We only said goodbye to him nearly 7 months ago. Reminding the President that he was not invited to McCain's funeral, she said, "Unfortunately, you could not be counted on to be courteous, as you are a child in the most important role the world knows".
"I think it's very courageous of her", said McCain. Trump and McCain, at different times both leaders of their Republican party, made no secret of their political differences: Sen. All Trump can wrap his fast food-addled brain around is personal sleights, and anyone-dead or alive-who doesn't kowtow to his every whim is deemed to be irredeemable. The Washington Post reported that Washington National Cathedral likely approved the senator's state funeral arrangements, that congressional authorization is needed for lying in state at the Capitol and that Trump had to approve only the military transportation.
Trump added Wednesday that veterans were on his side during the dispute, because McCain "didn't get the job done" with the Veterans Administration. Trump said of the Senate icon, "I was never a fan of John McCain and I never will be". "John McCain was a dear friend of mine", Ernst, a member of the Republican leadership and a veteran, said at a town hall meeting Thursday, according to video posted by the Des Moines Register.
"I gave him the kind of funeral that he wanted, which as president I had to approve", Trump told the crowd.
Georgian Senator Johnny Isakson called Trump's comments "deplorable", adding that he does not care "if he's the president of the United States, owns all the real estate in NY or is building the greatest immigration system in the world". "He's not normal; he's obsessed with people that did not support him".
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Mr Trump also said in his speech: "Not my kind of guy".
He also dug into McCain's now-famous vote against a repeal of the Affordable Care Act. In an interview with Georgia Public Broadcasting on Wednesday, he called Trump's remarks about McCain "deplorable".
McCain also encouraged viewers to "take this bad moment and do something positive" by donating to organizations that support veterans.
The Kentucky Republican, who is up for re-election next year, never mentioned Trump, but others weren't so shy.
He also used about five minutes to bash the late Sen. "We only said goodbye to him nearly seven months ago", Bridget McCain said on Twitter. "Shame on everybody doesn't understand what that man meant to this country". Martha McSally, a Republican Air Force veteran appointed to McCain's seat from Arizona. "I do want to thank the American public for all the decency and compassion that they have given us". "They are enabling him".