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Steve Herman @W7VOA
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“Senator John Sidney McCain III died at 4:28pm on August 25, 2018. With the Senator when he passed were his wife Cindy and their family. At his death, he had served the United States of America faithfully for sixty years,” according to a family statement.
Statement from @BarackObama and @MichelleObama on the death of @SenJohnMcCain.
Statement from @SpeakerRyan.
“We have lost a man who steadfastly represented the best ideals of our country,” says @DeptofDefense Secretary Mattis.
Democrat leader wants to rename oldest US Senate office building to honor @SenJohnMcCain.
Statement from George W. Bush on the passing of @SenJohnMcCain.
"The nation is in tears," begins statement from @NancyPelosi.
Joint statement from @BillClinton and @HillaryClinton.
No official statement issued by @WhiteHouse, although @PressSec sent an e-mail to today's pool reporters pointing out the @realDonaldTrump tweet.
However, this statement was just issued by the @realDonaldTrump re-election campaign.
I'll be live on @BBCWorld TV momentarily to speak about the reaction to the death of @SenJohnMcCain.
More significant reaction still coming in, including this from his 2008 presidential campaign running mate:
Statement from @RepEliotEngel.
Asked in 2015 what he wanted written on his tombstone, @SenJohnMcCain replied: "He served his country."
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