John McCain's brother calls death an 'incredible shock'

Sen. Schumer wants Senate building named for McCain

Sen. Schumer wants Senate building named for McCain

John McCain, it's easy to focus on all that he did - the sacrifice and victories, the wounds of war and the joy in service. Chuck Hagel (another Vietnam combat veteran), McCain also denounced an attack ad that put photos of Cleland alongside Osama bin Laden and Saddam Hussein and accused the senator of lying and failing to protect the country at a time of war. The more he humiliated you, the more he liked you. You'd thank your lucky stars. "Either way, serving alongside John was never a boring affair". We always do. Ten years ago, I had the privilege to concede defeat in the election for president.

On Capitol Hill, his desk on the Senate floor was draped with a black cloth, and adorned with white roses. We're in a new era now, " Corker said Monday. Previously known simply as the Senate Office Building, it was renamed in Russell's honor the year after his death. We will come through them stronger than before. Republican reaction to the Schumer proposal was mixed, even as Sen.

The Post, which cited current and former White House aides who requested anonymity to discuss sensitive internal deliberations, said White House chief of staff John Kelly, press secretary Sarah Sanders and other staff urged the release of an official statement calling McCain a "hero" and praising him for his extensive service to the country. Richard Russell Jr., a master of the Senate with a list of accomplishments but also a segregationist who led Southern opposition to civil rights.

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"You know Richard Russell was ... from the South, and I'm sure not ideal like George Washington and everybody else in his days, but he was a well-respected senator", Shelby said. Schumer plans to introduce a formal resolution soon.

Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona, who co-sponsored the measure, said he does "not want to get out ahead" before he talks to McCain's family.

"He recognized democracy was hard but living in bondage to tyranny was far harder".

Friction increased earlier this year after word surfaced that a West Wing aide had been dismissive of McCain during a closed-door meeting.

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Critics have questioned why Mr Trump has not issued a presidential proclamation to lower the flags, as previous presidents have done for major political figures. Johnny Isakson, a Republican from Georgia.

"We will remember John for many things: for his courage as a sailor, for his dedication as a senator, and for his principle as a statesman", Hatch said. I know how the Senate feels about Senator McCain. "It will be bipartisan - as only befits John's legacy".

'The President told John Kelly 'Whatever they need they get, ' so let's look forward, ' Graham said. He gave everything for us.

"I think Russell being named Russell is that generation of senators' message to future generations, " Cassidy said.

McCain will lie in state at the US Capitol on Friday, an honor bestowed upon few public officials. After a private ceremony in the Rotunda there, the doors will open for the public to pay their respects.

There, "military pallbearers and band support, and a horse and caisson transport" will partake in a funeral service at the U.S. Naval Academy, his statement added.

Former Presidents George W Bush and Barack Obama are expected to speak at McCain's memorial service at the National Cathedral in Washington on Saturday.

Vice-President Mike Pence will reportedly attend on behalf of the Trump administration.

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