As a presidential candidate, Trump - who did not serve in the military himself and avoided the draft through a series of deferments - attacked McCain's record of service and said the Vietnam veteran and former prisoner of war is "not a war hero" because he was captured.
"Cindy McCain is well-qualified & should be appointed to fill Senate seat now vacated by death of hero husband John McCain", Rivera wrote.
McCain will be buried at the U.S. Naval Academy Cemetery in Annapolis, Maryland.
"I want, when I leave, that the ceremony is at the Naval Academy".
If you remember back in 2008 as McCain made his presidential bid, he made a stop in SC. John McCain (R-AZ) as people pay their respects to the late Arizona senator on August 26, 2018 in Phoenix, Arizona. "Our hearts and prayers are with you!" he tweeted instead.
The party of Donald Trump began nearly 10 years ago to the day, when John McCain tapped Sarah Palin to join his ticket.
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Kasich has ordered Sunday afternoon that flags upon all buildings in the state of OH be flown at half-staff in honor of the life and service of U.S. Senator John McCain. "Godspeed Senator McCain. My prayers for Cindy and the handsome McCain family". First lady Melania Trump thanked McCain for his service to the nation, which included more than five years as a prisoner of war and six terms in the Senate.
"Some lives are so vivid, it's hard to imagine them ended", Bush said in a statement. Bush said. "Some voices are so vibrant, it is hard to think of them stilled".
In 2000, John McCain contested for the President candidature against George Bush Jr who rode high on his family's political capital.
"I believe he was told things about what America really wanted or really needed because he's been in that DC bubble for so many years", she said.
Leaders of both the House and Senate mourned the loss of Sen.
Appearing on CNN's State of the Union Sunday morning, Flake said he has been a longtime fan of McCain. "He was one of the most courageous men of the century". Rather said. As a result, McCain "understood that to legislate you have to talk to people on the other side". "It's wonderful, it's just wonderful, words can't say how great it is to be home".