The Washington National Cathedral is fighting back against President ’s assertion that he had to approve the funeral arrangements for Sen. , one eyebrow-raising comment in his latest string of jabs against the late Arizona lawmaker.

“Washington National Cathedral was honored to host the funeral service for Sen. John McCain. All funerals and memorial services at the Cathedral are organized by the family of the deceased; only a state funeral for a former president involves consultation with government officials,” a cathedral spokesperson told HuffPost on Thursday. “No funeral at the Cathedral requires the approval of the president or any other government official.”

On Wednesday, Trump claimed that  for signing off on the funeral arrangements for the Republican senator, who died

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