Here’s What John McCain’s Daughter Said While Eulogizing Her Dad That Led To A Round of Applause

WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 31: Meghan McCain, daughter of late U.S. Senator John McCain, touches her father's casket during ceremonies honoring the late US Senator John McCain inside the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol, August 31, 2018 in Washington, DC. The late senator died August 25 at the age of 81 after a long battle with brain cancer. He will lie in state at the U.S. Capitol Friday, a rare honor bestowed on only 31 people in the past 166 years. Sen. McCain will be buried at his final resting place at the U.S. Naval Academy on Sunday. (Photo by Kevin Lamarque-Pool/Getty Images)

Here’s What John McCain’s Daughter Said While Eulogizing Her Dad That Led To A Round of Applause

Looks like Team McCain got the last laugh in this bout.

Published September 1, 2018

Donald Trump may not have been present during John McCain's funeral services, but there were some very direct shots sent his way. 

Meghan McCain threw some fierce blows at Trump while delivering a heartfelt and empowering speech during her late father's memorial.

McCain paid homage to her father for being a great warrior who was "defined by love," not politics. "We gather here to mourn the passing of American greatness, the real thing, not cheap rhetoric from men who will never come near the sacrifice he gave so willingly," she said.

Honoring all of his accomplishments she continued, "He was a hero. He was a congressman. He was a senator. He was a nominee for president of the United States. These are all the titles on a wall of a life well lived. He was a great man."

Garnering the applause of the entire cathedral, Meghan McCain boldly proclaimed, "The America of John McCain is generous and welcoming and bold. She is resourceful, confident and secure. She meets her responsibilities. She speaks quietly because she is strong. America does not boast because she has no need to."

Our forever President Barack Obama took more subtle jabs at Donald Trump and "petty" politics during his touching tribute to Senator McCain.

Although John McCain's family made it clear that Trump was not invited, Trump's daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner were in attendence while he reportedly visited the Trump National Golf Club in Virigina.

Here's what social media had to say about Meghan McCain's shade at Donald Trump:

Written by BET Staff

Photo: Kevin Lamarque-Pool/Getty Images


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