Meghan McCain Blames Kamala Harris for Republican Hesitancy on Vaccine, Also Rips Biden’s Failure to Credit Trump


Meghan McCain used a clip of Vice President Harris to explain Republican hesitancy to take the Covid-19 vaccine, and also blamed President Joe Biden for failing to give former President Donald Trump credit for the vaccine rollout.

On Tuesday’s edition of ABC’s The View, host Whoopi Goldberg talked about the recent polling that shows 41 percent of Republicans won’t get vaccinated, and asked McCain how she personally feels about getting vaccinated.

McCain began by expressing her willingness to be vaccinated live on the show, and added that “I’d let them put an iPad Nano between my shoulder blades if it means I can get drunk at Caesar’s Palace again” — which is not an approved treatment or prevention regimen for Covid-19.

After declaring “I do trust the doctors,” McCain said, “I want to show a clip to explain why it’s happening with Republicans.”

The clip was of then-Senator Harris telling CNN’s Dana Bash “I would not trust Donald Trump” if a vaccine were rushed out before the election, adding, “And it would have to be a credible source of information that talks about efficacy and the reliability of whatever he’s talking about. I will not take his word for it.”

“So she’s expressing skepticism about the vaccine under the Trump Administration. A lot of Republicans I know are expressing skepticism about to vaccine under the Biden Administration which is why this has been so dangerous that this has become so politicized,” McCain said. “Both sides are equally responsible for this.”

The clip that McCain played cut Harris off as she was saying, of Trump, “He wants us to inject bleach,” and seconds later saying “I think Dr. Fauci has proven, for anyone who’s been watching him for years and years, to put the public health of the American people as the highest priority in terms of his work and his reputation and his priority. Yes, I trust Dr. Fauci.”

Then-President-elect Biden said the same thing in November.

McCain went on to say that there have been “many, many opportunities to right this wrong, including President Biden going on TV and giving credit to President Trump for the help with the rollout of the vaccine, which he didn’t do.”

McCain also said she thinks the number of Republican vaccine skeptics is much higher than 41 percent.

Watch above via ABC.

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