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

Meghan McCain, the daughter of Sen. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainKelly takes under-the-radar approach in Arizona Senate race Voting rights, Trump's Big Lie, and Republicans' problem with minorities Sinema, Manchin curb Biden's agenda MORE (R-Ariz.), on Thursday night slammed the Republican Party as Donald TrumpDonald TrumpTrump lawyers to Supreme Court: Jan. 6 committee 'will not be harmed by delay' Two House Democrats announce they won't seek reelection DiCaprio on climate change: 'Vote for people that are sane' 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."