Former GOP Rep. Charlie Dent joins CNN

Former GOP Rep. Charlie Dent joins CNN
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Former Rep. Charlie DentCharles (Charlie) Wieder DentTuesday election results raise questions about Biden agenda The Memo: Never Trumpers sink into gloom as Gonzalez bows out The Memo: What now for anti-Trump Republicans? MORE (R-Pa.) has joined CNN as a contributor.

The 57-year-old Allentown, Pa., native will make his first appearance on "Erin Burnett Outfront" on the cable news network on Monday night.

Dent, a former senior appropriator and chairman of the House Ethics Committee, recently retired from Congress. He served seven terms and also acted as co-chairman of the Tuesday Group, a moderate group of Republicans.

Dent announced his intention to leave Congress in September.

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"I've worked to instill stability, certainty, and predictability in Washington," Dent said in a statement at the time.

"Regrettably, that has not been easy given the disruptive outside influences that profit from increased polarization and ideological rigidity that leads to dysfunction, disorder, and chaos," he added.

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