Jeff Flake becoming Harvard fellow

Jeff Flake becoming Harvard fellow
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Former Arizona Sen. Jeff FlakeJeffrey (Jeff) Lane FlakeFlake urges Republicans to condemn 'vile and offensive' Trump tweets Flake responds to Trump, Jimmy Carter barbs: 'We need to stop trying to disqualify each other' Jeff Flake responds to Trump's 'greener pastures' dig on former GOP lawmakers 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.


While in the Senate, he was a vocal critic of President TrumpDonald John TrumpPompeo changes staff for Russia meeting after concerns raised about top negotiator's ties: report House unravels with rise of 'Les Enfants Terrible' Ben Carson: Trump is not a racist and his comments were not racist 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.