Not on the ballot this year

Trump said at the meeting that he has yet to attack Flake hard but threatened to begin doing so. Flake stood up to Trump by urging him to stop attacking Mexicans. Trump predicted that Flake would lose his reelection, at which point Flake informed Trump that he was not on the ballot this year, the sources said.

Several lawmakers said questions were raised about derogatory comments Trump has made about minorities and women, as well as his inability to stay on message.

Trump dismissed the issue and insisted he has great support from Hispanics, Dent said.

WaPo: Trump, seeking GOP unity, has tense meeting with Senate Republicans

Sounds about right.

Breaking Traditions

Trying to govern a complex society of 310 million people via a museum piece like the Senate is like trying to operate an airline whose fleet consists of Wright Flyers.

Mike Lofgren

Why in the hell does Wyoming (population 563,626 in the 2010 census) have the same number of Senators as California (37,253,956) or Texas (25,145,561)? Cattle don’t get to vote.

2010 Census