Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) chided President Trump in a tweet Friday night after the president asserted that the U.S. has a “rigged system.”
Trump tonight responds to chants of 'lock her up' by calling the system "rigged": "This is a sick system from the inside."
Reminder: Two ex-Trump aides have been charged on multiple counts, including conspiracy against the U.S.. Two others have pleaded guilty to felony charges. pic.twitter.com/yZFiCcc4A8
— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) December 9, 2017
“This is not a sick system, Mr. President, nor is it a rigged system. Let’s not sow distrust in our democratic institutions,” Flake tweeted.
This is not a sick system, Mr. President, nor is it a rigged system. Let's not sow distrust in our democratic institutions.
— Jeff Flake (@JeffFlake) December 9, 2017
The GOP senator was responding to Trump’s comments during a rally in Pensacola, Fla., earlier Friday night when Trump responded to chants of “lock her up” by citing the “rigged system.”