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Watch Joe Biden console Meghan McCain over her dad’s cancer diagnosis

Politically, Meghan McCain and Joe Biden have a lot to argue about. But emotionally, they’re on the same page.

McCain, the daughter of Arizona Sen. John McCain (R), and the former Democratic vice president shared a heartwarming moment on The View on Wednesday as McCain emotionally discussed her father’s cancer diagnosis. The senator was diagnosed with gliobastoma earlier this year — the same cancer that Biden’s son, Beau, passed away from in 2015.

On the show, McCain tearfully told Biden how she thinks about Beau almost every day because of the shared diagnosis. Biden quickly walked over to McCain and grabbed her hand, describing how Beau looked up to her father and his courage, long before they were affected by the same illness.

Biden and the senator are longtime friends. “There is hope,” Biden told McCain. “And if anybody can make it, your dad [can].” Watch the whole exchange below.