"My deepest sympathies and respect go out to the family of Senator John McCain", he wrote.
McCain's wife, Cindy, widely seen as a possible candidate for appointment to succeed her husband, led the procession of relatives and dignitaries filing past his casket. I am so honoured to have been able to call Senator McCain my friend and am grateful to his family for allowing my family to be a part of their lives.
The Vietnam veteran was surprised when Cindy McCain walked right up to a crowd of well-wishers standing outside the building, including Carrasco.
Over the past two years, he stood out as sharp critic of President Donald Trump, a fellow Republican.
U.S. District Judge Diane Humetewa, who is Hopi, retired Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Luis Gonzales and former Arizona Coyotes captain Shane Doan are among 14 friends acting as pallbearers.
"The Senate, the United States, and the world are lesser places without John McCain", Schumer, a New York Democrat who is the minority leader in the Senate and who is Jewish, said Saturday on Twitter.
He is the namesake for the McCain Institute for International Leadership, a Washington, D.C. -based think tank tied to ASU, and he's spoken at the University on several occasions.
During the ceremony, Gov. Doug Ducey praised McCain for his dedication to his country. McCain's office, as many as 15,000 people visited the Capitol to pay their respects.
Arizona's first responders lined the plaza as the Arizona National Guard team carried McCain inside the Capitol.
DoD Mourns Death of Senator John S. McCain
The office of John McCain released the schedule of memorial events that will take place this week following the veteran's death. He unsuccessfully for the Republican presidential nomination in 2000, then won it in 2008.
Sen. Jeff Flake, former Arizona congressman Jim Kolbe and former Sen.
A further memorial service will be held on Saturday at the Washington National Cathedral followed by a private memorial service and burial on Sunday at the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, where he graduated as a US Navy officer in 1958 before becoming a fighter pilot. "He gave me a rapper's name", Morales said.
Ducey said John McCain was about more than politics, he "brought us above politics".
He would have turned 82 years old on Wednesday. "He represented the last of that as far as I'm concerned". "I want to be relevant", he said.
Ducey said McCain's fight for America wasn't over adding "it's a fight all Americans are obligated to continue on his behalf".
"Whether it's renaming the Senate building or something else, I'm not sure". The visitation was to continue as long as people waited in line, said Rick Davis, McCain's former presidential campaign manager.
Following a memorial ceremony at the North Phoenix Baptist Church on Thursday, McCain's remains are to be flown on a military aircraft to Washington.
Former Vice President Joe Biden is among speakers at the church service, which will be attended by dozens of senators, other politicians and some professional athletes.