LOS ANGELES (AP) — Meghan McCain says President Donald Trump's life is "pathetic" after his weekend Twitter attack against her father, the late Sen. John McCain.
Whoopi Goldberg cheered on her return to ‘The View’
NEW YORK (AP) — Whoopi Goldberg received a standing ovation from the audience and hugs from her castmates as she returned to "The View."
Goldberg surprised everyone as she appeared on the...
Federalist writer, Fox News guest Bre Payton dies at 26
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Bre Payton, a writer for the conservative news site The Federalist and a frequent guest on the Fox News Channel and other media outlets, died suddenly Friday at the age of 26.
The Federalist and a friend, Morgan Murtaugh, confirmed Payton's death in San Diego.
Murtaugh tweeted that she found her friend unconscious on Thursday morning and doctors determined Payton had H1N1 flu — also known as swine flu — and meningitis.
Meghan McCain makes tearful return to ‘The View’
NEW YORK (AP) — Keeping a box of tissues handy, Meghan McCain returned to "The View" on Monday for the first time since the August death of her father, Sen. John McCain.
She thanked viewers and her co-hosts for their kindness and support.
"It made me so inspired that the idealism that my father espoused for his career are the ideals of America," she said. "There has been a lot of talk about whether that died with him, and I'm here to tell you, it didn't."
The Latest: Kyl likely to be sworn in on Wednesday
PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on former U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl's appointment to replace John McCain (all times local):
A spokesman for the Arizona governor says Jon Kyl could be sworn in as a U.S. senator as soon as Tuesday evening but it will likely occur Wednesday.
Daniel Ruiz II, a spokesman for Gov. Doug Ducey, disclosed the timing hours after Ducey appointed Kyl to fill the seat left vacant by the death of John McCain.
McCain tributes echo with criticism of Trump
WASHINGTON (AP) — John McCain's daughter and two former presidents led a public rebuke of President Donald Trump's divisive politics at the late senator's memorial service Saturday in a call for a return to civility among the nation's leaders.
The nearly three-hour service at the Washington National Cathedral was a remarkable show of defiance against a president McCain openly defied in life as the antithesis of the American spirit of service to something greater than any individual.
Text of Meghan McCain’s remarks at father’s service
Text of Meghan McCain's eulogy Saturday at Washington National Cathedral for her father, Sen. John McCain, as released by his office:
Meghan McCain directs eulogy message at Trump
AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week
Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.
This week's gallery includes Meghan McCain mourning her father, Sen. John McCain; protests in Germany and North Carolina; and a costumed participant at a baroque festival in Germany.
Friends call John McCain hero, maverick at Arizona funeral
PHOENIX (AP) — A former vice president, an NFL star and other friends remembered Sen. John McCain as a "true American hero" — and a terrible driver with a wicked sense of humor and love of a good battle — at a crowded church service Thursday for the maverick politician that ended to the tune of Frank Sinatra's "My Way."
Abby Huntsman joining ‘The View’ in season 22 as a co-host
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former "Fox & Friends Weekend" host Abby Huntsman is joining "The View."
In a statement Tuesday, Huntsman said she was excited to return to her professional roots at ABC, where she began her journalism career.
She'll be working as a co-host with "The View" moderator Whoopi Goldberg and co-hosts including Meghan McCain, daughter of the late Sen. John McCain.
Meghan McCain a feisty new presence on ‘The View.’
NEW YORK (AP) — Meghan McCain's first instinct when approached to join "The View" was to say no — until her father, Sen. John McCain, convinced her to look past her trepidation to see the opportunity.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's meeting with Republican senators (all times local):
The subject of whether the White House owes Sen. John McCain an apology for an aide's disparaging comment did not come up during President Donald Trump's lunch meeting Tuesday with Republican senators, GOP senators said.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch is apologizing to Arizona Sen. John McCain for saying it was "ridiculous" to ask President Donald Trump not to attend his funeral.
SEDONA, Ariz. (AP) — Meghan McCain has posted a photo on social media of her with her father, Sen. John McCain, saying there's "no place I would rather be."
The photo posted Sunday on Twitter shows Meghan McCain and her father wearing warm clothing on what appears to be a patio.
The 81-year-old Arizona Republican has been battling brain cancer. He was diagnosed last summer.
McCain Photo Shows Daughter And Dad
Meghan McCain: Father might return to Senate by summer
PHOENIX (AP) — Sen. John McCain continues to undergo treatment in Arizona, but Meghan McCain said it's possible her father could return to Washington by the summer.
Meghan McCain on Tuesday gave an update on her father's health to a Phoenix radio station, saying a timetable has not been determined for her father return to the Senate.
- The Washington TimesMeghan McCain blasts Donald Trump's prisoners of war recognition: 'No one believes you care'April 10, 2019
- The Washington TimesMeghan McCain says her father is Trump's kryptoniteMarch 18, 2019
- The Washington TimesMeghan McCain says her father is Trump's kryptoniteMarch 18, 2019
- The Washington TimesBernie Sanders won't be asking Hillary Clinton for 2020 advice: We have 'fundamental differences'March 1, 2019
McCain’s daughter says Trump’s reference to dad was hurtful
NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. John McCain's daughter Meghan says it was incredibly hurtful to see President Trump talk about her father at a conservative conference last week, where the president talked about how McCain derailed last year's bill to repeal his predecessor's health care law.
"The View' co-host Meghan McCain said Wednesday on that show that she had talked with Trump last year and was led to believe the attacks on her father would end. She says she was naive to believe that.
Trump again criticizes ailing McCain over health care vote
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump renewed his criticism of John McCain for the senator's dramatic thumbs-down deciding vote last year against the GOP health care repeal.
Without using McCain's name, Trump spoke of his move in December that effectively defeated the overhaul in a close vote.
"The View" ABC's daytime talk show geared toward women is enjoying a resurgence in its ratings, thanks in part to a new executive producer focusing on politics in the Trump era and to the lone conservative voice among its bevy of liberal co-hosts.
Meghan McCain, daughter of Sen. John McCain of Arizona, stands out from her TV colleagues as the panel's only member who is not a comedian or journalist. Since her October arrival, "The View" has notched its best ratings in three seasons.
Sen. John McCain to visit daughter on ‘The View’
NEW YORK (AP) — "The View" is giving new panelist Meghan McCain a birthday present on Monday. It's a visit from her dad.
The daytime talk show said Thursday that it has booked Sen. John McCain as a guest. Meghan McCain, who joined "The View" last week, turns 33 on Monday. The visit is especially poignant since the 81-year-old Arizona senator and 1988 Republican presidential nominee has brain cancer and said doctors have given him a poor prognosis.
Meghan McCain joins ABC’s ‘The View’ as newest co-host
NEW YORK (AP) — Meghan McCain was welcomed to the air Monday as the newest co-host of ABC's "The View."
McCain, the daughter of Sen. John McCain, will represent a conservative perspective on the daily chat show. She replaces conservative commentator Jedediah Bila, who exited "The View" last month.
McCain joins a panel that also includes moderator Whoopi Goldberg and co-hosts Joy Behar, Sara Haines, Sunny Hostin and Paula Faris.
McCain completes round of radiation, chemo for brain cancer
PHOENIX (AP) — The daughter of U.S. Sen. John McCain of Arizona says the 80-year-old lawmaker has completed the first round of radiation and chemotherapy as he battles an aggressive form of brain cancer.
Meghan McCain also tweeted Friday afternoon that her father's "resilience & strength is incredible. Fight goes on, here's to small wins."
McCain, the Republican presidential nominee in 2008 and a six-term senator, was diagnosed last month with glioblastoma (GLEE'-oh-blas-TOH'-muh).
Warrior at dusk: Family asks for prayers as Sen. John McCain battles aggressive brain cancer
Arizona U.S. Sen. John McCain has been diagnosed with an aggressive brain cancer after undergoing surgery to remove a blood clot above his left eye, dealing the latest challenge to a sturdy Republican maverick who has survived melanoma, nearly two dozen bombing missions in Vietnam and torture during his 5?1/2 years in a prisoner of war camp.
A family thing: Don’t mess with political dads and daughters
WASHINGTON (AP) — After Nordstrom dropped Ivanka Trump's fashion line, President Donald Trump quickly tweeted his disapproval. A day later, the president was the target of venom from Meghan McCain, angry over Trump's criticism of her father, Arizona Sen. John McCain.
Different circumstances, the same lesson: Don't mess with political dads and their daughters.