A Nashville newspaper has reported that there is a new poll in Tennessee showing former Democratic governor Phil Bredesen holding a lead over his likely U.S. Senate race opponent, Republican Representative Marsha Blackburn who is leading in all of the state’s Republican primary polls. Bredesen is not facing a Democratic primary challenger.
Sen. Bob Corker spoke the blunt truth when he told reporters that the Doug Jones Senate victory in Alabama was a great night for America.
If Republicans are struggling to even get a 12-vote majority in a committee vote, it doesn't bode well for their chances of getting a 50-vote approval if the full Senate takes it up.
Trump's temperament has been a concern since before he was even elected a year ago, but those worries have only increased since he took office.
"What really matters are not words, it's the actions," Warren said, blasting GOP senators who speak out against Trump but fail to back up those words with meaningful action.
Sen. Bob Corker told CNN that he would not support President Trump in another election. Corker has been unchained by retirement, and he is going after Trump hard.
Republican Sen. Bob Corker (TN) kept speaking the truth about Trump on Tuesday as he said that the Presidents should bring everyone together, not debase our country.
The outgoing Republican senator turned up the heat on Donald Trump, calling the president's upcoming tax reform meeting with GOP senators a political stunt.
"I think more of my colleagues should speak up. They say things privately that they don't say publicly."
"I would love if they'd support HR-669, which is legislation I've introduced with Sen. Ed Markey, that prevents the president from launching a nuclear-first strike without congressional approval."
Despite the Iowa Republican's hopes that Trump will tone down his rhetoric, there has never been a situation when this president has shown an ability to do that.
It was a sign of presidential weakness, and just how much some Senate Republicans can't stand him, that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell defended Bob Corker from Trump's attacks.
Trump tried to attack Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) on Sunday morning, but Corker fired back with nothing less than a total destruction of his own party's president.
Retiring Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) became the first Republican to back away from the deficit exploding Republican plan to cut taxes for the wealthy by telling Meet The Press that he won't vote for it if the plan adds to the deficit.
Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) has announced that he will not be seeking re-election in 2018.
Corker said in a statement, “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. When I ran for the Senate in 2006, I told people that I couldn’t imagine serving for more than two terms. Understandably, as we have gained influence, that decision has become more difficult. But I have always been drawn to the citizen legislator model, and while I realize it is not for everyone, I believe with the kind of service I provide, it is the right one for me.”
Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) is openly questioning Trump’s mental stability, competence, and character, as Republicans are starting to come forward with serious criticisms of their own president.
Four more Republican Senators all from rural states are withholding support for the Republican health care bill due to the damage it would do to rural hospitals. If McConnell brings this bill to the floor for a vote, Trump will be humiliatingly defeated by his own party.
There are still many unanswered questions, but one thing is clear: Russia's attempt to turn Trump into their puppet has been a wild success.
The fact that physical appearance weighed heavily into Trump's cabinet picks is outrageous, but it's not surprising.
Sens. Bob Corker (R-TN) and Joni Ernst (R-IA) are the latest Republicans to announce that they have no interest in being Donald Trump's running mate. It seems that nobody with a political future has any interest in being Trump's VP.