Political talk-show host John McLaughlin dead at 89

NEW YORK, Aug. 16 (UPI) — Longtime, political talk-show host John McLaughlin has died at the age of 89.

“Earlier this morning, a beloved friend and mentor, Dr. John McLaughlin, passed away peacefully at the age of 89,” The McLaughlin Group family said on its Facebook page Tuesday.

“As a former jesuit priest, teacher, pundit and news host, John touched many lives. For 34 years, The McLaughlin Group informed millions of Americans. Now he has said bye bye for the last time, to rejoin his beloved dog, Oliver, in heaven. He will always be remembered. Please note, we will inform you – via this page – of memorial service details.”

His death came just two days after he missed his first episode of The Mclaughlin Group in more than three decades, the New York Daily News noted.



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