Moments ago in the Senate chamber, lawmakers listened to a familiar voice no one had heard for quite awhile.
It was a video of the late Sen. John McCain playing on the Senate's screen, talking about the vital relationship between the US and Ukraine.
The clip was part of the Democrats’ presentation on the importance of preserving the strategic alliance, and as House manager Adam Schiff tossed to the sound, senators looked genuinely surprised — and some comforted — by McCain’s presence in the chamber.
Sen. Lindsey Graham, McCain’s best friend, looked up toward the ceiling for a moment as the clip came to an end. When it was over, Graham folded his hands together and returned his gaze to Schiff.
Watch the moment: