McCain, daughter of the late Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) who was often on the receiving end of the president’s criticism, took to Twitter with another definition for the president’s “communication style.”
According to McCain, Trump’s “unfiltered” tweeting is actually an expression of “cruelty and indecency.”
“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.”
It’s not a “communication style”, its cruelty and indecency.
Trump said he didn’t like POW’s 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.
— Meghan McCain (@MeghanMcCain) August 28, 2020
McCain’s words came amid Ivanka Trump’s speech introducing her father on the final night of 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,” Ivanka Trump said on Thursday night. “And I know his Tweets can feel a bit… unfiltered. But the results speak for themselves.”
She concluded, “Dad, people attack you for being unconventional, but I love you for being real, and I respect you for being effective.”
Ivanka Trump speaks about the president at the #RNC2020: "I recognize that my dad’s communication style is not to everyone’s taste. And I know his tweets can feel a bit…unfiltered. But the results speak for themselves.” pic.twitter.com/KV7Dkr0u6p
— NBC News (@NBCNews) August 28, 2020
Prior to Donald Trump’s Republican presidential nomination acceptance speech, more than 100 of John McCain’s former staffers signed a letter to solidify their endorsement of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden.
While the staffers agreed that the decision was not an easy one to make, the commended Biden’s “history of bipartisanship.”
These are unusual times, and this is not an easy decision for Republicans to make. Many of us disagree with the positions espoused by the Democratic ticket, but we are heartened by Joe Biden’s history of bipartisanship.
The letter read, “We trust that as President, Joe Biden will lead an urgent, comprehensive national effort to contain the COVID pandemic.”
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