President Donald Trump ordered the flag flying above the White House re-lowered to half-staff on Monday as a sign of respect for Sen. John McCain (R., Ariz.) and issued a proclamation praising his service “despite our differences on policy.”
Tributes are pouring in from around the world for Sen. John McCain (R., Ariz.), following the death of the Republican presidential candidate and war hero on Saturday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senator John McCain, a former prisoner of war in Vietnam who ran unsuccessfully for president as a self-styled maverick Republican in 2008 and became a prominent critic of President Donald Trump, died on Saturday, his office said. He was 81.
Sen. John McCain (R., Ariz.), a Vietnam war veteran and Republican presidential candidate passed away on Saturday at the age of 81.
The McCain family announced on Friday that Sen. John McCain (R., Ariz.) has decided to “discontinue medical treatment” after surpassing expectations for his survival following a diagnosis of glioblastoma, a type of brain tumor.
Kelly Sadler, a White House communications aide and the special assistant to President Donald Trump, no longer works in the Trump administration following a controversial comment she made about Sen. John McCain’s (R., Ariz.) health earlier last month., according to three sources with knowledge of the matter.