Meghan McCain says she talks to Biden ‘all the time’

"The View" co-host Meghan McCain says she speaks to former Vice President Joe BidenJoseph (Joe) Robinette BidenBiden, Sanders lead field in Iowa poll The 2020 Democratic nomination will run through the heart of black America Gillibrand says she's worried about top options in Dem 2020 poll being white men MORE "all the time," adding the two bonded after her father, Sen. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainTrump will likely win reelection in 2020 Kevin McLaughlin tapped to serve as NRSC executive director for 2020 Kasich on death of 7-year-old in Border Patrol custody: 'Shame on Congress' MORE (R-Ariz.), was diagnosed with brain cancer last year.

"I talk to him all the time, and he checks in on me all the time," she told Glamour in an interview

During an appearance on "The View" in December, Biden comforted Meghan McCain on air as she grieved over her father's diagnosis. Biden, a former senator from Delaware, has known John McCain for decades. 

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It was after that appearance, "The View" co-host told Glamour, that she and Biden formed "a different kind of relationship." In an email to the magazine, Biden expressed his own admiration for McCain.

"There is no manual to consult when it comes to dealing with a seriously ill parent," he wrote. "But if there was, Meghan McCain would be the one to write it.

"Publicly she has been fierce as John's advocate, and privately her love and encouragement have sustained him," he continued. "The way the entire McCain family has handled the cards they have been dealt is worthy of our admiration, and I know John is so incredibly proud of his daughter."

John McCain was diagnosed last year with an aggressive form of brain cancer called glioblastoma – the same kind of cancer that killed Biden's oldest son, Beau Biden, in 2015.