Sen. Bob Corker Robert (Bob) Phillips CorkerSunday Previews: Washington Closes in Closure for Whip Whip List: Anyone who is on and off in the 2020 race agrees with the Senate to conclude final talks, but no clearer Way over the closure MORE (R-Tenn.) Busted President Trump on Sunday after Trump claimed that the Republican was forced to retire after failing to receive the president's support.
"Yeah, just like Mexico pays for the wall," Corker tweeted before using the hashtag "#AlertTheDaycareStaff."
Coker was repeatedly critical of the Trump Admin and previously referred to the White House as "an adult day care facility".
The latest statement from Corker came after Trump tore the Senator in a tweets earlier Sunday.
"Senator Bob Corker has just said," I am privileged to serve in the Senate for twelve years, and I have told the people of our state. But that's not true – wanted to run, but Vote TANKED if I did not endorse it, "Trump wrote last Sunday.
" Bob Corker was responsible for leaving us the horrible Iran Nuclear Deal, which I ended, however but he scolds me for wanting to bring our young people home safely, "Trump continued, referring to his decision to withdraw US troops from Syria.
" Bob wanted to run and ask for my approval. I said NO and the game was over.
# MAGA I LOVE TENNESSEE! "He Carried On
Earlier this Sunday, Corker called the dispute over a border wall that federal agencies had concluded a" fictitious fight "that deals more with Trump's political issues
Trump demanded that Congress provide him with $ 5 billion in the long-awaited wall along the southern border in a new spending bill: Failure to reach an agreement on Friday led to a partial stoppage of government action
President may look like he's struggling, but even if he wins, our borders will be uncertain, "Corker told CNN's State of the Union.
Corker had announced earlier this year that he would not run for reelection. Trump has repeatedly claimed that Corker has decided to retire because he did not have Trump's support.
But last year, Todd Womack's chief of staff, Corker, claimed that Trump had re-launched the Tennessee Senator and offered his support should Corker decide to do so.