McCain's loved ones during this trying time. Members of the public will be able to pay their respects at the State Capitol. In war and peace, John McCain dedicated himself to service and sacrifice for our country.
It had been lowered to half-staff Sunday but then raised again on Monday morning, even as the nation continued honoring McCain's life and legacy. Following the service, McCain will be laid to rest in a private burial ceremony at the Naval Academy's Cemetery grounds. John McCain, in a farewell message, urged Americans not to lose heart over politics, expressing optimism about the country's ability to overcome what ails it. Trump's Oval Office predecessors and respective McCain campaign rivals George W. Bush and Barack Obama have been asked to deliver eulogies in Washington D.C as the 81-year old's body lies in state at the U.S Capitol later this week.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the Vietnam POW "showed us that boundless patriotism and self-sacrifice are not outdated concepts or clichés, but the building blocks of an extraordinary life".
There has been speculation Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey (R) could appoint Cindy McCain to fill her husband's seat until 2020, when there will be a special election for the right to finish out the final two years of McCain's term.
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Clayton was entering the second round of the tournament when shots began to fire. In another tweet , he said: "I will never take anything for granted ever again".
The president also said he asked White House Chief of Staff Gen. John Kelly, Secretary of Defense James Mattis and National Security Advisor John Bolton to represent the administration at services for McCain.
"My deepest sympathies and respect go out to the family of Senator John McCain", Trump tweeted August 25.
"At the request of the McCain family, I have also authorized military transportation of Senator McCain's remains from Arizona to Washington, D.C., military pallbearers and band support, and a horse and caisson transport during the service at the United States Naval Academy".
Marc Short, Trump's former legislative director, said the president faced "a little bit of a situation of a Catch 22" when deciding how to respond to McCain's death.
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Tokyo is also pushing hard to resolve the sensitive issue of Japanese abducted by North Korea . South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha spoke to Pompeo by telephone Saturday.
French President Emmanuel Macron tweeted in English that McCain "was a true American hero".
"The spirit that drove him was never extinguished: we are here to commit ourselves to something bigger than ourselves", Biden said.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel called McCain "a tireless fighter for a strong trans-Atlantic alliance; his significance went well beyond his own country".
McCain was the son and grandson of admirals and followed them to the U.S. Naval Academy.
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Pham Binh Minh wrote in a condolence book at the United States embassy in Hanoi: "For both the government of Vietnam and its people, Senator McCain was a symbol of his generation of senators, and of the veterans of the Vietnam War".