Meghan McCain shut down Fox News’ resident liberal, Juan Williams, during a heated debate over the repeal of Obamacare on “The Five.”
Co-hosts Kimberly Guilfoyle, Jesse Watters and Greg Gutfeld commended President Trump and Congress for passing the American Health Care Act, the House healthcare bill that will start the process of repealing and replacing Obamacare.
But William called the legislation “a fraud.” He launched the first salvo, suggesting his co-hosts on The Five need psychiatric help if they actually believe the AHCA is a victory for Trump.
“I hope it covers mental illness because we’re seeing a lot of it at the table tonight,” Williams quipped. Williams trashed Trump, saying he pressured Republicans to pass the bill because he was “desperate for something that he can call a victory.”
“How dare you!” McCain said. “I want you to go to Arizona and say this. I want Juan to go to Arizona and talk to people I know who are paying more than their mortgage for Obamacare premiums. It’s a disaster!”
In Meghan’s home state of Arizona, Obamacare premiums skyrocketed 116% in 2016. So much for the “Affordable” Care Act.
McCain said Democrats like Juan Williams are “freaking out” about the new House healthcare bill because they realize it’s the beginning of the end of Obamacare, even though they claim it won’t dismantle Obamacare.
“Why are you freaking out so much if nothing happened?” McCain asked Williams. “If this isn’t a big deal, why are you freaking out? You’re freaking out! And Democrats are freaking out because we know it’s a victory!”
“This is a lie!” Williams yelled back. At that point, Greg Gutfeld stepped in to bring the fiery debate down several notches. “Everybody, deep breath!” Gutfeld joked. “Everyone think of a green pasture and frolicking little goats.”
Kimberly Guilfoyle chimed in: “Let me tell you something: Don’t mess with McCain.”
Conservatives on Twitter applauded Meghan’s takedown of Juan, saying it’s about time someone shut him down.
Meghan McCain just went off on Juan on The Five. Finally somebody spoke up and cut him off in the middle of one of his BS rants. 👏🏼👏🏼
— Susan R (@SusanRi49483804) May 5, 2017
MEGHAN McCAIN ON FIRE! OBLITERATES JUAN WILLIAMS ON HEALTHCARE! SHE WAS LIKE FOREMAN TAKING DOWN FRAZIER! #TheFive
— Dave Bismo (@DaveBismo) May 5, 2017
#TheFive I love Meghan McCain's passion for what she believe's! She has guts to stand up to Juan…you go girl!
— Laurelily 🇺🇸 🎅 🎄 🎁 🇺🇸 (@Laurelily63) May 5, 2017
Meghan McCain's growing on me. She just went off on Juan Williams on #TheFive. You go girl! Fox should give her permanent spot & lose Perino
— Burnt Peacock (@Burntpeacock) May 5, 2017
Juan Williams just got shut down by Meghan McCain on Fox's the five. Ouch!😝
— Victory & Vigilance (@1Cybernaut) May 5, 2017
Then, there’s this:
— Candace (@roycan79) November 1, 2016
— Kunal Raval (@kunal512) October 26, 2016
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