President Donald Trump and Meghan McCain.
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The feud between President Trump and John McCain’s family escalated Tuesday, as a top campaign adviser clashed with daughter Meghan McCain, the President himself stated that he was “not a fan” of the late Republican senator.
“I was never a fan of John McCain, and I will never said” Trump told reporters at the White house, during a meeting with Brazil’s visiting President.
The comments come after Meghan McCain, who went on Monday to the President during an emotional segment on “The view,” went back on the offensive in social media. The 34-year-old told the Toronto Star cartoon on Instagram shows her late father’s military medals side-by-side with a collection of pacifiers under the headline, “Donald Trump.”
Shortly thereafter, Trump’s campaign, senior consultant Katrina Pierson fired back by mocking your post with your own.
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Pierson told an edited version of the cartoon with the presidential seal, replace the pacifier under Trump’s name. The cartoonist’s name and the Toronto Star were cut out of the picture.
The latest shots were fired, after McCain hammered Trump on Monday’s episode of “The view.”
“He spends his weekend time and again on big men, because he knows it, I know it, and all know it, he will never be a great man,” she said.
“My father was his kryptonite in life and he was kryptonite in the death. On a personal level, we all have love family, and when my father was alive, up to the adult age, we would spend our time fishing, cooking, really life to celebrate, and I think it is because he almost died.
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New York, NY 2017: (L-R) Senator John McCain, Meghan McCain on ‘the View’, a visit for Meghan McCain’s birthday, Monday, February 23, 2017. (Photo by Heidi Gutman /ABC via Getty Images)
“And I just thought” your life on the weekends with the family, not with friends, but obsessed.’ Obsessed about big men, they could never live up to. The everything you need to know about his pathetic life tells you.”
McCain closed out of the rebuke with the words: “I really feel bad for his family. I can’t imagine a father who does this on the weekends.”
Trump has repeatedly claimed to be tweeted about John McCain in recent days, incorrectly, that the late senator of the conclusion of “last in his class” at Annapolis, and suggested its role in the Russian investigation.
“So it was, in fact (just proved in court papers) “the last of his class” (Annapolis) John McCain, the him the Fake Dossier of the FBI and the media in the hope to have it printed BEFORE the election. He & the Dems, not work together (as usual). Even the Fake message refused this garbage!” Trump tweeted on Sunday morning.
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On Saturday, the President responded to reports that McCain and one of the staff had jointly claimed with the FBI and various media, the unverified dossier, that Moscow held compromising information about Trump.
“The proliferation of counterfeit and completely discredited Dossier” is, unfortunately, a very dark spot against John McCain.’ Ken Starr, Former Independent Counsel,” Trump wrote.
“He had much, much worse ‘spots’, as this, including the thumbs down on repeal and replace [the Obama-era of the Affordable Care Act] after years of fighting to repeal and replace!”
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Meghan McCain, bristling at the remark, and fired back with her own Twitter post in which you said that “no one will ever love you the way you loved my father.”
Trump has made a habit of attack on McCain, even after the former Arizona senator’s death in August of last year.
Fox News’ Paulina Dedaj contributed to this report.