a true American.”
The President also said that Sen. John McCain is “a very special man” and a “great American.”
“John McCain, he was a great man,” Trump said.
“The great American patriot, he didn’t have a lot to say, but John McCain had a lot, and he got a lot.”
The Commander in Chief also spoke to a reporter about the health of his health.
“I feel great,” Trump stated.
“You know, I feel great.
I feel like I’m going to be okay.”
He also said the Senate should consider a replacement for McCain’s replacement, although he said he’d be open to other candidates.
“If they have someone who they want to fill that position, that’s fine, that was a very good man, but that was not the person that was chosen, that is the person they chose,” Trump added.
“That is a great person, and I am very excited about that.”
The Senate will vote on a replacement nominee later this week.