The service will reflect Franklin's strong gospel roots.
Aretha Franklin's funeral is honoring the Queen of Soul with pink Cadillacs and musical tributes galore.
Detroit regards Franklin as royalty.
He continued, " While the music she made captured some of our deepest human desires, namely affection and respect, and through her voice, her own voice, Aretha lifted those of millions, empowering and inspiring the vulnerable, the downtrodden, and everyone who may have just needed a little love". She wore a shimmering gold dress, with sequined heels - the fourth outfit Franklin was clothed in during a week of events leading up to her funeral.
"This woman got us all in these seats here today not because she had this breathtaking talent, which she did... but because she lived with courage - not without fear, but overcoming her fears". Seated behind the singer was former President Bill Clinton and Hillary Rodham Clinton as well as Rev. Al Sharpton and Rev. Jesse Jackson.
"When word went out that Ms. Franklin passed, Trump said she used to work for me".
Owens told CNN the funeral service will pay homage to Franklin's gospel roots and her love of the church. Her former husband Glynn Turman, who was at her bedside when she died, said that she was "a strong woman to the very end".
The singer said that she and the Queen of Soul ended up bonding the last time she spoke to her.
'We all have our days, ' the 74-year-old said. It's the key to freedom.
"After all she gave to the world, I felt we needed to give her an appropriate send-off that would match her legacy", Owens said.
He added: "Hopefully I've proven that to be a fact in terms of the second part". "Little thing - Merry Christmas". There is violence", Trump said, describing what would happen should his voters fail to cast ballots.
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He truly did put his country first and his life of service to the United States of America will long be remembered . President Trump and John McCain had feuded for years, and Trump was reportedly not invited to McCain's funeral.
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McGahn played a role in Trump's selection of both Kavanaugh and Justice Neil Gorsuch as candidates for the Supreme Court. His replacement is likely to be Emmett Flood, an attorney who worked with Bill Clinton to rebut impeachment proceedings.
That relationship crumbled over the last few months, especially after a federal raid of his office, hotel and home in April. Correspondents say it is unlikely Mr Trump's opponents would try to impeach him before November's mid-term elections.
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