Donald Trump Isolated In His Silence On Senator John McCain's Death

Donald Trump Isolated In His Silence On Senator John McCain's Death

Donald Trump Isolated In His Silence On Senator John McCain's Death

Over the past year and a half of his life, McCain was one of President Trump's biggest opponents, appearing to put his beliefs of what he thought was best for America, over partisan politics.

The two repeatedly butted heads after Trump entered politics.


The White House flag could then be seen for some time flying at full-staff while the banners surrounding the Washington Monument were at half-staff.

Following McCain's death, admirers have recalled with fondness his insistence on fair and civil discourse - in contrast with the frequent incivility of the USA president and his habit of coining unflattering descriptions of political foes.

Karen Travers tweeted "Flags at the White House were lowered to half staff this weekend for the passing of John McCain but this morning they are back to full staff".

The White House flag late Saturday night was lowered to half-staff to honor Sen.

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The White House flag returned to full staff Monday as the nation mourned Arizona Senator John McCain, in stark contrast to honors the late lawmaker received in other parts of Washington. Pres Trump did not issue proclamation on the death of @SenJohnMcCain, which usually calls for flags to remain at half-staff through the day of interment, which is Sunday at the @NavalAcademy.

The statement was given to Trump for his approval, but according to the paper, which cited current and former White House aides, the president said he preferred to tweet instead.

Hume wasn't the only one to point out Trump's lackluster tribute to McCain.

McCain lie in state in the U.S. Capitol on Friday.

On Saturday, former Presidents George W Bush and Barack Obama are expected to speak at a service at Washington National Cathedral. John McCain, who had passed away a few hours earlier. John McCain's funerals or memorials - but Vice President Pence will, a spokesman for the McCain family confirmed Monday.

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