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Smirk knife myra glass today in our program if you're just tuning in we're following senator jeff flake as he tries to do the most basic part of his job in that is pass a law that we pay those guys for these view so rarely these days at the end of the first half of the show we love senator flake and a happy optimistic mood he had an outline to a bipartisan daca deal and hand it addressed for issues the white house wade out a few days before the president seemed open it said he'd sign anything plan going forward was this lindsey graham who'd been playing a lot of golf with president lately and talking about what good friends they are would sell the deal with the president we get the president to sell the deal to the american people which means at this point none of the senators are supposed to talk about the deal publicly not yet because they went donald trump to on this deal and sell it that's the only way the house of representatives and the republican base is going to go for the deal this brings us to act three flakes next at bat when the cats away the mouse he can run around again who zoe chase a wake up the next morning to mass confusion somehow or other the strategy has gone off the rails i'm on the house side doing another interview but it's easy to track flake he seems to be going from reporter to reporter saying they have a deal i'm reading this on twitter eventually he shows up on tv the fact that there is a deal came from senator jeff flake of arizona agreement that were the bipartisan group i'm talking about the of us working that we're shopping among our colleagues now this was not the plant bleak news his name on the deal could kill the deal for the president he often flies to arizona's soon as he can on thursdays he's incredibly close with his wife cheryl the youngest of his five kids is a senior in high school basically running with him to get to the airport sierra running around.

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