September 23, 2017
In this July 22, 2016 file photo, Sen. John McCain speaks to the audience at Beale Celebrations. McCain has said he will not vote for the latest attempt to overhaul Obamacare.
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Sen. John McCain died Saturday after battling brain cancer for more than a year. He was 81.
Asked how he wanted to be remembered, McCain said simply: "That I made a major contribution to the defense of the nation."
John McCain faced a choice that balanced friendship, party loyalty and his convictions. He made the decision some of his closest advisers expected.