In a commentary released earlier this week in the Los Angeles Times, Christine Todd Whitman wrote that Trump's recent behavior towards Russia and his performance at the Helsinki Summit show he is "unfit."
We must put aside the GOP label, hard as it may be, and demonstrate our country's leadership by calling on the President to resign, "Whitman wrote.
Whitman also defended Robert Mueller's investigation the blandishments by Russia called on Republicans to stand for "country over party."
"In this election year, opposing Trump is risky for GOP candidates," Whitman said. "The demand to choose country over party is an overused trope. But it is important now. "
Trump was heavily criticized for his performance in Helsinki, where he hailed Putin's denial of US intelligence reports, which interfered with Russia's election in 201
6, to promote Trump's candidacy several alternate statements by Trump about blaming Russia for the interference, even though he tweeted the affair in a tweet on Sunday afternoon "The White House press secretary, Sarah Sanders, claimed on Monday he was referring to allegations that his campaign was collaborating with Russia, not the entire investigation.
On the day of the Trump Putin summit, Whitman tweeted, "Mr. German: www.mjfriendship.de/de/index.php?op…39&Itemid=32 Denying your country and your government to a former leader whose country has been trying for decades to undermine #UnitedStates is irrational and dangerous. Please, step back, you will not be able to lead this great nation. #TrumpPutin "
Whitman frequently criticizes the Trump administration and voted in favor of Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election, and also clashed with Trump during her governorship in the 1990s over a road and tunnel project.