GOP senator: 'Republicans can't be OK with this'

Sen. Jeff Flake is among several U.S. senators on both sides of the aisle expressing concern about the controversy hanging over the White House.
2:04 | 05/17/17

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Transcript for GOP senator: 'Republicans can't be OK with this'
Characterize it but it's. But Republicans can't be OK with us. A it is us. We fear. Preston do. Pressured him to commit an investigation and later fired him and now obviously Republicans don't concern. She stuffed full confidence in the president. I want to be sure that. We can move forward on on the agenda during our economy and I think his presence on pretty good job as producer to a Burton want to work with this president as I went to work with. You know as I tried where we present our aprons and issues drops every. Now it seems almost daily. Just need to testify publicly on the hill. Action so do you still have full confidence in the president. Oh I don't know what you mean by full confidence. Never supported them. Running for president but I support the president and I estates of the verdict to the American people of course. It's finally here Watergate. It is comparison to other of these kinds of crises that have risen. Iran Contra whether this one weather and smaller ones. And de do effectively. And business in Washington it consumes our attention and therefore. We are not able to pursue our legislative agenda as effectively is we otherwise would. I'm not disputing the story I'm not saying it's true or not thing it is. We should see those notes Letzing director companies announce what some testify before congress and based on the facts laid out by him directly and those notes. Then people can make a determination about what the appropriate next action incidents no matter what we're talking. So let's be clear that affects our hand and then this sound right now I am. Part of the senate intelligence okay we've got an investigation or as my primary an area of focus. That. Do we give to the facts for you to the bottom of what is gonna country he.

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