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McCain calls for ousting Turkey's top U.S. envoy

Prosecution urged for protesters’ assailants

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Photographs by AP/J. SCOTT APPLEWHITE

Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., responds to questions on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 18, 2017, the morning after the Justice Department appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller to lead an investigation into President Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey.

WASHINGTON -- Top congressional Republicans are demanding that the Trump administration take swift and severe action against the Turkish government in response to violence involving members of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's security detail, with Sen. John McCain saying the U.S. "should throw their ambassador the hell out of the United States of America."

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