Meghan McCain rejects Kari Lake offer to meet amid public feud



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Meghan McCain, daughter of the late Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), rejected an offer by Republican Arizona Senate candidate Kari Lake to meet amid a feud between the two Wednesday.

“NO PEACE, BITCH!” McCain said in a post on X, the platform formerly known as Twitter in response to a post earlier Wednesday by Lake inviting her to meet.

In Lake’s invitation post, she said she values McCain’s “family and I value the passion you have for our state.”

“I’d love nothing more than to buy you a beer, a coffee or lunch and pick your brain about how we can work together to strengthen our state,” Lake said. “My team is sending you my contact info — if you’re willing to meet, it would mean a lot to me.”

McCain’s Wednesday response to Lake’s invitation followed a Tuesday post in which McCain said that Lake is “trying to walk back her continued attacks on my Dad (& family) and all of his loyal supporters after telling them to ‘get the hell out.’”

“Guess she realized she can’t become a Senator without us,” McCain continued. “No peace, bitch. We see you for who you are – and are repulsed by it.”

At a campaign event in 2022 while running for governor of the Grand Canyon State, Lake had told “McCain Republicans” to “[g]et the hell out.”

In a Monday interview on “Outspoken with Bruce and Gaydos” on KTAR News 92.3 FM, Lake said, “It was said in jest. And I think that if John McCain, who had a great sense of humor, would have heard it, he would have laughed.”

“I want everyone’s vote, whether you are a McCain … if you call yourself a McCain Republican, if you call yourself a middle-of-the-road Republican, a Trump Republican, an America First Republican, I want your vote, and guess what? I want independents’ votes as well, and I want disaffected Democrats — and there’s a lot of them who are waking up and saying, ‘This is not working out,’” she said.

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