Women of 'The View' -- Then & Now

Viewers say Behar's comments were "embarrassing" and "bullying," while others praised her for this moment.

Joy Behar and Meghan McCain had another tense moment on "The View" this morning.

The two -- who have a history of going at it on the show, but maintain they have a great relationship off camera -- got into an awkward standoff on Monday, as the panel addressed Senator Amy Klobuchar's war of words with President Donald Trump after announcing her presidential campaign.


The senator announced her campaign over the weekend, a move that was mocked by Trump, who said it was "bad timing" for her to talk "proudly of fighting global warming while standing in a virtual blizzard of snow, ice and freezing temperatures." She trolled him by responding, "I wonder how your hair would fare in a blizzard."

As Behar explained the backstory, McCain interjected, "This is real." That prompted Joy to respond, "Can I get through this please?" After the explanation, Meghan said the story was "So stupid, this whole thing is so stupid!"

Both Abby Huntsman and Sunny Hostin gave their takes on the news item, before the conversation got back to McCain.

"Can I say something now, is that okay?" Meghan asked Joy, who was filling in as moderator in Whoopi Goldberg's absence. "Yes, go ahead," Joy responded, "you may now that I've finished."

"I have permission to speak now on Amy Klobuchar, we're all good?" Meghan reiterated, "Okay two quick things, number one, I have friends that were at her announcement." Reacting to something happening off-camera, she cut herself off, saying, "Oh, nope, by all means, keep going Joy!"

That's when Behar shot back, "If you're going to have a hissy fit, we can't continue." She then changed subjects.

While McCain didn't speak for the rest of the segment, viewers watching at home couldn't help but chime in on Twitter. Here's what they're saying: