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Wed Jun 13, 2018, 12:37 PM

Corker: GOP Becoming 'Cult-like' On Trump

GOP Sen. Bob Corker (Tenn.) warned on Wednesday that members of his party are becoming "cult-like" in their support of President Trump, pointing to leadership's unwillingness to challenge the White House on tariffs.

"We are in a strange place. I mean, it’s almost, it’s becoming a cultish thing, isn’t it? And it’s not a good place for any party to end up with a cult-like situation as it relates to a president that happens to be of — purportedly, of the same party," Corker told reporters.

Pressed on whether he feels Republicans are currently in a "cult-like situation," Corker acknowledged that there are some GOP lawmakers who stand up to Trump and it would be "unfair to try to say" that "about every member."

" is leadership in general not wishing to poke the bear? Absolutely, because it's all about the next election, right?" said Corker, who is retiring after 2018.

Corker's comments come after he was blocked from getting a vote on his bill to rein in Trump on tariffs. His bill, which is backed by roughly a dozen senators, would require congressional approval if Trump wanted to impose tariffs in the name of national security.

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RCW2014 Wednesday OP
Gunslinger201 Wednesday #1
Killdozer Wednesday #2
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Killdozer Wednesday #8
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Response to RCW2014 (Original post)

Wed Jun 13, 2018, 12:39 PM

1. Repubs need to go back to losing and like it!



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Response to RCW2014 (Original post)

Wed Jun 13, 2018, 12:42 PM

2. So I woship Dear Trump, what of it?

 

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Response to Killdozer (Reply #2)

Wed Jun 13, 2018, 12:53 PM

4. I even have Trumpy Bear!

(Really)

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Response to Gunslinger201 (Reply #4)

Wed Jun 13, 2018, 04:08 PM

8. Dude is a leader with a pair.

 

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Response to RCW2014 (Original post)

Wed Jun 13, 2018, 12:53 PM

3. But I was told by intelligent and educated liberals

that the gop hated Trump and were going to play a part in impeaching him

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Response to RCW2014 (Original post)

Wed Jun 13, 2018, 01:51 PM

5. That is rich considering the cult mentality of the DNC.

The swamp is really starting to realize the pickle they put themselves in I think.

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Response to RCW2014 (Original post)

Wed Jun 13, 2018, 02:44 PM

6. The only GOPers speaking the truth are those who are retiring.

Amazing how quickly this nation went from being a democracy to being a terroristic state.

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Response to saspamco (Reply #6)

Wed Jun 13, 2018, 02:58 PM

7. I laugh at your hyperbole

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