Meghan McCain hits Ivanka Trump's defense of president's Twitter: It's not a 'communication style,' it's 'cruelty'

"The View" co-host Meghan McCainMeghan Marguerite McCainFox News blasts 'ambush' of Carlson at Montana fly-fishing store Meghan McCain on Pelosi, McCarthy fight: 'I think they're all bad' Meghan McCain to join Jewish groups for solidarity rally in DC MORE was quick to condemn senior White House adviser Ivanka TrumpIvanka TrumpKushner launching investment firm in move away from politics: report Washington Post calls on Democrats to subpoena Kushner, Ivanka Trump, Meadows for testimony on Jan. 6 Jill Biden takes starring role at difficult Olympics MORE on Thursday after she defended her father's use of Twitter and "unfiltered" comments before introducing the president at the Republican National Convention. 

"Whether you agree with him or not, you always know where he stands. I recognize that my dad’s communication style is not to everyone’s taste," Trump said in her speech while talking about President TrumpDonald TrumpFormer New York state Senate candidate charged in riot Trump called acting attorney general almost daily to push election voter fraud claim: report GOP senator clashes with radio caller who wants identity of cop who shot Babbitt MORE. "And I know his Tweets can feel a bit unfiltered. But the results speak for themselves."

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“Dad, people attack you for being unconventional, but I love you for being real, and I respect you for being effective,” she went on to say toward the end of her speech.

McCain, the daughter of the late Sen. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainMeghan McCain on Pelosi, McCarthy fight: 'I think they're all bad' Democrats seek to counter GOP attacks on gas prices Biden nominates Jeff Flake as ambassador to Turkey MORE (R-Ariz.) — a GOP lawmaker who was frequently attacked by Trump — quickly called out Ivanka Trump's comments. 

"It’s not a 'communication style', its cruelty and indecency," she tweeted. "Trump said he didn’t like POW’s [prisoners of war] who were captured, implied my father was burning in hell after he died and constantly trashed him while he was fighting brain cancer. This is how they have lost all decent people."

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Trump has repeatedly hit John McCain, who often spoke out against Trump's policy positions after he entered the White House. Trump has most often attacked McCain for voting against repealing the Affordable Care Act. McCain's was the deciding vote against the GOP’s push to overhaul former President Obama's signature health care plan.

McCain died in 2018 at the age of 81 after being diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer. 

Trump has been known for his frequent Twitter feuds and the use of the social media platform to attack his critics. The president has defended his actions on the platform, saying Twitter allows him to share his thoughts directly with people and not through the media.