Persona non grata, what did Trump do during McCain's funeral?


International13: 16 02.09.2018 (updated 13:18 02.09.2018) Short URLWhile George W. Bush and Barack Obama, as well as many other notable American personalities, attended the funeral of Senator John McCain, who died of brain cancer at the age of 81, Donald Trump was not invited to the event. How did the current President spend his Saturday, September 1. Saturday, September 1 was the day of the funeral of US Senator John McCain, who died a week earlier. However, given the political disagreements with the deceased, the current tenant of the White House had not been invited to pay tribute to Mr. McCain on this occasion.
According to the USA Today, Donald Trump left the White House on Saturday morning and traveled with the presidential motorcade to Trump National Golf Club in Loudoun County, Virginia. His Twitter included messages criticizing the Justice Department, the FBI and threatening Canada without making any mention of Mr. McCain.
At the same time, former Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama, as well as many other prominent American personalities, attended the senator's funeral at the National Cathedral in Washington.
Mr.Trump, who had a long-standing quarrel with Mr. McCain and his family, was not invited to any service in the senator's memory throughout the week. Vice President Mike Pence and Chief of Staff John Kelly, among others, attended the events on behalf of the White House.
US Senator John McCain died on Saturday, August 25 at the age of 81 from brain cancer. John McCain is known for his criticisms of Donald Trump's policy and his harsh stance towards Russia. The funeral took place September 1 in Washington.