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Sarah Palin Not Invited to John McCain's Funeral

Sarah Palin Not Invited to John McCain's Funeral

Military personal carry the casket of Sen. Burial will be Sunday at the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.

McCain's daughter, Meghan McCain, wept as her family stood in front of the Arizona senator's flag-draped casket. "He's crawling the damn walls because they're running story after story on John McCain and he hates it because he's not the center of attention".

Melissa Daniels and Terry Tang, The Associated Press •. She paused briefly, stooping down to rest her cheek on the coffin, then patted it gently and moved on.

"Despite our differences on policy and politics, I respect Senator John McCain's service to our country and, in his honor, have signed a proclamation to fly the flag of the United States at half-staff until the day of his interment", Trump said in a statement.

McCain, who died Saturday at age 81 following a yearlong battle with brain cancer, was eulogized in the emotional private service that lasted about 15 minutes.

During a brief private service inside the Capitol rotunda, Gov. Doug Ducey remembered McCain as a senator and internationally known figure as well as a key figure in the history of the Arizona. Carla Eudy, a fundraiser who has been friends with the McCain family for decades, also said, "invitations were not extended" to Palin.

Kyl said McCain "believed in America, he believed in its people, in its values and in its institutions".

It was Sen. McCain's view that even if he was powerless to prevent government lawbreaking, it is better for the American people to know painful truths than to remain in the dark. Jon Kyl gave remarks at the service, and current Sen. Black curtains hung in the rotunda.

The memorial tributes followed a few days of confusion at the White House over whether American flags at USA government buildings would be flown at half-staff, in the traditional gesture for prominent political figures who die.

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Schumer, who worked closely with McCain on immigration and other issues, called McCain one of the "few truly great people" he's met in public service. Some had traveled for hours from California and elsewhere.

Chasity Pullin, whose husband and father are military veterans, was among those in line.

Graham's tears were the rawest point in a day in which members were still coming to grips with a Senate now permanently without McCain's wily, white-haired presence, something that had been a constant feature of the institution for more than 30 years.

Ray Riordan, an 87-year-old Navy veteran who fought in the Korean War, came from Payson, Arizona.

"I grew up where a handshake was a contract and your word was your bond", Riordan said.

About four years ago, I was browsing through one of Manhattan's last remaining independent bookstores, when my cellphone rang.

David Axelrod, a senior adviser to Obama in his campaigns and in the White House, said the clear message McCain is sending is "about our shared heritage, our shared trust of this democracy that transcends party and transcends tribe".

"Yesterday I asked my son who his hero was".

"It is a tearing of the fabric of the presidency that he's not invited, but I understand why he's not invited because he's personalized the presidency in a way no previous occupant of the presidency has done", Naftali said. "I brought my children here to show them what a real hero was".


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