President Trump continued to throw jabs at Sen. Jeff Flake’s (R-Ariz.) retirement-speech attack on him, saying that when he saw the senator on TV, he “thought he was a Democrat.”

“The first time I saw him on television I assumed he was a Democrat,” he told reporters at the White House.

Trump’s comment came after he mocked Flake for criticizing him earlier Wednesday, writing in a tweet that the retiring senator has just an 18 percent approval rating in his home state.

Trump also noted that his other GOP colleagues gave the president a standing ovation during his lunch with the Senate Republican caucus on Tuesday.

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