“He’s a bully.
He’s a dictator.
He has no right to be president of the United States.”
— Rep. Tom Cole (R-Okla.)
“He has no political experience whatsoever.
He should resign.”
— Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.
“Trump has made his presidency the height of incompetence.”
— GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham (S.C.)
“I don’t know what this man thinks he’s going to do.
He could be the greatest thing since sliced bread.”
— Democratic Rep. Tim Ryan (Pa.)
“A president who has a pattern of making people feel like they’re victims, a president who makes them feel like their lives don’t matter, is a dangerous and dangerous president.”
— Republican Rep. Sean Duffy (Wis.)
“If this is a president with a temperament, I’m afraid I’m not afraid of him.
This is a man who has no clue about the value of a person’s life.”
— Democrat Rep. John Faso (N.Y.)
“You’re not going to put the country at risk if you let this man get away with it.”
— New Jersey Rep. Peter King (Ny.)
“We have to do something.”
— Tennessee Rep. Steve Womack (Tenn.)
“The president is not fit to serve.”
— Ohio Rep. Andy Biggs (Ariz.)
“There’s a lot of talk in the press, and it’s true.
It’s not as if I’m just saying that, I know that.
But I’m going to say this, we are going to be watching this closely and we’re going to keep our eye on this president.
If he does not get to the point of having his people around him to protect him, I think it’s going the wrong way.”
— House Speaker Paul Ryan (Wisc.)
“It’s time for the president to step aside.”
— Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.)
“Donald Trump should step aside, and the Republican Party should choose someone else.”
— Speaker John Boehner (Ohio) “It seems to me that this is just the latest in a long line of presidential blunders.”
Chris Christie (N, N.J.)
“In the last eight years, President Trump has shown no respect for the Constitution.
He is not qualified to be our commander in chief.”
— President Joe Biden (Del.)
“This president has shown an alarming disregard for the rule of law, for basic civility, for respect for our country and for our institutions of government.
We should not be putting our country at greater risk by letting this president get away.
We must not allow this president to lead our country in the direction he has chosen.”
— Former Florida Gov.
Jeb Bush (Fla.)
“Mr. Trump, we need a president more than ever.
We need someone who will stand up to the president.
We don’t need a leader who is weak, who doesn’t have the courage to stand up for our values.
We want a president whose words are matched by action.
And our country deserves a leader with the right temperament to lead this country.”
— Florida Gov, Jeb Bush(Fla.)
Trump “I believe we have an opportunity now to turn the page on the presidency and move on from this moment.
And I hope that President Trump will make that clear to the American people, and to his supporters, and in the days and weeks ahead, he will lead this nation with honor and dignity.”
— former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney(R-Mich.)
“What I want to say is this: There is no better president in the world, but there is no president in America more qualified than President Donald Trump to lead the United State of America.
The presidency is not a job for a man with no experience or the ability to lead, but for a person with the conviction, the conviction that he can lead.
This nation is counting on a leader of character and character with the strength of character to lead us out of this crisis.”
Spencer Cox (Va.)
Trump’s “reckless, dangerous, and divisive” policies have left the country “on the brink of a civil war.”
— Wisconsin Gov.
Scott Walker (Wyo.)
“As president, I have confidence that Mr. Trump is capable of leading this nation.
He will stand with our troops and we will stand together in a unified, strong America.
We will remain steadfast in the face of danger and we are determined to move forward with dignity, security, and stability.”
— Texas Gov.
Rick Perry (Texas) “President Trump has no respect and no respect will ever be shown to the men and women of the armed forces, to our veterans, or our families who are sacrificing for this country.
His dangerous, divisive, and unqualified policies will only further destabilize our country.
If we fail to defend our Constitution and our values, the