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  1. Corker: McConnell Not Making Trump Ambassadors a PriorityRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | News Max

    Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker, R-Tenn., suggested many of President Donald Trump's key ambassadorial appointments are not getting confirmed by the Senate because Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has little interest in making them a priority. "Mitch McConnell is going to take up judges - people who are going to be there for a lifetime - over ambassadors who will be there for a short time," Corker told a meeting of journalists at a breakfast hosted by the Christian Science Monitor.

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  2. From Texas to Tennessee, GOP candidates in states where Donald Trump is popular embrace the presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 17 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    Indiana Rep. Todd Rokita campaigns for the U.S. Senate with a cardboard cutout of President Trump, boasting he is the president's best ally to take on the elites and drain the swamp. In Tennessee, where just a few months ago Sen. Bob Corker questioned Trump's competence, Republican Marsha Blackburn reminds voters at every opportunity that she agrees with Trump on issues such as tax reform, the economy and immigration as she campaigns to succeed Corker, who is retiring.

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  3. Pompeo praised for N. Korea tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Journal Gazette

    ... still in jeopardy. "It's hard to say that Pompeo is not qualified," Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker, R-Tenn., said Wednesday. He said many Democrats were trying to block Pompeo's confirmation simply because they see him as a ...

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  4. Bull's Eye: Big Marijuana Isn't Out of the Shadows YetRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | National Journal

    ... hasn't been conflicted over this presidency is either comatose or is pretty useless in their blindness." -Sen. Bob Corker , at a Christian Science Monitor breakfast Wednesday. "The @GOP should listen to Cardi B." -California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom , ...

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  5. Senators introducing new war powers resolutionRead the original story

    Yesterday | Aerotech News And Review

    The leaders of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee are set to unveil a bipartisan resolution authorizing the use of military force overseas, accelerating a debate that Congress has been reluctant to have, but that's taking on new urgency after President Donald Trump's strikes on Syria. The resolution from Sens. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., and Tim Kaine, D-Va., is expected to revisit the broad authorizations Congress approved in 2001 and 2002 for the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

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  6. EDITORIAL: Congress seizes an opportunity to miss an opportunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Washington Times

    ... world. Neither Republicans nor Democrats are willing to make the hard choices required to balance the books. Sen. Bob Corker, a Republican from Tennessee, was spot on when he called the balanced-budget amendment vote "the biggest joke in the world." ...

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  7. NYT: Mattis pushed for Congressional vote on Syria strikes, but denied; Update: White House deniesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hot Air

    ... there will be more of a push in certain circles in Washington to delve further into Syria. Tennessee Senator Bob Corker attempted to get a new war declara-um-Authorization for Use of Military Force introduced in Congress this week which Ed noted ...

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  8. Top GOP Senator Hopes Macron And Merkel Convince Trump To Save Iran DealRead the original story

    Wednesday | Yahoo!

    With weeks to go before President Donald Trump is expected to torpedo the nuclear agreement between Iran, the United States and five world powers, Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker sees a small chance the landmark deal might survive. "If nothing changes between now and May 12, the president absolutely is going to withdraw from the agreement ... I still hold out a degree of hope that when [French President Emmanuel] Macron and [German Chancellor Angela] Merkel are here, maybe there's something, there's a little bit of a breakthrough," Corker said Wednesday morning, referring to upcoming visits by the two world leaders.

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  9. Republican senator says any colleagues who aren't conflicted about...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Yahoo!

    A prominent Republican senator says that any of his colleagues who are not conflicted over the presidency of Donald Trump are "comatose" or "blind". Bob Corker - who has been a sharp critic of Mr Trump at times, and has described his relationship with the president as "very warm" at others - made the comment during a breakfast Wednesday hosted by the Christian Science Monitor.

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  10. Bredesen Can't Be GOP-LiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2018 | The Memphis Flyer

    ... Tennessee like a fizzling tropical depression. I don't want it to be true, and I hope I'm wrong. When it comes to Bob Corker's soon-to-be-vacant U.S. Senate seat, Tennessee has two options: flip it or get used to hearing the words "Senator Marsha ...

