Trump sends signal with Corker attack - Source Thehill

Jerome Frank
October 12, 2017

"You know he does it". The influential lawmaker had given Trump one of his earliest senate endorsements during the 2016 presidential race and reportedly enjoyed a personal friendship with the president.

Corker fired back, saying Trump's claim was entirely false and that it was a "shame the White House has become an adult day care center". "Someone obviously missed their shift this morning". Former Trump strategist Steve Bannon called on Corker to resign, while House Budget Chairman Diane Black (R-Tenn.) took Trump's side over her home state colleague.

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"Senator Corker worked with Nancy Pelosi and the Obama administration to pave the way for that and rolled out the red carpet for the Iran deal", White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said at a briefing.

Trump tweeted: "Senator Bob Corker "begged" me to endorse him for re-election in Tennessee".

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"The vast majority of our caucus understand what we're dealing with here. they understand the volatility that we are dealing with and the tremendous amount of work that it takes from people around [Trump] to keep him in the middle of the road", Corker continued. "Didn't have the guts to run!" Everything seemed to be going along fairly well between them until Senator Corker made several curious comments to the media.

- If Tennessee Senator Bob Corker thought retirement might be the easy way out of Washington, he may have to reconsider his rather surprising decision. He may have voted against the deal ultimately, but he not only allowed the deal to happen, he gave it credibility. "We need HealthCare, we need Tax Cuts/Reform, we need people that can get the job done!"

WSJ weighs in: The conservative editorial page of the Wall Street Journal thinks Corker spoke the truth about the president's "lack of discipline, short fuse, narcissism and habit of treating even foreign heads of state as if they are Rosie O'Donnell", and it hopes other top Republicans follow Corker's lead because it might actually help.

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