Trump wasn't the only focus of McCain's statement, which was more optimistic in tone than the line referencing the current state of political affairs would lead you to believe.
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A former ambassador and former senator said they admired McCain on so many levels - for his bravery as a prisoner of war in Vietnam and also because he wasn't afraid to reach across party lines.
McCain died at the age of 81 on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2108. When McCain ran for president in 2008, Wheat was in the POW group who attended the Republican National Convention and had a private meeting with him during the convention, Wheat said.
Trump, who had traded bitter criticism with McCain since before the election, declared his order "a mark of respect".
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Isakson and McCain have served together in the U.S. Senate since 2005. Schumer said he would introduce a resolution to rename the Russell building after McCain "so that generations remember him". Trump initially tweeted condolences to McCain's family, but made no mention then of the Arizona Republican with whom he feuded for years.
"We were shot down, both of us, in the month of October, except I was two years ahead of him", said Wheat, a retired U.S. Navy commander.
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In Charlotte, one veteran is sharing stories of his time spent with McCain. While it is not known if she'll be able to attend his funeral, which, as officially announced, will take place on 2 September at the cemetery of the naval Academy in Annapolis (Maryland) graduate was John McCain.
"Sorry he didn't go all the way, but he's a good man and he puts country first over everything", Wheat said.
"He had a joy about politics and a love for his country that was unmatched", said Sen.
"America is the longest surviving democracy and it's not that long of a period in the total history of the world, so we can not take for granted that the normal in this country is democracy", said Kennedy.