Diamondbacks fans honor Sen. John McCain with standing ovation

Diamondbacks fans honor Sen. John McCain with standing ovation

McCain, a US senator who ran unsuccessfully for president as a self-styled maverick Republican in 2008 and became a prominent critic of President Donald Trump, died on Saturday, his office said.

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In a 1995 debate before the U.S. Congress on normalizing relations with Vietnam, Johnson said the U.S. should not resume diplomatic relations with Vietnam because the nation had not provided a full account of Americans missing in action during the Vietnam War.

Instead, George W Bush, who beat McCain for the Republican nomination in 2000, and Barack Obama, who beat him soundly for the White House in 2008, have been asked to speak at the event, which will take place at the United States Naval Academy in Maryland on a day as yet unannounced.

McCain was working for an Arizona beer distributor - the father of his second wife, Cindy - when he entered politics.

Sen. Lindsey Graham, a very close friend of McCain at the senate, said: "America and Freedom have lost one of her greatest champions".

The programme will be named the "McCain/Kerry Fellowship" in honour of McCain and John Kerry, another Vietnam War veteran who has promoted U.S. -Vietnam issues during his political career, the embassy said in a statement. "Our thoughts and prayers go out to his wife, Cindy, and all the McCain family during this time". Amy Klobuchar remembers Sen.

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By the end of his long years in prison, Duyet said his relationship McCain started to warm. "Great things are always within our reach".

"I've known great passions, seen amazing wonders, fought in a war and helped make peace".

John McCain, tweeting his "deepest sympathies and respect" to the family of the senator after his death was announced on Saturday night. In the Navy, he exemplified heroism and bravery.

Senate Minority Leader Sen. "He taught me English. he had good teaching skills". Last year, the senator accused Beijing of acting like a "bully" in the region, referencing the country's territorial claims in the South China Sea.

McCain, on the other hand, argued that the normalization move with Vietnam was necessary, and that letting personal emotions influence the decision of what is the best for the US was an abrogation of responsibility. Soon after, he left Washington D.C. for this home state returning just once, to vote against his party's plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare.

"It's wildly inappropriate", said Borders, who is supporting Ward's rival, U.S. Rep. Martha McSally, in the GOP race. The dignity of America was a cause greater than himself. I know that they-along with the rest of his family-are all grieving tonight, as is our entire country.

Several other Minnesota politicians expressed their grief Saturday over McCain's passing. "He showed us that boundless patriotism and self-sacrifice are not outdated concepts or cliches, but the building blocks of an extraordinary life".