‘The View’ Picks Alyssa Farah Griffin as Meghan McCain’s Replacement
See will name Trump’s former White House corporate executive Alyssa Farah Griffin as the show’s full-time conservative co-host, multiple sources with knowledge of the situation confirmed to The Daily Beast, which eventually filled the void left by Meghan McCain’s dramatic departure last summer.
Farah Griffin will join full-time co-hosts Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Sara Haines and Sunny Hostin, as well as rotating co-host Ana Navarro, starting in September when the talk show hosts Day of the week returns for the 26th season.
Daily mail first report Farah Griffin’s pick on Tuesday afternoon. Farah Griffin did not respond to a request for comment but an ABC spokesperson emailed: “We have no co-hosting announcements at this time. Stay the same.” The show will likely announce her hiring next week, sources told The Daily Beast, like See ends the 25th season before summer break.
Farah Griffin has been a mainstay in the Donald Trump administration, initially serving as Vice President Mike Pence’s press secretary before moving into a similar role within the Department of Defense, eventually landing in the House press office. White Trump. She resignation a month before the January 6 Capitol riots incited by her former boss and later became a fierce critic of the twice impeached former president and his role in delivering the words blatant lies about the 2020 election.
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Farah Griffin’s position as an old anti-Trump eventually helped her take on a role as a political commentator for CNN, where she became a regular online, especially during coverage. on House committee hearings on January 6.
But even while contributing to the cable news giant, Farah Griffin remains a frequent guest co-host for the show. See in the past year, when the program tested many conservative media personality for empty seats.
McCain departed the daytime talk show last summer after four years seemingly non-stop argumentativeconsists of above- and off-air beef with she co-organizer. Even after leaving the ABC family, the one-time Fox News pundit continues to play a role in View thrilling, often fight with her former peers from far away.
Farah Griffin has a much more attentive, feisty online presence than her predecessor, and she has proven ready to toast her former Trumpworld colleagues on the airwaves online, but her involvement with the talk show — and her rehabilitation career overall — has ruffled a few hairs.
Earlier this month, The Daily Beast’s Talk news report comedian star Wanda Sykes sponsored a View appeared after learning that the former Trump flag was set to receive guests that day. “She didn’t want to get involved in helping a Trumper clean up her reputation,” a View insiders said at the time.
And then earlier this week, Confider reported that a CNN star asked producers not to put them on segments with Farah Griffin to similarly avoid discrediting former Trump’s career rehab.
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