He will then have to stand for re-election two years later in 2022.
McCain was a prisoner of war during the Vietnam War and spent more than five years as a POW in Hanoi.
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.
Family and friends walked behind the carriage holding McCain's casket.
Both Mrs. McCains had themselves been floated as potential appointees. ". There is no replacing John McCain, but the law requires me to do it". Honors his legacy while putting some major horsepower for Arizona in the seat, at least for now, ' he said.
Many names had emerged as possibilities to fill the Senator's seat, including Cindy McCain, former Reps.
Representative Steny Hoyer, the No. 2 Democrat in the House of Representatives, said given that the Arizona governor was "not going to appoint somebody who is going to vote with us, it's a pretty good appointment".
If that scenario really happens, one can probably expect even more volatility and confrontation not only in United States politics, but also in global diplomacy in the coming days as well.
The outcome of the November 6 elections for the US Congress will provide an indicator of the transience or substantive influence that John McCain's departure will have on the world's oldest democracy.
For Republican voters who are on the fence about Ducey, a choice they dislike could cause them to withdraw their support for the incumbent or stay home on Election Day. As a three-term former Senator, he will be able to hit the ground running.
McCain's daughter opened his memorial service at Washington National Cathedral, the last event as part of McCain's five-day, cross-country funeral procession.
Cristiano Ronaldo's decision to not attend the UEFA awards ceremony has been defended by Juventus general manager Beppe Marotta. Monaco did not make it out the group stages past year after their 2017 semi-final, and Dortmund failed at the same stage.
Not only did he sing, but he also dissed Donald Trump . "Long lines at the funerals of icons and short lines for voting", the Rev. Bush had previously awarded Franklin the Presidential Medal of Freedom - the highest civilian honor - in 2009.
Kaepernick contends the owners violated their collective bargaining agreement with players by conspiring to keep him off teams. Top Nike athletes, including LeBron James and Serena Williams , have publicly backed Kaepernick and his right to protest.
Preliminary information indicates a semi-truck traveling the opposite way had a blow-out and crashed head-on into the bus. An unknown number of people have been transported to a local hospital for treatment following the incident.
Xi's announcement followed China's decision to contribute $60 billion in investments three years ago, the news agency reported. Africa has long embraced Chinese investment, helping make Beijing the continent's largest trading partner for the past decade.
At the time of the 2016 presidential election, he was a high-ranking official in the deputy attorney general's office. Ohr also provided new details about the Justice Department's move to reassign him after his Steele ties emerged.
Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri has explained how he plans on using England midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek in his team this year. And Sarri, whose side host Bournemouth on Saturday, expects his gifted youngster to eventually emerge with Chelsea as well.
Their bad month of August didn't get any better when they ended up in a group with Barcelona, Tottenham , and PSV Eindhoven. Ronaldo moved to Juventus from Real Madrid in a €100 million deal in July, ending his nine-year stay at the Bernabeu.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas's spokesman has called the move a "flagrant assault against the Palestinian people". Palestinian leaders assert the right of those refugees to return to land now under Israeli control.
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It is quite visible from the press renders that Apple has managed to do this by reducing the bezel size around the watch display. All the upcoming iPhones are expected to feature notch design that was first introduced in the iPhone X a year ago .
Congress bids farewell to Senator John McCain
Trump, who tweeted from the White House, did not stay long enough to watch the McCain services from the president's mansion. Senate with McCain - where the two had frequent partisan differences - said, "I always thought of John as a brother".