How Donald Trump’s bid for the presidency didn’t end after he said that John McCain was only a war hero because he was captured, and that he likes “people who weren’t captured, okay?”, is anyone’s guess. But the daughter of late Sen. McCain, The View‘s Meghan McCain, had a lot to say about the latest revelations by The Atlantic about Trump’s views of the military.
The story mentioned McCain specifically, as Trump held long grudges after McCain refused to endorse him in 2016 and continued speaking out against him after his election. According to the story, Trump never got over that hatred.
‘Trump remained fixated on McCain, one of the few prominent Republicans to continue criticizing him after he won the nomination. When McCain died, in August 2018, Trump told his senior staff, according to three sources with direct knowledge of this event, “We’re not going to support that loser’s funeral,” and he became furious, according to witnesses, when he saw flags lowered to half-staff. “What the fuck are we doing that for? Guy was a fucking loser,” the president told aides. Trump was not invited to McCain’s funeral.’
The story went on to explain that Trump cannot imagine the idea of sacrificing oneself for his country, that service is a foreign idea for him, and that he doesn’t understand why anyone would join the military when there’s real money to be made elsewhere. It was a stomach-turning story.
Twitter offered their support for the daughter of the late senator. Read some of their comments below: