Senator McCain was a noted critic of Mr Trump, and the President's response to Senator McCain's death has been closely watched.
Jeff Flake. Despite Flake's outspoken opposition to the president, as Fox News previously reported, all three candidates have expressed support for Trump. First lady Melania Trump tweeted thanks to McCain for his service to the country. When Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the progressive Democrat who is running for a NY congressional seat, posted an admiring tweet about McCain, she was called a sell-out, and the newly dead McCain was also harshly attacked.
On Monday afternoon, the American Legion urged Trump to sign a proclamation honoring McCain.
Ducey said on Twitter that McCain will lie in state in the Arizona Capitol in Phoenix on Wednesday, which would have been the senator's 82nd birthday.
On Tuesday, Ward faces the frontrunner Rep. Martha McSally and former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio for the GOP nomination to replace Sen.
Vermont delegation reacts to John McCain’s death
In 2015, in the opening months of his presidential campaign, Trump mocked McCain's service in the Vietnam war and time as a POW. Jeff Flake , who, like McCain, outraged the state's conservative base for bucking Trump on immigration and other issues.
On Friday, his family said that Sen.
Rick Davis, spokesperson for the family of Sen. John McCain announced he was stopping his cancer treatment. McCain's heroism, and order the nation's flags be flown at half-staff.
McCain, a prisoner of war in Vietnam, longtime US senator from Arizona and 2008 Republican presidential nominee, died of brain cancer on Saturday at age 81.
With the proclamation and statement, Trump was conforming to standard protocol when a prominent member of government dies. On Saturday, a procession will pass the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and arrive for a funeral at Washington National Cathedral. McCain's final resting service will take place Sunday at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. You have to respect the office.
She also debated the fact that she previously called on McCain to step down in light of his glioblastoma diagnosis, with her argument being that since she said anyone who is unable to serve - be it for health or financial or personal reasons - should step down, and McCain was included in that group, she didn't see that as calling on him to step down. I have loved my life, all of it. "He was a true giant in the Senate, and he will be deeply missed". Like most people, I have regrets. And I owe it to America. Our identities and sense of worth are not circumscribed but enlarged by serving good causes bigger than ourselves. "He taught me how to live". "We are 325 million opinionated, vociferous individuals. We argue and compete and sometimes even vilify each other in our raucous public debates", he said. But we have always had so much more in common with each other than in disagreement. Under state law, the governor's appointee to serve until the next general election in 2020 must come from the same political party. "But he didn't leave, he just said that's not the policy and 'I'll go home after everyone who was shot down before me goes home'". "I feel compassion for him and his family as they go through this".
"Do not despair of our present difficulties but believe always in the promise and greatness of America, because nothing is inevitable here".
We should never forget John Sidney McCain. We never hide from history.