Jeff Flake becoming Harvard fellow

Jeff Flake becoming Harvard fellow
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Former Arizona Sen. Jeff FlakeJeffrey (Jeff) Lane FlakeFlake donates to Democratic sheriff being challenged by Arpaio in Arizona The Hill's Morning Report - Trump says US-China trade talks to resume, hails potential trade with Japan, UK Joe Arpaio to run for Maricopa County sheriff in 2020  MORE (R) will join Harvard's Institute of Politics this fall as a resident fellow, the university announced Thursday.

Other fellows include Black Voters Matter Fund co-founder LaTosha Brown, The Atlantic President Bob Cohn and former Panamanian Vice President and Foreign Minister Isabel de Saint Malo de Alvarado.

Flake retired from Congress at the beginning of this year.

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While in the Senate, he was a vocal critic of President TrumpDonald John TrumpTed Cruz knocks New York Times for 'stunning' correction on Kavanaugh report US service member killed in Afghanistan Pro-Trump website edited British reality star's picture to show him wearing Trump hat MORE, although he often ended up voting with him regardless.

After some rumors, Flake announced in January that he would not seek the GOP nomination for president in 2020 and signed on with CBS News as a political contributor.