World leaders salute John McCain as a 'true American hero'
01:21, Aug 30, 2018
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Trump's decision speaks to the longstanding feud between the two men, dating back to when Trump, as a candidate, said McCain was not a war hero and seemed to fault him for being captured during the Vietnam War.
Top Democrat Chuck Schumer and top Republican Mitch McConnell said flags on all government buildings should be at half-staff for the late senator.
Trump sparred with the late senator numerous times over the past few years.
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Tributes also came in from world leaders, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel, British Prime Minister Theresa May and French President Emmanuel Macron.
The US Capitol building continues to fly their flag at half-staff in accordance to tradition, and multiple states' governors have also chose to keep their flags at half-staff until the Senator is buried.
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. He never apologized or walked-back his comments, despite the fact that McCain was imprisoned and tortured in Vietnam for more than five years.
The group noted that Trump issued presidential proclamations commemorating the deaths of first lady Barbara Bush and pastor Billy Graham. The Washington Post notes that the White house is a common practice - the official publication of the obituary in case of death of an outstanding American.
The U.S. Flag Code states the flag should be lowered "on the day of death and the following day for a Member of Congress".
On Friday, August 31, 2018, Senator McCain will lie in state at the United States Capitol, where the senator's family, colleagues, staff and the public will honor his life and service. For my father's part, everyone knew how passionate (Ted Kennedy) was and that was known for John McCain.
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