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Tearful Graham mourns McCain in Senate eulogy


August 29, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — John McCain's close friend Lindsey Graham mixed laughter and tears on the Senate floor Tuesday as he remembered "Operation Maverick," which he described as lessons in choosing "what's right at your own expense."

"He taught me that honor and imperfection are always in competition," Sen. Graham said, reading from a handwritten outline next to McCain's empty desk, now topped with roses. "I do not cry for a perfect man. I cry for a man who had honor and always was willing to admit to his imperfection."

The South Carolina Republican added, "There's a little McCain in all of u...

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