Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald to speak at John McCain's funeral

Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald to speak at John McCain's funeral

Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald to speak at John McCain's funeral

McCain was one of America's most respected senators and is being mourned by people across the country. John McCain, on Wednesday and several of his children sobbed during the first of two services for the long-serving statesman and former prisoner of war before he is taken for the last time from the state he has represented since the 1980s. On the floor of the Senate, Republican Senator Johnny Isakson of Georgia warned against anyone speaking ill of John McCain. Only seven senators are honored with portraits there.

But McConnell was careful not to make a specific recommendation.

Graham said he was vowing to channel the politics of the late Senate Armed Services chairman, who was often a fierce critic of Trump and the Pentagon but also a champion of using United States military might overseas, the Examiner reported. Richard Russell (Ga.), who filibustered the Civil Rights Act and "supported white supremacy", according to Politico.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is hitting the brakes on a push to rename the Senate's oldest office building for the late Sen.

Immediately after Mr. McCain's death was announced Saturday, Mr. Schumer suggested renaming the Senate office building that bears the name of former Sen.

While some Republicans are receptive to renaming the building, many urged caution.

The attacks and insensitive remarks about McCain are just the latest in a heated primary race that has seen all three candidates align themselves with President Donald Trump, who attacked McCain relentlessly for three years, rather than McCain or retiring Sen.

Earlier, family and politicians attended an emotional private ceremony at the Capitol with the senator's flag-draped casket.

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The governor called Mr McCain one of Arizona's favourite adopted sons. He paused. "Let me say this a better way".

He said he had not thought about a potential name change until he saw stories about the proposal Monday.

"This is Washington. There's going to be 50 percent for something and 50 percent against something", Perdue said Tuesday. Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) said of McCain, "He'd be the first person - if he were here - to say, 'No, we need to put this through a process that would be like the historic process used in the Senate". John Cornyn of Texas, the No. 2 Republican senator.

"Some have disagreed with some of Senator McCain's votes on policy positions, but that should not diminish our gratitude for his service", said Kyl.

Fellow Tennessee Republican Sen. They said that their hero was a rapper and that upset me.

"Russell is somebody that's obviously a huge figure, but it is an era that's gone by".

"He fought like hell for the causes he believed in", Ducey said.

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