Potential Primary Challenger Mark Green Defends Trump to Tennessee Senator Bob Corker

Aug 28, 2017, 01:15
Potential Primary Challenger Mark Green Defends Trump to Tennessee Senator Bob Corker

"I absolutely believe that Senator Corker was over the line, It's disrespectful to the President of the United States".

Corker has had a fluctuating relationship with the president in the past, both praising and rebuking the president throughout Trump's campaign and time in the White House, the Tennessean reports.

Last week, while speaking to Chattanooga's Rotary Club, Corker said that Trump lacks an understanding of the character of the nation and that the White House needs to make "radical changes"-otherwise, he fears for the country".

Last week, Corker said Trump has not shown competency or stability, in the wake of the president's comments on recent events in Charlottesville, Virginia. Already there are indications that the populist wing of the Republican party in Tennessee — which includes the most ardent Trump supporters — doesn't like it one bit.

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was asked about Corker's comments during Thursday's White House briefing.

That reference to President George W. Bush's much criticized handling of Hurricane Katrina in 2005 was Grassley responding to Trump, his aides said in an email.

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Yet Trump, who has taken to Twitter to lambaste other Republican Senate leaders, has kept quiet about Corker, an ally who was once under consideration to be secretary of State.

President Donald Trump on Friday publicly attacked yet another Republican senator by name.

Carr's tea party-styled primary challenge of U.S. Sen.

After talking with Vice President Mike Pence Friday, Corker said he "applauds the Trump administration for standing with the Venezuelan people".

Corker is up for re-election in 2018, and most political handicappers project him to win re-election if he runs for a third term as expected. Lamar Alexander and U.S. Rep. Diane Black. "I think the president was rather restrained in his tweet [about Corker] and was absolutely correct". Corker, moreover, is up for reelection next year.

But Trump came into office as the most unpopular new president in the history of modern polling and things have not improved, according to new polling data released Friday.

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