Politics Trump: 'Corker didn't have the guts to run'

17:31  08 october  2017
17:31  08 october  2017 Source:   The Hill

Corker calls White House ‘an adult day care center’ in response to Trump’s latest Twitter tirade

  Corker calls White House ‘an adult day care center’ in response to Trump’s latest Twitter tirade Trump said Corker, who made headlines last week with his sharp criticism of the president, "didn't have the guts to run" for reelection.Subscribe to the Post Most newsletter: Today’s most popular stories on The Washington Post

“One thing your boss didn ’ t address to my knowledge is whether he supports President Trump for renomination in 2020,” I wrote. “Since the president’s re-election campaign is up and running , and in light of Sen Corker ’s concerns about the president’s stability, will he weigh in on Trump for

Bob Corker and President Trump took another turn Friday morning, with Trump tweeting: Strange statement by Bob Corker considering that he is constantly asking me whether or not he should run again in '18.

Trump: 'Corker didn't have the guts to run'© Provided by The Hill Trump: 'Corker didn't have the guts to run' President Trump ripped Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) on Sunday, saying the senator told him he could not win reelection in the Senate without his endorsement, and that he dropped out after Trump declined.

"Senator Bob Corker "begged" me to endorse him for re-election in Tennessee. I said "NO" and he dropped out (said he could not win without my endorsement). He also wanted to be Secretary of State, I said "NO THANKS." He is also largely responsible for the horrendous Iran Deal!" Trump said in a tweet on Sunday.

"Hence, I would fully expect Corker to be a negative voice and stand in the way of our great agenda. Didn't have the guts to run!" the president continued.

Corker, who is the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, announced last month that he would not seek reelection in 2018.

Corker was the first senator to announce that he will retire for the 2018 primaries.

Trump allies, such as former White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon, have expressed interest in presenting primary challenges to establishment Republicans in Congress.

Juan Williams: Trump is becoming a failed president .
The man in the Oval Office is alienating even his own former allies.

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