Ronald Reagan's daughter says her dad would be 'appalled and heartbroken' at Trump's presidency

Late President Ronald Reagan’s daughter said her father would be “appalled and heartbroken” at the current Trump administration, according to her op-ed.

Patti Davis, 66, in her Washington Post essay published Sunday, recalled how much Reagan loved America and “the deep respect he had for our democracy” as the anniversary of his death on June 5, 2004 draws near.

At the same time, Davis said, if Reagan had been alive today, he’d say “he’d be pretty horrified at where we’ve come to.”

“He would be appalled and heartbroken at a Congress that refuses to stand up to a president who not only seems ignorant of the Constitution but who also attempts at every turn to dismantle and mock our system of checks and balances,” she added.

Without naming President Trump, Davis took a jab at his dislike of the media and noted how her father supported freedom of the press.

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“He didn’t always like the press — no president does — but the idea of relentlessly attacking the media as the enemy would never have occurred to him,” she wrote. “And if someone else had done so, he wouldn’t have tolerated it.”

Trump continuously refers to news organizations as “fake news” and had tweeted they’re “the enemy of the American people.”

The actress and author also indicated Reagan would disapprove of the Trump administration’s immigration policies.

“He would ask us to think about the Statue of Liberty and the light she holds for immigrants coming to America for a better life. Immigrants like his ancestors, who persevered despite prejudice and signs that read ‘No Irish or dogs allowed,’” she wrote. “There is a difference between immigration laws and cruelty. He believed in laws; he hated cruelty.”