Despite an outpouring of tributes from lawmakers on both sides of the aisle, Trump tweeted a curt statement Sunday expressing his "deepest sympathies and respect" to McCain's family. "Our hearts and prayers are with you!" he wrote on Saturday night. Bloomberg's Ros Krasny reports on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia".
The funeral service for McCain has been scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 1, at 10 a.m., at Washington National Cathedral.
"Few sacrificed more for, or contributed more to, the welfare of his fellow citizens - and indeed freedom-loving peoples around the world", the elder Bush said in a statement. John McCain (R-Arizona) and well before memorial services later this week.
During Trump's 2016 presidential campaign - and after McCain's cancer diagnosis, which would prove to be fatal - Trump blasted McCain for being a prisoner during the Vietnam War.
One dramatic vote he cast in the twilight of his career in 2017 will not soon be forgotten, either: As the decisive "no" on Senate Republican legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act, McCain became the unlikely savior of Obama's trademark legislative achievement.
Mr. Trump said then. "It's tough to imagine politics without John McCain".
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Police have not named any of the individuals who were injured but local media Action News JAX named three survivors. It's unclear what kind of security was at the event, which was held at a game bar inside a waterfront mall.
It will conclude almost a week of events honouring the man, whose body will lie in state on Wednesday in the Arizona State Capitol and on Friday in the Capitol Rotunda, Washington DC, with a formal ceremony and time for the public to pay respects.
A private burial service next Sunday will conclude almost a week of events honoring the Navy aviator, prisoner of war, congressman, longtime senator and presidential contender. In the comment, she notes McCain's longtime service to the USA government, and she also sends well wishes to his family.
More than 30 people have been honored by lying in state in the Capitol Rotunda, and only two individuals have lied in the Arizona State Capitol Museum Rotunda: Arizona State Senator Marilyn Jarrett in 2006 and Olympic gold medalist Jesse Owens, a Tucson resident, in 1980, according to McCain's office. Weeks leading up to his death, McCain called Trump "naïve" for meeting Vladimir Putin at the Helsinki Summit.
Former Senator Norm Coleman, the head of the Republican Jewish Coalition (RJC), said, "Senator McCain was a patriot and a fighter". First lady Melania Trump tweeted thanks to McCain for his service to the country.
The White House didn't immediately respond to questions Monday. Known as the Senate's "maverick", McCain often bucked party ideology, earning him praise on Democratic side of the aisle and sometimes criticism from his own party - but he remained an influential voice even through his battle with brain cancer.