Meghan McCain: Trump's legacy is DC looking like a 'war zone'
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"The View" co-host Meghan McCainMeghan Marguerite McCainMeghan McCain grills Psaki on 'hypocrisy' over migrant children facility Sinema goes viral for wearing 'Dangerous Creature' sweater on Senate floor Meghan McCain calls for Biden to remove Fauci MORE said Tuesday that President TrumpDonald TrumpTrump announces new tranche of endorsements DeSantis, Pence tied in 2024 Republican poll Lawmakers demand changes after National Guard troops at Capitol sickened from tainted food MORE would be remembered mostly for turning Washington, D.C., into a "war zone" for the last days of his presidency.

During an episode that aired the last full day of Trump's term, McCain excoriated the president over the security concerns surrounding President-elect Joe BidenJoe BidenSenate holds longest vote in history as Democrats scramble to save relief bill Ex-Trump appointee arrested in Capitol riot complains he won't be able to sleep in jail Biden helps broker Senate deal on unemployment benefits MORE's inauguration, which come following the massive, violent riot that overtook the Capitol on Jan. 6.

"Look, D.C., it's not an exaggeration or hubris to say it looks like a war zone right now," McCain said. "If this is anyone's definition of making America great, I don't know who they are."


"By all accounts or anyone's metric, he's leaving as a failure in a lot of ways," she continued, adding of the city: “To leave it looking like a war zone will be his legacy."

McCain, a conservative commentator, sparred frequently with Trump over the course of his 2016 campaign and time in office, in particular over his insults and criticism directed toward her father, the late Sen. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainFormer Trump Defense chief Esper to join McCain Institute We need an independent 1/6 commission that the whole country can have confidence in GOP targets Manchin, Sinema, Kelly on Becerra MORE (R-Ariz.). Earlier this month, she called on Vice President Pence to invoke the 25th Amendment and declare Trump unfit for office following the attack on the Capitol, which left five dead.

"He didn't disavow it, he didn't send in the National Guard and then he called them special and said we love them," McCain said a day after the assault, referring to the president's comments in a video message directed at the rioters.

"We have to get him out immediately," she added. "Because this cannot stand."