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Midstate radio host resigns after Trump comments

Written by The Associated Press | Jun 20, 2017 5:58 AM
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(Palmyra) -- A Pennsylvania radio host has resigned after being asked by radio management not to criticize President Donald Trump on air.

Bruce Bond says he's "very sad" his position with WTPA-FM could not continue.

Bond posted a letter from the station's general manager on Facebook Sunday telling him it is "not permissible" to talk disrespectfully of the president. The letter says listeners have threatened boycotts of sponsors and social media campaigns against the station.

In the photo caption, Bond wrote the rules left him unable to be honest with his fans and listeners. Bond says he can't "be walking on eggshells" when the subject of Trump comes up.

General Manager Tim Michaels says the station has accepted his resignation, and they wish him well.

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