07/29/2013 04:59 pm ET

John McCain Tears Up Remembering POW Cellmate Bud Day

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) teared up while remembering his recently deceased friend Bud Day on the Senate Floor Monday.

"I will miss Bud every day for the rest of my life, but I will see him again. I know I will," McCain said.

Day was McCain's cellmate while they were held as prisoners of war in Vietnam. Day died at his home in Shalimar, Fla. on Saturday surrounded by family. The decorated war veteran was 88.

Watch a clip of McCain tearing up on the Senate floor above


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