Nicolle Wallace, a senior adviser and campaign spokeswoman for Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), praised President-elect Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaOvernight Health Care: Trump testing czar says rise in cases is real | Obama rips Trump's pandemic response | CDC: Increasing numbers of adults say they wear masks Trump calls Fox 'disappointing' for airing Obama speech Trump blasts Obama speech for Biden as 'fake' after Obama hits Trump's tax payments MORE and his aides for their graciousness after their general election victory.

Wallace, in a column on The Daily Beast, wrote that Obama was right to allow Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) to remain in the Democratic Senate conference and to retain his chairmanship of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.

"It was the right thing for Barrack [sic] Obama to do for a man who simply stood up for what