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Arizona Senator John McCain gave his two cents about his daughter Meghan’s recent move to MSNBC as a paid contributor.
“She went over to the dark side I guess,” McCain said to Don Imus on the Fox Business Network. McCain added that he was proud of his daughter.
“She’s feisty. Being over there she is going to have to have quite a bit of that,” the former Republican presidential candidate said. “I’m sure she will fight for the things she and I believe in over there and I wish her every success.”
Meghan McCain was hired on as a staffer earlier in November to cover the Republican presidential candidates and GOP primary. “It’s a unique opportunity to share my perspective as a Republican on a network I respect and have built a relationship with over the past two years,” the younger McCain said in a statement announcing her new position.
McCain, who has openly announced her support for Mitt Romney, has been a guest on MSNBC since 2009. She also wrote a memoir, Dirty Sexy Politics, about her time on the campaign trail with her father.
Meghan McCain is not the only politician’s daughter to get on the NBC News payroll. Chelsea Clinton joined the network in November as a correspondent for the newsmagazine Rock Center with Brain Williams where she’ll contribute to the “Making a Difference” series.
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