Gov. Wolf orders flags at half-staff to honor John McCain

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has ordered all U.S. and state flags to half-staff to honor Senator John McCain.

"Senator John McCain dedicated his entire life to his country and we owe him a debt of gratitude for his sacrifice and contributions over decades of service," Wolf said in a statement Monday.

All flags at the Capitol and throughout public buildings and grounds in the state are to be lowered Monday through sunset on Sunday, the day of interment.

McCain, 81, passed away Saturday after a battle with brain cancer.

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