Flags atop the Idaho Capitol were still flying at full staff Aug. 27, 2018, nearly 48 hours after Sen. John McCain’s death, because Gov. Butch Otter was waiting for a proclamation from President Donald Trump. The flags were later lowered that afternoon.
Flags atop the Idaho Capitol were still flying at full staff Aug. 27, 2018, nearly 48 hours after Sen. John McCain’s death, because Gov. Butch Otter was waiting for a proclamation from President Donald Trump. The flags were later lowered that afternoon. Cynthia Sewell csewell@idahostatesman.com
Flags atop the Idaho Capitol were still flying at full staff Aug. 27, 2018, nearly 48 hours after Sen. John McCain’s death, because Gov. Butch Otter was waiting for a proclamation from President Donald Trump. The flags were later lowered that afternoon. Cynthia Sewell csewell@idahostatesman.com

Why the Idaho Capitol’s flags weren’t lowered Monday morning - and why they are now

August 27, 2018 04:31 PM