Ronald Reagan's daughter laments Trump's presidency: My father 'would be horrified'
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In an interview on Yahoo News's "Through Her Eyes," Davis said she thinks her father would "be horrified" by Trump’s presidency.

"I think he would be horrified. I think he would be heartbroken," Davis said. "Because he loved this country a lot, and he believed in this country."

Davis, an author and former actress, warned that Trump is endangering Democracy in the U.S. and compared him to leaders she says use "fear" to "weaken" people.


"If you stir up fear in people, you weaken them. If you divide people, you weaken them," Davis told host Zainab Salbi. "Everything [Trump] says is divisive. Look at his rallies."

She also called on people to "speak up and stand up," warning that "we are going to lose this country" if they don't.

Davis's comments echoed her past criticism of the president. Last summer, she penned a Washington Post op-ed that said her father never would have stood for Trump's attacks on the media.

She also wrote in a separate op-ed that she thinks the former president would be "appalled and heartbroken" at Congress's refusal to stand up to Trump.

Davis has long been known for her political outspokenness. She was involved in the anti-nuclear movement in the 1980s and spoke out against some her father’s policies.