Character References

"Donald Trump is a phony, a fraud. His promises are as worthless as a degree from Trump University. He's playing members of the American public for suckers. His bombast is already alarming our allies and fueling the enmity of our enemies.”
Mitt Romney, 2012 Republican nominee for President
https://www.washingtonpost.com/2016/03/03/mitt-romney-trump-is-a-phony-a-fraud-who-is-playing-the-american-public-for-suckers

"Donald, I like you, we're friends, but you're a goddamn airhead."
Mark Cuban, billionaire owner of the NBA Mavericks
http://www.businessinsider.com/mark-cuban-trump-is-that-guy-in-the-bar-who-will-say-anything-to-get-laid-2016-5

"Donald Trump is a complete idiot."
Lindsey Graham, Republican Senator from South Carolina
http://www.breitbart.com/video/2015/11/19/lindsey-graham-donald-trump-is-a-complete-idiot

"Attacking veterans, Hispanics and women demonstrates a serious lack of character and basic decency."
Rick Perry, former Republican governor of Texas
http://thehill.com/blogs/paul-trump-is-an-insider-pretending-to-be-an-outsider

"Donald Trump simply lacks the character, skills, and policy knowledge to turn his grandiose promises into reality."
Tom Coburn, former Republican Senator from Oklahoma
http://www.nationalreview.com/conservative-lion-says-no-trump

Donald Trump is the epitome of vulgarity. Trump is a two-bit Caesar whom American conservatives have always disdained. The task of conservatives today is to stand against Trump, yelling Stop.
William Kristol, editor of the Weekly Standard
http://www.nationalreview.com/donald-trump-bill-kristol-trumpism-two-bit-ceasarism?

“Trump’s unsteady hand would endanger our prosperity and national security. His authoritarian character could threaten much more.” Fellow Republicans should “put country first before party,” because Trump could lead America “on a very dangerous journey.”
Meg Whitman, Republican candidate for governor of California in 2010, current CEO of Hewlett-Packard, and former CEO of Ebay
http://www.marketwatch.com/story/meg-whitman-backs-hillary-clinton-calls-trump-a-demagogue-2016-08-02

“I don't know how women can vote for someone who said what he said about Megyn Kelly. It’s terrible.”
Barbara Bush, former first lady and mother of President George W. Bush
http://www.washingtontimes.com/2016/feb/5/barbara-bush-i-dont-know-how-women-can-vote-for-do