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Jeff Flake Will Introduce Bill To Raise Taxes Before Leaving Senate

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Sen. Jeff Flake will co-introduce carbon tax legislation in his final two weeks in office. Flake became a prominent anti-Trumper and is now teaming up with Democrats to push climate policies. Most Republicans and conservative groups oppose carbon taxes. Outgoing Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake will soon co-introduce legislation to tax carbon dioxide emissions, according to news reports. Flake, who ...

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Trump Authorizes FBI Investigation Into Kavanaugh

President Donald Trump ordered the FBI to conduct an investigation into Christine Blasey Ford’s allegation of sexual misconduct against Judge Brett Kavanaugh as requested by the Senate Judiciary Committee on Friday.

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Flake Vows No Judge Confirmations Until Congress Votes On Trump’s Tariffs

  by Kevin Daley Outgoing GOP Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona confirmed Sunday that he will block President Donald Trump’s judicial nominees to secure concessions on trade. Flake, a strident Trump-critic who is not seeking re-election in November, told George Stephanopoulos on “This Week” that Congress has been overwhelmed by the political tumult of recent years and should reassert its ...

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White House rejects DACA-for-wall funding bill that excludes key immigration fixes

The White House rejected Wednesday a bi-partisan immigration reform bill that, while it extends DACA and includes some border wall funding, fails to fix the chain migration and visa lottery problems with the current immigration system. One proposal by Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ), called the three-for-three deal, would extend DACA protections for three years in exchange for three years of ...

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Sen. Flake blasts Trump; defends mainstream media

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Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) on Wednesday used the Senate floor to criticize President Donald Trump while defending the biased mainstream media. “No longer can we turn a blind eye or deaf ear to those assaults on our institutions,” Flake said in an address to a nearly empty chamber. “and … an American president who cannot take criticism, who must constantly ...

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GOP Mayor caught calling Trump ‘an idiot’ on hot mic

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An Arizona Republican mayor firmly planted his foot in his mouth Friday when a hot mic caught an anti-Trump comment at a tax reform event. Mesa Mayor John Giles referred to President Donald Trump as “an idiot” while trying to convince Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) to run against him in the 2020 election. “Think how much fun it would be just ...

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Exit Stage Left – A.F. Branco Cartoon

Exit Stage Left - A.F. Branco Cartoon

President Donald Trump continues to drain the swamp with the latest exits of Sen. Bob Corker and Sen. Jeff Flake. Political Cartoon by A.F. Branco ©2017. A.F.Branco 2018 Calendar <—- Order Here!

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Jeff Flake: I’m Done

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Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) announced Tuesday that he would not seek re-election in 2018. “I rise today with no small measure of regret,” Flake began in a speech on the Senate floor. “I’m announcing today that my service in the Senate will conclude at the end of my term in early January 2019.” ” It is clear at this moment that ...

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Jeff Flake’s Senate Floor Speech 10/24/2017 [Video + Full Text]

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On Oct. 24, Senator Jeff Flake announced that he would not seek re-election. This is the full transcript of his speech on the Senate floor: JEFF FLAKE, (R-AZ): At a moment when it seems that our democracy is more defined by our discord and our dysfunction than by our own values and principles, let me begin by noting the somewhat ...

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