John McCain’s death leads to outpouring from foes and allies

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Other former presidents are not only planning to attend, but at least two plan to speak about the American hero. John McCain who was held as prisoner of war in Vietnam and later was instrumental in bringing the wartime foes together.

"With great sadness I accepted the news of death of Mr Senator John McCain. Melania urged Donald to work with a speechwriter to compose a touching tribute to John, but he refused, claiming it would come across as phony given their highly contentious relationship prior to his passing".

Arizona Sen. McCain, the war hero who became the GOP's standard-bearer in the 2008 election, has died.

In the politics of the moment and in national political debate over the decades, McCain energetically advanced his ideas and punched back hard at critics-Trump not least among them.

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"Our hearts and prayers are with you!"

Trump reportedly rejected a statement from his aides praising McCain, saying he wanted to post his own statement on Twitter instead. "He denies everything, but Melania isn't stupid, and she has a good grasp on what's reality and what's actual fake news".

"I discovered that nothing is more liberating in life than to fight for a cause that encompasses you, but is not defined by your existence alone", McCain said.

President George W. Bush was the first to make common practice lowering the staff for natural disasters, and President Barack Obama lowered the flag more than any other President.

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They said they regretted that the former chief anti-corruption prosecutor Laura Codruta Kovesi had been dismissed in July amid government claims of mismanagement. McCain, 81, died a day after his announcement.

Co-host Anthony Mason asked, "One of his colleagues said yesterday we're losing John McCain right when we need him the most, which may account for the extraordinary outpouring of affection from both sides [of the aisle]".

Residents and U.S. officials laid flowers near a concrete sculpture of McCain by the capital's Truc Bach lake, commemorating the site where the former Navy pilot - who died Saturday aged 81 - was shot down and detained during the Vietnam War. John McCain's life and career after news of his death Saturday.

McCain cast a decisive vote a year ago that killed Republican attempts to repeal Obama's health care reforms. "As Chairman and longtime member of the Armed Services Committee, Senator McCain consistently worked to ensure that Israel had the critical resources to defend herself".

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Both, prosecutors charged, had been "coordinated" with Trump's campaign, and both violated federal campaign finance laws. Trump has denied the affairs but his lawyer Rudy Giuliani said he knew about the $130,000 payment to Daniels.

Democratic Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer plans to offer a resolution to rename one of the Senate's three office buildings after McCain. French President Emmanuel Macron called McCain "a true American hero".

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