Ron Reagan: Trump is deeply damaged human being

The son of former President Ronald Reagan on Wednesday took aim at President TrumpDonald John TrumpWarren defends, Buttigieg attacks in debate that shrank the field Five takeaways from the Democratic debate in Ohio Democrats debate in Ohio: Who came out on top? MORE, questioning his fitness for office. 

"Donald Trump is a deeply damaged human being," Ron Reagan said on MSNBC's "Hardball with Chris Matthews."


Reagan, a radio host and MSNBC contributor, went so far as to also call the commander in chief a "sociopathic, malignant narcissist."

Reagan compared Trump to a stain in a carpet, arguing that the president must be removed.

"[T]he Electoral College has sort of vomited this thing up and it landed in the Oval Office. And it needs to be removed. It's a stain. It's a big glob on the carpet there. It needs to be removed. And that means impeachment or the 25th Amendment. This man is a danger to the world," he continued.

Reagan, who has become an outspoken Trump, has repeatedly questioned Trump's mental stability.

Reagan told Matthews in August that Trump is acting "pathological in his behavior." 

His remarks come shortly after former President Jimmy Carter defended the Republican president for facing a harsher media environment than his predecessors, pointing to the press questioning his mental stability as a sign they are going too far in scrutinizing him. 
“I think the media have been harder on Trump than any other president certainly that I’ve known about,” Carter told The New York Times in an interview published Saturday.
“I think they feel free to claim that Trump is mentally deranged and everything else without hesitation,” Carter continued.