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Sen. John McCain’s daughter Meghan McCain speaks with your father funeral at the Washington National Cathedral in Washington, DC
Two sen. John McCain’s closest friends on Sunday defended his daughter’s obvious swipes at President Trump during a speech in honor of the late Arizona senator’s funeral.
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S. C., and former Connecticut sen-designate Joe Lieberman, both of argument that Meghan McCain mourners at the funeral speech for your father, and that was exactly how the late senator himself – his daughter does not back down when criticized.
“If you say something bad about Meghan’s father, you’ll know it,” Graham said in an appearance Sunday morning on “Fox News Sunday.” “It’s okay, because she is in bitterness.”
Lieberman, who was once to be typed on McCain’s presidential ticket, although she said an Independent, caucused with the Democrats, that Megan’s father would be proud of their “direct” way of speaking, and added, you have a “great” job.
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“By the nature of his life, she is called on to make, a very public, global statement,” Lieberman said on CNN’s “State of the Union.” “You did it splendidly, the way your father wants.”
Meghan McCain Eulogy, the quotes from her father’s favorite book, “For Whom the Bell Tolls” by Ernest Hemingway, and the tribute to his military service, took aim at the Slogan from the well-known Trump for his 2016 presidential campaign, as well as the President of several divisions that hour, exempt him from service in Vietnam.
“We gather together, to mourn the loss of the American size, the real thing, not cheap rhetoric from people who will never come close to the victims, those that live lives of comfort and privilege, while he suffered and served,” McCain.
She added: “The America of John McCain is spacious and inviting and fat. She is resourceful, trustworthy, and secure. They fulfilled their tasks. She speaks quietly, because it is very strong. America does not boast, because they don’t need. The America John McCain has no need to, great again, because America was always great.”
McCain’s words began to continue a long-running feud between her father and the President, that during the presidential campaign.
In the year 2015, after McCain had said, Trump platform had “fired the crazy, the” Trump McCain’s had mocked captivity in the Vietnam war, saying: “I don’t like people that were captured.” Trump has also kill fumed about McCain voting in the last year, a bill to reform ObamaCare.
Saturday, the funeral especially not function President Trump, but the Trump – daughter Ivanka and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, were present, as Minister of defence, James Mattis, and White house chief of staff John Kelly. The two Cabinet-level officials accompanied McCain’s wife, Cindy, of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, where a wreath.
Trump has made no public statement on Saturday about McCain’s comments, instead of spending the day at the Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Virginia. In the course of the day, the President tweeted bitching about free trade with Canada and the justice Department before a veiled comeback on McCain’s eulogy.
“MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!” Trump tweeted around 7 a.m. ET.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.