The widow of one-time Republican presidential candidate and Arizona Sen. John McCain on Sunday referred to as Joe Biden’s election win “very exciting.”
Cindy McCain added in her interview with ABC’s “Good Morning America” that the Democratic president-elect’s victory speech Saturday was “what we would have liked to hear as a rustic.
“It’s time not only for Americans to get collectively and work collectively, however most significantly, it’s time that we Republicans put nation first, not celebration,’’ mentioned the GOPer, whose husband served as a senator and celebration stalwart for greater than 30 years earlier than dying of most cancers in 2018.
John McCain had refused to endorse Donald Trump when the latter ran for president on the Republican ticket in 2016 — and famously snubbed the GOP commander in chief even in dying, reportedly ordering his household not to enable Trump at his funeral.
McCain’s widow endorsed Biden within the Dem’s race in opposition to Trump this yr.
She advised “GMA” that she would work with the Biden administration in any method she may to strive to assist repair the present “divide” within the nation.
Cindy McCain additionally urged Trump to do his half “by conceding in a gracious manner” — as her husband eloquently did to President Obama, former Veep Biden’s boss, after overwhelmingly dropping to him in 2008.
“We want that not only for a peaceable course of for all this — we want it for our nation,’’ Cindy McCain mentioned.
“Character, dignity — that’s what we’re lacking proper now.’’
Asked what recommendation her husband may need supplied Biden, Cindy mentioned McCain would have advised the president-elect to “sit down and pay attention.
“It’s what Joe does rather well, by the best way,’’ she added of Biden.
As for the election of Biden’s operating mate, California US Sen. Kamala Harris, as vice chairman, Cindy McCain mentioned, “The very first thing I say is, ‘It’s about time.
“She provides nice hope to younger ladies and little women throughout the nation,’’ she mentioned of the primary feminine vice chairman.