'Bizarre new low': Meghan McCain slams Trump's attack on dad

Meghan McCain unloaded on President Donald Trump on Wednesday, calling his latest broadside against her late father, Sen. John McCain, a "bizarre new low."

"I think if I had told my dad, 'Seven months after you're dead you're going to be dominating the news and all over Twitter,' he would think it's hilarious that our president was so jealous of him that he was dominating the news cycle in death as well," McCain said on ABC's "The View."

She added, "This is a new bizarre low. I will say attacking someone who isn't here is a bizarre low. My dad's not here, but I'm sure as hell here."

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To everyone who has sent me and my family such kind words of strength and prayers, thank you from the bottom of my heart, it really has been helping me. We start my fathers last (first round) of radiation and chemotherapy today. This last month has easily been the most challenging and difficult of my life. I come from a long lineage of warriors and I have never been more grateful for the strength and fortitude that has been passed down to me, I am relying on it now more than ever. My natural inclination is always to be open and share my life but at the moment I am still in a place where I just want and need to be around my family and am asking for your understanding and patience. To those of you out there living with #GBM or who have a family member or loved one living with #GBM, you are my absolute heroes. We are in this fight together, sending you all love and light. #FUCKCANCER
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Trump criticized the Arizona lawmaker on Tuesday during an appearance at the White House alongside Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, telling reporters that he "was never a fan of John McCain and I never will be."

Trump said that he still found it "disgraceful" that John McCain, the 2008 Republican presidential nominee and a former prisoner of war, voted against repealing key parts of Obamacare in 2017. McCain died in August 2018 after a battle with brain cancer.

Trump also lashed out at John McCain last weekend, accusing him of sending a Trump opposition-research dossier compiled by former British spy Christopher Steele into the hands of multiple media outlets in late 2016. McCain gave a version of the dossier to the FBI in December 2016, after the presidential election, and asked if any of it was true, but he had denied being a source of the document for BuzzFeed, which published it in January 2017.

During the 2016 campaign, Trump claimed the Vietnam veteran was "not a war hero" because "he was captured."

As Trump continues to attack the late senator, longtime John McCain allies and some Republican lawmakers have hit back.

"I just want to lay it on the line, that the country deserves better, the McCain family deserves better. I don't care if he's president of United States, owns all the real estate in New York, or is building the greatest immigration system in the world," Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., told The Bulwark, a conservative news site, in an interview published Wednesday.

"Nothing is more important than the integrity of the country and those who fought and risked their lives for all of us," Isakson added.

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., said Wednesday that he plans to re-introduce legislation that would rename a Senate office building after the Arizona Republican.

"I look forward to soon re-introducing my legislation re-naming the Senate Russell Building after American hero, Senator John McCain," he tweeted.

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