During a press conference on Wednesday, President Donald Trump said that he “did the country a great service” by “retiring” Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake (R) from his post.
Daily Mail reporter Francesca Chambers asked the president whose “fault” it was for the multiple retirements in Congress, as Trump had mentioned earlier in the presser that multiple lawmakers’ retirements affected this year’s midterms.
Trump replied that in the case of Flake, it was he who actually retired the moderate senator.
“It was me,” he said. “Pure and simple. I retired him.”
He said that he was “very proud” and that he “did the country a great service” by doing so. – READ MORE