Meghan McCain is ready for a new view.
On Thursday, the conservative TV personality announced she'll be leaving "The View" after four seasons as a co-host.
McCain, who joined the show in 2017 after departing Fox News, said in a statement, "I'm here to tell all of you my wonderful co-hosts and the viewers at home that this will be my last season on 'The View.'" McCain will finish out this season and will still be with the co-hosts until the end of July.
The 36-year-old daughter of the late Sen. John McCain has had a bumpy ride on the show since returning from maternity leave in January. In fact, during one on-air exchange, fellow co-host Joy Behar told McCain she "did not miss" her while she was away.
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Days later, McCain appeared on Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live" to discuss the tension.
"So it's been such a rough reentry back into 'The View,'" McCain, who welcomed daughter Liberty in September, admitted to Andy Cohen. "I had a really hard time getting back to work--I thought I would be back to work by the election...It's just been a lot."
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Though she stopped short of suggesting she'd be surrendering her seat at the table. "I will say I missed everyone, even if some people didn't miss me," she noted. "I miss the show. We're a family. All these women were at my dad's funeral. We've been through a lot of s--t together, and I miss being on the show, and I hope that we can all be examples--myself included--for where the country should go forward."
At the time, McCain said she wasn't "going anywhere," but now the time has come for her to start a new journey. "It is not easy to leave," she said on Thursday, "but this felt like the right decision."