On Tuesday, Jeff Flake, the anti-Trump open-borders junior Senator from Arizona who campaigned as a Republican, posted a tweet with a photo of a check he wrote to pro-abortion Democrat Doug Jones. He captioned it by writing, “country over party.”
Country over Party pic.twitter.com/JZMTaEYdxQ
— Jeff Flake (@JeffFlake) December 5, 2017
Trump supporters piled on:
“I missed your call for your Senate colleague Al Franken to resign,” tweeted Mike Cernovich.
So did we…
Don't want to support Moore, fine. I wouldn't, either. But you're giving $$ to someone who supports partial birth abortion. https://t.co/XDJToYMJ3S
— Eric H. (@ericinva) December 5, 2017
Obviously, the somewhat appropriately-named Flake doesn’t care.
I'm a Republican Senator and I'm going to tweet out a picture of a check I'm writing to a Democrat candidate.
How many brownie points do I get?
— RBe (@RBPundit) December 5, 2017
“I can’t stand Roy Moore, but it’s…different…to financially support his opponent while still a member of the GOP,” said the Daily Wire’s Emily Zanotti.
I can't stand Roy Moore, but it's…different…to financially support his opponent while still a member of the GOP. https://t.co/wp7ONbAzso
— Emily Zanotti (@emzanotti) December 5, 2017
Moore also responded:
Jones thanked Flake for his donation:
— Doug Jones (@DougJones) December 5, 2017
According to The Hill:
Flake has been highly critical of Moore and of GOP leaders who have backed him, including President Trump.
“A Roy Moore victory is no victory for the GOP and the nation,” Flake said Monday.
Trump gave Moore his full endorsement on Monday.
Earlier on Tuesday, President Trump reiterated his support of Moore while sitting right next to Flake at lunch with GOP senators.
Flake, who has announced he will not seek reelection in 2018, said that he would not support Moore before of the sexual misconduct allegations came to light, based on Moore’s past comments that Muslims should not be able to serve in Congress.
Flake has doubled down on his criticisms of Moore since the allegations and has said it is a “big mistake” for the president to throw his support behind Moore.
A number of questions have been raised about those allegations, especially a yearbook Moore was said to have signed in 1977. Celebrity attorney Gloria Allred has refused to turn the yearbook over for analysis, using it as a platform to grandstand for her client.
According to a recent poll, a majority of Republicans do not believe the allegations against Moore and further say they were cooked up by Democrats and the media.
Flake, by the way, isn’t the only “Republican” to convict Moore in the court of public opinion. Two-time loser Mitt Romney, the former Massachusetts governor who sided with Antifa over President Trump, also declared Moore guilty, and called him a “stain” on the GOP and the nation.
This Sunday, the largest Tea Party group on Facebook will host a “Judge Roy Moore Day” to help put him over the finish line.
On Monday, yours truly discussed the election and other issues with Rabbi Eric Walker:
Exit question: If Flake really wanted to put “country over party,” why didn’t he give the maximum amount allowed by law?
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