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Obama, Bush to give eulogies at McCain's eventual funeral: report

Former Presidents George W. Bush and Obama are expected to deliver eulogies at Sen. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainCongress brings back corrupt, costly, and inequitably earmarks Trump knocks CNN for 'completely false' report Gaetz was denied meeting The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Tax March - Biden, lawmakers start down a road with infrastructure MORE's (R-Ariz.) eventual funeral, NBC News reported Saturday.

The news that the two former presidents plan to speak at the event comes amid revelations that those close to McCain have informed the White House that they plan to have Vice President Pence attend the senator's funeral — but not President TrumpDonald TrumpBiden administration still seizing land near border despite plans to stop building wall: report Illinois House passes bill that would mandate Asian-American history lessons in schools Overnight Defense: Administration says 'low to moderate confidence' Russia behind Afghanistan troop bounties | 'Low to medium risk' of Russia invading Ukraine in next few weeks | Intelligence leaders face sharp questions during House worldwide threats he MORE

The New York Times reported earlier on Saturday that McCain's funeral is expected to take place at the Washington National Cathedral.

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The 81-year-old McCain is currently undergoing treatment for an aggressive form of brain cancer that he was diagnosed with last year.

In an audio excerpt from his forthcoming memoir, "The Restless Wave: Good Times, Just Causes, Great Fights, and Other Appreciations," aired by NPR this week, McCain acknowledges that he doesn't "know how much longer I'll be here."

The senator has often had a contentious and rocky relationship with Trump. In excerpts from his upcoming memoir, McCain offers a sharp rebuke of the president, questioning his convictions as a leader and hitting him for his attacks on refugees and the press. 

"I'm not sure what to make of President Trump's convictions," he writes.