Mitch McConnell Hails “Valuable” Bob Corker

Politico reports:

A day after a Twitter feud erupted between President Donald Trump and Sen. Bob Corker, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday said Corker is “a valuable member of the Senate Republican caucus.”

“Sen. Corker is a valuable member of the Senate Republican caucus and he’s also on the Budget committee and a particularly important player as we move to the floor on the budget next week and he’s an important part of our team,” the Kentucky Republican said during a stop in Hazard, Kentucky, according to the Associated Press.

Sen. Lamar Alexander also backed his fellow Tennessean, saying of Corker: “He is a terrific United States senator, and I’m disappointed he’s decided not to seek reelection.” The statements of support come after Trump blasted Corker on Twitter on Sunday.

  • Todd Allis

    Ah, infighting. I wish it were the only kind of fighting the Republicans did any more.

  • Tomcat

    McConnell needs Corker so he is going to such up to him.
    Maybe even suck him off.

  • Frostbite

    Turtle knows sooner or later he’ll be on the receiving end of Turnip’s tweets.

  • JWC

    Trump has made the “cockroach” GOP huddle together in unity

  • 2patricius2

    “A valuable member of the Republican caucus as we move to the floor our plan to screw the majority of people in this country to the benefit of ourselves and the other ultra rich…”

  • David Walker

    I like this. 45 may think it’s the ultimate power suit, but he’s about to get a civics lesson he’ll… What am I thinking? It will have no effect on 45 and he’ll just get all pissed off and squirt his tweet piss in any direction.

  • bkmn

    It’s like Trump grabbed old Bitch by the pussy.

  • worstcultever

    Oh, it’s on! Assholes vs. assholes!

    *off to nap*

    • Paula

      Is this gonna’ be like East Coast Rappers vs. West Coast Rappers?

      • Christopher

        Great! I’m caught in the middle, AGAIN!

        (St.Louis here.)

        • Paula

          We have our escape route into Mexico planned out.

  • Lazycrockett

    Can’t wait to see what Drumpf declares his next twitter war on to take away from another failed policy.

    • Cuberly Deux

      It’s only Monday.

  • Lazycrockett
    • Cuberly Deux


    • Danieruw

      Did she tweet the truth again?

  • Bluto
    • Christopher

      If Nut-Stomp is a flavour, that is what it would be.

    • WNY

      crushed nuts

    • Todd Allis

      Yup, 電気アンマ is the electric feeling of the pictured nut-grinding. I have no idea what ingredients are used to make such a flavor. Edit: Apparently the flavor is black pepper and salt.

    • andrew

      If we have to choose sides, sign me up for team turtle, but I insist on wearing a mask during the matches.

    • TominDC

      I believe that’s salt and pepper, and the chips are black in colour (as pictured).

      There’s a whole series of these and they were showing up everywhere on some parts of the internet a few years ago. I remember thinking the flavours were horribly mundane given the art work.

    • netxtown

      tainted soul?

  • peacfulseas inWA

    OT: Seattle coffee shop boots christian group…” I’d fuck jesus in the ass , he’s hot”

    • greenmanTN

      Gosh, and all those innocent Christians did was pass out posters linking gay people to abortion (?!), comparing the fight for gay rights unfavorably with a bloody photo of an (allegedly) aborted fetus. They were obviously the real victims here.

    • Ninja0980

      This video has been making the rounds to show that this is no different then the cake bakers refusing service.
      Never mind that these people clearly weren’t there for that, only to cause disruption.

      • 2patricius2

        And they apparently were already served their coffee before they handed out the posters.

    • Ragnar Lothbrok

      From youtube comments lol :


      • pj

        that was clear

    • JT
  • Bluto
    • PickyPecker


      • JWC

        As the old ad goes “If Almondillos are made from Almonds One has to wonder what Turtles are made from”

    • Dagoril


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    • Gerry Fisher

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  • ChrisInKansas

    Poor little Trump! Nobody likes him! Get ready for the biggest crybaby storm at 5 am that you’ve ever seen!

  • Blake J Butler

    O/T: on a side note, i have been watching Tales From the Crypt, they are all uploaded on youtube in order.

  • greenmanTN

    Uh-oh, McConnell is furious! I don’t know when I’ve ever seen someone this angry.

  • JWC
  • Tomcat

    Yet Alexander is not running again either.

  • Tomcat

    Would McConnell actually be missed if he did not run again?

    • UrsusArctos

      He’s safe for 5 more years. He was just reelected.

      • Reality.Bites

        Turtles live a long time

  • billbear1961
    • Tomcat

      If I were Puerto Rico I would not stop any ships that want to help from arriving and departing. Screw trump.

      • Lazycrockett

        Expect a large influx of PRicans to move to Florida and vote.

        • djcoastermark

          Okay fine by me if they move here. But, the sad part is people have to leave their home “state” just to live. That is soooo not right. A beautiful place that is part of (what part does the gop not get?) United States of America.

          • canoebum

            This is a deliberate ploy to empty the island. Once most of the native residents leave, the hedge fund guys and vultures like Trump will move in and buy up all the good property. Watch how fast it all gets fixed once the white guys have ownership.

          • Paul

            If i won the lottery i’d buy up the empty homes and rehouse Syrian refugees.

          • canoebum

            You could also try rehousing some Puerto Ricans. They need it, too.

          • Paul

            True, rather not displace people if possible while figuring out the best to flip as many states as possible. Ok parents stay in Puerto Rico, grown kids get rehoused in purple states.

            *Goes and buys a lottery ticket.*

        • Skeptical_Inquirer

          Angry PRicans with actual functioning memories and actual experiences of oppression.

        • Nelson Kerr

          that is already happening, 2018 will be fun in florida, at least for sane people

    • Lumpy Gaga

      A 10-day waiver of the Jones Act.

      When even Thoughts and Prayers are too much.

  • Ninja0980

    O/T but in feel good news the Red Sox lost!

  • Yalma Cuder-Zicci
    • Ninja0980

      One of my favorite movies.

    • Dagoril

      …on the sides of her face!

  • Ragnar Lothbrok
  • Valerie Y DeFrance

    Wants to stay on Corker good side so he’ll vote McTurtles way.

  • OdieDenCO

    platitudes are cheep mcconnell. try actually doing something about disaster that is your pResident

  • -M-

    This is what counts as standing by Senator Corker for congressional Republicans. Keep working on it. 🙄👿

  • JackFknTwist

    The head of the Foreign Relations Committee, Corker, thinks that the WH is an adult day care centre…….where the carers are obviously not controlling the demented inmates.

    Whatever about the British being shockingly incompetent and delusional on Brexit, they were able in the late 1700’s to control the Madness of King George, King George III.
    How times have changed; having shaken off the tyranny of the British back then, the US colonies now have a similar madness problem……..however the Colonies have a shocking lack of being able to control the madness of the Day Care Inmate !

    I’d be very reluctant to say the US should look to the UK for a ‘madness’ solution
    [ or anything else ]…….but be aware that you can have Trump/turd strapped down, half starved, and regularly subjected to seriously degrading beatings and abuse.

    It worked for King George why not for Trump/turd ?

  • JCF
  • canoebum

    If a side effect of The Orange Menace daily humiliations is burning down McConnell’s agenda, I’ll take as a silver lining in an otherwise dark sky.