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McCain Death / Trump #1129233

ABC Evening News for Monday, Aug 27, 2018
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(White House: Jonathan Karl) The breaking news on shifting actions by President Trump on the death of Senator John McCain featured; details given about the planned tributes & funeral; scenes shown of McCain's final vote on the move to repeal Obamacare & of the White House flag at half-staff, raised, lowered again. [Senator Mitch MCCONNELL - speaks about McCain, an American hero.] [McCain friend Rick DAVIS††- reads McCain's final letter about getting through these challenging times.] [Senator Jeff FLAKE - comments on former President Obama & former President Bush speaking at the funeral.] [Voice of Hillary CLINTON - comments on McCain.] Three times, the president's refusal to say anything today about McCain shown. The reports on the pressure from the VFW & American Legion for the president to lower the flag discussed.

(Studio: David Muir) The ABC News visit to the Hanoi Hilton, the prison where McCain was held during the Vietnam War, noted. {Note: see story at 5:56:50.}

Muir, David;
Karl, Jonathan

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