“You know, before Donald Trump became president, the litmus test for Republicans was — it was really about the ideological purity and conformity. Now the litmus test has changed. The issue is loyalty to the man, to the president. And for some, you know, loyalty is not enough, you have to be angry and aggrieved,” Dent said on ABC’s “This Week.”

“I’ve often said to some folks around here that if I set myself on fire for them they would complain that the flame, that the temperature of the flame isn’t hot enough,” he continued.