OnPolitics Today: McCain’s family mourns in Arizona


John McCain’s body lay in a flag-draped coffin beneath Arizona’s capitol rotunda Wednesday, on what would have been his 82nd birthday. Family members, including daughter Meghan McCain, mourned their loss on the first of several days of services honoring the late senator that will culminate with his burial Sunday in Annapolis, Maryland.

Eulogizing McCain at his Thursday funeral will be none other than Joe Biden, the former vice president who once called McCain “profoundly out of touch” in a 2008 speech as the two faced off from opposing tickets in the presidential race.

But in that same speech, Biden still described McCain as a friend: “If he needed my personal help, I’d go.”

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Trump makes baseless claim about Clinton, to which the FBI says: Uh, no

Amid a series of tweets rattled off Tuesday night, President Donald Trump made the claim that Hillary Clinton’s email servers “got hacked by China.” Advising the FBI and Justice Department to take action, Trump warned that failing to do so would mean “their credibility will be forever gone.” Trump did not provide evidence for the claim, and the FBI, in a Wednesday afternoon statement, said it “has not found any evidence the servers were compromised.”

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