The president, responding to criticism by the senators over his leadership style and handling of Charlottesville, appeared to endorse Flake's primary opponent.
Trump's support for some participants in a white supremacist march has provoked widespread outrage.
His announcement comes as cities around the country are considering similar removals.
The RJC was the latest Trump ally to distance itself from the president in the wake of his response to the violent clashes at a white supremacist rally.
The vice president will return to Washington for a strategy meeting Friday at Camp David with President Trump and the national security team.
“What happened in Charlottesville was a tragedy, and the president has been clear on this tragedy and so have I,” the vice president said.
Hicks, one of Trump's most trusted confidants, will have a hand in finding a new White House communications chief.
Hope Hicks, President Trump’s trusted 28-year-old confidant and adviser, is taking on expanded communications responsibilities while the White House searches for a new communications director to replace Anthony Scaramucci, who was fired from the job after just 10 days, according to a White House official. Hicks will work with White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee […]
The president spread the blame for the rally's violence a day after he belatedly condemned the KKK and neo-Nazis.
President Trump on Tuesday said that counterprotesters at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville over the weekend acted violently and should share the blame for the mayhem that left a woman dead and many others injured. The president also defended those protesting the removal of a Robert E. Lee statue. In a testy exchange with […]