"Thank you all so much for having me, it's such a privilege to be on the show. It's such an iconic show, it's so iconic to be in this chair that Elisabeth [Hasselbeck] made so great," she said at the top of the show. "I watched Elisabeth in college and to be the conservative on this show is something I take very seriously and I'm excited to bring a different perspective to the show."
Watch one of her first segments here, where she defended Mike Pence walking out of the Colts game on Sunday over National Anthem protests:
"I don't think we're going to agree on anything Joy," McCain also then said to Behar.
While the 32-year-old is a Republican, she describes herself as being a "liberal on social issues," including gay rights.
Before joining "The View," McCain was a co-host on Fox News' "Outnumbered," was a contributor for MSNBC and Pivot's "Take Part Live." She's also written two books, "My Dad, John McCain" and "Dirty Sexy Politics."