Sen. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainMeghan McCain to Trump: 'Thanks for the publicity' Grant Woods, longtime friend of McCain and former Arizona AG, dies at 67 Will Trump choose megalomania over country? MORE's (R-Ariz.) daughter says she voted for third-party candidate Evan McMullin for president.
Meghan McCain tweeted Thursday that she voted for McMullin, a former House GOP staffer who mounted an independent campaign in opposition to GOP presidential nominee Donald TrumpDonald TrumpSix big off-year elections you might be missing Twitter suspends GOP Rep. Banks for misgendering trans health official Meghan McCain to Trump: 'Thanks for the publicity' MORE.
Meghan McCain has been critical of both Trump and Democratic nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonSuper PACs release ad campaign hitting Vance over past comments on Trump I voted for Trump in 2020 — he proved to be the ultimate RINO in 2021 Neera Tanden tapped as White House staff secretary MORE throughout the campaign, and had suggested she would vote for a third-party candidate instead.
Her father withdrew his support from Trump last month after a recording surfaced of Trump talking about groping women without their permission.
Instead, John McCain said last month, he might write in the name of his friend Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamPennsylvania Republican becomes latest COVID-19 breakthrough case in Congress McCain: Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner had 'no goddamn business' attending father's funeral Mayorkas tests positive for COVID-19 breakthrough case MORE (R-S.C.) for president.
Weeks into Trump's presidential campaign, in July 2015, he drew widespread criticism for mocking McCain's military service, sarcastically saying: "He's a hero because he was captured? I like people that weren't captured."