Jeff Flake, Who Called Trump’s Accusations of Treason ‘Vile,’ Accuses Trump of Treason

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Reason.com—Sen. Jeff Flake (R–Ariz.), who earlier this year condemned Donald Trump for tarring his political opponents as traitors, stopped just short of applying that label to the president today. Flake's comments came three days after Trump made controversial remarks at a joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Trump told the world he accepted Putin's claim that the Russian government did not interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. After that position provoked criticism...

In Flake’s war on Trump’s tariffs, president’s judicial picks caught in the crossfire. The Arizona senator, heading for the exits, has taken one of Trump’s unmitigated successes — getting the Senate to confirm judges — and balled it up into a tangled mess.