Pallbearers, speakers announced for McCain's DC memorial service and Capitol ceremony

Pallbearers, speakers announced for McCain's DC memorial service and Capitol ceremony
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The pallbearers and speakers who will participate in the late Sen. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainArizona Democratic Party will hold vote to censure Sinema The 13 Republicans needed to pass gun-control legislation Biden's debate performance renews questions of health MORE's (R-Ariz.) memorial service and a ceremony at the Capitol this upcoming weekend have been announced. 

McCain was lauded throughout his life for maintaining friendships and striking deals across the aisle, and the ceremonies commemorating his life reflect that disposition. 

The pallbearers, who will help carry his coffin at the Washington National Cathedral memorial service on Saturday, include actor Warren Beatty, former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenJimmy Carter: 'I hope there's an age limit' on presidency 2020 candidates keep fitness on track while on the trail Mark Mellman: The most important moment in history? MORE, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, former Secretary of Defense William Cohen, former Sen. Russ Feingold (D-Wis.), former Sen. Gary Hart (D-Colo.), former Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge (R), McCain's former chief of staff Mark Salter, founder and president of FedEx Fred Smith, Sen. Sheldon WhitehouseSheldon WhitehouseKavanaugh impeachment push hits Capitol buzz saw Senate GOP pledges to oppose any efforts to 'pack' Supreme Court Senate Democrats push Trump to permanently shutter migrant detention facility MORE (D-R.I.), Vice Chairman of Open Russia Vladimir Kara-Murza, longtime fundraiser Carla Eudy, businessman Stephen Dart and former McCain presidential campaign manager Richard Davis.

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Each of the pallbearers is listed as a "friend" of McCain's in a schedule of events shared by the senator's office. 

Tributes and readings will be offered by former President George W. Bush, former President Obama, Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamTrump fires back at Graham over Iran criticism Overnight Defense: GOP wary of action on Iran | Pence says US 'locked and loaded' to defend allies | Iran's leader rules out talks with US Republicans wary of US action on Iran MORE (R-S.C.), former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, former Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I-Conn.) and former Sen. Kelly AyotteKelly Ann AyotteGOP fears Trump backlash in suburbs Trump makes rare trip to Clinton state, hoping to win back New Hampshire Key endorsements: A who's who in early states MORE (R-N.H.), as well as several family members. All those who are not family members are listed as friends of McCain's as well.

The former GOP presidential nominee is scheduled to lie in state at the Capitol on Friday, an honor that has been granted to only 30 public figures in U.S. history. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellDemocrats seize Senate floor to protest gun inaction: 'Put up or shut up' Democrats press for action on election security Hillicon Valley: Election security looms over funding talks | Antitrust enforcers in turf war | Facebook details new oversight board | Apple fights EU tax bill MORE (R-Ky.), Speaker of the House Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanThree-way clash set to dominate Democratic debate Krystal Ball touts Sanders odds in Texas Republicans pour cold water on Trump's term limit idea MORE (R-Wis.), and Vice President Pence are slated to make remarks at the ceremony. 

President TrumpDonald John TrumpJimmy Carter: 'I hope there's an age limit' on presidency White House fires DHS general counsel: report Trump to cap California trip with visit to the border MORE is not scheduled to speak at any of the events honoring McCain.

He also will not be attending McCain's funeral on Sunday, though the president said in a statement on Monday that he is sending administration officials in his place, including White House chief of staff John KellyJohn Francis KellyMORE, national security adviser John Bolton and Defense Secretary James MattisJames Norman MattisThe Hill's Morning Report - Trump takes 2020 roadshow to New Mexico Trump needs a national security adviser who 'speaks softly' US could deploy 150 troops to Syria: report MORE

McCain died on Saturday evening, a year after being diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer. He reportedly did not invite Trump, with whom he had a fraught relationship, to his funeral. 

McCain will also lie in state in the Arizona state Capitol earlier in the week.