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As militant threats shift, US Senate revives war authorization debate

Reuters | Published — Monday 30 October 2017

This file photo taken on May 24, 2017 shows Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) (L) and Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) talking about their introduction of a new Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF) against Daesh, Al-Qaeda and the Taliban during a news conference at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. 498 more words

Donald Trump

If a republican US congressional legislator dares to voice an opinion that differs from the republican President Donald J. Trump, he or she can count on being the recipient of the president’s public dressing down and ire. 1,877 more words

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Corker hits back after Trump’s critical tweets -- “It’s a shame the White House has become an adult day care center."

FILE – In this Aug. 16, 2017, file photo, Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., speaks to the Sevier County Chamber of Commerce in Sevierville, Tenn. Always one to speak his mind, Corker’s new free agent status should make President Donald Trump and the GOP very nervous. 549 more words

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Corker Stands by Comments About Trump Stability, Competence

Bloomberg

By Mark Niquette

October 1, 2017, 10:56 AM EDT

  • Retiring U.S. senator makes statements in NBC interview

  • Republican says president fueling voter resentment in party…

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Tennessee U.S. Senator Bob Corker won't seek re-election in 2018

Departure of former Chattanooga mayor sets off scramble for suddenly vacant Senate seat

♦By Rich Shumate, ChickenFriedPolitics.com editor

NASHVILLE (CFP) — U.S. Senator Bob Corker… 600 more words

U.S. Senate Races

State to eliminate Obama-era envoys, as Trump signals he won't fill vacancies

President Trump and his allies have clamored for months that Senate Democrats are stonewalling top-level appointees — but the president indicated Tuesday that hundreds of vacancies might just go unfilled. 837 more words

Current Events

Cory Gardner Is Front And Center On North Korea Threat

By Shaun Boyd

DENVER (CBS4) – The U.S. military flexed its military muscle for North Korea overnight by launching an unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile from Southern California. 399 more words

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