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 McCainGOP senator says Republicans didn't control Senate when they held majority Pence met with silence after mentioning Trump in Munich speech Mark Kelly's campaign raises over M in days after launching Senate bid 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 ObamaGovernment's misguided holiday to celebrate itself Virginia can be better than this Democrats have a chance of beating Trump with Julian Castro on the 2020 ticket MORE and George W. Bush spoke at McCain’s funeral.

President TrumpDonald John TrumpRosenstein expected to leave DOJ next month: reports Allies wary of Shanahan's assurances with looming presence of Trump States file lawsuit seeking to block Trump's national emergency declaration MORE, with whom McCain had a contentious relationship, was not invited to the service. His daughter, Ivanka TrumpIvana (Ivanka) Marie TrumpFour names emerge for UN position: report Trump dismisses Ann Coulter after criticism: 'I hardly know her' On The Money: Trump to sign border deal, declare emergency to build wall | Senate passes funding bill, House to follow | Dems promise challenge to emergency declaration MORE, and husband Jared KushnerJared Corey KushnerThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by the American Academy of HIV Medicine - Will there be any last-minute shutdown drama? Rule change sharpens Dem investigations into Trump Drama hits Senate Intel panel’s Russia inquiry 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.