Sen. Flake won't seek re-election, delivers scathing remarks against Trump and Congress
Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) announced that he will not seek re-election next year during a speech on the Senate floor on Oct. 24. Flake’s speech criticized the current state of politics. “Politics can make us silent when we should speak,” Flake said. “
Jim McGrath, a spokesman for the Bush family, said Sunday that Former first lady Barbara Bush is in “failing health” and won’t seek additional medical treatment. He said she will instead focus on comfort care.
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders fielded a question about a letter from Missouri GOP senators to President Trump asking him to urge Gov. Greitens to resign following a legislative report outlining allegations against the governor.
Some Republicans are worried the controversy swirling around Gov. Eric Greitens could be dangerous for legislative races. Some voters in Clay County, however, aren't sure it would sway their opinion in an upcoming special election.