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Jeff Flake on why GOP isn't disavowing Trump's 'awful' words

Clip: 07/18/2019 | 10m 15s

It's been a tumultuous week in Washington, amid fallout from President Trump’s racist attacks on four members of Congress, all women of color. On Thursday, Trump held a rally in North Carolina, where his words -- and the crowd’s -- took the controversy to a new level. Former Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake joins Judy Woodruff to discuss what he calls Trump’s "awful" rhetoric and the Republican response.

Aired: 07/18/19

Rating: NR

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