Published: Fri, September 29, 2017
Life&Culture | By Kristin Armstrong

Meghan McCain Officially Signs On as Co-Host

Meghan McCain Officially Signs On as Co-Host

McCain's co-host spot was rumored earlier in September, when resident conservative Jedediah Bila abruptly announced her exit from the ABC chatfest.

It's only been a week since the reporter left Outnumbered and now she'll be by sharing insights with co-hosts Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Sara Haines, Paula Faris, and Sunny Hostin. ABC declined to comment.

McCain - the daughter of U.S. Senator and 2008 presidential nominee John McCain - has described herself as a Republican with liberal views on several social issues. Previous hosts since then have included Sherri Shepherd, Rosie O'Donnell, Nicolle Wallace, Rosie Perez, Jenny McCarthy, Raven-Symone, Michelle Collins, Candace Cameron Bure and Bila.

McCain will be be the latest in the revolving door of conservative voices the show has introduced since the departure of Elisabeth Hasselbeck in 2013. John McCain - was diagnosed with brain cancer, McCain took five weeks off from the show.

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The timing was flawless, as McCain, 32, announced last week she was leaving her Fox News gig.

According to Variety, the daughter of Sen.

Bila's abrupt exit came days after The View's Hillary Clinton interview, which had led to some conspiracy theorizing she got the hook for asking Clinton tough questions. Prior, she hosted a series, "TakePart Live", on the now-defunct Pivot network, and she was also a contributor to MSNBC and The Daily Beast.

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