Jeff Flake Blasts “Reckless, Outrageous And Undignified” Trump; Announces Retirement From Senate

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– Jeff Flake Blasts “Reckless, Outrageous And Undignified” Trump; Announces Retirement From Senate:

Update (4:30 PM EST): Not surprisingly, Jeff Flake has awarded his first, post-resignation interview to CNN who just happens to be making a lot of new Republican friends today…Here’s what he had to tell Jake Tapper:

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After months of feuding with President Trump, Arizona Senator Jeff Flake has just officially confirmed to the Arizona Republic that he will join Senator Bob Corker in not seeking re-election in 2018.

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“Heaven Help Us”: Full Transcript Of Sen. Flake’s Scathing, Anti-Trump Speech

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“Heaven Help Us”: Full Transcript Of Sen. Flake’s Scathing, Anti-Trump Speech:

As reported moments ago, Arizona Senator Jeff Flake unexpectedly announced his retirement from the Senate and that also he will not seek re-election in 2018 (which is less surprising in light of his abysmal, 18% approval rating), but not before delivering one of the most scathing anti-Trump speeches by a Republican yet, and vowing to spend the next 14 months making Trump’s life a living hell, and also pretty much guaranteeing that tax reform is now on the verge of collapse.

Below, we present the full transcript of his speech as prepared for delivery.

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