Meghan McCain: My father would find it 'hilarious' Trump is 'jealous of him'

Meghan McCain mocked President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump conversation with foreign leader part of complaint that led to standoff between intel chief, Congress: report Pelosi: Lewandowski should have been held in contempt 'right then and there' Trump to withdraw FEMA chief nominee: report MORE on Wednesday, accusing him of being jealous of her late father, former Sen. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainCan the presidential candidates please talk about our debt crisis? Michelle Malkin knocks Cokie Roberts shortly after her death: 'One of the first guilty culprits of fake news' Arizona Democratic Party will hold vote to censure Sinema MORE (R-Ariz.).

The co-host of ABC's "The View" said her father would find it "hilarious" that the president was still publicly criticizing him months after his death.


“If I had told my dad, 'Seven months after you're dead, you're going to be dominating the news and all over Twitter,' he would think it was so hilarious that our president was so jealous of him that he was dominating the news cycle in death,” McCain told her co-hosts.

"Do not feel bad for me and my family," McCain continued. "We are blessed, we are a family of privilege. Feel bad for people out there who are being bullied who don't have support."

Her remarks come after Trump again attacked McCain over Twitter for voting against a Republican effort to repeal ObamaCare in 2017. Trump said the vote would be a "stain" on the legacy of the former senator, who died of brain cancer in August 2018.

On Monday, Trump stepped up his feud, telling reporters that he was "never a fan" of McCain and never would be.

A number of GOP senators criticized Trump for the remarks.

“I just want to lay it on the line, that the country deserves better, the McCain family deserves better,” Sen. Johnny IsaksonJohnny IsaksonHere are the lawmakers who aren't seeking reelection in 2020 GOP senator presses VA after veteran reportedly bitten by ants at nursing home GOP buys after Democrat launches Georgia Senate bid MORE (R-Ga.) told The Bulwark, a conservative website, Wednesday. “I don’t care if he’s president of United States, owns all the real estate in New York, or is building the greatest immigration system in the world.”

On Wednesday, Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerCharles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerSchumer, Pelosi push Trump to back universal background check bill Sinema says she would back Kennedy in race against Markey Democrats threaten to withhold defense votes over wall MORE (D-N.Y.) said he would reintroduce legislation to rename one of the Senate office buildings after McCain.