McCain Requested Obama And George W. Bush Deliver Eulogies At Funeral

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Sen. John McCain will lie in state at the U.S. Capitol on Friday, a rare honor bestowed on only 31 people in 166 years.

John McCain, who faced down his captors in a Vietnam prisoner of war camp with jut-jawed defiance and later turned his rebellious streak into a 35-year political career that took him to Congress and the Republican presidential nomination, died on Saturday after battling brain cancer for more than a year.

He will lie in state in the Capitol Rotunda with full dress funeral service at the Washington National Cathedral.

In his book "The Restless Wave", which was published in May, McCain said he would be buried close to his classmate Charles R. Larson, the late admiral who led U.S. Pacific Command and later served as superintendent of the Naval Academy. But Cindy McCain's politics are largely unknown. "A life lived embodying those truths casts a long, long shadow", Former Vice President Joe Biden said in a statement Saturday night.

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Luong said he felt sorry that in return Vietnam had been unable to locate the ring McCain was wearing on the day he was dragged out of the lake. "A soldier's courage during war, a legislator's courage to cross the aisle, a husband and father's courage to the last", Markey said. The White House lowered the flag to half-staff in honor of McCain.

At the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United State Senate in Dorchester on Sunday, McCain's image was periodically projected on screens as part of a Senate exhibit. "He put country before self", Ryan said.

In abruptly seizing control of the Republican Party in 2016, Trump frequently denigrated McCain, who stood as an embodiment of the GOP for decades.

"My deepest sympathies and respect go out to the family of Senator John McCain, "Trump tweeted on Saturday". I will always treasure the constant friendship he showed to the people of Israel and to me personally. "He will be missed dearly".

In 2017, just after he was diagnosed with brain cancer, McCain openly addressed some of his fears for the Senate, admonishing his own colleagues in a stirring speech for bending to what he believed was a partisan brand of politicking, warning them that grave consequences awaited a body that only careened blindly from one party's control to another.

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"Their relationship was one that I think all of us admired and we're grateful for", Pelosi told ABC's George Stephanopoulos in an appearance on "This Week".

Trump reportedly rejected a statement from his aides praising McCain, saying he wanted to post his own statement on Twitter instead.

U.S. Senator John McCain was a "symbol of his generation" who helped "heal the wounds of war" by pushing for diplomatic normalization of ties with Vietnam, the Southeast Asian country's foreign minister said on Monday.

Vice-president Mike Pence is likely to attend, said the officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity to describe private discussions. Even after his diagnosis, he remained one of Trump's most outspoken Republican critics.

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