And the millions of U.S.jobs that depend upon three-way trade between Canada, the USA and Mexico are also what we're trying to protect. "I disagreed with numerous things that I assume he believed in".
Biden said McCain "could not stand the abuse of power wherever he saw it, in whatever form, in whatever country". But they spoke of reconciling with him during personal moments afterward, and, as Bush said, "the rivalry melted away".
But mostly Bush recalled a champion for the "forgotten people" at home and overseas whose legacy will serve as a reminder, even in times of doubt, of the power of America as more than a physical place but a "carrier of human aspirations".
McCain's daughter Meghan delivered an emotional tribute that was both affectionate toward her father and an implicit rebuke of President Trump, who was not invited to the service.
Despite low approval ratings on a national scale, his support in red states is still relatively high and Thursday's rally crowd packed the 11,000-seat Ford Center to near capacity with a sea of red Make America Great Again hats.
President Donald Trump attacked his own Justice Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation leadership and implied Hillary Clinton could face criminal charges during a campaign rally Thursday night in Indiana.
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First, while acknowledging on Twitter Friday afternoon that he had made the comments, Trump said they were off the record "and this powerful understanding was BLATANTLY VIOLATED". So I can say this: "none of the Bloomberg interviewers was my source". Then a brief ceremony celebrating McCain's life will begin. "John McCain was defined by love". Several presidents, including Abraham Lincoln, have also lain in state and McCain's casket will lie atop Lincoln's catafalque, a wooden structure that has been used in several ceremonies in past years.
Maintaining those connections is always a top priority. Former Vice President Joe Biden and others provided a preview of the tributes to come.
"Not so much the country defined by its borders, but the America of our founding values: freedom, human rights, opportunity, democracy and equal justice under law", Lieberman said.
"For Canada, the focus is on getting a good deal, and once we have a good deal for Canada, we'll be done", Freeland said in response to questions on the deadline.
McCain's hearse arrived at the cathedral shortly before 9:30.
The procession's pause at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, where McCain's widow, Cindy, is expected to lay a wreath, will highlight McCain's military service and his more than five years as a prisoner of war.