The Washington Post reported Sunday that Trump went against the advice of senior aides to issue an official White House statement praising McCain for his heroism and decades of service, telling aides he instead wanted to post a brief tweet. She faces Rep. Martha McSally and former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
Hollywood Life said that Melania has pushed Donald Trump to express himself in a honest way about McCain's passing and to do something honorable for the family of a man who contributed so much to this country.
"John McCain, in death", said historian Jon Meacham, "is performing the unifying function that the incumbent president is congenitally incapable of performing".
"Condolences to senator and war veteran John McCain, who greatly contributed to the normalization of Vietnam-U.S. relations", said one message in Vietnamese, left at the sculpture attached to a bouquet of flowers on Monday. However, the eulogy release, advocated by Chief of Staff John F. Kelly and press secretary Sarah Sanders, was scrapped at the last minute on the personal order of Trump, anonymous sources told the publication.
Vietnam's Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh writes in a condolence book near a portrait of U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ) about his death at the USA embassy in Hanoi, Vietnam on Monday.
In a post on Twitter, she said: 'My heart is broken.
"It seems that every day, there's a sordid new revelation or allegation involving Donald, and it doesn't look likely to stop anytime soon".
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced the decision of congressional leaders from both parties Sunday, calling McCain "a great American patriot, a statesman who put his country first and enriched this institution through many years of service". "Nothing will overcome the loss of Senator McCain, but so that generations remember him I will be introducing a resolution". Jeff Flake, lamented on CNN how hard it would be to go on without McCain.
"Out of respect for the life and legacy of Senator John McCain and his family, Governor Ducey will not be making any announcements about an appointment until after the Senator is laid to rest", Daniel Ruiz, a spokesman for Ducey, told Politico.
In July, after Trump held a friendly news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin, McCain issued his sharpest rebuke yet. Representative Martha McSally, the frontrunner, had avoided mentioning McCain while campaigning, but offered kind words in recent days. "I think it's the same feeling for all Vietnamese people as he has greatly contributed to the development of Vietnam-U.S. relations", Duyet was quoted as saying.
Trump and McCain were at bitter odds until the end. "We must never allow an erosion of the Senate's ability to do that".