On Sunday, Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) appeared on ABC’s “This Week.” During the segment, host Jonathan Carl asked the Senator if he was planning an independent presidential run after he leaves the Senate in January of 2019.
FLAKE: That’s not in my plans, but I do wonder, I do worry that in the future we’ll be faced with a President Trump running for re-election on one side, drilling down hard on a diminishing base, and on the other side, you might have, you know, someone like Bernie Sanders [or] Elizabeth Warren on the far left [of] the Democratic Party. That leaves a huge swath of voters in the middle that [are] maybe looking for something else.
KARL: But you are open to running for president in 2020?
FLAKE: I don’t rule anything out, but it’s not in my plans.
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