Read time: 1 minute

GOP's Charlie Dent: Donald Has 'Crossed A Bridge Too Far'

When Trump attacked the Gold Star family, he crossed a line, or finally gave them an excuse for some GOP congressman to disavow him completely.
Views:

Yet another Republican in a vulnerable district (naturally) has turned his back on the GOP's nominee, and says he won't be voting for Donald Trump in November. He told local paper The Morning Call this yesterday, and today he was on with Andrea Mitchell on MSNBC further expanding on his reasons.

U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent, who has been among the most critical GOP voices in Congress regarding Donald Trump's candidacy, has joined a small but growing group of Republican elected officials who won't be voting for their party's presidential nominee.

The Allentown legislator said Trump's controversial comments have become "too much" for him to support the Republican atop the general-election ticket, referencing remarks directed at Muslims, Mexicans, veterans, the family members of soldiers killed in action, as well as fellow Republicans.

"It's a bridge too far," Dent told The Morning Call on Wednesday, regarding Trump's tone and pattern of behavior.

Dent also won't be voting for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, whom he describes as "seriously flawed," due in part to Clinton's decision to use a private email server while she was secretary of state.

Can you help us out?

For 16 years we have been exposing Washington lies and untangling media deceit. We work 7 days a week, 16 hours a day for our labor of love, but with rising hosting and associated costs, we need your help! Could you donate $21 for 2021? Please consider a one-time or recurring donation of whatever amount you can spare, or consider subscribing for an ad-free experience. It will be greatly appreciated and help us continue our mission of exposing the real FAKE NEWS!

More C&L Coverage

Discussion

New Commenting System

Our comments are now powered by Insticator. In order to comment you will need to create an Insticator account. The process is quick and simple. Please note that the ability to comment with a C&L site account is no longer available.

We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service (revised 3/17/2016) for information on our posting policy.

Please Do Not Use the Login Link at the Top of the Site.

In order to comment you must use an Insticator account. To register an account, enter your comment and click the post button. A dialog will then appear allowing you create your account.

We will be retiring our Crooks and Liars user account system in January, 2021.

Thank you.
C&L Team