A GOP lawmaker is speaking out against both the president and Republican leaders, saying that anyone who thinks the state of things under the Trump administration is normal must be in “denial.”
Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona has written a book criticizing not only President Donald Trump’s lack of conservatism but also the lack of principles among GOP leaders called “Conscience of a Conservative: A Rejection of Destructive Politics and a Return to Principle.” Glenn Beck agreed but expressed his skepticism that any politician can be trusted on Tuesday’s “The Glenn Beck Radio Program.”
Flake turned his attention to Republican leaders who haven’t fought for conservative policies and seem to be pretending that the tumultuous White House has been business as usual for the past six months.
“It was we conservatives who rightly and robustly asserted our constitutional prerogatives as a co-equal branch of government when a Democrat was in the White House but who, despite solemn vows to do the same in the event of a Trump presidency, have maintained an unnerving silence as instability has ensued,” he wrote in an excerpt of the book published by Politico.
Glenn said he wasn’t sure what to believe since Flake and so many other lawmakers haven’t necessarily followed conservative principles. “I’m politician-agnostic now,” he quipped.
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