Meghan McCain‘s final week on the job at The View started with controversy Monday — and she or he wasn’t even within the shot when it occurred.
Although McCain was current early within the present, she sat out the co-hosts’ digital interview with visitor Mary Trump, a frequent critic of her uncle, former President Donald Trump. The youthful Trump, creator of the guide The Reckoning: Our Nation’s Trauma and Finding a Way to Heal, argued with McCain in a earlier go to to the ABC talkfest, even supposing McCain isn’t any fan of the previous POTUS both. McCain is an outspoken conservative, certain, however she has repeatedly decried Donald Trump and his remedy of her father, the late Sen. John McCain.
Mary Trump mentioned her uncle proved that “using racism as a platform is successful,” a simple method to divide the nation. She famous that the American folks must proceed to have the robust conversations about race and gender, ones which are usually a part of reveals comparable to The View. Then she seemingly known as out Meghan McCain, with out ever utilizing her identify. (Those feedback begin at about 2:01 within the clip under.)
“It’s a shame that your colleague didn’t have the courage to come on and have this conversation with me,” Trump mentioned. “But I appreciate that you were all willing to take up these very difficult subjects because racism, in my view, is at the heart of everything that’s wrong in 21st century America.”
McCain responded on Twitter, writing: “There is no ‘good’ Trump family member to me. Continue to wish they would all just leave me and my entire family the f*** alone.”
Just earlier than that, McCain shared a GIF of Elisabeth Moss leaving her workplace in Mad Men, sporting sun shades indoors and smoking a cigarette. She captioned it, “4 more days.”
McCain introduced on the July 1 present that she can be leaving the manufacturing after 4 years, on the finish of the season.
“Look, COVID has changed the world for all of us and it changed the way, at least for me, the way I am looking at life,” she mentioned then.
She famous the truth that The View tapes in New York City and that she moved to Washington, D.C., through the pandemic affected her choice.
At the time, McCain mentioned engaged on the speak present was “one of the greatest” privileges of her life.