Meghan McCain Glares At Vice President Mike Pence During Her Father's Funeral

Meghan McCain Glares At Vice President Mike Pence During Her Father's Funeral

John McCain's casket has arrived at the U.S. Capitol where it will lie in state. and TMZ will be live streaming it when it begins at approximately 11 AM ET.

House Speaker Paul Ryan, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Vice President Mike Pence and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer will present wreaths during the service. "The president asked me to be here on behalf of a grateful nation to pay a debt of honor and respect to a man who served our country throughout his life, in uniform and in public office", said Pence.

Asked if McCain would have been a better president, Trump declined to say, even as his press secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, stared at him. It wasn't until Monday that Trump issued a longer statement on the late senator saying that he respected McCain's service.

He also said McCain would be honored by the outpouring of love for him after his death. Pence sat next to his widow, Cindy McCain, during the ceremony.

"Character is destiny, John had character", Biden said at a funeral service for the 81-year-old McCain in the Arizona capital of Phoenix.

Trump has not been invited to any of McCain's memorial services. One possibility is a portrait in the Senate's reception room.

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The last person to lie in state in the U.S. Capitol was Hawaii Democratic Sen.

While McCain's body was transferred to Washington DC on Thursday evening for scheduled memorial services, Trump pressed ahead with a campaign rally in IN at the same time. John McCain, R-Ariz., is carried into the rotunda of the U.S. Capitol on Friday. John McCain's arrival into the Rotunda of the US Capitol, where he will lie in state.

Bush, who defeated McCain for the 2000 Republican presidential nomination, called McCain a "man of deep conviction and a patriot of the highest order" and a "friend whom I'll deeply miss".

Leaders from both parties gathered in the US Capitol Rotunda on Friday to honor McCain on the third of five days of memorial celebrations in Arizona and Washington for the Vietnam War hero and two-time Republican presidential candidate. "I was a young USA senator, I was elected when I was 29...the next youngest person was 14 years older".

Milbank blasted Graham as an "apparatchik" for Donald Trump, pointing to a recent appearance on the president's favorite program Fox & Friends and echoed his sentiments about corruption within the Federal Bureau of Investigation and DOJ and invoked the alleged wrongdoings of Hillary Clinton. After raising the flags only two days after McCain died, the flags were lowered again after public outcry.

After midnight on Sunday evening, the flag above the White House was raised back to full staff after having been at half-staff since Saturday night to mark McCain's death. The late Senator Daniel Inouye laid in state in 2012.

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