After John McCain's death this video from 2008 campaign has gone viral

Hannah Rogers
August 28, 2018

Mr McCain died of brain cancer on Saturday aged 81 in his home state of Arizona. (Eastern Time) for the public to pay their respects.

The service will take place at the North Phoenix Baptist Church at 10 a.m. Then, in 2020, the state will hold a special election to select a senator for the following two years, until the 2022 elections, which is when a senator will be chosen for the usual six-year term. Eulogists expected to include former Vice President Joe Biden.

U.S. Ambassador to Vietnam Daniel Kritenbrink writes a note in a book of condolences for the late U.S. Senator John McCain in Hanoi, Vietnam, Monday, Aug. 27, 2018.

Mr Trump's response: McCain was a "dummy" who had barely managed to graduate from the US Naval Academy.

He will be buried next to Naval Academy classmate and lifelong friend Admiral Chuck Larson.

The Vietnam War hero, Senator, and 2008 Republican presidential candidate was remembered for his courage, patriotism and service by fellow Americans and foreign dignitaries. "Our hearts and prayers are with you". The White House lowered flags to half-staff on Sunday (Aug 26) in honour of Mr McCain.

Mr McCain was well-respected across the political spectrum in the U.S. for both his military and political service.

He cast a decisive vote previous year that killed Republican attempts to repeal former USA president Barack Obama's healthcare reforms, something Trump never forgave.

He was elected to the House of Representatives in 1982 and the Senate in 1986.

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Although McCain and Kennedy had been on opposite sides of the ideological spectrum, they had a close friendship.

"Some lives are so vivid, it is hard to imagine them ended". He did, however, ask that Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush deliver eulogies. "I think it's the same feeling for all Vietnamese people as he has greatly contributed to the development of Vietnam-US relations".

As Hume points out, it doesn't contain a "kind word about McCain himself".

Democratic Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer plans to offer a resolution to rename one of the Senate's three office buildings after McCain.

"Like Teddy, John McCain loved the United States Senate and believed in its power to impact lives in a positive way", she said.

Fox's senior political analyst, Hume had many observations about McCain on Saturday, but this was perhaps the best among them. His record of service to our country is a testament to a great man. He fought for his country in war and in peace with a dedication that was awe-inspiring. "At a time like this, you would expect more of an American president when you're talking about the passing of a true American hero".

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani called the USA lawmaker a great friend of the South Asian country.

Former State Sen Kelli Ward, who lost a primary to McCain running from the right in 2016 and is now trying to win the GOP nomination for retiring Sen.

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