NY Rep. Richard Hanna: First House Republican to say he’ll vote for Hillary

NY Rep. Richard Hanna: First House Republican to say he’ll vote for Hillary
Richard Hanna speaks to students from the National Institute of Science and Technology’s Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship. (Image: Richard Hanna via Syracuse.com)

[Ed. – Now there’s a distinction.  Note the CR of 27%.  He’s already decided to retire, BTW, so he loses nothing by doing this.]

U.S. Rep. Richard Hanna , a three-term Republican, said Tuesday he will vote for Hillary Clinton for president because Donald Trump is “unfit to serve our party and cannot lead this country.”

Hanna becomes the first Republican member of Congress to publicly declare he will vote for Clinton in November.

Other GOP members of Congress have refused to endorse Trump, but until now none had promised to vote for his Democratic opponent.

Hanna announced his decision Tuesday morning in an op-ed and interview exclusive to Syracuse.com. The retiring congressman previously said he couldnever support Trump, but he had stopped short of backing Clinton.

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