PressTV-‘Trump not invited to McCain funeral’

People close to veteran Republican Senator John McCain of Arizona have reportedly informed the White House that they plan to invite Vice President Mike Pence to the ailing senator’s eventual funeral rather than President Donald Trump.

However, Trump – with whom McCain has had a stormy relationship – is not expected to participate at the senator’s funeral service, due to be held at the Washington National Cathedral, according to his current scheduling, The New York Times reported Saturday.

Citing McCain’s “rocky relationship” with the US president as the reason Trump is not invited to the senator’s funeral event, the daily further explained that Trump was widely criticized when he infamously scorned McCain’s status as a hero in the Vietnam War during a 2015 Family Leadership Summit, insisting that McCain only became a war hero “because he was captured,” adding: “I like people who weren’t captured.”

Trump also blasted…

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