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Barack Obama, George W. Bush, And Hillary Clinton Pay Their Respects To The Late Senator John McCain

Date August 27, 2018 15:47

US Senator and Vietnam war hero John McCain died on August 25, after a brave battle with brain cancer. Before his passing, he served in the US Congress for three decades. In 2008, the Republican Party nominated him as their Presidential Candidate. However, he was unsuccessful in clinching the top job in America.

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In the aftermath of his demise, notable American leaders are sending in condolence messages to the family of the late McCain. Joining the list are former president Barack Obama, presidential candidate for the Democratic Party Hillary Clinton, Vice President Mike Pence, and former president Bill Clinton.

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President Donald Trump also shared his condolences on Twitter and Instagram but has received backlash from commentators who believe his messages were insincere. Relations between the President and the late Senator were not friendly, to say the least.

The late McCain famously said he did not want President Donald Trump at his funeral. However, he wished VP Mike Pence to attend, and he wanted President Obama to speak at the funeral. McCain will lie in state at the US Capitol on Friday. There is no telling whether the US President will respect the wishes of the late senator. We can only wait and see.

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