Republican Senator John McCain, with whom on Saturday in Washington, it was goodbye, he was buried in the city of Annapolis on the territory of the naval Academy. John McCain, during the burial service Sunday for the longtime Arizona Republican.
Arizona is among the states where Trump's approval ratings are solid and durable, and McSally was hardly a Trump backer when he ran for President in 2016. In recent weeks, he has served as the "sherpa" who has guided Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, through the halls of Congress, a role in which he has coordinated closely with the White House. "Kudos to Senator Kyl for his willingness to serve once again".
Doug Ducey has scheduled a 1 p.m. ET news conference to make the announcement. A special election is expected to be held in 2020 to serve out the remainder of McCain's term, which ends in 2022. On Tuesday, Arizona governor Doug Ducey chose to return the 76-year-old Republican to the Senate, in a move that will strengthen Mitch McConnell's caucus in the short term - but just might weaken it in the long run.
Sen. McCain died August 25 after battling an aggressive form of brain cancer.
Without naming Trump, McCain's daughter, Bush and Obama all rebuked Trump, who feuded with the late senator and mocked his military service, which included 5-1/2 years as a prisoner during the Vietnam War.
"The America of John McCain is generous and welcoming and bold. I like people who weren't captured".
Kyl, 76, served alongside McCain for three terms and was the second-ranking Republican in the Senate before his retirement in 2012.
Back in 2011, Kyl announced his intentions to retire from public service in 2013.
"His own attitude, the way he faced death with characteristic fearlessness and perspective, really comforted me", Lieberman said. His work was primarily focused on tax issues affecting the company, but Kyl's firm, Covington & Burling, also lobbied the House and Senate to drum up support for the B-21 bomber, a stealth aircraft Northrop Grumman is building for the Air Force.
"When others were looking into Vladimir Putin's eyes, with an eye of understanding him and reaching accommodation with him, John, of course, said: I looked into his eyes and saw KGB", Kyl said.
'I think McCain would be very happy with the pick.