Trump and Obama lead tributes after John McCain's death

John McCain dies at 81

The McCain family announced Friday in a statement that Sen.

Following the news that longtime Arizona senator and Vietnam War veteran John McCain passed away on Saturday, teams and athletes around the state offered their thoughts.

"Senator John Sidney McCain III died at 4:28 p.m. on August 25, 2018", his office said in a statement. on July 19, 2017, news broke that McCain had been diagnosed with a glioblastoma.

McCain had not been seen in Washington since last Decmeber, and spent his last few months at home in Arizona.

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While he had many disagreements with fellow politicians, the Republican stalwart's integrity was not at question, and condolences came swift from the highest reaches of American politics after his passing. He was the Republican presidential nominee in the 2008 United States election and left Washington in December after serving six... John McCain was a maverick and a fighter, never afraid to stand for his beliefs.

Cindy appeared on The View with her daughter in February, where she defended her husband against criticism from President Donald Trump.

In her own statement, Meghan praised her father for inspiring her. McCain had been a rare and outspoken Republican critic of Trump, accusing him of "naivete", "egotism" and of sympathizing with autocrats. "But in this loss, and in this sorrow, I take comfort in this: John McCain, hero of the republic and to his little girl, wakes today to something more glorious than anything on this earth. And I've lost one of my dearest friends and mentor".

John McCain was busy helping run the country over the years as a Senator, but when he had a chance, he'd drop by a Cardinals' practice or game to see his favorite football team and see friends like Larry Fitzgerald and Michael Bidwill.

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