WASHINGTON (AP) — John McCain is being laid to rest at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.
The private burial Sunday next to Adm. Chuck Larson brings to a close the six-term senator’s cross-country farewell after he died of brain cancer Aug. 25 in Arizona.READ MORE: What To Do When Severe Weather Strikes While Boating
The procession was carefully designed by McCain as a final call to arms to a nation he feared was at risk of losing its civility and sense of shared purpose.READ MORE: Feds Investigating Hepatitis A Outbreak Linked To Organic Strawberries; Cases Reported In Minnesota
To illustrate the warning, McCain asked former Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush to eulogize him at Washington National Cathedral. The service Saturday was a rebuke of President Donald Trump’s divisive politics.MORE NEWS: Witt Jr. Hits 3 Doubles, Ups Extra-Base Count, KC Tops Twins, 7-3
Trump had mocked McCain for getting captured in Vietnam and was not invited to any events. The president spent the day tweeting and golfing.