McCain reveals his wish for Trump not to attend his funeral

In McCain's new book, he admits he regrets choosing Sarah Palin to be his running mate instead of longtime friend, former Connecticut Senator Joe Lieberman.
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And back home, news about senator John McCain as he battles brain cancer. Revealing some of his final wishes. Naming who he wants at his funeral, and president trump is not on the list. The senator also with at least one political regret. Here's Stephanie Ramos. Reporter: Tonight, senator John McCain reading from his final memoir as he continues his battle with brain cancer. I have some things I'd like to take care of first. Some work that needs finishing and some people I need to see. Reporter: As he also plans for his own funeral. According to "The New York Times" those closest to McCain have informed the white house that the current plan is for vice president Mike pence to attend the service but not president trump. In recent weeks the "Times" reporting McCain has been joined by close friends and family including former vice president Joe Biden. Despite Biden refusing to comment on speculation he might make a 2020 presidential run, McCain encouraging him to, quote, "Not walk away" from politics. The senator also expressing regret from his own 2008 presidential campaign that he chose Sarah Palin to be his running mate instead of longtime friend, former Connecticut senator Joe Lieberman. This morning, the 81-year-old's son-in-law said McCain is doing well. He's talking, he's chatty, and he's walking around. Look, this is a terrible disease. Reporter: In "The restless wave," out later this month, McCain details one of his final wishes. Before I leave I'd like to see us recover our sense that we are more alike than different. Reporter: McCain hasn't been on capitol hill much since late last year but he remains involved and engaged. Tom? Stephanie, thank you. Turning now to weather. Temperatures hitting triple

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