Meghan McCain tweets support for Joe Biden, calls him 'truly decent and compassionate'

(FOX NEWS) - Meghan McCain is standing behind embattled former Vice President Joe Biden, tweeting Monday in support of the potential 2020 presidential contender.

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"Joe Biden is one of the truly decent and compassionate men in all of American politics," McCain wrote.

"The View" co-host lauded Biden for helping her through her late father Sen. John McCain's struggle with brain cancer last year. The elder McCain, a Republican from Arizona who was the GOP's presidential nominee in 2008, died last August at age 81.

Biden's son Beau Biden had died of a similar cancer in 2015 at age 46.

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