Meghan McCain, daughter of the late Arizona senior, John McCain, said on Saturday that she no longer calls herself a Republican because the party is "so attached to President Donald Trump," McCain, 34, made the comments during a performance on CNN's "The Van Jones Show". She said she was still a member of the Republican Party and still held conservative views, but she lamented what she sees as the President's stranglehold on the Republicans.
"I think more than 80 percent of Republicans support President Trump, and maybe they are. They do it because they have no other option, but I think Trump has really taken over the populous Trump," McCain said to Van Jones. "That's why there's this kind of no-man's-land I'm in."
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The View's co-host then recalled the memory of their deceased father: "As an American I hate this country without him. I know that sounds awful. I do not hate America, but I just hate it without its guidance. I am very ̵
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John McCain, who suffers from brain tumor last year, was a passionate critic of the President, and the two were known to trade barbs. During the election campaign, Trump infatuated McCain's military service infamously and said, "I like people who have not been captured." As for the Arizona Senator's time as a prisoner of war in Vietnam, McCain's dying wish was that Trump would not exist, according to the New York Times attended his memorial service.