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Mourners paid tribute to the late Arizona Senator John McCain and singer Aretha Franklin.
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Written by Elaine Godfrey (@elainejgodfrey)

Today in 5 Lines

  • Lawmakers and other officials paid tribute to the late Arizona Senator John McCain, who was brought to the U.S. Capitol Rotunda to lie in state. A memorial service will be held Saturday at the Washington National Cathedral.

  • A senior Justice that Christopher Steele, the ex-British spy who compiled the Trump-Russia dossier, told him Russian intelligence believed they had Donald Trump “over a barrel.”

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