The ongoing public dispute between US President Donald Trump and top Republican Senator Bob Corker has escalated after Trump attacked Corker for his skepticism over a $1.5 trillion tax cut. Corker responded by slamming the Republican president as an “utterly untruthful” leader who “debases” his country.
Corker, who represents the state of Tennessee and chairs the powerful Senate Foreign Relations Committee, has emerged as an outspoken critic of the president.
“Bob Corker, who helped President O[bama] give us the bad Iran Deal & couldn’t get elected dog catcher in Tennessee, is now fighting Tax Cuts,” Trump tweeted Tuesday.
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….
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 24, 2017
Corker, who has announced he is not seeking re-election next year, responded with a hard-hitting tweet of his own: “Same…