Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) has reportedly not been invited to attend funeral services for Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), her one-time runningmate.
NBC News reported Wednesday that Palin had not been invited. A source within the Palin family told NBC News that "out of respect to Senator McCain and his family we have nothing to add at this point."
"The Palin family will always cherish their friendship with the McCains and hold those memories dear," the source added, according to NBC.
Palin ran as McCain's vice presidential nominee during his 2008 bid for the White House. McCain ultimately lost to then Democratic president-elect Barack Obama.
A private ceremony for McCain was held Wednesday inside the Arizona State Capitol rotunda. He will lie in state in Arizona for two days before being transported to the U.S. Capitol to lie in state there on Friday. McCain will have a funeral service in his home state on Thursday, where former Vice President Biden will speak.
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