After cascade of criticism, Trump honours McCain's service
28 August, 2018, 16:01 | Author: Clarence Schmidt
"We weaken our greatness when we confuse our patriotism with tribal rivalries that have sown resentment and hatred and violence in all the corners of the globe", McCain wrote in his statement that was dictated in his last few days, which was delivered on August 27 by his longtime friend and former campaign manager Rick Davis. In a statement on McCain's death, Obama highlighted those instances and said even though they lived on different sides of the political spectrum, they both had a common goal.
The president can also decide to give this mark of respect for leading figures in national life, whether political or non-political.
"A passionate advocate for American global leadership, Senator McCain rightly bemoaned those who favored a U.S. pullback from world affairs", Harris added. We never hide from history.
It came after growing outcry over Mr Trump's lack of praise for the 81-year-old former Republican presidential candidate, with whom he frequently clashed ever since his 2016 presidential bid.
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In Washington, Mr. McCain's death has been a rare occasion for bipartisan praise for his lifetime in public service. On Saturday, a procession will pass the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and arrive for a funeral at Washington National Cathedral.
Opposition leader and former Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni said, "John McCain was not only an American hero, but a hero to many all over the world".
On Capitol Hill, his desk on the Senate floor was draped with a black cloth, and adorned with white roses.
McConnell and McCain tangled over several issues, including McConnell's attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act, which failed on McCain's surprise "no" vote.
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McCain will lie in state in the Capitol Rotunda on Friday.
Republican Governor Doug Ducey will make the appointment and has said he will wait until after McCain's funeral on Sunday to publicize his choice.
It took the President of the United States until late Monday to offer a word of tribute to McCain, after earlier offering only prayers for his family in a cursory tweet over the weekend. In Phoenix, Davis read a posthumous statement from McCain that did not spare Trump.
And while the White House dipped its flag to half-staff Sunday night, the stars-and-stripes flew again at full-staff Monday morning before they dipped again.
Glowering in public and near-silent for two days, President Donald Trump relented under pressure Monday by tersely recognising Senator John McCain's "service to our country" and re-lowering the White House flag.
John McCain emphasized the importance of unity among Americans and urged the country to not "despair of our present difficulties" in a farewell message prepared before his death.
Fox's senior political analyst, Hume had many observations about McCain on Saturday, but this was perhaps the best among them. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer even suggested renaming the Russell Senate building in his honor.
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Earlier this month, when he signed a multi-billion dollar defence bill named after McCain, Mr Trump did not say his name. Instead, both the president and Vice-President Mike Pence offered their condolences to the senator's family via Twitter.
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