Just a week after becoming the 45th President of the United States, Donald Trump signed his controversial executive order, critically labeled the "Muslim ban." After two top Republican senators spoke out against the decision, Trump made harsh comments on Twitter which his administration is attempting to defend.

Conway on Trump

In a joint statement released on Sunday, Arizona Sen. John McCain and South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham condemned the executive order, stating that the "Muslim ban" will only help Islamic terrorist groups like ISIS spread propaganda.

In response, Donald Trump quickly took to Twitter to express his outrage at the two senators, calling them "sadly weak on immigration." Trump didn't stop there, and recommended that both men "focus their energies on ISIS, illegal immigration and border security instead of always looking to start World War III." As seen on the January 30 edition of "Good Morning America," Presidential Counsel Kellyanne Conway was put on the spot over the tweet.

Joining host George Stephanopoulos was Kellyanne Conway, as the two went back and forth over the aforementioned Twitter message about the senators. "How are senators McCain and Graham looking to start World War 3?" Stephanopoulos asked. "Well the first part of the Tweet is really instructive and operative, George, we have a lot to do" Conway fired back.

"He (Trump) is basically saying to people, 'You protested my nomination, you protested my candidacy, you protested my inauguration, you protested my executive orders,'" Conway continued, before adding, "How about this cooperation and collaboration and bipartisanship?"

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"Kellyanne, these are Republican Senators!" Stephanopoulos replied, noting, "And the president said they are looking to start World War 3." Kellyanne Conway attempted to clarify the tweet, saying that Trump was simply "wondering out loud." As the conversation continued, Stephanopoulos asked for a final time, "Kellyanne, it's really just a yes or no question." The former campaign manager continued to deflect, stating, "You can read his Tweet.

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But read the full Tweet, don't cherry-pick it the way the media likes to do these days."

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As backlash continues to grow in regards to the "Muslim ban" executive order, Donald Trump and his administration continue to remain defiant. While it's unknown how his time in the White House will play out moving forward, the former host of "The Apprentice" is likely to create more controversy as time moves on.