“That is hilarious! All I can say is that anyone that knows me know I am absolutely nowhere near ready for marriage,” McCain told us in an email when we mentioned her dad’s response.

But the senator, 76, quickly changed his mind after initially saying he hoped Meghan would be next to get hitched. He laughed and said, “Actually, I hope it’s Jimmy. He needs it more.”

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Meghan McCain agreed, saying of her younger bro, who served with the Marines in Iraq, “I actually think my little brother Jimmy will be the next one to bite the bullet. He’s a total relationship guy.”

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