Corker Statement on Tax Reform Legislation

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) today released the following statement. “My concern about the impact a rapidly growing $20 trillion national debt will have on our children and grandchildren has been a guiding principle throughout my time in public service. And during my 10 years and 11 months in the Senate, I have consistently fought for fiscal discipline … Read More

AP FACT CHECK: WH wrong in saying Corker behind Iran deal

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WASHINGTON (AP) — White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders missed the mark on Tuesday when she accused Republican Sen. Bob Corker of working with Democrats and the Obama administration to make the Iran nuclear deal happen. THE FACTS: Corker, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, had no role in crafting the 2015 international agreement forged by the U.S. and … Read More

Corker Praises Trump’s “Direct Approach” At The United Nations

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Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today released the following statement regarding President Donald J. Trump’s address to the United Nations General Assembly. “President Trump sent a very clear signal yesterday about what America stands for and who and what the world must stand against,” said Senator Corker. “After years of ambiguous messaging, the president’s … Read More

Trump, Corker sound like BFF’s again after White House meeting

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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., met for more than an hour at the White House on Friday for what the senator’s office described as a “very productive discussion” that covered a broad range of topics. “Sen. Corker and President Trump had a very productive one-on-one discussion before key members of the White House staff joined … Read More

Americans want Congress to solve problems and tax reform is a start

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Traveling across the Volunteer State during the month of August is one of the most valuable parts of my job, and this past month was one of the most energizing summer work periods I have experienced since being elected to the Senate. From Sevierville to Memphis, I traveled more than 1,975 miles across our state to hear from Tennesseans about … Read More

Corker applauds Trump administration for closing Russian diplomatic posts

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By Michael Collins, USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee WASHINGTON — Sen. Bob Corker applauded the Trump administration’s decision Thursday to order Russia to close three diplomatic facilities in the United States. “The Russian government has a long history of harassing American diplomats, and for the last eight years, President (Vladimir) Putin has been emboldened by, among other things, the lack … Read More