US Republican Senator Jeff Flake has rebuked President Donald Trump for his “reckless” behavior, calling him “dangerous to a democracy.”
“Reckless, outrageous, and undignified behavior has become excused and countenanced as ‘telling it like it is’ when it is actually just reckless, outrageous, and undignified,” said Flake in an impassioned speech on the Senate floor on Tuesday.
“When such behavior emanates from the top of our Government it is something else. It is dangerous to a democracy,” he stated.
The Arizona senator criticized Trump for “glorying in the things that divide us and calling fake things true and true things fake.”
“We must never regard as ‘normal’ the regular and casual undermining of our democratic norms and ideals. We must never meekly accept the daily sundering of our country — the personal attacks, the threats against principles, freedoms, and institutions, the flagrant disregard for truth or…