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  11. Corker decries Trump's 'constant chaos,' denounces his attacks on media and FBIRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Bangor Daily News

    The Senate Republican who once described the White House as an "adult day-care center" lamented Wednesday that President Donald Trump governs in a state of "constant chaos" and denounced his attacks on federal law enforcement agencies, the media and other U.S. institutions. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker, R-Tennessee, praised the Trump administration for recent sanctions, expulsions of diplomats and other measures to punish Russia.

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  12. Congress Considers Rewriting the Post-9/11 Authorization for Use of Military ForceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Democracy Now

    ... known as the , or Authorization for Use of Military Force. On Monday, Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chair Bob Corker, a Tennessee Republican, and Democratic committee member Tim Kaine of Virginia introduced legislation to replace the AUMFs with ...

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  13. Corker calls Democrat seeking to replace him a 'very good...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | SFGate

    Retiring Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., praised the leading Democratic candidate to replace him Wednesday and said he would not campaign against him - highlighting questions about Republican unity in a marquee midterm battleground. Corker has been outspoken about his friendship with Phil Bredesen, a former Democratic governor seeking to succeed him next year.

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  14. Greenspan: Trump Tax Cuts Are Trouble Because They're 'Unfunded'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | News Max

    ... billion in June 2017. "This president, obviously, is not a president that's interested in fiscal issues," Senator Bob Corker, a Republican from Tennessee, said in Washington earlier on Wednesday. "This issue is not going to be dealt with without a ...

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  15. Why Bob Corker is bucking GOP tribalism, in a Tennessee traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Christian Science Monitor

    ... tribal, but one of the hottest Senate contests this cycle is notably not: the race to replace retiring Sen. Bob Corker (R) of Tennessee. Senator Corker, influential chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee - and once again an ally of ...

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  16. Corker Decries 'Constant Chaos' in the White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Taegan Goddard's Political Wire

    Sen. Bob Corker , who once described the White House as an "adult day-care center," lamented that President Trump governs in a state of "constant chaos" and denounced his attacks on federal law enforcement agencies, the media and other U.S. institutions, the Washington Post reports. Said Corker: "You know, for the chief of staff it's got to be a nightmare that at night there are people calling in from all over the country, he's calling them, and the chief of staff doesn't know they're calling."

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  17. Mattis told Trump he should get Congress to vote on Syria airstrikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daily Mail

    ... force that preceded the war in Afghanistan. The president got apparently conflicting advice from Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker, the chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and has not felt pressure from the Republican Congress for acting ahead ...

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  18. GOP Sen. Bob Corker heaps praise on Phil Bredesen, the Democrat hoping to succeed himRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | USA Today

    Sen. Bob Corker, a Republican, praises Democrat Phil Bredesen, who's looking to succeed him. "I think he's got real appeal - I don't think it, I know it," Corker told reporters Wednesday.

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  19. White House Presses Vulnerable Dems on Pompeo NominationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Roll Call

    Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker, R-Tenn., right, meets with CIA Director Mike Pompeo, President Trump's nominee for secretary of state, in the Capitol on March 19. The White House circled the wagons Wednesday around CIA Director Mike Pompeo 's nomination to become secretary of State, arguing vulnerable red-state Democrats will feel "consequences" in November if they vote against him. The Trump administration dispatched Sen. Tom Cotton , R-Ark., to argue Pompeo is highly qualified for the top State Department position and to press Democrats running for re-election in states won by President Donald Trump to vote in favor of his nomination.

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  20. Corker, Colleagues Urge Administration To Reconsider Proposal To Sell TVA Transmission LinesRead the original story

    Wednesday | Chattanoogan.com

    Senator Bob Corker on Wednesday joined 14 of his congressional colleagues, including every member of the Tennessee delegation, to send a letter to President Donald J. Trump urging the administration to reconsider its proposal to sell the Tennessee Valley Authority's transmissions assets.

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