Washington elite among thousands honouring McCain, United States News & Top Stories
02 September, 2018, 17:33 | Author: Kristopher Anderson
McCain's family had made clear the president was not welcome at the funeral for the six-term senator and decorated war veteran at the Washington National Cathedral.
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McCain's remains were moved to the National Cathedral for the service on Saturday morning after he lay in state at the Capitol Rotunda.
The daughter of late Sen. "He could not abide bigots and swaggering despots". John McCain on Saturday as a loving father, a fierce but forgiving political brawler, and a champion of American values around the world. John McCain, R-Ariz., at Washington National Cathedral in Washington, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018. "And I'll miss it".
George W Bush said McCain "loved freedom with a passion".
"And our disagreements didn't go away during these private conversations". But Obama spoke of a deep respect for the late senator.
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But it took a daughter to capture the measure of the man - to remember him as the "fierce conscience of the nation's best self" and to thrust the rhetorical dagger that was the culmination of a uniquely political week of mourning. Cheney was there because he had been Bush's vice president.
It was not long before other visitors began placing signs and notes honoring John McCain for his service as a soldier and a senator.
McCain denounced him for using language that "fired up the crazies", while Trump said McCain was a "dummy" who had barely managed to graduate from the US Naval Academy.
Roberta will also reportedly attend the memorial service at the National Cathedral tomorrow, and McCain's burial in Annapolis.
Trump chose to head to his Virginia golf course during Saturday's service and tweeted his grievances against the Federal Bureau of Investigation and NAFTA throughout the day. The White House did not immediately answer questions about his destination. "According to reporters traveling with Mr. Trump, "the president is wearing a white shirt-sleeved shirt and white MAGA hat" - the very slogan that Meghan McCain took aim at in her eulogy".
"@realDonaldTrump ran for @POTUS ONE time and WON!"
Meanwhile, Katrina Pierson, an adviser to Trump's campaign, came to the president's defense following the weekend of insults. "#SorryNotSorry Yes, #MAGA", she tweeted during McCain's service. It's a politics that pretends to be fearless and tough, but is instead born of fear.
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During a 2012 interview with Town & Country, she proudly shared that "there has been a McCain in uniform without interruption for 151 years", a tradition which continues today.
The late Arizona senator spent years as a prisoner of war in Vietnam and the wreath-laying was one of the last events in days of ceremonies and services celebrating his life.
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Former McCain campaign chairman Rick Davis outlined plans for five days of memorials to McCain, who died Saturday at age 81. Trump and McCain had a tense relationship, and McCain was one of the administration's most outspoken Republican critics.
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