RINO Trump-Bashing Senator Jeff Flake told reporters he thinks the US Senate has the 60 votes needed to move forward on a government funding bill. Chuck Schumer shut down the government on Friday for amnesty for illegal immigrants. RINO Jeff Flake supports Chuck Schumer and Democrats on open borders and unending immigrant numbers. Show More Summary
Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) has proven that being a lame duck doesn't mean you have to be lame. The post Sen. Flake Bashes Trump, and Social High-Fives Him appeared first on The Good Men Project.
You don’t need to be a professional NewsHound to have guessed that Fox News would attack Sen. Jeff Flake over his blistering criticism of Donald Trump’s assault on the media. It was a bit of a surprise to hear supposedly objective Howard...Show More Summary
Senator Jeff Flake explains his speech on the Senate floor in defense of the press—and talks about what he’s planning next.
To the editor: Thanks to Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) for doing the right thing and calling out President Trump for his abhorrent behavior, including his “fake news” awards and other attacks on the free press. (“As Trump announces ‘Fake News Awards,’ GOP senators assail his attacks on the press as...
Alex Wong/Getty As Sen. Jeff Flake’s (R-AZ) break from President Donald Trump intensifies, the outspoken lawmaker appears headed for another intra-GOP face-off—with the leader of his party in the Senate. After a marathon session on Thursday...Show More Summary
(Steven Hayward) Outgoing Senator Jeff Flake—an old friend from years ago before he entered electoral politics—has roiled the waters with his recent remarks that were said (not quite accurately) to have compared President Trump to Josef Stalin. Show More Summary
I disagree, in part, with Rich Lowry’s latest column. He writes that Senator Jeff Flake’s association of President Trump with Joseph Stalin “is so wildly irresponsible it is its own corruption of our discourse.” Here is the relevant passage of Flake’s speech: Mr. Show More Summary
SHOULD JEFF FLAKE APPLY FOR A JOB AT CNN AFTER HE LEAVES THE SENATE? Well, at least one media veteran thinks the soon-to-be-former Arizona Republican would fit right in at CNN. But not just any job, thanks to Flake’s absurd comparison of Donald Trump to Joseph Stalin. That’s according to former Speaker of the House […]
Former Obama adviser David Axelrod knocked Sen. Jeff Flake (R.-Ariz.) for his comparison President Donald Trump to murderous Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin in a tweet sent earlier today. One of the dangers of @realDonaldTrump is that he prods his critics to become as hyperbolic as he is. — David Axelrod (@davidaxelrod) January 16, 2018 Axelrod is […]
CNN’s Chris Cillizza found that much of Sen. Jeff Flake’s (R.-Ariz.) speech on the Senate floor to be agreeable with his own worldview. Of the 20 lines Cillizza analyzed, he could not disagree with any of Flake’s major points. Cillizza did not disagree with the controversial line from Flake’s speech comparing President Donald Trump to […]
I wrote today for Politico about Jeff Flake’s speech hitting Trump for (unknowingly) using a line from Stalin and the general argument that Trump is a budding despot: The association of Trump, whose offense is being crude and thoughtless...Show More Summary
President Trump has waged war on the media, to the delight of his base and with the unspoken – or explicit – support of his party. Now, on the floor of the Senate, one Republican, Jeff Flake of Arizona, has denounced Trump for labeling the press “the enemy of the people,” a phrase also used by Stalin. Will it change anything?
A Republican senator who compared Donald Trump to Josef Stalin has been criticised after he voted to hand the President more spying powers just hours earlier. On Wednesday, Jeff Flake attacked Mr Trump’s “unrelenting daily assault on...Show More Summary
NOTE TO JEFF FLAKE: No Amount of ‘Alternative Facts’ Will Make Donald Trump Akin to Joseph Stalin.
The US president has recently come under fire from within his own party by those who claim he is eroding public trust in US institutions by threatening anyone critical of him.
“A free press is the despot’s enemy, which makes the free press a guardian of democracy," the Arizona Republican senator said on the Senate floor.
Answering a question about Sen. Jeff Flake's speech today that heavily criticized Trump for his constant attacks on the U.S. free press, Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Flake did it because his poll numbers are low. What? He's retiring! Earlier today Sen. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Republican U.S. Senator Jeff Flake castigated President Donald Trump on Wednesday for his attacks on the media, saying Trump had embraced the despotic language of former Soviet dictator Josef Stalin and inspired modern-day authoritarians. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments