About three weeks after it was first reported that Meghan McCain was "in talks" to join the cast of The View, the ABC morning show formally introduced her on Monday morning as a permanent co-host. I watched Elisabeth.as a young Republican in college.
"I'm honored and proud to be part of such an iconic show with a diverse, smart, strong and interesting group of women", McCain said in a statement released by the network.
McCain, daughter of senator/2008 presidential nominee John McCain, took over the spot once filled by Jedediah Bila, who made her shocking exit from the show in September. Speaking to co-host Joy Behar, McCain said, "I don't think we're going to agree on anything, Joy, but I'm really excited".
In addition to retweeting the above tweets from The View's Twitter account, the new co-host also retweeted one from her father, Sen.
"If you are a public servant you are supposed to enforce the Constitution...for Vice President Pence and the president to tell people and nearly demand people not exercise their Constitutional rights-that's very un-American", Sunny Hostin said of VP Pence leaving an Indianapolis Colts game after players kneeled during the anthem. "You have to do this", Meghan McCain said. John McCain, and has had a fairly high profile in media since her father unsuccessfully ran for president back in the late 2000s.
Though Senator McCain may be undergoing treatment, he did not miss out on the opportunity to publicly applaud his daughter.