“The America of John McCain has no need to be made great again, because America was always great,” Meghan McCain said at her dad's funeral, to applause from those assembled.
Today, Senator John McCain was laid to rest at a bipartisan, somber funeral at the Washington National Cathedral. McCain was known for making many friends across party lines, but he was decidedly not friendly with President Donald Trump. The late senator expressly did not invite Trump to his funeral.
Donald Trump has been criticised for playing golf and launching a Twitter rant about Canada during John McCain’s funeral. Leading political figures, including three former presidents - Barack Obama, George Bush and Bill Clinton - came together to pay tribute to the late senator from Arizona.
At Sen. John McCain’s memorial Saturday at the Washington National Cathedral, the senator’s daughter Meghan McCain gave an emotional eulogy, mourning the passing of “American greatness.” She also took a direct jab at President Trump and his campaign motto. “The America of John McCain has no need to be made great again, because America was always great,” the talk show host said, to applause from those assembled. On Twitter, people noted that applause at a funeral is unusual and praised much of her speech.
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Republican Sen. John McCain died on Saturday at the age of 81. He served the United States for more than 60 years, first in the Navy and afterwards in Congress.
Republicans and Democrats sent messages of support for the McCain family and posted tributes to McCain on social media.
John McCain opted to discontinue treatment, as "the progress of disease and the inexorable advance of age render their verdict," a statement released by the family said.
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