Cindy McCain believes her husband, who handed away in 2018, would be telling his Republican colleagues, “It’s time that we transfer on. It is time that we heal, it is time that we assist our President-elect,” she informed MeSlop’s Alisyn Camerota on Friday.
Arizona has at all times been “a really reasonable state,” McCain informed Camerota Friday morning, “however on this case, I believe it was extra about the person who’s within the White Home proper now than it was a lot a referendum on anything.”
McCain mentioned she anticipated Biden to win in Arizona however that the official projection is “great.”
“I believe Vice President Biden goes to make an unbelievable president, and never solely that, I believe that his requirements, his values, the issues that he is — that he works for, working collectively, working throughout the aisle, ensuring that he does issues not for himself however for the great of the nation, these are the values that he is at all times had, and I look ahead to watching him and collaborating on this down the road,” McCain mentioned Friday.
McCain, who was featured in a video that aired in the course of the Democratic Nationwide Conference, leaned closely into Biden’s character and empathy in her endorsement and mentioned she hoped to achieve suburban ladies who might have been on the fence on who to assist. She additionally appeared in an October advert for the Biden marketing campaign, saying that he would “at all times combat for the American folks, similar to John did.”
On Friday, McCain once more spoke to the similarities between Biden’s character and that of her husband.
“John was one which stood for the deep honor and democratic course of that this nation represents,” she mentioned, including later that her husband was dedicated to working for the “good of the nation.”
“He was at all times a voice for purpose, particularly on the problems of working collectively and ensuring that we do it for the great of the nation and never for private acquire,” she mentioned.
MeSlop’s Caroline Kelly contributed to this report.