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GOP Sen. Jeff Flake (Ariz.) is dropping his automatic opposition to President Trump’s circuit court nominees after the Senate took a symbolic shot at the president’s tariff authority.
Flake, a frequent Trump critic who is retiring after this Congress, had been automatically voting no on nominees for the appeals court — effectively stalling any controversial picks — in an effort to leverage the chamber’s narrow margin and force GOP leadership to hold a tariff vote.
The article goes on to state the following:
Flake confirmed Wednesday that he would stop opposing the judges after the Senate voted on a symbolic measure on Trump’s protectionist trade policies.
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