Trump slams another Republican senator, warning Bob Corker that 'Tennessee not happy!'

Anita Tucker
August 28, 2017

Trump often responds more quickly to criticism than he did with Corker.

Corker, the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, told local reporters and Rotary Club attendees last Thursday that there needs to be some "radical changes" in the White House for Trump to succeed, News Channel 9 reported. Corker says Trump hasn't yet shown "stability" to be successful.

Senator Bob Corker slammed President Trump's handling of the racially motivated protests in Charlottesville, Virginia last week. "Our nation needs for him to be successful, it doesn't matter whether you're Republican or Democrat we need for our president, the world needs our president to be successful".

Even before Trump's tweet, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders was questioned over Corker's statement at Thursday's press briefing.

"There is no senator - no Republican senator - who President Trump talks to more than Bob Corker".

Jessica Holley is examining the war of words between the Volunteer State's senators and President Trump.

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President Donald Trump's feud with another Republican senator bubbled over into the public sphere on Friday morning with a tweet from the President lashing out at Sen. Corker was also on the shortlist to be picked as Trump's presidential running mate as well as his secretary of state. The bill cleared Congress overwhelmingly last month and Trump grudgingly signed it on August 2. Jeff Flake and South Carolina Sen. Lamar Alexander and U.S. Rep. Diane Black.

But, Corker quickly managed to get himself out of Trump's good graces, publicly condemning him on issues like Russian Federation.

The Tennessee senator also lauded the president's first global trip overseas, saying that he could not be more pleased.

The earlier, private calls offer more evidence of Trump's uneasy relationship with congressional Republicans. "But there are things that I think any rational person would say I wish he hadn't said this or done that".

Corker, a former Chattanooga mayor who was first elected to the U.S. Senate in 2006, has yet to announce his re-election plans for next year.

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