'Tennessee not happy!' Trump attacks another GOP senator who questioned his fitness


Bob Corker (Tenn.) on Twitter on Friday after Corker criticized him during a Rotary Club meeting last week in Chattanooga, Tenn.

Corker has had a fluctuating relationship with the president in the past, both praising and rebuking the president throughout Trump's campaign and time in the White House, the Tennessean reports.

Trump's Tweet came as Corker's comments have gotten increasing airtime following the violence at white nationalist protests in Charlottesville, Va. on the weekend of August 12 and Trump's campaign-style rally in Phoenix this week.

Cillizza compared it to Trump's attacks on Sen.

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders pushed back against Corker's comments on Thursday, calling them "ridiculous and outrageous" at a press briefing.

Trump tweeted that Corker's recent statement questioning his fitness for the presidency was "strange", since the senator asks him about running again in 2018.

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Corker is among a handful of Republican senators who President Trump has tweeted criticism at after the GOP lawmakers made critical comments about the White House.

President Donald Trump's feud with another Republican senator bubbled over into the public sphere on Friday morning with a tweet from the President lashing out at Sen. The bill cleared Congress overwhelmingly last month and Trump grudgingly signed it on August 2. "And we need him to be successful", Corker said.

Trump expressed frustration over a bipartisan bill sanctioning Russian Federation and tried to convince Senate Foreign Relations Chairman [Corker] that it wasn't good policy, according to three people familiar with the call. Lamar Alexander in 2014 and U.S. Rep. Diane Black a year ago.

And on Thursday, Corker spoke out against Trump's threat to force a federal government shutdown unless Congress provides funding for a wall along the U.S.

The Tennessee senator also lauded the president's first global trip overseas, saying that he could not be more pleased. "But I see my job as saying what I think and his job is saying what he thinks".