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John McCain, senator and war hero, dies at 81

John McCain, senator and war hero, dies at 81

"John McCain and were members of different generations, came from completely different backgrounds, and competed at the highest level of politics. but we shared for all our differences, a fidelity to something higher-the ideals for which generations of Americans and immigrants alike have fought, marched and sacrificed".

Twitter's reaction to the presidential tweet was mixed but largely critical.

In a Sports Illustrated piece he wrote previous year, Fitzgerald wrote that he would tell his sons "Senator John McCain will be revered and respected for as long as the United States of America has a place in this world, and his legacy will outlive us all".

A century ago, President Theodore Roosevelt's invitation of Booker T. Washington to visit - to dine at the White House - was taken as an outrage in many quarters.

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United States senator John McCain, who has earlier been diagnosed with brain tumor, passed away on Saturday at the age of 81. The Times also reported Saturday that while Vice President Mike Pence was invited to attend the funeral, President Donald Trump, who has had a tumultuous relationship with McCain, was not invited.

"John McCain was an Arizona icon, an American hero and a friend", the Suns wrote.

Condolences have started pouring in following the death of Sen.

"As a solider, war hero, and public servant, Sen". My prayers go out to his friends, family, and constituents during this time-you are in our hearts.

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McCain was the son and grandson of Navy admirals and after graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy became a fighter pilot during the Vietnam War. He refused, insisting that prisoners should be released in the order they were captured. Mc Cain was a hero. She added, "John McCain and I disagreed on many things, and sometimes quite forcefully. I can not forget it and I will fight for her as long as I draw breath, so help me god", he said.

"You mocked a disability resulting from his imprisonment".

As Hume points out, it doesn't contain a "kind word about McCain himself". Those comments were shot down as disrespectful. "I've known great passions, seen amazing wonders, fought in a war, and helped make peace", McCain wrote.

Following the widely-criticized summit between Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin in July, McCain said, "The damage inflicted by President Trump's naivete, egotism, false equivalence, and sympathy for autocrats is hard to calculate".

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Mr Biden wrote: "As a prisoner of war, John endured the worst of what human beings can do to one another".


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