Former US Senator Jeff Flake will give a public address and take questions in Sydney tonight. For many, Flake has come to represent the Republican face of opposition to President Donald Trump. The Senator for Arizona resigned in 2019 after a spate of public disagreements with the administration.

Despite his fraught relationship with Donald Trump during the president's first years in office, Flake's vote had been pivotal to the White House at times, including during the confirmation of US Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

Flake will join United States Studies Centre CEO Professor Simon Jackman for a conversation about his experiences with the president and the US Congress, his views on impeachment and the 2020 US presidential election.

Jeff Flake, a Republican, represented Arizona in the US Senate from 2013 to 2019. He is a resident fellow at Harvard University and a contributor to CBS News. He is in Australia as a guest of the Perth USAsia Centre and the United States Studies Centre.

Thursday, 16 January
5:30pm drinks reception
6:00 - 7:30pm in conversation

Utzon Room, Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point, Sydney NSW 2000

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