National Govt & Politics

Posted: October 24, 2017

Trump-Corker feud reignites amid tax reform push

In a Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 file photo, Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., speaks to reporters while heading to vote on budget amendments, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
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In a Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 file photo, Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., speaks to reporters while heading to vote on budget amendments, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

By Theresa Seiger, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

WASHINGTON —

President Donald Trump and Sen. Bob Corker renewed their simmering feud on Tuesday morning, with the president writing in a tweet that Corker “couldn't get elected dog catcher” after the Tennessee Republican urged the White House to leave tax reform to Congress. 

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“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,” Trump wrote in the first of a series of tweets blasting the senator.

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“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!”

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