Meghan McCainMeghan Marguerite McCainWhoopi Goldberg signs four-year deal with ABC to stay on 'The View' Meghan McCain: Country has not 'healed' from Trump under Biden Comedian Norm Macdonald dies following battle with cancer: report MORE said that traditional conservatives are "scared s---less" of the future during her highly-anticipated speech before Log Cabin Republicans in Washington Saturday night.

McCain said that the GOP needed to be more forward-looking and embrace policies like gay marriage while rejecting some long-held conservative tenets.

"I feel too many Republicans want to cling to past successes," she said in her speech. "There are those who think we can win the White House and Congress back by being 'more' conservative. Worse, there are those who think we can win by changing nothing at all about what our party has become."

McCain also took aim at Republicans who think that simple technological innovation will put them in touch with a younger generation. "Breaking free from obsolete positions and providing real solutions that don