Tag Archives: Bob Corker

GOP Senator: Our Party Has Become The Trump Cult

The Tennessean report: Sen. Bob Corker lashed out again Wednesday at his fellow Republicans, saying the GOP had become almost like a cult in its support of President Donald Trump. “We are in a strange place,” the Tennessee Republican and chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee told reporters in Washington. “It’s almost, it’s becoming a cultish thing, isn’t it? ...

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Corker Rebuffs Trump’s Plea To Drop Anti-Tariffs Bill

The Washington Post reports: Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) introduced a bipartisan bill Wednesday that would give Congress new authority to check the president’s trade moves, going forward with the legislation after rebuffing a personal appeal from President Trump to back off. Corker’s bill would require congressional approval when the president enacts tariffs under the auspices of national security, as Trump ...

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Senate Bill Would Rein In Trump’s Tariffs Authority

The Hill reports: Senators are planning to introduce legislation as soon as Tuesday to require President Trump to get congressional approval for tariffs implemented for national security purposes. Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), who is spearheading the legislation, told reporters that he will roll out the bill as early as Tuesday and wants to try to get it attached to a ...

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Pompeo Lacks Votes To Clear Senate Committee

The Hill reports: CIA Director Mike Pompeo is officially short of the votes needed to clear the Senate Foreign Relations Committee next week. Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) said Friday that “after carful consideration” he will oppose Pompeo’s nomination to lead the State Department. “I remain concerned that Director Pompeo will not challenge the President in critical moments,” he said in ...

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Corker Is The Only GOP “No” On Tax Reform Bill

Reuters reports: U.S. Republican Senator Bob Corker said on Friday he cannot support a sweeping tax bill that Senate Republican leaders have said has enough votes to pass. “At the end of the day, I am not able to cast aside my fiscal concerns and vote for legislation that I believe, based on the information I currently have, could deepen ...

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

Perhaps obviously, most of today’s questions will be about Bob Corker and now, Jeff Flake. The spat began when Corker offered a litany of criticisms directed toward Trump in morning television interviews. The two then battled over Twitter, with Corker saying Trump should stay out of the tax-overhaul effort on Capitol Hill and Trump accusing the Tennessee Republican of trying ...

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Trump Continues To Rage At “Liddle’ Bob Corker”

The Hill reports: President Trump escalated his war of words with Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) on Tuesday, accusing the Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman of incompetence and reviving the nickname “liddle’ Bob Corker.” The comments were Trump’s latest in an ongoing feud with Corker, which reignited Tuesday morning when the chairman of the Tennessee Republican criticized the president over foreign ...

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Trump Repeats Lies About GOP Sen. Bob Corker

GOP Sen. Bob Corker was on television this morning and of course “too busy to watch TV” Trump was watching. ABC News reports: Republican Sen. Bob Corker today stood by his remarks criticizing the White House as an “adult day care center” and arguing that President Trump is putting the United States on a path toward “World War III.” “I ...

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Fox News Host Blasts Trump’s “Erratic Behavior”: You Are Running Out Of Friends, Mr. President [VIDEO]

Uproxx reports: One of Trump’s current feuds is of course with Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker, which was the topic of conversation with Neil Cavuto of Fox News Tuesday evening. Cavuto did not hold back, using his soapbox to speak directly to the president over how his various feuds are going to impact his proposed tax cuts. “I’m talking about your ...

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

Patch reports: White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders will deliver a press briefing Tuesday afternoon at 1:45 Eastern. In recent days, President Trump has feuded with Republican Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee, who has said that the White House is “adult day care.” Multiple reports also suggest that he is still fuming about and NBC article last week that ...

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Trump: Ha, Ha, Sen. Bob Corker Is Short

The Hill reports: A New York Times reporter fired back Tuesday at President Trump after the president claimed the publication set up Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) by recording his conversation. Trump had tweeted earlier Tuesday that the newspaper set Corker up by recording the conversation. But New York Times reporter Jonathan Martin disputed Trump’s claim that Corker was surreptitiously recorded. ...

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Steve Bannon: Arrogant Elitist Snob Bob Corker Is An Absolute Disgrace And Should Resign Immediately

Mediaite reports: Steve Bannon appeared on Sean Hannity‘s show tonight and the two of them started off by tearing into Bob Corker for his criticisms of President Trump. Corker unloaded on Trump in an interview with The New York Times and Hannity reacted by calling him “arrogant” and an “elitist snob.” He told Hannity they have “total contempt for the ...

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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 ...

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Former Trump Aide Jason Miller: Corker Should Resign If He Can’t Support Trump’s “Conservative Principles”

The Hill reports: Jason Miller, a former aide to President Trump, on Monday suggested Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) resign following his feud with the president, arguing Tennessee’s governor could appoint Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) to take his place. “And look, if Senator Corker is retiring and he doesn’t want to be in the U.S. Senate and he doesn’t want to ...

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HYPOCRISY: Propaganda Minister Kellyanne Conway Blasts Corker’s “Incredibly Irresponsible” Tweet [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Kellyanne Conway — counselor to President Donald Trump — has some counsel for Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN). Never tweet. Appearing Monday on Fox & Friends, Conway blasted the retiring Senator for his Sunday tweet in which he referred to the White House as an “adult day care center.” She, apparently, took issue with the Senator for delivering a ...

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GOP Sen. Bob Corker: Trump Is A Liar Whose Reckless Threats Could Set Us “On The Path To World War III”

Talk about zero fucks left to give. The New York Times reports: Senator Bob Corker, the Republican chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, charged in an interview on Sunday that President Trump was treating his office like “a reality show,” with reckless threats toward other countries that could set the nation “on the path to World War III.” In ...

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OF COURSE: Trump Lied About Corker Endorsement

UNSHOCKING: President Donald Trump’s tweets Sunday morning claiming he denied Sen. Bob Corker’s request for an endorsement are false, two sources familiar with the discussions said. Trump told Corker he was going to endorse him the day the Tennessee Republican announced his intention to retire, the sources said. “The President called the senator early last week and asked him to ...

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Trump Rages Against GOP Sen. Bob Corker

Politico reports: President Donald Trump on Sunday claimed that Sen. Bob Corker “begged” him for an endorsement and decided to not seek reelection in 2018 when Trump declined to offer one. A spokeswoman for the Tennessee Republican did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Trump’s claims come after Corker last week told reporters that some of Trump’s advisers ...

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TENNESSEE: GOP US House Rep. Marsha Blackburn Launches “Politically Incorrect” Bid For Senate [VIDEO]

Bloomberg reports: Republican U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn is launching her bid for the U.S. Senate on the heels of Gov. Bill Haslam’s decision to sit out the race to succeed retiring Sen. Bob Corker. Blackburn described herself in her campaign announcement Thursday as a “hard-core, card-carrying Tennessee conservative” and decried the Republican majority in the Senate for failing to repeal ...

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Republican Sen. Bob Corker To Retire In 2018

The Tennessean reports: Sen. Bob Corker said Tuesday he will not seek re-election next year. “After much thought, consideration and family discussion over the past year, Elizabeth and I have decided that I will leave the United States Senate when my term expires at the end of 2018,” the Chattanooga Republican said in a statement. “When I ran for the ...

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