Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake was caught on a scorching mic saying that the GOP is “toast” if it turns into the occasion of President Trump and Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore.
Flake made the remark to Mayor John Giles of Mesa, Ariz., following a Friday city corridor occasion.
“If we become the party of Roy Moore and Donald Trump, we are toast,” the Republican senator could be heard saying.
Flake has made a behavior of brazenly attacking the chief of his occasion. The Arizona senator, who shouldn’t be in search of reelection, has additionally spoken out in opposition to Moore, whose marketing campaign has been rocked by a number of allegations that he preyed on youngsters whereas in his 30s.
Flake’s biting comment got here after Giles had earlier requested the senator about the opportunity of working for president in 2020.
“I am not throwing smoke at you,” Giles replied to Flake’s hot-mic prediction. “But you’re the guy that could, just for fun — think about how much fun it would be — just to be the foil, you know, and to point out what an idiot this guy is.”
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