John McCain's death have already been raised back to their normal height. "At his death, he had served the United States of America faithfully for sixty years".
The man who ran the Hỏa Lò Prison where John McCain was held as a prisoner of war in Vietnam has penned a tribute to the late senator.
The flags at the White House, which were lowered over the weekend to mark the death of Sen.
Trump issued a proclamation upon the death of the Rev. Billy Graham in February that ordered flags on all federal buildings at half staff on Graham's day of interment.
The White House issued no formal statement over the weekend about McCain's death, though one was drafted, according to U.S. media.
"There was no official proclamation from President Trump (as he has done in the past for other notable figures passing)", she added. In a tweet, the show revealed that the White House declined to comment on the status of the flag.
Sarah Huckabee Sanders is sure to be asked about the American flag placement at today's White House briefing.
But Trump did release a tweet of condolences. "Our hearts and prayers are with you!"
More than 30 people have been honored by lying in state in the Capitol Rotunda, and only two individuals have lied in the Arizona State Capitol Museum Rotunda: Arizona State Senator Marilyn Jarrett in 2006 and Olympic gold medalist Jesse Owens, a Tucson resident, in 1980, according to McCain's office.
Trump also took issue with McCain's move to block a repeal on the Affordable Care Act with his "no" vote, sparking the ire of the president.
He will be buried in a private service at the US Naval Academy at Annapolis, where his service to his country began six decades ago, at a cemetery overlooking Maryland's Severn River.
McCain, 81, died on August 25 after a yearlong battle with an aggressive form of brain cancer.
Early in his presidential bid, Trump - who received five deferments to avoid military service in Vietnam - infamously maintained that McCain was not a war hero because he had been captured.