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McCain’s daughter says Trump’s reference to dad was hurtful

February 28, 2018

This image released by ABC shows, from left, Whoopi Goldberg, Sunny Hostin, Joy Behar, Cindy McCain and Meghan McCain during a broadcast for "The View," on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, in New York. Meghan McCain said that President Trump’s reference at a conservative conference last week to her father’s vote on a health care bill was ‘incredibly hurtful.’ She said she was naive to believe, after talking to president last year, that attacks on her father would end. Meghan McCain spoke on ‘The View,’ where she appeared with her mother Cindy. (Lou Rocco/ABC via AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. John McCain’s daughter Meghan says it was incredibly hurtful to see President Trump talk about her father at a conservative conference last week, where the president talked about how McCain derailed last year’s bill to repeal his predecessor’s health care law.

“The View’ co-host Meghan McCain said Wednesday on that show that she had talked with Trump last year and was led to believe the attacks on her father would end. She says she was naive to believe that.

Her mother, Cindy, was also on the show and says Americans need more compassion from their leaders and not bullying. She says she’s tired of it.

The Arizona senator and 2008 Republican presidential nominee is battling brain cancer.

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