in the vicinity
Meghan McCain: John McCain was defined by the love
Sen. John McCain’s daughter Meghan McCain speaks with your father funeral at the Washington National Cathedral in Washington, DC
Meghan McCain and U.S. President Barack Obama took obvious potshots at President Trump on Saturday in a Eulogy for John McCain-who sparred with Trump on a number of occasions before his death last week from brain tumors.
“The America John McCain has no need to, great again, because America was always great,’ McCain’s daughter has said to be what, a reference to Trump’s presidential campaign slogan: “Make America Great Again.”
The remarks were made, during a funeral at the Washington National Cathedral for the Arizona Republican, who last week died of a brain tumor.
Obama’s surges were more subtle, but still seemed that the current occupant of the White house. He mocks those in the policy, the traffic in “and bombast, insult, and false controversy and manufactured outrage.”
He also attacked “a policy that pretends to be brave and hard, but, in fact, born out of fear.”
“John called us to be bigger than that. He called out to us to be better than that,” he said.
It Meghan was McCain, had lashes most of the scorching page to the President. In particular, she said that her father represented death, the passing of the “American size. The real thing, not cheap rhetoric from people who will never come close to the sacrifice that he gave, so willingly, yet the opportunistic appropriation of those who lived lives of comfort and privilege, while he suffered and served.”
Former presidents will be among those paying tribute to John McCain.
Ex-President George W. Bush also paid tribute to McCain.
“John, as he was the first to tell you – was not a perfect man. But he devoted his life to the national ideals that are so perfect, as men and women have thought,” he said. “He was motivated by a vision of America, always forward, always upward, on the strength of his principles.”
The funeral, in particular, not a function of President Trump, the had shaft feuded with McCain, especially during the presidential campaign. In the year 2015, after McCain had said, Trump platform had “fired the crazy, the” Trump McCain’s had mocked captivity in the Vietnam war, saying: “I don’t like people that were captured.” Trump has also kill fumed about McCain voting in the last year, a bill to reform ObamaCare.
Both Trump-daughter Ivanka and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, were present. Trump, meanwhile, went on to the Trump National Golf Club in Virginia. He also tweeted about topics, including the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and the Russian investigation.
Cindy McCain lays a wreath at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC pic.twitter.com/KOOviKNb2p
— Fox News (@FoxNews) September 1, 2018
A six-term senator and Vietnam veteran who was held as a prisoner of war for more than five years, McCain has urged bipartisanship on the hill. He ran against Bush for the Republican presidential nomination in the year 2000. He won the nomination in 2008, but was defeated in the presidential election of Obama.
FAREWELL STATEMENT BY JOHN MCCAIN
Other notable speakers at the former Secretary of state Henry Kissinger and former Connecticut were Joe Lieberman sen.
“His death seems the American people have remembered, that these values are what makes us a great nation, not the tribal partisanship and personal attacks policy, which is characterized in the recent time of our lives,” Lieberman, McCain as his Vice-presidential candidate, said.
McCain is pallbearers actor Warren Beatty, and Russian dissident Vladimir Kara-Murza, as well as the former Vice-President, Joe Biden, and former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg.
Earlier Saturday, his coffin travelled in the Cathedral, after stopping at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, where McCain’s wife, Cindy laid a wreath. Minister of defense James Mattis, and White house chief of staff John Kelly.
On Friday, colleagues, family and friends of his achievements in the military-and the Congress recognized, as he lay in state beneath the Capitol rotunda.
JOHN MCCAIN HONORED AT THE U.S. CAPITOL, THE LEGISLATORS PAY TRIBUTE TO ‘GENERATIONAL LEADER’
With members of McCain’s family in attendance, Vice-President Mike Pence, the Americans, “the amazed said about the iron will of John McCain” and praised him for sticking “to his faith in America, the over six decades of service.”
“Generations of Americans continued to admire, the man who lies before us, the smug, handsome naval aviator who barely scraped through school, and then fought for the freedom in the sky; who is a witness to our highest values, through terrible torture; and he was a generations-leader in the Senate of the United States, where our nation’s airs of his great debates,” Senate majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said.
Tributes have poured in from both sides of the aisle for the Republican senator and 2008 presidential candidate. On Thursday, the former Vice-President, Joe Biden, McCain remembered as a brother, and said the two were “a’s cockeyed optimists” in a funeral ceremony for McCain in a Church in Phoenix.
Biden, a Democrat, said that McCain’s “will inspire legacy continue for generations.”
McCain on Sunday, will be buried at his alma mater, the U.S. Naval Academy, alongside his best friend from the class of 1958, allowed Chuck Larson.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
Adam Shaw is a reporter covering the American and European politics for Fox News.. He can be reached.