Senator John McCain Dead at 81


Republican Senator John McCain has died at the age of 81.

The Arizona Senator was diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumor just over a year ago.

In an announcement on Friday a statement from McCain said that he will not be seeking any more treatment for cancer.

In Canada, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and former Prime Minister Stephen Harper offered condolences.

John McCain was at one time a Vietnam prisoner of war. He tried for office of the president twice.

He was an Arizona senator since 1987.


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