50 GOP Security Experts Warn Trump Would Put the U.S. at Risk
Donald Trump continues to face withering criticism within his own party as a letter signed by 50 prominent GOP security experts says his presidency will put the United States at risk.
The letter says: "Donald Trump is not qualified to be president and Commander-In-Chief. We are convinced that in the oval office, he would be the most reckless president in American history."
The letter also said that Trump has: "demonstrated repeatedly that he has little understanding" of America’s "vital national interests, its complex diplomatic challenges, its indispensable alliances and the democratic value."
They also make the harsh claim that "Mr. Trump has shown no interest in educating himself."
The letter is signed by 2 former homeland security heads, Tom Ridge and Michael Chertoff, and former CIA director Michael Hayden.
Trump naturally took to Twitter to respond: “These are the people that have made U.S. a mess!"
I am running against the Washington insiders, just like I did in the Republican Primaries. These are the people that have made U.S. a mess!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 9, 2016
But they're not the only Republicans raising the alarm on Trump. Republican Senator Susan Collins from Maine wrote a letter in The Washington Post saying she also will not be voting for the real estate tycoon.
"With the passage of time, I have become increasingly dismayed by his constant stream of cruel comments and his inability to admit error or apologize," Collins wrote.