Meghan McCain, a co-host of ABC’s “The View,” tweeted that McSally’s performance was, "disgraceful."
McSally, a two-term congresswoman, is the leader in a three-way contest to win the GOP nomination for Arizona’s open Senate seat. The seat, which opened up when Sen. Jeff Flake announced his retirement, is viewed as one of the most vulnerable for Republicans heading into November. Inside Elections with Nathan L. Gonzales rates the race Toss-up
.@RepMcSally 's inability to even mention my father's name when discussing the bill named in his honor is disgraceful (just as it was with Trump) - I had such higher hopes for the next generation of leadership in my home state. https://t.co/MC1qpDS2na— Meghan McCain (@MeghanMcCain) August 16, 2018
McSally was one of six members of Congress to appear with Trump when he signed the bill at Fort Drum, in upstate New York, on Monday. Trump thanked numerous members of Congress, but did not mention McCain, who is battling a deadly form of brain cancer.
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