Whoopi Goldberg brutally shuts down Meghan McCain for questioning new Georgia senator

Whoopi Goldberg brutally shuts down Meghan McCain for questioning new Georgia senator

Moderating and hosting one of America’s leading talk shows for over a decade has left Whoopi Goldberg with a very short fuse. Her and colleague Meghan McCain don’t agree on a lot of key issues at the best of times.

In this week’s latest saga she had no choice but to shut down her colleague after Meghan’s line of questioning towards sentor-elect Raphael Warnock went awry.

Rev. Warnock made history earlier this week, becoming the first African American to represent the state of Georgia in this capacity, after it’s two red seats turned blue in a dramatic and closely tied runoff election that secured a Democratic senate majority.

The tone of the segment was mostly congratulatory, until Meghan used the opportunity to press the Reverend on issues she regarded to be too progressive, asking how he would vote.

“I watched the race closely, just like everyone else, and you talked a lot about unity on the campaign trail, and the need to unify the country, and unify Georgians,' she explained. “But progressives across the country are celebrating the election could mean adding two states, eliminating the filibuster and packing the Supreme Court with more members”.

The Reverend responded with total professionalism, saying that his priority right now is protecting his constituents from the pandemic.

A recent tweet suggests it was done to “trigger” those currently celebrating an incoming Democratic President and Senate.

Though The View is no stranger to political lines of questioning, Whoopi clearly saw her colleague’s interjection as a tad opportunistic and quickly shut it down.

After some interrupted back and forth that is now commonplace with virtual setups like these, audiences were amused to see Whoopi cut to ads.

“Hey, LISTEN! We’re going to say thanks to Senator-elect Rev. Warnock and we will be right back."

Audiences found her the record-scratch moment and lack of tolerance pretty funny.

EGOT winner Whoopi Goldberg will always be around to challenge McCain where necessary.

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