Vice President Mike Pence and wife Karen Pence view the casket of former Senator John McCain in the Capitol Rotunda. Photo: Kevin Dietsch-Pool/Getty Images

Members of Congress and the president's cabinet gathered Friday morning with the McCain family to honor Sen. John McCain's life in a ceremony under the Capitol Dome. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, House Speaker Paul Ryan and Vice President Mike Pence spoke at the service.

“This is one of the bravest souls our nation has ever produced.”
— Speaker Paul Ryan on what he will want his children to know about John McCain
"He had America's fighting spirit, our noble idealism, our solemn patriotism, and our slightly irreverent streak all rolled into one."
— Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell
"In the long history of our nation, only 30 Americans have lain in state here in the United States Capitol Rotunda. Today, as a reflection of the esteem in which his colleagues and our country hold him, Senator John McCain joins those ranks."
— Vice President Mike Pence
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The casket of Senator John McCain arrives inside the Rotunda. Photo: Kevin Lamarque/Pool via Getty Images
US Vice President Mike Pence confers with Cindy McCain. Photo: Andrew Harnik/AFP via Getty Images
Cindy McCain kneels at her husband's casket. Photo: Kevin Lamarque/Pool via Getty Images
Roberta McCain, mother of US Senator John McCain, wipes her eyes as she looks at his casket. Photo: Andrew Harnik/AFP via Getty Images
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pay their respects. Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images
Karen Pence, US Vice President Mike Pence, Janna Ryan, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI), Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) pay respects. Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images
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Members of the public file through the Rotunda to pay their respects to the late-Sen. John McCain. Photo:Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

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