Following the service, McCain will lie in state for the remainder of the day and the public will be invited to view his casket. He was fierce, he was loyal, he could work across the other side of the aisle, but he could be the very best person in a battle."McCain died at the age of 81, after battling glioblastoma, an aggressiveform of brain cancer that affects almost 700,000 Americans". They will recall his efforts with the late Senator Edward (Ted) Kennedy and others to achieve a resolution of the position of out-of-status immigrants, including the Irish, in the United States. "I think it's the same feeling for all Vietnamese people as he has greatly contributed to the development of Vietnam-U.S. relations".
An honor guard has been on scene next to a makeshift memorial outside of the A.L. Moore-Grisham Mortuary in Uptown Phoenix as people come by to pay their respects to late Senator John McCain.
"Like anybody you respect, somebody that much, you never meet them but you do know about him and you know who he was", said Rivera.
Then there was Vox editor Laura McGann, who was hung up on how McCain chose former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin as his running mate in the 2008 presidential election. "There's been few leaders that have ever sacrificed as much as John McCain".
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McCain's body will lie in state in the Capitol Rotunda in Washington before a procession passing by the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. On 'Hannity, ' Republican lawmaker from SC says he wants to give John McCain the send-off he deserves.
"As classmates at the U.S. Naval Academy and Naval Air Station Pensacola flight school, Senator McCain and Admiral Chuck Larson developed a close friendship that endured throughout their adult lives", the statement from McCain's office says. John McCain who was held as prisoner of war in Vietnam and later was instrumental in bringing the wartime foes together.
"Still not a kind word about McCain himself", Hume tweeted while sharing the President's early message.
Ducey is facing re-election in November and seems conscious that his choice could have an effect on the outcome of that contest, but McCain likely left a short list of candidates to serve as his replacement - and he and Ducey did speak about the process during McCain's year-long battle with brain cancer.