Resigning RINO Pursues Cable TV Opportunities

Rep. Charlie Dent could become the latest lawmaker-turned full-time cable television pundit after he resigns next month.

The Pennsylvania Republican announced this week he will leave Congress for good sometime between May 8 and Memorial Day. Dent said as early as last September he would not run for re-election this year.

“It’s no secret I’ve been talking about media work,” Dent, who has become a cable TV mainstay as a frequent GOP critic of President Donald Trump, told PennLive Wednesday. “I’m sure I will be doing more than one thing, several things. You can say that pretty safely.”

He has not narrowed down his post-Congress options, Dent said Tuesday. He’s unlikely to finalize his plans before he leaves the House in May, he told The Morning Call in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

Read more at Roll Call.