President TrumpDonald TrumpWhat blue wave? A close look at Texas today tells of a different story Democrats go down to the wire with Manchin Trump's former bodyguard investigated in NY prosectors' probe: report MORE’s son Donald Trump Jr.Don TrumpDonald Trump Jr. joins Cameo Book claims Trump family members were 'inappropriately' close with Secret Service agents Trump Jr. shares edited video showing father knocking Biden down with golf ball MORE defended his father on “The View” Thursday, saying that the president is “controversial” but “took on the establishment.”

Trump Jr. responded to a question from Meghan McCainMeghan Marguerite McCainMeghan McCain: Biden 'doing grave spiritual harm to himself' and country with abortion policy Meghan McCain, Whoopi Goldberg spar over Biden's outburst at CNN reporter Meghan McCain: Harris 'sounded like a moron' discussing immigration MORE, daughter of the late Sen. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainHeatwaves don't lie: Telling the truth about climate change Overnight Energy: Lake Mead's decline points to scary water future in West | White House leads opposition to raising gas tax | Biden taps ex-New Mexico lawmaker for USDA post Lake Mead's decline points to scary water future in West MORE (R.-Ariz.), about whether he feels “good” about how he and his family “have hurt a lot of people.”

“I understand that he’s controversial,” Trump Jr. said. “I understand that he’s offended a lot of people, but I also understand he took on the establishment, and that’s the premier sin in American politics these days to do that.”

Trump Jr. described the president as a “counterpuncher” who is taking up the fight conservatives have neglected to do in the past.

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“My father has been working tirelessly to bring back the American dream [for those] who’ve watched politicians with no business experience send that American dream abroad to countries that hate our guts,” he said on the show.

The president’s son has been a staunch defender of his father, denouncing Democrats, the media and even some Republicans for criticizing President Trump.

He has also backed his father in his push for investigation of former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenMilitary must better understand sexual assaults to combat them The Hill's Equilibrium — Presented by NextEra Energy — Tasmanian devil wipes out penguin population On The Money: Democrats make full-court press on expanded child tax credit | White House confident Congress will raise debt ceiling MORE’s son in Ukraine.