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Jeff Flake’s devastating indictment of his Republican Party, in 11 quotes [VIDEO]

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Jake Tapper (left) interviews Sen. Jeff Flake on CNN Aug. 2, 2017/screenshot

CNN Analysis by Chris Cillizza

The Republican senator, who was a vocal critic of President Trump during the campaign, has penned a book entitled “The Conscience of a Conservative: A Rejection of Destructive Politics and a Return to Principle ” that takes off after not only the President but also GOP leaders who, Flake alleges, have enabled the man in the White House for far too long. (The title is a throwback to Barry Goldwater’s seminal “Conscience of a Conservative,” which was originally released in 1960.)

An excerpt of Flake’s new book, which goes on sale today, ran in Politico on Monday. And it was packed with devastating lines for Trump, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and even Flake himself.

Here are the 11 most damning.


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