On Wednesday's "The View" Meghan McCain took some time to say her dad, Sen. John McCain, was doing well.

"He's doing really good," she said. "He's just making jokes, talking, standing, doing a great recovery, he has a great team around him."

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She also said she'd like everyone to "chill out, " especially Utah's Sen. Orrin Hatch, who said McCain not wanting President Trump at his funeral was "ridiculous."

"I'd like everybody to take a collective breath and chill out on my dad for a second," she said.

Sen. Hatch later apologized.

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Since leaving Washington last December, Sen. McCain has been battling a deadly form of brain cancer at his home near Sedona.

In his new book "The Restless Wave," Sen. McCain writes this will be his last term and "it's been quite a ride."

"I hate to leave it [the world]. But I don’t have a complaint. Not one. It’s been quite a ride. I’ve known great passions, seen amazing wonders, fought in a war, and helped make a peace," McCain says. "I made a small place for myself in the story of America and the history of my times."

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Meghan McCain said Wednesday the family is "doing good and hanging in."

"It's a process as anyone knows if you know anyone who has cancer," she said, "so please be kind and respectful to the fact that there's a family here."