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Flags at the White House were lowered on Saturday night after McCain's death and raised again Sunday, the bare minimum required in the U.S. Code.

Plans taking shape called for McCain to lie in state Wednesday in the Arizona State Capitol on what would have been his 82nd birthday.

Travis Gettys is an editor for Raw Story.

The American Legion, the country's largest wartime veterans service organization, joined in condemning Trump for his muted response to McCain's death. Normally, the White House flags are generally flown at half-mast until the burial of a lawmaker and other notable personalities.

Trump's only public comment on the six-term Republican senator and former GOP presidential nominee was a brief tweet hours after McCain's death Saturday sending condolences to his family. After McCain voted against the bill to repeal Obamacare previous year, a frustrated Trump mentioned it several times at campaign events. Former President Barack Obama issued such an order for the late senators Daniel Inouye of Hawaii, Robert Byrd of West Virginia, Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania and Edward Kennedy of MA, among others. Not half in honor of Senator John McCain.

ABC News correspondent Karen Travers - among other journalists - tweeted a photo of the White House as of Monday morning, however, which showed the White House flags back at full staff. Instead, the family reportedly requested that former Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush deliver eulogies for the Arizona senator. Vice President Joe Biden is now slated to speak. McCain was the deciding vote in Trump's Obamacare repeal push, and has spoken out numerous times regarding Trump's comments and actions towards Russian Federation.

Trump, who regularly denounces that vote at his rallies, earlier this month repaid his nemesis by signing the John McCain National Defense Authorization Act without ever speaking the name of the person it was meant to honor.


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