Meghan McCain on Trump's GOP: 'The party I was part of is dead'

Meghan McCain, the daughter of Sen. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainOvernight Defense: GOP lawmaker takes unannounced trip to Syria | Taliban leader pens New York Times op-ed on peace talks | Cheney blasts paper for publishing op-ed GOP lawmaker makes unannounced trip to northeastern Syria Meghan McCain after Gaetz says Trump should pardon Roger Stone: 'Oh come on' MORE (R-Ariz.), on Thursday night slammed the Republican Party as Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpAdvisor: Sanders could beat Trump in Texas Bloomberg rips Sanders over Castro comments What coronavirus teaches us for preventing the next big bio threat MORE was accepting the GOP's presidential nomination in Cleveland. 

"The party I was part of is dead," McCain tweeted. 


McCain has been vocal about her disdain for Trump throughout the election, saying earlier this week she cried when delegates in Cleveland officially voted for the billionaire at the Republican National Convention. 

"It's really hard. I understand the voters have spoken. I understand that he's had more votes than any other candidate, but this is an incredibly polarizing election. ... This is not the vision for America I have," McCain said on the "America Now" radio talk show. 

"This is a garbage election with two garbage candidates and America deserves a lot better than this." 

Trump mocked John McCain's military service last summer as he was starting his presidential campaign, calling the Vietnam POW a "loser" and saying "I like people who weren't captured."