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."
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.
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."
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."
.@MeghanMcCain shares an update on her father Sen. John McCain as he fights brain cancer — saying he's having a "great recovery" and "making jokes: "I'd like everybody to take a collective breath and chill out on my dad for a second..." https://t.co/Vhegu08m1B pic.twitter.com/icc9pseeV8— The View (@TheView) May 8, 2018