Former President George W. Bush mourned the death of GOP senator and war hero John McCain on Saturday night.
“Some lives are so vivid, it is difficult to imagine them ended. It is hard to think of them stilled, ” Bush wrote in a statement.
“John McCain was a man of deep conviction and a patriot of the highest order. He was a public servant in the finest traditions of our country. And to me, he was a friend whom I’ll deeply miss,” he continued.
The former commander-in-chief and first lady Laura Bush also extended their “heartfelt sympathies” to Cindy McCain and the couple’s children.
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