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 McCainConservative activist wins contest to represent New Hampshire at Republican National Convention Schiff shows clip of McCain in Trump impeachment trial Martha McSally fundraises off 'liberal hack' remark to CNN reporter 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 BidenTrump denies telling Bolton Ukraine aid was tied to investigations Former senior Senate GOP aide says Republicans should call witnesses Title, release date revealed for Bolton memoir 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 WhitehouseDemocrats urge Supreme Court to save consumer agency from chopping block Citizens United decision weathers 10 years of controversy Sanders defends vote against USMCA: 'Not a single damn mention' of climate change 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 GrahamSunday shows preview: Lawmakers prepare for week two of impeachment trial Trump defense team signals focus on Schiff Trump legal team offers brisk opening defense of president 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 McConnellFormer senior Senate GOP aide says Republicans should call witnesses Democrats step up pressure over witnesses after Bolton bombshell Bolton book alleges Trump tied Ukraine aid freeze to Biden investigations: NYT MORE (R-Ky.), Speaker of the House Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanThe Hill's Morning Report — Dems detail case to remove Trump for abuse of power Social security emerges as latest flash point in Biden-Sanders tussle Hill.TV's Saagar Enjeti rips Sanders for 'inability to actually fight with bad actors' in party MORE (R-Wis.), and Vice President Pence are slated to make remarks at the ceremony. 

President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump denies telling Bolton Ukraine aid was tied to investigations Former senior Senate GOP aide says Republicans should call witnesses Title, release date revealed for Bolton memoir 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 MattisLawmakers push back at Pentagon's possible Africa drawdown Overnight Defense: Book says Trump called military leaders 'dopes and babies' | House reinvites Pompeo for Iran hearing | Dems urge Esper to reject border wall funding request Trump called top military brass 'a bunch of dopes and babies' in 2017: book 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.