Former White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders appeared on “The View” on Tuesday and tried to defend Donald Trump for smearing U.S. service members. She was quickly called out by co-host Meghan McCain, whose father was constantly attacked by Trump.
McCain was quick to begin the conversation by claiming that the Atlantic’s bombshell is real due to Trump’s history of attacking U.S. soldiers. McCain walked through all of the reasons that the stories are likely true.
“My first instinct was to question the reporting,” McCain confessed. “You went on record saying he has the greatest amount of respect for the men and women of our armed forces. The problem, as I said, the president has a pattern of saying incendiary things about my father, the Vindmans or the Khans. I want your perspective on it and I want to know if you understand mine and other people’s perspectives. It might not matter. He got a big chunk of the veteran vote, but I think character and principle still matter.”
McCain had spoken previously on the long history of Trump’s attacks on veterans, soldiers, Gold Star families and more.
Sanders tried to claim that Trump was a saint towards the troops.
Take a look at the altercation below: