Meghan McCain named new co-host for "The View"

Meghan McCain is the newest co-host for ABC's "The View." Monday, ABC announced the senator's daughter will not only join the award-winning talk show, but she'll also be an ABC News contributor for shows like "Good Morning America" and "This Week."

"I'm honored and proud to be part of such an iconic show with a diverse, smart, strong and interesting group of women," McCain said about her newest venture. "I've been a fan of the show for many years, so taking my seat at that table is definitely a career highlight!"

The View is celebrating its 21st season this year, and airs every Monday through Friday on ABC from 11 a.m. through noon.

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