President Donald Trump, who said he was never a fan of John McCain, said during a speech in a tank factory in Ohio that McCain’s funeral needed his approval. But a spokesman for the Washington National Cathedral said that the church did not need Trump’s approval.
President Donald Trump is offering a distorted account of John McCain’s actions in the Russia investigation and trying to blame the media for making him talk about the late senator, despite plain-as-day evidence that he’s assailing McCain without any prodding.
By the time the president began his anti-McCain tirade in Ohio, several leading Republicans had signaled a new willingness to defy Trump by defending the Vietnam War veteran as a hero.
Retired astronaut Mark Kelly, who rocketed to the national spotlight when his congresswoman wife Gabrielle Giffords was shot in a failed assassination attempt, announced Tuesday he’s running to finish John McCain’s last term in the U.S. Senate.
A horse-drawn caisson carrying the senator’s casket led a procession of mourners from the academy’s chapel to its cemetery Sunday following a private service. The senator’s widow, Cindy, and his children were among those who walked behind the caisson.
Sen. John McCain’s final journey ended Sunday on a grassy hill at the U.S. Naval Academy. A horse-drawn caisson carrying the senator’s casket led a procession of mourners from the academy’s chapel to its cemetery following a private service. See photos.
A grieving Cindy McCain pressed her cheek against the surface of the casket of her husband, Sen. John McCain, during the burial service Sunday for the longtime Arizona Republican.
U.S. Sen. John McCain is remembered for his service to the nation. McCain, 81, died after a battle with cancer. See photos.
Sen. John McCain’s funeral procession made its way east through Annapolis on its way to the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, the location of McCain’s private memorial. Crowds gathered along Church Road overlooking US Routes 50 and drivers pulled over to pay their respects to McCain’s funeral procession.
Watch live as the late Arizona Sen. John McCain’s motorcade arrives to the U.S. Naval Academy for a private memorial service and interment.
As political dignitaries gathered in Washington to memorialize Sen. John McCain, the President Donald Trump tweeted familiar grievances and headed to the golf course.
At McCain’s request, former Presidents Barack Obama, a Democrat, and George W. Bush, a Republican, are speaking about the six-term senator on Saturday at Washington National Cathedral.
Family, friends and former colleagues of Sen. John McCain honor him at a Saturday morning at the Washington National Cathedral. Watch the full video.
Colleagues, friends and family are sharing their memories of the John McCain in eulogies scheduled in Arizona, Washington, D.C. and Annapolis, Maryland. Watch and hear what they remembered about the Arizona senator.
Former presidents, senators, family and friends remembered the extraordinary life of John McCain at the Washington National Cathedral on Saturday. McCain’s casket will be taken to Annapolis on Sunday to be buried at the U.S. Naval Academy Cemetary.
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