No Greater Offense Than Honesty: Former GOP Senator Jeff Flake Pens Scathing Op-Ed Against His Party

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When Donald Trump first took office, there was little Republican resistance against him. There was John McCain of course. There was also push-back from Tennessee’s Bob Corker.

But Jeff Flake was commonly the loudest Republican voice against Trump. The Arizona lawmaker retired in 2018 and has continued to distance himself from the GOP. Flake announced that he was endorsing Joe Biden for president in August of last year. read more

How Jeff Flake Is Controlling the Kavanaugh Confirmation Process

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Senator Jeff Flake of Arizona is now in charge of Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court, and he knows it.

Flake knows that Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell need his vote in favor of Kavanaugh. He knows that if he votes “no” then Senators Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski are likely to vote “no” also and Kavanaugh’s nomination will never be approved. read more

Kavanaugh is Creating a Midterm Disaster for Republicans

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Maria Gallagher may be the symbol of this year’s midterm elections.

It was Gallagher who confronted Arizona Senator Jeff Flake in an elevator last week and said to him:

“Don’t look away from me. Look at me and tell me that it doesn’t matter what happened to me, that you will let people like that go into the highest court of the land and tell everyone what they can do to their bodies.” read more

Conservative Commentator Accuses Democrats of Hijacking #MeToo Movement

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The conservative assault on women’s basic human rights just doesn’t stop.

And just as the GOP hired Arizona-based sex-crimes prosecutor Rachel Mitchell to serve as a kind of figleaf to cover the obscene nakedness of their shameful misogyny, we also see Republican-aligned women coming out in full force to play an identity-politics game geared toward masking the extreme anti-feminist ideology steeping the conservative political agenda. read more

Trump Dares Senate Republicans to Impeach Him By Attacking GOP Sen. Jeff Flake

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Allies of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wanted Trump that he is heading for impeachment if he continues to attack Republican Senators, so Trump responded by attacking Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake.

Billy Piper, McConnell’s former chief of staff said, “The quickest way for him to get impeached is for Trump to knock off Jeff Flake and Dean Heller and be faced with a Democrat-led Senate.” The Senate can’t impeach the president. If the House passes articles of impeachment a trial is held in the Senate, with 67 votes required for conviction and removal from office. read more