Arizona Senator Jeff Flake, who announced he will not seek reelection to the U.S. Senate, delivered an intense rebuke of President Donald Trump on the Senate floor Tuesday.
“There are times where we must risk our careers in favor of our principles,” Flake began. “Now is such a time.”
“It must also be said that I arise today with no small amount of regret,” he continued. “Regret because of the state of our disunion… Regret because of the coarseness of our leadership. Regret because of the compromise of our moral authority and by our–and I mean all of our–complicity in this alarming and dangerous state of affairs.”
Flake criticized the GOP for being complicit and accepting of the “unacceptable” and “undesirable” order under President Donald Trump, and urged them to reject the “new normal.” He then seemed to slam Trump for engaging in personal attacks, lying, and undermining the Democratic norms of the U.S. government.
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