Wednesday on ABC’s “The View,” Cindy and Meghan McCain responded to President Donald Trump‘s criticism of Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) at last week’s Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) while the senator is battling glioblastoma, a rare form of brain cancer.
Meghan McCain said, “As everyone knows President Trump attacked my father during the election and there was a report in the fall that he had been physically mocking my dad’s war injuries and I was very upset and tweeted about it. I get a phone call that was like the president would like to talk to you. And when the president calls you, any president I will answer the phone… I had a really nice conversation with him and Melania. I was under the impression the sort of fight between him and my father especially at this particular moment would end. I understand the argument is he’s talking about policy and that’s the attack, but it’s still incredibly hurtful to have this moment of booing at CPAC which is supposed to be the mothership of conservatism. To see booing at this specific moment is incredibly hurtful and I feel very naive to have believed this would be anything different.”
Cindy McCain added, “You know, we have much bigger things to worry about right now than to worry about what the president says. But more importantly, the things that have happened since that vote that he took, his defense bill was passed. Just yesterday a human trafficking bill helping stop human trafficking online, the sale of children was passed. It was the McCain bill. I think the president failed to understand this. But more importantly, in my own —for my own feeling we need more compassion, we need more empathy, we need more togetherness in terms of working together. We don’t need more bullying, and I’m tired of it.”
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