Monday, July 17, 2017

Report: White House sounding out possible primary challengers for Jeff Flake


First came the story that Trump was maybe possibly kinda sorta willing to spend $10 million of his
own money to defeat Flake (spoiler: he won’t), now this. The White House really wants to teach Flake a lesson about loyalty, huh?

In related news, a sitting president is contemplating boosting a primary challenge to a senator from his own party. At a moment when his party barely holds a majority in the Senate.

The White House has met with at least three actual or prospective primary challengers to Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake in recent weeks, a reflection of Donald Trump’s strained relations with the senator and the latest sign of the president’s willingness to play hardball with lawmakers who cross him — even Republican incumbents…

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