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Posted Monday 10/08/18 at 12:57PM EDT
Meghan McCain makes an emotional return to The View, vows to continue her dad John McCain's fight
Source: The Daily Beast
“I have a lot of things to say and this is probably the only time I’m going to get a segment to myself to say it,” she began, thanking America for being kind to her family in the wake of her father's cancer battle and death.
Posted Monday 10/01/18 at 1:07PM EDT
Meghan McCain to return to The View next week
McCain has been absent from the ABC daytime talk show since her dad John McCain died on Aug. 25. She tweeted that that plans to return on Monday, Oct. 8.
Posted Monday 8/27/18 at 10:30PM EDT
Will Meghan McCain appear on The View's season premiere following John McCain's death?
Next Monday's season premiere is two days after her father John McCain's funeral. An ABC spokesperson said: “We are taking our cues from Meghan, and her View family is ready to welcome her home as soon as she is ready."
Posted Saturday 8/25/18 at 10:48PM EDT
John McCain dies: Meghan McCain shares heartfelt tribute to her late father
The View co-host tweeted "I love you forever - my beloved father" shortly after her dad died of brain cancer, four days shy of his 82nd birthday. In an emotional statement, she wrote that the former prisoner of war, presidential candidate, and U.S. senator "was a great fire who burned bright, and we lived in his light and warmth for so very long. We k now that his flame lives on, in each of u s. The days and years to come will not be the same without my dad -- but they will be good days, filled with life and love, because of the example he lived for us."
- Jimmy Kimmel, a former Arizona resident and former McCain constituent, tweeted: "America lost a real hero today. Condolences to @cindymccain, the McCain family and the Arizonans who were so fortunate to have the opportunity to vote for a man of principle. John McCain’s sacrifice and the sacrifices made by all our POWs and MIAs must never be forgotten."
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Posted Thursday 8/09/18 at 2:00PM EDT
Fox News' Abby Huntsman to become The View's second conservative voice
The Fox & Friends Weekend co-host was recently in talks to join the ABC daytime show, where she would join Meghan McCain in providing a second conservative perspective. Huntsman is the daughter of Jon Huntsman, who is the former governor of Utah, a former presidential candidate, Obama's ambassador to China and Trump's current ambassador to Russia. ALSO: The View alum Candace Cameron Bure recently called on the show to add another conservative.
Posted Monday 7/23/18 at 11:01PM EDT
Fox & Friends Weekend's Abby Huntsman is reportedly in talks to join The View
Huntsman, the daughter of former Utah governor and current ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman, would become the second conservative voice on the ABC daytime show, joining fellow conservative Meghan McCain. Sources tell The Huffington Post "ABC has sought a second conservative host on The View and has been eager to sign Huntsman for some time." Huntsman would replace Sara Haines, who is leaving to co-host the third hour of Good Morning America.
Posted Friday 6/15/18 at 10:55PM EDT
The View fan John McCain "is extra obsessed with Whoopi," says Meghan McCain
“It cracks me up," Meghan McCain says of The View conversations she has with her U.S. senator dad, who is battling stage-four brain cancer.
Posted Friday 6/01/18 at 11:47PM EDT
The View has found its voice with its Trump era tackling of politics
Source: The Hollywood Reporter
Discussing the Trump administration has helped give the ABC morning show its voice, especially with Meghan McCain and Joy Behar. In fact, The View was brought up not once, but twice, by White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders during Wednesday's briefing.
Posted Friday 6/01/18 at 2:37PM EDT
MSNBC's Joy Reid apologizes to John McCain and responds to controversy over her old 9/11 conspiracy blog post
In old blog posts uncovered this week, the MSNBC host photoshopped McCain's head on the Virginia Tech shooter and promoted a video of a 9/11 conspiracy documentary that blamed the attacks on the U.S. government. Reid said in a statement today she believes Al Qaeda was responsible for 9/11. She also apologized to McCain. "Today I’m sincerely apologizing again," she said, noting "my evolution on many issues." She added: "I’m sorry for the collateral damage and pain this is causing individuals and communities caught in the crossfire. To be clear, I have the highest respect for Sen. McCain as a public servant and patriot and wish him and his family the best. I have reached out to Meghan McCain and will continue to do so. She is a former on-air colleague and I feel deeply for her and her family." ALSO: MSNBC says it is standing by Reid.
Posted Thursday 5/24/18 at 4:10AM EDT
Meghan McCain's addition has made The View compelling thanks to her constant fighting with Joy Behar
"When McCain and Behar fight, there’s no one you agree with and no one you adamantly disagree with, because both sides are normally a little wrong," says Kayla Cobb. "There’s just a lot of yelling, gas-lighting, and confusing arguments. It’s like watching the most uncomfortable parts of a Thanksgiving dinner screaming match."
Posted Wednesday 5/23/18 at 7:10PM EDT
Michelle Wolf shuts down Meghan McCain's criticism that her White House Correspondents' Dinner performance was a "gift" to Trump
Source: The Daily Beast
This morning on The View, McCain also asked, “How would you feel if you killed another comedian’s job?," bringing up that the WHCD might kill off the tradition of bringing on a comedian to emcee the event. “I mean, I don’t care,” Wolf fired back. “It’s not like a great job. I mean, I think everyone who’s ever done it has been like, ‘Great, now I don’t have to do it again.’” As for her performance being a "gift" to Trump, Wolf added: “I don’t think it was a gift to Trump anymore than every single news show—and I put that in quotes, ‘news’—is a gift to Trump.”
Posted Monday 5/21/18 at 5:31AM EDT
Meghan McCain wonders if she's the first former Lorne Michaels intern to be parodied on SNL
Source: The Arizona Republic
The View co-host tweeted on Sunday in reaction to SNL's "Morning Joe" sketch in which she was played by Aidy Bryant: "Can’t believe I got parodied on SNL last night - is this the first time this has happened to a former Lorne Michaels intern?! Also fun fact, @aidybryant and I went to the same high school in Phoenix." ALSO: Did SNL whack Alec Baldwin's Trump with Sopranos cold open?
Posted Wednesday 2/21/18 at 2:03PM EST
Jemele Hill makes her The View debut, and clashes with Meghan McCain
McCain questioned the ESPN personality on whether she thinks Trump supporters are white supremacists. “I still stand by what I said,” Hill responded. “I don’t think that his supporters are white supremacists. What I would say, though, is that they have the privilege, the benefit of privilege, to be able to distance and disassociate themselves from certain issues.”
Posted Wednesday 12/13/17 at 4:40PM EST
Joe Biden and Meghan McCain deliver an emotional message of bipartisanship on The View
Source: The Washington Post
Their emotional moment this morning was described as “heartbreaking,” “powerfully emotional” and “a real tearjerker.”
Posted Monday 12/04/17 at 9:35PM EST
Meghan McCain scolds her View co-hosts for celebrating Brian Ross’ since-debunked Trump report
“When it happened in real time, I think everyone who was watching the show could see my discomfort at the room erupting like the Dodgers had just won the World Series,” McCain said on this morning’s show. ALSO: ABC News boss excoriates staff over Brian Ross error.