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Huckabee Sanders Hits Back at Jeff Flake: Focus More on Legislation Than ‘Attacking the President’

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders defended the President and took a shot at outspoken Trump critic Arizona Senator Jeff Flake during a press briefing Wednesday afternoon.

A reporter asked Huckabee Sanders about the recent attacks on the President from the Republican senator in his book and a recent op-ed.

“Jeff Flake, in a Politico Magazine article, said that President was a carnival barker and had eroded conservatism. Is the President still thinking about funding a $10m challenge against Senator Flake and does he have a response to Senator Flake’s comments?” a reporter asked Sanders.

The Press Secretary quickly defended her boss and took the opportunity to slam what she believes to be inappropriate and counterproductive behavior by the Senator lately.

“I’m not sure about any potential funding of a campaign, but I think Senator Flake would serve his constituents much better if he was much less focused on writing a book and attacking the President than passing legislation,” she said.

Flake has come under fire lately for his new book where he is accused of simply just bashing the President.

Media Research Center President Brent Bozell III recently called Senator Jeff Flake an “imposter,” posing as a conservative and slammed Flake over the title of his new book, Conscience of a Conservative, which bears the same title as a famous conservative work credited to Barry Goldwater, but ghost-written by Bozell’s late father, L. Brent Bozell, Jr.

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