A former GOP congressman slammed President Trump, calling him “intellectually, and emotionally” unfit for the office.
Ex-Michigan Rep. David Trott wrote a letter to The Atlantic saying “high unemployment” and a “stagnating economy” under a Democratic presidency would be better than four more years of Trump in the White House, Newsweek reported.
He also accused the commander-in-chief of creating “chaos in our foreign policy” and expressed hope that Trump would be removed from office.
In his letter to The Atlantic, shared by Crain’s Detroit Business senior editor Chad Livengood on social media, the former GOP representative said he had been “flummoxed” about the 2020 election before reading an earlier article in The Atlantic detailing how some military officials viewed President Trump.
“I will now have to consider voting for a Democrat,” Trott wrote. “High unemployment, a stagnating economy, and massive debt for a few years are better than alienating the rest of our allies, getting into a nuclear war with Iran, or allowing 10,000 Islamist soldiers to be set free in Syria. Trump is psychologically, morally, intellectually, and emotionally unfit for office.”
The former congressman then told the magazine the country could “only hope Congress impeaches and removes” the President from office.
Newsweek has contacted the White House for a response to Trott’s letter in The Atlantic.