Hours after Sen. Lindsey Graham( R-SC) backed President Donald Trump’s recent racist criticizes on Democratic congresswomen of color, The View’s Meghan McCain deplored that the man she formerly saw as an “uncle” and close family friend was no longer the person she knew while growing up.
During his Monday morning appearance on Fox& Friends , the South Carolina senator called on Trump to” intent higher” when criticizing the group of progressive lawmakers known as The Squad, calling the group a” knot of communists” and anti-Semites who dislike America. Trump, plainly excited with Graham’s on-air statements, rapidly mentioned the Republican lawmaker on Twitter.
After the legions of The View detonated the president’s comments in general, McCain–the lone conservative on the panel–noted that her sister was born in Bangladesh while pointing out that Trump’s observes are” passionately racist and racist on a great deal of different levels .” She then took publication with Graham, who the hell is personally insured the intolerance her sister had been subjected to over the years.
” I retain “ve seen you” there when it happened ,” she said, addressing Graham through the screen.” Seeing you on Fox& Friends was particularly, specially unkind .”
McCain went on to state that she has also gotten a lot of heat for taking on The Squad–a group including Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, and Ayanna Pressley–but that the analysi of them needs to be strictly about politics.( Though McCain hasn’t always stuck to that principle .)
” The difficulty is you’re making this about scoot ,” she ejaculated.” You’re making this about racism. You’re making this about what’s truly American, and it’s all these aged racist puppy whistlings that have affliction this country for so long, and for me as the republican representative on this substantiate, I was so upset coming back yesterday .”
Later on, they aired a excerpt of Graham in 2015 calling Trump a” race-baiting xenophobic, religious extremist” who doesn’t represent the Republican Party nor the” significances that the men and women who wear the uniform are fighting for .”
McCain reacted by noting that Khizr Khan’s lad been killed in uniform and wasn’t suffer in this country before taking one more shot at Graham.
” I can’t do this right now, and whatever is happening to Lindsey, this is not the person I used to know ,” she said.