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Both Arizona Senators have expressed support for President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch. 

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An Arizona senator wants to clarify whether President Trump’s recent federal hiring freeze extends to seasonal wildland firefighters. Republican Jeff Flake is concerned the U.S. Forest Service won’t have the necessary personnel this year. Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


Washington Post

Republican Senator Jeff Flake has introduced a bill that would require any employee of a Veteran’s Affairs hospital to be fired if they are convicted of a felony or lose their medical license. 

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U.S. Senators John McCain and Jeff Flake say the problems plaguing the VA health care system nationwide extend to Southern Arizona and are unacceptable.

The Washington Post

As recently as September, Republican Arizona Senator Jeff Flake had left open the possibility of voting for his party’s presidential nominee, Donald Trump. Now, with less than a week before the election, the senator says he’ll instead vote for an unnamed write-in candidate. Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


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