Meghan McCain defended her father and responded to a Trump supporter who reportedly yelled McCain needs to die now in Phoenix on Tuesday.
McCain tweeted, I wouldnt wish seeing this about your own father on my worst enemy. May God help these people who inflict such cruelty in the world.
The 32-year-old radio host was responding to a tweet from journalist David Catanese, who shared that a Trump supporter shouted about the Arizona senator to protesters ahead of the presidents campaign-style rally Tuesday night.
Sen. John McCain (R-Az.) underwent his first round of radiation and chemotherapy for glioblastoma after the brain tumor was discovered during a cranial surgery to remove a blood clot above his eye.
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On Tuesday, CNN reporter Jake Tapper tweeted, Meghan, every decent person is rooting for your father and your family. Please ignore the haters.
Singer Vanessa Carlton also lended her support, writing, That’s insane. I can’t imagine seeing that about my dad. I hope he’s feeling well. Sending love.
During Trumps speech at the Phoenix Convention Center, the president bemoaned that the Senate only one vote away from passing a health care overhaul.
McCain dramatically returned to Congress after his cancer diagnosis to vote against a Republican health care bill in July.
Trump also skewered Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Az.), but coyly refused to mention both senators names and described his own restraint as very presidential.
With News Wire Services