One day after thousands of people lined up at the Arizona Capitol to pay their respects to John McCain, family, friends and political leaders gathered at a Phoenix-based Baptist church to celebrate the late senator. Former Vice President Joe Biden quoted Shakespeare in his eulogy, saying, "We shall not see his like again."
Rudolph Giuliani resigned from his law firm, where he had taken a leave of absence to serve as President Trump’s personal lawyer, due to tensions over public comments. The former NYC mayor defended payments made by Trump’s lawyer Michael Cohen to a pornographic actress.
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is best known for his controversial 2011 budget proposal, in which he wanted to eliminate most collective bargaining rights for Wisconsin state employees. Walker is also the first governor in U.S. history to win a recall election.
When Hillary Clinton was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2001, she became the first American first lady to ever win a public office seat. She later became the 67th U.S. secretary of state in 2009, serving until 2013. In 2016, she became the first woman in U.S. history to become the presidential nominee of a major political party.
Rick Santorum suggested on CNN that Parkland students should learn CPR instead of marching the day after the March for Our Lives nationwide events in protest of gun violence. The republican senator’s comments prompted backlash from gun violence victims.
Elizabeth Warren is a Democrat from Massachusetts who was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2012. She previously worked as Assistant to the President and Special Advisor to the Secretary of the Treasury on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
A Richmond, Virginia commission convened by Mayor Levar Stoney “to best tell the real story" of the Confederate era has recommended removing a statue of Jefferson Davis. The monument of the Confederate president was unveiled in 1907 at a reunion of Confederate veterans.
Reports are circulating that Vice President Mike Pence's personal website had been hacked, due to the bizarre content being featured. It turned out that viewers were confused by a parody site attributed to the VP, created by Funny or Die.