LIVE COVERAGE: Senator John McCain lies in state at The U.S. Capitol

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Sen. John McCain on Friday is lying in state in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda, where top elected officials are paying their respects. McCain is only the 31st person to lie in state there, an honor reserved for past presidents and the most revered public servants.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan and Vice President Mike Pence are expected to give remarks at the 11 a.m. ceremony. Friday's ceremony follows a memorial service for the late senator in Arizona on Thursday. McCain was also honored at the Arizona Capitol, where he lay in state on Wednesday
McCain will lie in state in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda through Friday afternoon so visitors can pay their respects.
A private memorial service will take place for McCain on Saturday. Former President George W. Bush and former President Barack Obama are expected to give the eulogy.

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