In 2009, Klobuchar visited the Hanoi Hilton with Sen.
The senator was a Vietnam War veteran who survived five years as a prisoner of war.
I nearly had the feeling I was seeing the kind of instinctive protectiveness McCain had developed for fellow Americans in the North Vietnamese prison camp where he was imprisoned and tortured for five years.
McCain’s office said a livestream will be available for the services at the National Phoenix Baptist Church and the National Cathedral.
Mr Obama said that despite being his Democratic rival, they shared the ideals “for which generations of Americans and immigrants alike have fought, marched and sacrificed”.
In July 2017, McCain was diagnosed with brain cancer following a procedure to remove a blood clot from his left eye.
I had been shaped in my view of McCain by my good friend, retired Air Force Gen. In a post on Twitter, she said: ‘My heart is broken.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Sen.
In McCain’s absence, it’s hard to know what will come of the Senate – his beloved institution – or the Republican Party, for whom he was the standard-bearer in 2008.
“I’ll ask Democrats and Independents to serve with me in my administration”.
“‘This is a very diverse nation, if the Republican Party is going to have a future, especially in places like the southwest of our nation, we better be attentive to the needs of immigration”, Durbin paraphrased McCain as saying. I’ve known great passions, seen unbelievable wonders, fought in a war, and helped make a peace.
Fox News analyst Brit Hume is not happy with Donald Trump’s tweet which offered condolences for the loss of Arizona Senator John McCain. In the Navy, he exemplified heroism and bravery. “Sure, we need border security and we don’t want risky people in the United States but let’s have a sensible and rational plan instead of this mess of laws we have on immigration”. I will always treasure the constant friendship he showed to the people of Israel and to me personally.
‘Mo reached out to me in 50 different ways, ‘ McCain told Slate in 2008. “The State of Israel salutes John McCain”. He taught us that as a POW in Vietnam when he made the decision to not allow others to be released before him so he didn’t get special treatment.
Now, she hopes the values the senator stood for are passed on to her son as well.
“In politics, he fell short of his greatest ambition”.
Contenders include McCain’s widow Cindy, a humanitarian who has worked on issues including sex trafficking; Ducey’s chief of staff, Kirk Adams; former GOP gubernatorial candidate Barbara Barrett; and former Sen. He defended his opponent.