After his latest attacks on Senator John McCain, who has been dead for six months, The View’s Ana Navarro unloaded on President Donald Trump and the “spineless” Republicans who enable him, after her co-host Meghan McCain took “the high road.”
“First of all, John McCain didn’t get the funeral that he wanted, he got the funeral that he deserved,” Navarro said, shaking with anger. “He got the funeral that he earned through more than 60 years of service, and sacrifice and pain for this country, something that Donald Trump knows nothing about, because for more than 70 years it’s been all about Trump for him.”
“Number two, he didn’t approve anything other than the plane, which they could have gotten themselves,” she went on. “It was Congress who allowed John McCain to lay in state. It was the National Cathedral that allowed John McCain’s mass to be held there.”
“Number three, he also said that John McCain had not done anything for veterans, that John McCain had failed in getting choice and accountability for many decades,” Navarro continued. “Lie. You pathological president, liar, liar, liar. John McCain and Bernie Sanders passed the choice and accountability act in 2014. It was signed by Barack Obama while you were calling into question his citizenship.” She added that the bill had been written by “three veterans who served while you were pretending you had bone spurs.”
Navarro by this time was in high dudgeon, and turned her attention to her own party, as McCain looked on grimly.
“Now, about your question as to Republicans, the reason they are not speaking is because they’re spineless and because they’re afraid of this man,” she said mockingly. “They think he is like Lord Voldemort, and if they mention his name, he will come down and strike them dead politically.”
“Let me tell you, I have all this week heard about people, and seen people going on TV, and people making statements about their ‘good friend John McCain’, the man they ‘revered,’ John McCain, ‘national hero,’ John McCain,” Navarro continued. “But most of them with notable exceptions like Mitt Romney and Johnny Isaacson have been too damned cowardly to call out the guy making the attacks. The silence and complicity of the Republican Party is enabling Donald Trump to cheapen the White House.”
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