Trump, Corker Continue Twitter Feud

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Senator Bob Corker
Senator Bob Corker

President Donald Trump and Tennessee Senator Bob Corker continued their Twitter battle on Tuesday morning.

The president sent out a series of derogatory tweets, including this one: Bob Corker, who helped President O give us the bad Iran Deal & couldn't get elected dog catcher in Tennessee, is now fighting Tax Cuts....

He added, "Corker dropped out of the race in Tennessee when I refused to endorse him, and now is only negative on anything Trump. Look at his record!

"Isn't it sad that lightweight Senator Bob Corker, who couldn't get re-elected in the Great State of Tennessee, will now fight Tax Cuts plus!

Senator Corker, the former Chattanooga mayor, replied, "Same untruths from an utterly untruthful president. #AlertTheDaycareStaff."

The senator also said an upcoming White House luncheon was to be "more of a photo op" than a session of "substance."

 



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