Charlie Crist: I Didn't Leave the Republican Party, They Left Me

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist explained Monday his recent switch to the Democratic Party, saying the GOP has become "less tolerant (and) less welcoming."

"I didn't leave the Republican Party, the Republican Party left me," Crist said in an interview to air on CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight," repeating a line he used at the Democratic National Convention. "Issue after issue they seem to get more strident and more difficult."

You left the Republican Party because you were defeated in the primary Charlie