On Meet the Press, Dent responded to the report by saying “I’m not going to deny that.”
— Meet the Press (@MeetThePress) March 26, 2017
Reportedly, in the meeting, the Trump also said that he would blame Dent for preventing tax reform.
Dent is a member of the Tuesday Group, a group of moderate Republicans, and has regularly criticized the more conservative wing of the party, including Trump. He announced ahead of the election that he would not vote for him. Dent has been critical of Trump’s immigration orders as well, calling them “ridiculous.”
Dent is speaking to the Pennsylvania Press Club today at 12:30.