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Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump attended John McCain's funeral, but Twitter did not

President Donald Trump was not known to be invited to the memorial service of Senator John McCain, which took place on Saturday at the National Cathedral in Washington. The daughter of President Ivanka Trump and son-in-law Jared Kushner were present Many wondered why Ivanka and Jared were there. While some doubted if they were even invited, New York Times correspondent …

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READ: Meghan McCain's homage to her father, the late Senator John McCain

"The world is a beautiful place worth fighting for, and I hate to leave it." When Ernest Hemingway's Robert Jordan is wounded at the end of "Whom The Hour Strikes", waiting for his last fight, these are his last thoughts. My father had every reason to believe that the world was a terrible place. My dad had every reason to …

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John McCain's funeral: Eulogies of George W. Bush and Barack Obama were historic

In Washington, high-profile funerals often fall on vice presidents. "They die, I will fly" was how George H.W. Bush summed up the frequent funeral component of his portfolio when he was Ronald Reagan's number two in the 1980s. (Bush attributed the quote to James A. Baker.) But sometimes the adoption of a sublime number requires words of the highest political …

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Donald Trump attacks the FBI, media on the Twitter day of McCain's funeral

President Donald Trump arrives at the White House in Washington DC on August 31, 2018. (Photo: EPA-EFE) As solemn vehicle crew John McCain made his way past the Washington Monument on Saturday morning. In sight of the White House, President Donald Trump was busy spreading a series of tweets attacking the FBI, the Department of Justice, the news media, and …

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How McCain's faith supported him and allowed him to forgive himself

As his closest friends have often stated this week, he was a man of great contradictions: a Playboy fighter pilot became a hero, a romantic and a cynic, and as Senator Lindsey Graham said, a man who accepted his honor and his Imperfection would always be in conflict. Through all his inner struggles with his mistakes or remorse it was …

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John McCain's Sustainable Legacy of the Senate? The thumbs down

I asked these questions – and more – to Ross Baker Professor of Political Science at Rutgers University, and to someone who has spent much of his time in the Senate as Senior Advisor to Sens. Patrick J Leahy (D-Vt .) And Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.). Our conversation, via email and easily edited for the river, is below. Cillizza: Let's start …

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Arizona's primary election: John McCain's death shadow republican primary in Arizona

Shadowed by the death of Sixth Senator John McCain, Arizona voters nominate candidates to replace his seated neighbors The Arizona primary competition exposes openly the rifts in a Republican Party made by President Donald Trump [19659002] Three Republicans are vying on Tuesday to replace Sen. Jeff Flake, who is retiring after his fierce criticism of Trump has rendered his political …

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Trump turns McCain's death into another political firestorm over Trump

It's the standard Washington Protocol – a member of Congress dies, and the flags on official buildings are flown by half of the staff. That's what happened when John McCain died on Saturday. But the first thing on Monday morning was when the White House flag was full again, and soon followed by a barrage of bitter criticism, with critics …

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