Even More Brutal Coverage for Jeff Flake

The brutal headlines are just piling up for Jeff Flake.

Flake “is full of hooey” for trying to claim “the high ground” on Neil Gorsuch’s nomination, writes the Arizona Republic’s E.J. Montini. It’s especially pretty rich, considering Flake is so desperate to put an ideological partisan on the Supreme Court he’s willing to nuke the filibuster to confirm Gorsuch.

Flake couldn’t even be bothered to take committee hearings on Gorsuch seriously, getting “goofy” on his “most consequential vote of the year, if not the decade.”

Meanwhile, the U.S. House will vote tomorrow on Flake’s proposal to “continue to allow companies to share your browsing history on the web and even to sell that information without having to tell you.”

And the TV news reports aren’t any prettier, with one station reporting Flake’s plan “would allow internet providers to sell consumer’s personal online data without them knowing.”

No wonder Jeff Flake’s “too busy” to meet with his […]

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5 Minutes of Relief for Jeff Flake – And 20 Months of Dodging Arizonans

Jeff Flake is breathing a sigh of relief right now — but that feeling will vanish when he has to explain his record to Arizonans. Jeff Flake has voted to repeal or undermine the Affordable Care Act over twenty times — and thanks to this month’s debate over health care, we now know the Republican Party’s replacement: Trumpcare.

American Bridge President Jessica Mackler made the following statement:

“No matter how Jeff Flake tries to explain himself, he was always hell bent on stripping health care from Arizonans. This monstrosity of a bill is what he wanted when he fought shoulder-to-shoulder with Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell to vote over 20 times to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

“The more the American people learn, the more they are terrified of Trumpcare. It’s now clear that Trumpcare betrays millions of vulnerable Americans that Trump and Jeff Flake promised to help, kicking over 400,000 off their coverage in Arizona […]

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American Bridge Offers to Buy Jeff Flake’s Internet History

Today, the Senate voted for Sen. Jeff Flake’s plan to allow internet service providers to sell their customer’s internet history without consent to, well, anyone.

This means consumer’s entire internet browser history would be at risk, including “geo-location data, financial and health information, children’s information, Social Security numbers, Web browsing history, app usage history, and the content of communications,” reports Ars Technica.

In response to Jeff Flake’s reckless plan, American Bridge President Jessica Mackler made the following statement:

“Jeff Flake wants to let internet service providers sell their customer’s personal data for a profit. Senator, I’ll make you an offer: we’ll buy your personal browser history today.

“That includes every website you and anyone in your family has visited and almost anything they have searched for on the internet, including your health and financial information. Oh, and by the way, we’re sure you won’t mind if we re-sell this data to […]

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ICYMI: The Arizona Republic: Montini: Flake Wasn’t Funny, But He Was a Joke

“Jeff Flake’s slim chances of re-election have him terrified of Donald Trump… Bigly! So much so that he embarrassed himself questioning Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court, filled with cheap jokes and empty rhetoric. It’s clear that Jeff Flake no longer represents Arizonans, he’s too afraid of Donald Trump’s shadow in the midterm elections,” said American Bridge spokesman Joshua Karp.

The Arizona Republic: Montini: Flake wasn’t funny, but he was a joke

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Jeff Flake’s Empty And Embarrassing Line of Questioning

During yesterday’s Supreme Court nomination hearing, Arizona Senator Jeff Flake used his time to question Judge Neil Gorsuch about fighting a “horse-sized duck” and whether he’s worn “gym shorts and a tank top under [his] robe.“ Yes, really.

This comes after Flake previously said that most of what Senators do during confirmation hearings is “bloviate.” Yes, really.

“Jeff Flake is disgracing his office and the people of Arizona by using his opportunity to question Supreme Court nominee for jokes too dumb for a college dorm. Senator Flake, instead of joking that you and your colleagues just ‘bloviate,’ maybe you should focus on doing your homework and asking Neil Gorsuch the tough questions Arizonans expect from their Senator,” said American Bridge President Jessica Mackler.

Here are just some of the headlines highlighting how Flake embarrassed himself:

Phoenix New Times: Jeff Flake Gets a Bit, Uh, […]

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Shot/Chaser: Jeff Flake Says Ending Medicaid Expansion is Good For Arizona

SHOT: Jeff Flake says “finally dealing with Medicaid as one of the three entitlement programs that are simply unsustainable” is one of the good parts of TrumpCare.

CHASER: “Healthcare advocates in Arizona are sounding the alarm over the GOP’s proposed replacement for the Affordable Care Act … the fallout for the state’s Medicaid program could be particularly severe. More than 400,000 people have joined the rolls” since 2013.

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​#SpinelessGOP: Vulnerable Senators Heller and Flake Duck and Hide

Heads Buried in the Sand, Flake and Heller Dodge Town Halls

As voters across the country demand public meetings with Republican elected officials, two of the GOP’s most vulnerable Senators, Dean Heller and Jeff Flake, have buried their heads in the sand in hopes that their constituents won’t catch on to Donald Trump and the GOP’s dangerous agenda.

In recent weeks, Heller’s office has been flooded with phone calls from angry constituents, while Flake claims that he’s been “too busy” in Washington to schedule a town hall with voters.

Well, the two Senators are on recess now, and yet both have failed to schedule a single public town hall. It’s time for them to do their jobs.

Statement by American Bridge President Jessica Mackler:

“Americans have tough questions for their elected representatives, from the GOP’s plan to strip 32 million Americans of their health care to Donald […]

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Flake Comes Out Against an Independent Investigation on Trump’s Russia Ties

FLAKE: “I don’t think a special committee is needed. I think the standing committees can do it just fine.”

FLAKE: “I hope the White House can move ahead as well and put this behind them. It sounds like they have… I think they’re going to put it behind them.”

In an interview with CNN’s Jake Tapper, Jeff Flake said there is no need for an independent investigation into Donald Trump’s troubling ties to Russia. The American people deserve the answers that can only come from an independent, non-partisan investigation that fearlessly follows the facts about the Trump campaign and administration’s ties to Russia.

Trump’s ties to Vladimir Putin and the Kremlin have been causing a major headache for Republicans across the country, but Flake may be one of the only politicians who thinks the Trump administration has “put this behind them.”

The American people are calling on Congress to launch an investigation into […]

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John McCain: Master of Partisan Political Obstructionism

Today, CNN reports that John McCain promised to block any Supreme Court nominee Hillary Clinton would put forth should she become president — without even knowing who the nominee might be.

“I promise you that we will be united against any Supreme Court nominee that Hillary Clinton, if she were president, would put up,” McCain said. “I promise you.”

Just last week, McCain confirmed in a debate that the Senate GOP’s opposition to filling the Supreme Court vacancy was pure political obstructionism, saying that he’d rather have eight justices on the court than work across the aisle to confirm a nominee.

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Why is John McCain still supporting this goon?

Donald Trump last night gave a flamethrowing speech on mass deportations and building a physical wall along the Southern border. Trump’s immigration plan would rip apart Latino families, deport 11 million undocumented workers and families, and start a trade war with Mexico.

What did John McCain have to say to the presidential candidate he supports and is open to campaigning with? NOTHING, which means he sees nothing wrong with Trump’s inhumane immigration plans.

From Trump’s attacks on a Gold Star family to an outright religious ban on Muslims, McCain has stood shoulder to shoulder with Trump.

Not only is John McCain ineffective for Arizona he’s threatening our economic and national security by continuing to support Donald Trump.

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