Sunday, 26 August 2018

Ex-US Presidential Candidate, John McCain Dies at 81

John McCain, prisoner of war, presidential candidate and one of the most influential American politicians of his generation, has died of brain cancer.

The eight-year-old Arizona senator, who is 81 years old, has been absent from Washington since last December, but he remained frank to the end, pleading against Donald Trump and calling for the defense of the liberal democratic order postwar.

A statement from his office said: "Senator John Sidney McCain III died at 4:28 pm on August 25, 2018. With the senator when he was adopted, there was his wife Cindy and their family. the United States of America faithfully for 60 years. "

In a burst of tribute, Barack Obama, who beat McCain for the presidency in 2008, said he and his rival shared "a loyalty to the ideals for which generations of Americans and immigrants fought, sacrificed and sacrificed.

Obama added, "Few of us have been tested like John once was, or forced to show the kind of courage He has done, but we can all aspire to the courage to put the greatest good above John showed us what it means, and for that we are all in debt. "

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