McCain, 81, died one day after his family announced that he would be discontinuing medical treatment for brain cancer, stating that the "progress of disease and the inexorable advance of age [had] render [ed] their verdict".
Throughout McCain's illness, Trump continued to publicly snub him - including at a recent appearance in which the president declined to say McCain's name when signing a bill that was named for him.
Marc Short, the former White House Director of Legislative Affairs under President Donald Trump, said that the news media should blame itself for President Donald Trump not personally honoring the late Sen.
The raising of the flag also comes as the Washington Post reports that President Donald Trump decided not to issue an official statement about McCain's death despite calls to do so from several high-level administration officials. Ted Kennedy as well as South Carolina Republican U.S. Sen.
I have asked Vice President Mike Pence to offer an address at the ceremony honoring Senator McCain at the United States Capitol this Friday.
According to McCain's family, "friends, congressional colleagues and staff, as well as USA and worldwide leaders, have been invited to attend and participate in the service".
In Phoenix, Mr. Davis read a posthumous statement that made a final jab at Mr. Trump.
"The spirit that drove him was never extinguished: we are here to commit ourselves to something bigger than ourselves", Biden said.
"We weaken it when we hide behind walls, rather than tear them down, when we doubt the power of our ideals, rather than trust them to be the great force for change they have always been", he said - an apparent reference to Trump's plans for a border wall.
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McCain is a decorated Vietnam War hero who spent more than five years as a prisoner of war and served in the Senate for six terms.
After a day of ignoring shouted questions about McCain, Trump broke his silence during a gathering of evangelical leaders at the White House on Monday evening. "McCain has done for our country".
"Was McCain a hero?" he asked as Trump was meeting with the president of Kenya.
McCain's body will lie in state in the Capitol Rotunda in Washington before a procession passing by the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Former Vice President Joe Biden is now slated to speak.
In Washington, Mr. McCain's death has been a rare occasion for bipartisan praise for his lifetime in public service.
The son and grandson of Navy admirals, McCain was a former Navy pilot.
Galanti said it was no surprise McCain and Obama respected and admired each other, despite their political rivalry during the 2008 presidential election.
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