Cindy McCain tweets after husband's funeral: 'Together we go on'
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Cindy McCain on Saturday shared a photo and short message of mourning on Twitter following her husband’s funeral in Washington, D.C.

Sen. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainTrump administration weakens methane pollution standards for drilling on public lands Another recession could hit US in 2019, says credit union association chief R-E-S-P-E-C-T: One legacy of Franklin and McCain is up to us MORE (R-Ariz.), who died last week at age 81, was eulogized Saturday at the Washington National Cathedral.

“Today we lost our hero, our friend, our mentor, our father, our grandfather and our husband,” she tweeted. “Together we mourn and together we go on.”

The late senator, who was hailed by many as a “maverick” and “hero,” was widely respected across political parties.


Former presidents Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaTime for sunshine on Trump-Russia investigation Getting politics out of the pit To cure Congress, elect more former military members MORE and George W. Bush spoke at McCain’s funeral.

President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump: I hope voters pay attention to Dem tactics amid Kavanaugh fight South Korea leader: North Korea agrees to take steps toward denuclearization Graham calls handling of Kavanaugh allegations 'a drive-by shooting' MORE, with whom McCain had a contentious relationship, was not invited to the service. His daughter, Ivanka TrumpIvana (Ivanka) Marie TrumpEx-Trump, progressive strategists battle over charges of anti-Semitism surrounding Eric Trump Ethics watchdog requests probe into Trump officials traveling to campaign events Trump praises Arizona governor's pick of Jon Kyl to succeed McCain MORE, and husband Jared KushnerJared Corey KushnerThe Hill's Morning Report — Sponsored by United Against Nuclear Iran — Kavanaugh confirmation in sudden turmoil Manafort’s plea deal — the clear winners and losers Five takeaways from Manafort’s plea deal MORE were in attendance, as well as multiple other Trump Cabinet members.

The senator’s daughter, Meghan McCain, also delivered a powerful eulogy in which she took multiple swipes at Trump, blasting “cheap rhetoric” and taking aim at his 2016 campaign slogan.

"The America of John McCain has no need to be made great again because America was always great," she said.

McCain will be buried in a private ceremony Sunday at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.