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Meghan McCain Fires Back at Yet Another Attack on Her Father by Trump: ‘Pathetic and Telling’

Donald Trump‘s enemies list extends beyond death, it seems, and in one of the top spots on that list is the late Sen. John McCain, the war hero and fellow Republican with whom the President clashed many times. And with whom the President clashed in absentia on Tuesday ahead of his expected call for unity in the State of the Union address.

The New York Times reported on Trump’s comments at a lunch with TV news anchors, during which he bashed Democrats and the departed Republican senator and Vietnam veteran.

He recounted again the story of what he considered Senator John McCain’s betrayal in voting against advancing a measure to repeal President Barack Obama’s health care program. Although Mr. McCain has since died, Mr. Trump remains upset.

“By the way,” Mr. Trump said, “he wrote a book and the book bombed.”

The left-wing veterans’ group Vote Vets tweeted about it, tagging Sen. McCain’s daughter, pundit and co-host of The View Meghan McCain. McCain retweeted the VoteVets account with her comments, firing back hard at the President.

It seems the McCain family will have to spend many years defending their departed loved one. Luckily for him, his daughter is well up to the task.

UPDATE: After the SOTU, McCain updated.

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