On Tuesday, Republican Senator Jeff Flake from Arizona announced that he will not be running for re-election next year. Flake’s favorability rating in his home state has been in bad shape, in part because of his strong, public criticisms of President Trump over the past several months. Despite voting with… CONTINUE
Does he have a point?
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Senators are trying to protect the illegal aliens some call “Dreamers” before President-elect Trump takes office and implements his plans to crackdown on illegal immigration. According to The Guardian, South Carolina’s Lindsey Graham and Illinois’ Dick Durbin are crafting legislation to send a message to Trump: This is a very defining moment about who we are as a party. This is a test for America, not | Read More »
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Senator Flake had better prepare for a Trump tweet storm. Nothing gets under the Spray Tan Wonder’s skin more than the feeling of being slighted and a Republican Senator expressing possible support for an independent presidential candidate, will likely be more than Trump can handle. I’m sure Reince Priebus will whimper a little bit as well. Oh well. Having ruled out Donald Trump and Hillary | Read More »
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Speaking to reporters while campaigning for Republican candidates on Wednesday, Sen. Ted Cruz suggested that Republicans could block a Democrat president from filling the vacant Supreme Court seat indefinitely, when he was asked about Supreme Court vacancies.
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Senator Jeff Flake seems to be reading the writing on the wall, and it’s causing him to push back against his fellow Republicans in the Senate. The Arizona Republican, who is a member of the Judiciary Committee, told The Daily Beast that “nobody really believes” a Supreme Court seat should remain vacant until the next president is sworn in. “Our position shouldn’t be that the next president | Read More »
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On Sunday, Leon wrote about Donald Trump’s inability to go an entire month without attacking Republicans. Trump went diaper-baby on Arizona Senator Jeff Flake, after hearing that Flake could not support him in November. Several tweets referred to Senator Flake as being weak and ineffective. Senator Flake, who said he also will not be supporting Hillary Clinton, has fired back at Trump. Flake insisted that | Read More »
It’s been less than a month since Trump – after much heckling and arm twisting – buried the hatched with Paul Ryan, John McCain, and Kelly Ayotte. Since then, Trump has managed to avoid picking pointless fights with elected Republicans – which has helped him consolidate his relationship with Republicans and close the gap on Hillary Clinton. Welp. The Great State of Arizona, where | Read More »
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Senator Ben Sasse is feeling a lot less lonely these days, as he is now not nearly the only Republican in the Senate on record as saying that he will not be voting for Trump in November. After Lindsay Graham took back his endorsement and Susan Collins followed up with saying she was open to voting Hillary, two more Senators this afternoon officially jumped ship. The | Read More »
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Recently we’ve had the Great Overcorrection going on. People who, like me, underestimated Trump’s ability to win GOP primaries*, are rushing to say that of course he can win the general election. After all, the reasoning goes, they said he can’t in the primaries! Therefore he can win anything! But no, it’s bad. And here’s how bad it can get. Let’s start with the 2012 | Read More »
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