Additional distancing herself from her personal get together amid Donald Trump’s presidency, Meghan McCain lamented the transformation of the GOP, calling it barely recognizable now.
In a Saturday interview with CNN’s Van Jones, the daughter of Sen. John McCain of Arizona, who died on Aug. 25, defined that whereas she nonetheless calls herself a conservative, she is gravely involved about the place the appropriate is headed.
“One thing will come out of this in a technique or one other―I simply don’t know if it is going to be the standard Republican Occasion as a result of Trump modified it a lot and it’s not what I acknowledge anymore and its character appears to be gone,” she stated.
What’s lacking, McCain stated, is the decency that members of the get together, together with her father, as soon as embraced. McCain added that the GOP’s new model “scares me loads.”
Nevertheless, McCain famous she isn’t a by no means Trumper both, and may see why he’s within the Oval Workplace.
“I’m simply making an attempt … to navigate this proper now as a result of I perceive Trump supporters, I perceive why they voted for him,” she stated. “I additionally perceive why individuals suppose he’s tearing this nation aside and the top instances are coming.”
Whereas McCain assured Jones she isn’t a liberal, she expressed frustration at being “so outnumbered” by these in her get together who’ve backed Trump.
McCain, who can also be a co-host on ABC’s “The View,” has made no secret of her disdain for the president, declaring on Twitter that the GOP died after he accepted his nomination for 2016.