McCain's daughter, Meghan, said in ABC's The View on Tuesday that people who criticize her father need to relax.
"I want everyone to take a breath and relax for a second on my father's Orrin Hatch," she said.
People close to McCain have told the White House that the senator does not want Trump to be at his funeral, a source told NBC News. The source said McCain wants Vice President Mike Pence to represent the White House instead. Expected eulogists include former Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush, the source said.
On Monday, Hatch called McCain's plans for his funeral "ridiculous."
"He's the president of the United States and he's a very good man, but it's up to him (McCain)," said Hatch Politico.
Hatch also said that he did not expect McCain to return to the Senate.
McCain's Funeral Plans Reported New York Times for the First Time The times are coming when he and Trump had a hugely turbulent relationship, especially since the 201