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John McCain are at the Arizona state Capitol on Wednesday; Alicia Acuna reports from Phoenix.
The late sen. John McCain ‘ s life and legacy will be honored with several special commemorative events throughout the week. Government officials, the military, and McCain’s immediate family.the trip from Arizona to Washington, DC to honor the veterans and politicians
McCain died Saturday at the age of 81 after a year-long battle with brain cancer and left behind a decades-long Tradition in the policy that runs in the scope of delivery of presidential elections.
While not everyone always McCain’s points, agreed with the view, which many share, the appreciation that he loved his country.
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S. C., one of McCain’s closest friends, told Fox News’ Sean Hannity Monday that he especially hearing kind words-appreciated by those who do not agree with the Arizona senator’s policy.
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Sen. McCain’s motorcade arrives at Arizona State Capitol
“The fact that people say good things about [McCain] well, I guess, but the family appreciates it,” Graham said earlier, McCain praised the “romantic views of the nation; it has never died. He loved America … [he was] willing to die for it.”
In the next days, the members of both sides of the aisle a tribute to McCain. Here is a look at the scheduled events.
McCain is in the state at the Arizona State Capitol Museum. He is the third person in the state, in the rotunda, in the last 40 years — following in the footsteps of Arizona State, Sr., Marilyn Jarrett in the years 2006 and Olympic champion Jesse Owens in 1980.
11 PM MST ceremony, which includes remarks by Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey and former U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl, instead of in the state.
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By 3 PM MST opened, the Capitol, members of the public, your reverence want. The reader will go on as long as the people waiting in line, Rick Davis, McCain’s former campaign manager, says.
Arizonans are.the first to pay their respects to the late Sen. John McCain
Arizonans line the 50-mile stretch of Interstate 17 as part of the Arizona National Guard personnel and a motorcade makes its way through Phoenix to a memorial service in North Phoenix Baptist Church.
McCain’s wife, Cindy, MST the Arizona State Capitol at 9 a.m. to pay their respect.
An hour later, a funeral service will be held in the Church.
“Senator McCain’s family and friends, along with state, local, and tribal officials and business and civic leaders from across Arizona, has been invited to the service visit. In addition, about 1,000 seats were made available to the public,” according to the burial information listed on McCain’s official website.
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The former Vice-President Joe Biden is expected to speak at the service.
As the ceremony ends, McCain of Arizona, left the body for the last time. The coffin is placed on a surface in the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, departure to Washington, DC
Another reader finds in the U.S. Capitol before a final memorial ceremony at the Washington National Cathedral, which takes place at 11 a.m. ET.
At 8:30 PM ET, McCain the coffin of the armed forces is moved by the members to a motorcade, with the he at the Washington National Cathedral.
“The motorcade stop at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, where wife Cindy McCain are a ceremonial wreath in honor of all whose lives were lost during the Vietnam war. The public is welcome to line the procession route along Constitution Avenue to pay their respects to Senator McCain,” according to McCain’s website.
Then at 10 p.m. ET, a private service for family, friends, colleagues, and various other political leaders. Vice-President Mike Pence, who is likely to attend the funeral.
The President George W. Bush and Barack Obama, who blocked McCain’s own White House ambitions, the mic and say a few words at any time during the ceremony.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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