Sunday, July 10, 2016

AZ Sen. Flake not in running for Trump's VP

Quote of the Day: "So it's probably safe to take Flake off the VP shortlist." - Jim Nintzel (Tucson Weekly/The Range) reporting on the exchange between AZ Sen. Jeff Flake and Donald Trump.

When Flake stood up and introduced himself, Trump told him, “You’ve been very critical of me.”

“Yes, I’m the other senator from Arizona — the one who didn’t get captured — and I want to talk to you about statements like that,” Flake responded, according to two Republican officials.

And what did Trump do?

Trump said at the meeting that he has yet to attack Flake hard but threatened to begin doing so. Flake stood up to Trump by urging him to stop attacking Mexicans. Trump predicted that Flake would lose his reelection, at which point Flake informed Trump that he was not on the ballot this year, the sources said.

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