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The "View" cohost also reveals the one thing that could make her quit the show.

Meghan McCain was blindsided when Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump showed up to her father John McCain's funeral last year -- and she hopes they were just as "uncomfortable" with her fiery eulogy as she was with their presence.

Appearing on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" Thursday night, McCain explained why she was taken aback by their decision to attend, adding that she wishes they had "chosen not to."

The "View" cohost made headlines for her passionate words during the ceremony, taking aim at Donald Trump without ever actually saying his name. "We gather to mourn the passing of American greatness, the real thing, not cheap rhetoric from men who will never come near the sacrifice he gave so willingly," she said. "The America of John McCain has no need to be made great again because America was always great."

"That was somewhat pointed and I have to ask, did you know that Jared and Ivanka Trump would be attending when you wrote this?" Colbert asked his guest.

"The answer is no, I did not know that they would be attending his funeral," she explained. "A funeral is a sacred time and I thought that my family had made it clear, at least I had, that the Trumps are unwelcome around me and that my father had been very clear about the line between the McCains the Trumps. So I was surprised when they were there and it made me uncomfortable and I hope I made them uncomfortable, honestly, with everything."

"I really want it made very clear that the Trumps had beef with me then and in the words of Cardi B, they're going to have beef with me forever and I'm not gonna forget," she continued. "It's sort of a strange element to my life now that they attended and I wish they had chosen not to, out of respect if nothing more for me, but it's their call and I think America can judge on its own what they thought of that and what they thought of my eulogy."

Meghan also explained that her father was the main reason she decided to join "The View," where she's happy to represent other conservative women out there who may not always agree with the current administration.

When asked if there was "anybody you like" for 2020, she said Joe Biden, someone who could really make things interesting for her.

"I am very curious to see if Joe Biden gets into the race, because I love him on a personal level," she said. "He's such a beloved American figure."

She mentioned that the two families have such a strong bond, as both John McCain and Biden's son Beau died of the same cancer. "We have this really strange and intense bond and I love him dearly," she continued, "So if he becomes the nominee I'm going to have to quit television because I can't say anything bad about him."

"Maybe that'll be good for those of you who don't like me on 'The View,'" she joked.

Watch the full interview below:

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