Former GOP senator: Trump has a personality disorder

A former Republican senator said President Trump “has a personality disorder” in comments following follows harsh rebukes of Trump this week from two retiring GOP senators.

“We have a leader who has a personality disorder,” former Sen. Tom CoburnThomas (Tom) Allen CoburnCongress brings back corrupt, costly, and inequitably earmarks Conservative group escalates earmarks war by infiltrating trainings Democrats step up hardball tactics in Supreme Court fight MORE (R-Okla.) told The New York Times.


“But he’s done what he actually told the people he was going to do, and they’re not going to abandon him,” he added. 

Coburn, a medical doctor, server in the upper chamber from 2005 to 2015.

Coburn’s remark follows a blistering Tuesday speech from Sen. Jeff FlakeJeffrey (Jeff) Lane FlakeFive reasons why US faces chronic crisis at border Senate GOP faces retirement brain drain Former GOP lawmaker: Republican Party 'engulfed in lies and fear' MORE (R-Ariz.) on the Senate floor following his announcement that he would not seek reelection in 2018.

“It's also clear to me, for the moment, that we have given in or given up on our core principles in favor of a more viscerally satisfying anger and resentment," Flake said. "But anger and resentment are not a governing philosophy.”

Sen. Bob CorkerRobert (Bob) Phillips CorkerFox News inks contributor deal with former Democratic House member Senate GOP faces retirement brain drain Roy Blunt won't run for Senate seat in 2022 MORE (R-Tenn.), who is also retiring once his term ends in January of 2019, engaged in another public feud with the president that same day, arguing Trump is “debasing” the United States.