Bob Corker not ruling out possible 2020 run against Trump

Bob Corker not ruling out possible 2020 run against Trump

[Ed. – Return to the swamp.]

Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee did not rule out a run in 2020 against President Donald Trump when asked about it by reporters Friday, saying he’s focused on the next 14 months of his term and isn’t thinking that far ahead.

The noncommittal response came as Corker doubled down this week on criticism of Trump, calling him “utterly untruthful” and responsible for “the debasement of our nation.”

“You know, I don’t know what I’m doing next Sunday,” the senator responded when reporters asked about a potential presidential bid.

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Corker said it was far too soon to say if he would want a strong Republican primary challenge of Trump, whether by him or someone else.

“I think that if you even begin thinking those things, everything you do becomes viewed through a different lens,” Corker said generally about presidential ambitions.

And any impeachment of Trump isn’t realistic today and is not going to happen, Corked added.

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