Republican Sen. Jeff Flake announced yesterday that he would not be seeking re-election, and he had strong words about President Trump and the state of DC politics. In a speech on the Senate floor yesterday, Flake called Trump “reckless, outrageous and undignified.” Today Flake softened his tone somewhat:

Flake’s speech yesterday won praise from the other side of the aisle (including journos), but his words the following morning have let down those hoping for Trump’s removal from office:

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