It is reported by Ukrainian Pravda with reference to The Washington Post.
Mr McCain, 81, was elected to the Senate from Arizona six times but twice thwarted in seeking the presidency.
"He would occasionally be in a bad place with various members, including myself, and when this would blow over it was like nothing ever happened", McConnell said Saturday after a GOP state dinner in Lexington, Kentucky.
In the last few years of his life, the Senator sharply criticized the President of the United States Donald trump for his stance against the Russian President Vladimir Putin.
25, at age 81 of brain cancer, visited Hope College as a presidential candidate on January 14, 2008, at the invitation of the Hope College Republicans student organization, speaking before a standing-room-only audience in the Maas Center auditorium.
In a joint statement, the former USA leader and ex-secretary of state said: "Senator John McCain believed that every citizen has a responsibility to make something of the freedoms given by our constitution, and from his heroic service in the navy to his 35 years in Congress, he lived by his creed every day".
Trump mocked McCain during his presidential campaign for being a prisoner of war. saying he liked war heroes who were not captured. In 2015, McCain - who had once led the charge to maintain Don't Ask, Don't Tell - made headlines when he took to the Senate floor to put his full support behind President Barack Obama's nomination of Eric Fanning, who is openly gay, to be the Secretary of the Army. "I like people who weren't captured". As is customary, McCain's Senate desk was draped in a black cloth. But before the end of his term, McCain launched a campaign for the senate and defeated his Democratic opponent by a margin of more than 20 percent.More news: Trump hosts evangelical leaders at the White House
He ran unsuccessfully for the Republican presidential nomination in 2000, then won it in 2008.
McConnell recounted a visit earlier this year to Sedona, Arizona, to see McCain, recalling how the two men - both fierce and loyal tacticians of the Senate - had the privilege to reminisce about their time in the body together.
Years later, Flake would join McCain in the upper chamber where he jokingly embraced his unofficial title: "Well, I was simply known as the other senator from Arizona". He was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor, called a glioblastoma, in 2017.
John McCain is greeted by President Richard Nixon after his release from a prisoner of war camp in North Vietnam.
Most notably, he returned just a week after his brain cancer diagnosis to cast the deciding vote that killed President Trump's attempt to repeal Obamacare. Saturday while honoring his legacy as a lawmaker and war hero. In the politics of the moment and in national political debate over the decades, McCain energetically advanced his ideas and punched back hard at critics - Trump not least among them. McCain later said he regretted picking Palin.