John McCain funeral: Obama’s eulogy denounces ‘insult and bombast’ in politics

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John McCain funeral: Obama’s eulogy denounces ‘insult and bombast’ in politics

The former president did not mention Donald Trump, but spoke of McCain’s calls to rise above ‘phony controversies’

Donald Trump’s name was never mentioned but Barack Obama delivered a broadside at the president when he spoke at the memorial service for John McCain in Washington on Saturday and decried “insult and phony controversies” in politics and public life.

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