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When Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake announced he wasn’t running, @SenateMajLdr McConnell was in the Senate chamber and gave a favorable comment in floor remarks afterward. I don’t think we should expect likewise when Flake gives his broadside this week.  https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2018/01/15/jeff-flake-isnt-just-comparing-trump-to-stalin-hes-comparing-republicans-to-stalins-enablers/ 
In Bowling Green, Ky., pop. 65,000, Salvadorans are the No. 2 Hispanic group; many are valued members of the community, which has opened its arms to refugees from several countries. The local congressman is @brettguthrie, a Republican who should speak up.  http://www.bgdailynews.com/news/local-salvadorans-face-backlash-from-tps-termination/article_31c665a6-e8a3-535d-ae5e-0a74fb10c764.html 
Look at it another way: You could say the bad news is that he spent such a small part of his life behind bars.  https://twitter.com/dancanon/status/952694663739269120 
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