GOP senator says Trump needs to start thinking about the nation

GOP senator says Trump needs to start thinking about the nation
The New York Post ^ | August 17, 2017 | The Associated Press

Posted on 8/17/2017, 6:24:42 PM by 2ndDivisionVet

A prominent Republican senator delivered a stinging rebuke Thursday of Donald Trump’s short time in office, declaring he has not shown the stability or competence required for an American president to succeed.

Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee, chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, also said Trump “recently has not demonstrated that he understands the character of this nation.” During comments to local reporters after a speech to the Chattanooga Rotary Club, Corker called for “radical changes” in how the Trump White House operates.

His remarks, which were posted on Facebook, came two days after Trump declared at a New York press conference that white supremacists don’t bear all the blame for the violence last weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia. The president’s remarks have triggered a firestorm of protest, with a number of Republicans criticizing Trump for giving weight to the complaints of white nationalists by refusing to definitively condemn them…..

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