Here’s What You Need To Know: John McCain’s Funeral Schedule

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According to CNN, McCain in a farewell letter that he wrote before his death to the people of America, urged the citizens to "believe always in the promise and greatness of America". Americans never quit, we never hide from history.

Carrasco said he became "emotional" when Cindy McCain walked over to him and fellow well-wishers on Monday.

People Magazine reported that while planning his funeral, Sen.

By the time the service ended and the rotunda was cleared, at least 100 people had already gathered outside to wait for the public viewing.

ASU President Michael Crow was in attendance at McCain's lying in state, which began with a private reception in the rotunda of the Capitol building. No photography will be permitted. Wednesday would have been his 82nd birthday.

McCain's name would replace that of former Sen.

McCain will be carried in his coffin by Arizona National Guard personnel and accompanied with a motorcade to North Phoenix Baptist Church, from the Capitol. The public is welcome to line up along the route to pay their respects as the motorcade drives along I-17 North, Camelback Road and Central Avenue.

Meghan McCain, daughter of Senator John McCain cries at the casket of her father during a memorial service at the Arizona Capitol on Wednesday.

McCain, though he voted with the party the vast majority of the time, was a frequent critic of President Trump and other GOP leaders and presidents.

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Schumer also cited McCain's bravery and dedication to the armed forces, before calling on lawmakers to rename the Russell Senate Office Building in Washington after the late lawmaker.

Those in Arizona who knew, respected, watched and loved Sen. This event will not be open to the public.

He is the namesake for the McCain Institute for International Leadership, a Washington, D.C. -based think tank tied to ASU, and he's spoken at the University on several occasions.

On Friday, there will be a ceremony in his honour at the Capitol building. This will take place approximately at 8:30 a.m. ET. John McCain will lie in state, guarded by DPS troopers atop the Arizona state seal, for 24 hours.

The late Senator served in Congress for more than three decades and was widely admired for his patriotism and military service in the Vietnam War.

One of those longstanding friendships is with legendary actor and director Warren Beatty, who once spoke to The Atlantic a bit about his relationship with McCain. In addition, his colleagues, national officials and global leaders will attend.

Former Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama will speak at a Saturday memorial service at Washington National Cathedral.

Lastly, McCain's body will be laid to rest, on September 2, 2018.

In recent months, Graham, who gave an emotional tribute to McCain on the Senate floor on Wednesday, sought to balance a friendship with the Republican senator from Arizona with his stated desire to work with Trump, a hard task given the friction between the two men.

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