Dan Rather: ‘History is watching’
Published 10:22 am Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Dan Rather is slamming Donald Trump’s comment Tuesday suggesting that “Second Amendment people” may be able to find a way to stop Democrat Hillary Clinton from rolling back gun rights if she’s elected.
In a Tuesday Facebook post , the former CBS News anchor says the GOP presidential nominee “crossed a line with dangerous potential” by launching “a direct threat of violence against a political rival.”
Rather also says “history is watching” those who denounce Trump’s comments, but continue to support the candidate.
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Trump told Fox News on Tuesday night that he was simply referring to the power that voters hold.
Rather left CBS News in 2006 on bitter terms following criticism over a report on former President George W. Bush’s military service record that was based on questionable documents.