John McCainRepublican Sen. John McCain of Arizona and Democratic Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York.AP

  • Sen. John McCain died on Saturday, one day after his family announced he would be discontinuing his brain cancer treatment.
  • Former presidents, world leaders, and Congress mourned his passing and offered their condolences for his family.

Sen. John McCain died on Saturday, one day after his family announced he would be discontinuing his brain cancer treatment.

McCain, a six-term US senator, earned both praise and criticism during his long tenure. But despite political differences, he earned the respect from his colleagues for his storied military service and plain-spoken views.

Former presidents, world leaders, and Congress mourned his passing and offered their condolences for his family.

Here’s what they had to say: