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Flag at White House Lowered to Half-Staff Again After Backlash

The White House has again lowered the American flag to half-staff after earlier backlash as the nation continues to mourn the passing of Senator John McCain.

Many people were stunned by the flag only being lowered for a short time following the death of such a prominent American political figure. The decision earlier came between reporting yesterday that President Donald Trump nixed a White House statement on McCain and the President’s ignoring of reporters’ shouted questions today about McCain.

Now the flag is at half-staff again:

You can watch CNN’s report above.

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