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 McCainGraham: Trump can make GOP bigger, stronger, or he 'could destroy it' Former Trump Defense chief Esper to join McCain Institute We need an independent 1/6 commission that the whole country can have confidence in 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 ObamaUnder Draghi's lead, Italy takes Europe another step away from populism Lawmakers, activists remember civil rights icons to mark 'Bloody Sunday' Why is Joe Biden dodging the public and the press? MORE and George W. Bush spoke at McCain’s funeral.

President TrumpDonald TrumpTrump vows 'No more money for RINOS,' instead encouraging donations to his PAC Federal judge rules 'QAnon shaman' too dangerous to be released from jail Pelosi says Capitol riot was one of the most difficult moments of her career MORE, with whom McCain had a contentious relationship, was not invited to the service. His daughter, Ivanka TrumpIvanka TrumpTrump Jr. was deposed in inauguration funds probe Former Trump officials eye bids for political office The Hill's Morning Report - Disaster politics hobble Cruz, Cuomo MORE, and husband Jared KushnerJared Corey KushnerBiden to speak with Saudi king 'soon' as pressure builds for Khashoggi report Biden to speak with Saudi king ahead of Khashoggi report: report Former Trump officials eye bids for political office 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.