Washington, DC – Today, Club for Growth President David McIntosh issued the following statement in response to Senator Jeff Flake’s (R-AZ) retirement announcement:
“Club for Growth commends Senator Jeff Flake for his many years of service in first the House of Representatives and most recently in the U.S. Senate.
“For over a decade, Club for Growth has had the privilege of calling Jeff a friend and has fought with him to promote economic freedom and prosperity. Senator Flake maintained a life-time average of 96 percent on Club for Growth’s scorecard – a distinction few have earned. A tried and true fiscal conservative, Jeff fought to eliminate earmarks before it was cool.
“Club for Growth is grateful for the commitment Senator Flake has made to fighting to bring fiscal sanity to Washington. We wish him the very best in his next endeavor.”