Originally supposed to go to Camp David for the weekend, Trump made a clear decision to stay in D.C. today even though most of the nation's capitol's most prominent citizens clearly wanted nothing to do with him - which probably didn't feel so great to the easily slighted 45th POTUS.
Friends, family and former political rivals saluted the late Sen.
Former Sen. Joe Lieberman of CT, a Democrat who was once re-elected as an independent, also spoke of McCain's patriotism and ability to bring people of all political parties together.
Trump had spent parts of the morning before McCain's funeral tweeting his anger about the investigation into his campaign's ties with Russian Federation during the 2016 election and highlighting quotes from a mutual critic of the FBI and Justice Department.
At the service in Washington, D.C., Saturday, former USA presidents and first ladies sat upfront together, and the cameras caught what looked like a sweet moment between Michelle Obama and the Republican president her husband replaced.
Hailing his friend as "an extraordinary man", warrior and patriot who embodied what is best in America, Obama said McCain "made us better presidents - just as he made the Senate better, just as he made the country better".
On Saturday, the procession leading to the cathedral stopped at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial where his wife, Cindy McCain, laid a ceremonial wreath. His flag-draped casket was escorted by military body bearers up the cathedral steps under gray skies.
McCain Lies In State at US Capitol
Sinatra's My Way paid tribute to a politician who was known for following his own path based on his personal principles. USA TODAY is providing extended coverage of McCain's memorial events, including Thursday's private service in Phoenix.
Mourners remember McCain at Arizona church service
Doug Ducey remembered McCain as a senator and internationally known figure as well as a key figure in the history of the Arizona . The program also includes a tribute from McCain's daughter Meghan, plus a performance of "Danny Boy" by opera star Renée Fleming.
McCaindied at the age of 81 last Saturday after stopping treatment for glioblastoma, an aggressive brain tumor.
"This week's celebration of the life and values and patriotism of this hero, I think have taken our country above all that", said former Sen.
Very few non-presidents in American history have had the kind of week remembrance that John McCain had, Brownstein added. The president did not attend Saturday's service and spent the morning sending tweets on other subjects.
McCain described how her father instilled that toughness in her - by making her get back on a horse that had bucked her off, causing her to break her collarbone. He sent Ivanka Trump, her husband Jared Kushner, Defense Secretary James Mattis and others to the service to represent the administration. He refused to be released without his men.
Despite their long political history, Bush and McCain were cordial.
Likewise, former PresidentGeorge W. Bush said McCain "detested the abuse of power and could not abide bigots and swaggering despots".
Bush also mourned McCain's passing. John McCain at the National Cathedral. The two had served in the Senate together since Mr McCain's 1986 election.
Ellis, III , pastor of Greater Grace Temple, who will serve as officiant for Frankin's funeral told ET earlier this week. The memorial concert, titled "A People's Tribute to the Queen", will take place in Chene Park Amphitheatre in Detroit .
Nike has utilised a home movie of a 9-year-old Serena Williams to produce an unmissable ad for the US Open . Nadal won 46 of 55 first-serve points and wore down Vasek Pospisil, 6-3, 6-4, 6-2, in Ashe Stadium.
One team will be taken from each pot to form a group, but teams from the same association can not face each other. The Champions League draw starts at 7pm United Kingdom time on Thursday, with Liverpool now knowing their pot .
The Xperia XZ3 comes with a 6-inch OLED display , QHD+ resolution and relies on Sony's own Bravia technology for the display . With its October 17 ship date, that would make Sony's new phone among the first non-Google devices to get the new Android.
However, the weather service doesnt believe the tropical wave poses a threat to the region because its so disorganized. But shear is forecast to decrease in the weeks ahead, leaving open the possibility for more powerful storms.
England are in tough position after electing to bat first! England have lost four wickets with Jasprit Bumrah striking twice. In 2014, the key difference between the two sides was England out-spinning India over the course of five Tests.
And though she was yet to be engaged at the time of filming, Pierce was astute enough to know that something was afoot. Joining Markle's beagle, Guy, that she brought with her from the USA , the pair have just adopted a Labrador.
They however did not take any questions, with Trump particularly bombarded with questions about Senator John McCain's death. Trump apparently went on to say that the midterm elections were not only a referendum on him.
Trudeau reiterated his government wouldn't concede to US demands to dismantle its dairy system, known as supply management. In other words, cutting Canada out would be more than modernizing the existing treaty.
Hawaii hit by floods from Hurricane Lane
Meanwhile, Tropical Storm Miriam churned over the eastern Pacific with maximum winds of 60 miles per hour . At least 13 people are killed along the storm's path through Nicaragua, Panama and Costa Rica.
Roxanne Pallett has left the 'Celebrity Big Brother' house
When he was talking about what happened, the soap star broke down and admitted that he felt, "Really, really really bad". She has now been reunited with her fiancé and family and thanks everyone for their support during her time in the show'.
Bears will acquire Raiders linebacker Khalil Mack
Offensive tackles are nimble enough to mirror and will win most hand fights against a someone effectively playing one-handed. To say the least, the Green Bay Packers may have made a huge mistake in not trading for Mack.
Sorority hosts packed tribute to Aretha Franklin
Aretha Franklin's funeral services will span four days, with two public viewings available to her fans and community. The Wright Museum previously hosted a similar public viewing for civil rights icon Rosa Parks after her 2005 death.
Apple will show off its 2018 iPhones on September 12
They show an edge-to-edge display and a new watch face that includes more information than those of current models. There, Apple is expected to announce three new iPhones , as well as upgrades to the iPad, Mac and Apple Watch.