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Kathy Griffin Slams Trump’s Comments on John McCain’s Death: ‘Take His Name Out of Your Mouth You Piece of S—t’

"You attacked him repeatedly while you knew he was dying."

Kathy Griffin

Kathy Griffin in a still from the controversial “severed head” shoot

Tyler Shields

As she made clear in the severed-head-photoshoot ordeal, Kathy Griffin does not count herself among Donald Trump’s admirers. Her latest attack comes in response to his message on the passing of John McCain, who succumbed to brain cancer yesterday at the age of 81: “Take his name out of your mouth you piece of shit,” the comedian tweeted.

“You maligned his military service while you did everything to avoid serving. You attacked him repeatedly while you knew he was dying. And you cozied up to Putin while he did everything he could to oppose him,” Griffin added before finishing off with “Fuck You” for good measure. During his presidential campaign, Trump disputed McCain’s status as a war hero due to the fact that he was captured and lived as a prisoner of war; Trump received five draft deferrals and never served in the military.

Trump is said to not be invited to McCain’s funeral, where Barack Obama and George W. Bush will be delivering eulogies.

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