John McCain funeral and the significance of political catharsis
04 September, 2018, 23:29 | Author: Alicia Barber
Jon Kyl, R-Ariz., to fill the Senate seat left by the late Sen.
Jon Kyl is a dear friend of mine and John's.
The Republican lawyer-turned-lobbyist was tapped in July to help guide Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh through the confirmation process in a role informally called sherpa. "I'll shed a tear and yet I'll thank God that I knew a man like John McCain so well".
McCain's fellow Arizonan, retiring U.S. Senator Jeff Flake, who has been one of the loudest Republican critics of Trump, praised the pick on Twitter.
Gov. Doug Ducey, also a Republican, said Kyl was "the best possible person, regardless of politics" for the job, and he hopes Kyl serves past the end of the year.
"He was just a tremendous man with a great heart and the (funeral) service was very fitting for the service that he provided for his nation", said Sajjan.
Ducey appeared with Kyl at a press conference on Tuesday, where the governor said there was little doubt in his mind over who should succeed McCain. Kyl will return to the chamber, succeeding the late John McCain.
Sen. John McCain was laid to rest at the United States Naval Academy on Sunday.
Pallbearers included U.S. defense secretary James Mattis; rear admiral and former naval academy superintendent Thomas Lynch; Admiral John Richardson; and two men - Everett Alvarez Jr. and Jon Fer - who were prisoners of war in Vietnam along with McCain. He said he agreed to serve briefly out of a "sense of duty" and will not run for the seat in 2020, when Arizona voters will decide who fills the seat through 2022.
25 at age 81, will be buried today at the Naval Academy Cemetery, next to a longtime friend and academy classmate Adm. Charles Larson, who was a former USNA superintendent.
"John's voice will always come as a whisper over our shoulder - we are better than this, America is better than this", he said.
McCain is survived by his 106-year-old mother, Roberta; seven children; and his second wife, Cindy, who paused for an emotional moment with his casket during his memorial in Arizona last week. "Kudos to Senator Kyl for his willingness to serve once again".
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But it was his military service, punctuated by years as a prisoner of war in North Vietnam, that molded McCain's political life. Remember, Obama defeated McCain in their run for the White House in 2008 - and W bested him in the 2000 Republican primaries.
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Speakers will include presidents George W Bush and Barack Obama . "I know John said he hoped to play a small part in that story". Before Beau's 2015 death, Biden's first wife, Neilia, and 13-month-old daughter, Naomi, were killed in a auto accident in 1972.