Flake, who spoke at the 2019 Texas Tribune Festival, said GOP senators would back impeachment.
“I heard someone say if there were a private vote there would be 30 Republican votes. That’s not true,” Flake said during a Q&A. “There would be at least 35.”
Former GOP senator @JeffFlake at #TribFest19 - "I heard someone say if there were a private vote [on impeachment in the Senate] there would be 30 Republican votes. That's not true. There would be at least 35."— Nicky Woolf (@NickyWoolf) September 26, 2019
“I can tell you this ... one Republican senator told me if it was a secret vote, 30 Republican senators would vote to impeach Trump,” Murphy said.