John McCain was finally laid to rest next to his best friend at the military academy where he went to school

Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Nathan Burke/U.S. Navy via AP Senator John McCain was buried on Sunday at the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. McCain trained there as a young man in the 1950s, and met his best friend Chuck Larson. Larson later became a US Admiral, and chose burial plots at the academy […]

Trump’s aides reportedly knew he could be criticized for holding a campaign rally while the nation mourns John McCain, but they decided to hold it anyway

Markets Insider As the nation prepares for Sen. John McCain’s final send-off, President Donald Trump is scheduled to headline a campaign rally, according to The New York Times. McCain, who died on Saturday, is expected to taken by military transport to an air base outside Washington — just as Trump is holding a rally in […]

Trump orders flags re-lowered to honor McCain after massive pressure on behalf of 'national hero'

US President Donald Trump appears to have caved in to bipartisan demands to pay respects to late Sen. John McCain until he is laid to rest and ordered flags to fly at half-staff and delegating senior officials to the funeral. In a statement released late Monday, Trump announced he ordered the re-lowering of the flags […]

Trump under fire for ‘disrespect’ & for shelving prepped WH remarks praising ‘national hero’ McCain

The US president is facing massive fury over his failure to issue an official White House statement praising the deeds of John McCain, with his critics accusing him of insulting a true American hero because of personal enmity. Donald Trump has reportedly ordered his aides to scrap a eulogy in praise of John McCain, over […]

The White House was going to issue a statement praising John McCain — until Trump reportedly nixed it

Alex Wong/Getty Images President Donald Trump has faced criticism for his statement following the death of John McCain, which did not say anything kind about the late senator and war hero. Trump reportedly rejected a statement from his aides praising McCain, saying he wanted to post his own statement on Twitter instead. Trump and McCain […]

Arms giant Lockheed Martin's tribute to John McCain goes down… badly

It’s rare for a military contractor to go out of its way to highlight ties to elected officials, but US defense manufacturer Lockheed Martin wrote a most heartfelt eulogy to the late John McCain. Its sentiment was not appreciated. On Sunday, a day after the American politician’s death, the Maryland-based company took to its Twitter to […]

In his last book, McCain revealed how he found out he had brain cancer

REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein In his new memoir, Arizona senator and former Republican presidential nominee John McCain revealed the heartbreaking details of how he found out he had brain cancer. His fight with brain cancer has kept him home in Arizona and away from Congress for much of the last year. McCain died on Saturday, one […]

The incredible life of John McCain in photos

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Republican Sen. John McCain, 81, has died after a long battle with brain cancer. The Arizona senator was diagnosed with an aggressive form of glioblastoma and began treatment for the disease in July 2017. McCain appeared to be undeterred for several months after his diagnosis was made public. He was seen back at work […]

McCain: Trump ’emboldened’ Assad days before suspected chemical attack by saying he wanted to withdraw US troops from Syria

Jason Reed/Reuters A suspected chemical attack caused at least 40 people to suffocate to death, and injured hundreds more, in Syria on Saturday. On Sunday, US Senator John McCain criticized President Donald Trump for recently saying he is in favor of pulling US troops out of Syria.  McCain said the president’s words “emboldened” Syrian leader Bashar […]

Joe Biden comforts Meghan McCain about her father’s cancer in an emotional moment on ‘The View’

ABC/The View Joe Biden and Meghan McCain shared an emotion moment over her father and Biden’s son Beau. Both Beau Biden, who died in 2015, and John McCain were diagnosed with the same type of brain cancer. Former Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday shared an emotional moment with Meghan McCain over her father Sen. […]