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White House Flags Fly at Full Staff as the Rest of the Country Honors McCain

After briefly lowering the flags the day after McCain’s death, the White House raised the flags to full-staff on Monday. It's the latest example of Trump’s pettiness.

By NTK Staff | 08.27.2018 @12:30pm
White House Flags Fly at Full Staff as the Rest of the Country Honors McCain

The flags above the White House and Executive Office Building are back at full-staff on Monday after a brief, one-day lowering following the death of an American hero, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ).

It marks the latest wrinkle in the feud between President Trump and McCain.

ABC News’ Jonathan Karl posted pictures of the flags early Monday morning:

Government buildings in states across the country have lowered the flags in the wake of McCain’s death. The governors, both Republican and Democrat, in states like New York, Florida, and Maryland, where McCain will be buried, have all issued statements saying flags will remain at half-staff until sunset on Sunday, the day McCain will be interred.

McCain served as an office in the U.S. Navy, was a prisoner of war in Vietnam for five-and-a-half years, and served in the U.S. House and Senate for decades.

“At a time of political division and hostility, Senator McCain was a maverick. While I did not always agree with his positions, he was a public servant who indisputably aimed to put country over party,” New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) said in a statement.

McCain died Saturday after a battle with brain cancer.

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