Pelosi on McCain: 'With all of his strength and pride, he had a sense of humility'

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi discusses the legacy of Sen. John McCain's tenure in Congress on "This Week."
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Transcript for Pelosi on McCain: 'With all of his strength and pride, he had a sense of humility'
John McCain reached across party lineand we're joined houseocratic leader, Nancy psi. She joins us by phos morning. Congresswoman Pelosi, how will reer John McCain? I'll remembermccain as a source of strength to our country. S personaltrength and his love for this country, and his love for peace. I'm rtbroken, and I think ica is in ars at the the capitol. Our hearts are at half staff just at this loss. We knew citing. It came so soon justor bihday, but it all gives us a chanceidentify with something so very special life of courage, sacrifice Ng out to hers. I'll just mber him as -- in a fuy way, he always made me laugh. Is to say his ch characza of on. Maybe he didn't mean them as humout it struck to th art of the challenges we face, and with that kind oty he had, with Al H strength and pride. Ad a sense O understanding other people's point of view. Years to the day of his great friend, senator Ted kennedy,f the samein cancer. Resent an era atd, congresswoman. Their relationship was one that I thill of us admired, and were grar. Certainly -- as you sathe ony of theiming and the cause of their passing is a remarkable coience, but maybe thentity of R lives juetermined that would be the case. In any event, I knhat Ted Kennedy and so many of our colleaguesboth sides of the aisle, whethhey were in complete agreement with John McCain, were in agreement ting on behalf of our country and what he truly Beed. Your democratic Colle in the senate chuck Schumer demandruteffice builng be renamed after John McCain T appropriate tribute? I think it would be a great everyone who to wngould kw very spl place thn in held. It has will continue ton our cou. I would like to say thatclose and Pers, S leadership on behalf of our verans and their families when we worked together on something that elith dole, T etary senator, titles, established our hid heroes. We served as co-chairs of the taskce to helphe families the caregivers -retakersof our men and women returning from battle, and his role as chair of the services committee, he always looked for men and women in uniform on the batteld and when they C hand whathey were protting was freedom and her area thatorked closely with, another one was years ago when we didain/feingold, and he said, you got to get e.working together, we was generous with his sharing of creto my Collea, but, in F was quite rerkable thing our country presng our fr Big biparti congresswopelosi, thank very muc said, johncc H great detion toerans and the military.e joined ny a milita

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