Sen. John Kyl to be named John McCain's replacement

Sen. John Kyl to be named John McCain's replacement

Jon Kyl to the Senate on Tuesday, tapping a major conservative figure to replace the late Sen. "Kyl yet. What I have gotten is a commitment to serve Arizona through at least this session of Congress, and it's my hope that he serves longer", Ducey said.

"John Kyl is a dear friend of mine and John's".

Kyl, a Republican, is now shepherding Trump's nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court.

"I want to watch the hawks hunt from the sycamore, and then take my leave bound for a place near my old friend Chuck Larson, in the cemetery on the Severn, back where it began", McCain wrote.

Kyl, who served with McCain from 1995 to 2013, could possibly serve in the Senate until the general election in 2020.

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Just as Barack Obama, George Bush and Bill Clinton came together to laud the late Arizonan senator, the notably absent president hit up a golf course in Virginia.

"Jon Kyl has a record he's worked across the aisle and he has been lauded by both sides of the aisle", Ducey said.

Kyl said today at the news conference with Ducey that he doesn't have a relationship with Trump. "I will miss him", Senator Jeff Flake tweeted Sunday along with a photo of him and McCain, in which the former pilot wore a Navy hat.

Former Sen. Jon Kyl has been shepherding Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh through the Senate.

National Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan was among Canadian officials who attended John McCain's funeral in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, and he called the senator a "friend to Canada".

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Kyl is a well-respected Republican in Arizona who spent 26 years representing the state before becoming an attorney and lobbyist.

"The America of John McCain has no need to be made great again, because America was always great", said McCain, a talk-show host, to applause from those assembled. It is now up to the rest of us in a time when these values are truly threatened to live up to his example and serve a cause greater than ourselves.

Sen. McCain died August 25 after battling an aggressive form of brain cancer. What's more, to the outrage of McCain supporters, Trump started tweeting about a dispute with Canada about the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) during the Arizona senator's memorial.

"I think anyone that has served knows senator McCain's service and what he went through and his life of service".

Ducey said he opted to "pick the best possible person, regardless of politics". He also works for the lobbying group at the law firm Covington & Burling.

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Kyl retired in 2012 after a lengthy career in the Senate.

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