Emails reveal the confusion behind the scenes when the White House raised its flag to full-staff just 2 days after John McCain's death

Newly released emails show the chaos that ensued behind the scenes when the White House decided to raise its flag to full-staff just two days after the death of Sen. John McCain.

While the US flag code only directs to keep the flag at half-staff two days after the death of a member of Congress, presidents usually keep them lowered through that person’s interment by issuing an official proclamation.

President Donald Trump, who often sparred

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