Meghan McCain hits Trump over attacks on father: ‘You have disgraced the office of the presidency’

Meghan McCain hit back at President Trump early Friday morning after he criticized her father, the late Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), in a tweet. 

“Two years after he died, you still obsess over my dad. It kills you that no one will ever love you or remember you like they loved and remember him. He served his country with honor, you have disgraced the office of the presidency,” she tweeted, responding to Trump advising people to “check out last in his class John McCain, one of the most overrated people in D.C.” in an earlier tweet.

“You couldn’t even pull it out in Arizona,” Meghan McCain added, referring to President-elect Joe Biden winning the state Trump had secured in 2016.

Meghan McCain has frequently spoken out against Trump, especially in response to his repeated criticisms of her father, who died from brain cancer in 2018. 

Trump notably mocked the former GOP presidential nominee on the campaign trail in 2015, saying people think the Arizona lawmaker “was a war hero because he was captured” and that “I like people who weren’t captured.” 

The late senator spent 5 1/2 years as a prisoner of war while serving in the Navy during the Vietnam War.

Trump has repeatedly come under fire for mocking John McCain since, including after his death.

Both Meghan McCain and Cindy McCain, the late senator’s wife, celebrated Biden’s win in the 2020 presidential race. Cindy McCain helped campaign for Biden earlier this year. 

Tags 2020 2020 election Arizona Donald Trump Election Joe Biden John McCain Meghan McCain Presidential Race

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