John McCain: Flags return to full-staff after senator's death

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Hogan said in a statement that McCain "will forever remain one of most valiant heroes our country has ever known". Daniel K. Inouye died, he asked for the flags to remain lowered until after Inouye was buried.

Flags have returned to full-staff at the White House following the death of John McCain. Soon after his death, former presidents, lawmakers, and others all issued statements praising McCain's accomplishments.

"American patriot is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of John McCain".

"The president will not be, as far as we know, attending the funeral, and that's just a fact", Rick Davis told reporters during a briefing in Phoenix.

The death of U.S. Senator John McCain on August 25 has evoked an outpouring of sentiment in both the United States and in Vietnam, where McCain's honorable military service and political leadership made a profound and lasting difference.

Senator McCain will be laid to rest in a private ceremony at the U.S. Naval Academy Cemetery in Annapolis, Md.

The White House had prepared a full statement, as is customary.




Tributes have been flooding in for the late U.S. Senator John McCain, who died over the weekend after losing his battle with brain cancer.

The American Legion is demanding that President Donald Trump issue a proclamation honoring Sen.

President Donald Trump will not be attending the funeral or memorial services in Washington for Sen.

In 2015, in the opening months of his presidential campaign, Trump mocked McCain's service in the Vietnam war and time as a POW. According to the US Flag Code, two days in the minimum time that the flags should fly at half-mast for a member of the House of Congress. The Washington Post notes that the White house is a common practice - the official publication of the obituary in case of death of an outstanding American.

Two former presidents - Barack Obama and George W. Bush - will deliver eulogies Saturday.

Even after McCain was diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer, Trump continued to launch broadsides in McCain's direction, lambasting him for his critical "no" vote that thwarted a last-ditch Republican effort to partially repeal Obamacare.

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