Weekend Rewind: John McCain dies at age 81

Republicans and Democrats alike celebrated the life of John McCain after his passing.
2:57 | 08/27/18

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Finally this half hour at least summer weekends are. Offing challenging us fend them is business because. Off a number of news is actually going on a summer. That was not the case this weekend here's our weekend we lined. We are coming on the air with some sad breaking news a true American hero six term Senator John McCain has just died. How much like this Diana. I have served. America's cars. Cause of our security in the security of our friends. The cause of freedom and equal justice. All my adult life. President is a lashing out again at Jeff Sessions president trump back on the attack against his own attorney general Jeff Sessions. Cleaning flooding special counsel Robert Mueller have a field day this meeting. Jeff Sessions when allowed politics to influence him only because he does understand what is happening underneath his command position. That response from the president on the heels and a rare statement made by session saying slowed the actions the Department of Justice will not be improperly influenced by political. Consideration the Pope would dress in the un relenting shadow of scandal and international outrage. Speaking of the Vatican's pain and shame hope Francis got an earful about the church's response to the sexual abuse crisis some of the signs there in the crowd. Clearly not meant to welcome them we ask that you listen to the victims and survivors. Broke Francis did listen sitting down behind closed doors for an hour and a half meeting. With vague survivors of clerical sexual abuse status. Eight of emergency. In Hawaii as tropical storm lane him tonight on Hawaii's big island and water as far as the eye can see with more rain on the way the National Weather Service warning of life threatening flash flooding already. Inundated areas. Lane dumping more than forty inches of rain on the big island the most from a tropical system here in eighteen years. OK yeah iconic song from other preferences dollar it's a revamped courtesy of the Muppets let's listen Manhattan. When I guess he's at all what's down but Donovan and mind here. And chick yeah right how ever since mid thirty's it's a revamp of the classic song that we've all heard and loved. The. You're like that it thinks it certainly honor that MIA the burden earning an inevitable I think he also they have big. You weekend and and a busy week ahead. This is ABC's world news now. Informing insomnia acts for two decades. I.

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