Despite profound political differences, McCain asked former President Barack Obama to deliver the eulogy at his funeral.
Others agreed that it was ultimately McCain's choice, and one Twitter user wrote: "You can find out everything you need to know about a person by whether they are outraged at John McCain's decisions about his OWN funeral".
The New York Times had reported over the weekend that the ailing McCain has specifically said that he does not want Trump to come to his funeral, preferring Vice-President Pence to attend instead.
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And the great and good of the footballing world shared their well-wishes for Ferguson who is said to have complained of being unwell since Thursday.
On Monday, Hatch said he thought it was "ridiculous" that his fellow Senate Republican, who is recovering from cancer treatment in his home state of Arizona, wanted to keep the President from his funeral. "He does not believe that Donald Trump represents the kind of moral authority the president of the United States should represent for our country", he explained. Orrin Hatch, called McCain's decision "ridiculous", and said he would choose differently because Trump is "a very good man".
Trump also took umbrage with McCain's decision previous year to vote against a repeal-and-replace measure of Obamacare.
Trump was known for mocking McCain's service in the military and as a prisoner of war.
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We saw what kind of heart they lack when they go up against LeBron which is something I predicted before the series began". The Raptors are well over the cap for next season with no real wiggle room to try and shuffle their roster.
McCain announced last summer that he is battling an aggressive form of brain cancer - the same type that killed his friend, Sen.
Hatch added that he does not expect McCain to return to the Senate. The entire Democratic Party caucus opposed the bill. As part of his funeral arrangements, he has chosen not to invite President Donald Trump to the service.
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Putin wants Russian Federation to become one of the world's top five economies by the time his new term ends in 2024. Russian President Vladimir Putin addresses his inauguration ceremony in Moscow, capital of Russia, on May 7, 2018.
During the interview Trump admitted he also raised over $1 million for McCain's 2008 presidential campaign but became bitter after McCain lost.