Dave Chappelle pays respects to McCain at Capitol
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Dave Chappelle visited Washington, D.C., on Friday to attend the late Sen. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainThe Hill's 12:30 Report: Video depicting Trump killing media, critics draws backlash Backlash erupts at video depicting Trump killing media, critics Cindy McCain condemns video of fake Trump shooting political opponents, late husband MORE’s (R-Ariz.) memorial services.

Footage showed the comedian being escorted through the Capitol Rotunda, where visitors paid their respects before McCain’s American flag-draped casket.

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McCain died on Saturday at age 81 after being diagnosed last year with an aggressive form of brain cancer. His death came one day after his family announced his decision to discontinue medical treatment.

The late Arizona Republican, a former Vietnam prisoner of war and the 2008 GOP presidential nominee, received an outpouring of tributes and respect from friends and colleagues across the political spectrum following the news of his death, which came less than a week before his 82nd birthday. 

Chappelle, like McCain, has a history of being critical of President TrumpDonald John TrumpBusiness school deans call for lifting country-specific visa caps Bolton told ex-Trump aide to call White House lawyers about Ukraine pressure campaign: report Federal prosecutors in New York examining Giuliani business dealings with Ukraine: report MORE and said during a comedy special that aired last year that he “feels sorry” for “poor whites” who voted for Trump in the 2016 election because the commander in chief doesn't have their best interests in mind.

“You are poor. He’s fighting for me,” Chappelle said.