Bob Corker

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We have come a long way in our country when the speaker of one party urges a president NOT to work with the other party to solve a problem.feedback
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There needs to be a full investigation on all angles relative to nefarious activities that were taking place with Russia beginning in March but even going back before that time. I don't know why that would be harmful.feedback

Right now we really paved the way for them after year seven or eight to obtain the ability to quickly make a nuclear weapon with no breakout time so I think this is just the beginning. You are going to see an effort to really change the terms of this over time.feedback

I think what happened over the weekend was a wake-up call. I do think, on the other hand, when they threaten with - when they threaten us in other ways. Let's move away from the nuclear agreement when they have their naval vessels threatening ours and doing things, they need to be aware that there's a new day and we're not putting up with the things they've been doing in the region.feedback

The administration, thankfully, is going to follow through on appropriately holding Iran accountable for the violations that are taking place.feedback

Businesspeople tend to go straight at a problem. It's kind of the world that they have lived in. As opposed to dealing with the CEO of a company, you're dealing with a country and you've got popular opinion within that country. So it's important, in that context, to understand ... those things.feedback

I am confident Rex Tillerson has the ability to be the effective leader the State Department needs.feedback

I would find it hard to believe that they on Tuesday don't understand that what they did on Friday could have been done in a much better way.feedback

I've got to believe they realize that. What I don't know yet is whether it's a concern or not on their end. It may be that this is the way they want to roll right now. So I think we'll see. They know that there's more than just concern from a few senators.feedback

As we proceed in ensuring the new administration has the leaders it needs to implement our nation's foreign policy going forward, I have great confidence Rex Tillerson will serve the United States well.feedback

Seriously, we still don't know all the implications of what happened. I don't think they (the Trump administration) know all the implications of what happened. There may well need to be a legislative fix.feedback

I think they know that it could have been done in a better way.feedback

American values that we all hold dear and want to promote around the world are things that she has the ability to communicate and cares deeply about.feedback

My phone says, No Caller ID, so I'm not saying that it has anything to do with me. Nobody knows who it is that's calling when I'm calling.feedback

I predict that he's going to be overwhelmingly supported. I think they're going to see how substantial this person is.feedback

We've been at it now for six years and it's time for us to produce a replacement plan and hopefully we'll do that in the very near term.feedback

I think that what people are going to find when they see Tillerson in the hearings is he's very much in the mainstream of U.S. foreign policy thinking.feedback

That means Republicans would have to vote for a tax increase. Now, y'all been here for a while and understand how unlikely that is.feedback

On Sunday, I needed to talk to the president-elect about something, and I called him on his cellphone and he answered it and we talked.feedback

To tear it up on the front end, in my opinion, is not going to happen.feedback

I can't get an intelligence person but I can read one of your publications this morning who's leaking out this information. It does make it feel political. I believe the Russians have done very nefarious things.feedback

He already has submitted a completed nominee questionnaire and will soon submit an extensive financial disclosure. Furthermore, prior to his confirmation hearing, he will go through the same ethics and FBI checks as previous Secretary of State nominees. That has always been the plan, it is already in progress, and I am deeply disappointed my colleagues continue to imply otherwise.feedback

That is not true. He's never said he would provide tax returns.feedback

We're going to operate exactly the same way that we've been operating the 10 years that I've been on the committee. We've never asked for tax returns. It's not what we do on our committee.feedback

What Republicans could be faced with in three years, is voting for a tax increase ... and that's not exactly a place that Republicans relish being.feedback

It needs to be someone he's very comfortable with and he knows there's going to be no daylight between him and them.feedback

The world needs to know that the secretary of state is someone who speaks fully for the president and again, that's a decision he's going to have to make.feedback

While we certainly appreciate the work Aung San Suu Kyi has done to ensure a democratic transition in Burma, I am somewhat appalled by her dismissive reaction to concerns I raised this morning about the problem of human trafficking in her country.feedback

Let's face it, over the last several years, President Putin has operated in ways that very much have been against our interests.feedback

Putin "has done so in many ways, in a very ruthless manner.feedback

They will have 30 days to submit to the Oval Office a plan for soundly and quickly defeating ISIS.feedback

The rallies that I have back home aren't quite like this. Pretty cool.feedback

The caricature that is painted of Donald Trump is so different than what he is.feedback

Obviously, I haven't condoned some of the slurs and innuendo that have been laid out by the [Trump] campaign. At the same time, I understand the tremendous potential a candidate like Trump has ... to change the trajectory of our nation.feedback

I've offered words of public encouragement [to Trump] in important times, and continue to be discouraged by the results.feedback

I mean, to say that somebody because of their background or their ethnicity has -- doesn't have the ability to carry something out is wrong. That's not where we are in our country.feedback

I have no reason whatsoever to believe I am being considered for a position like that.feedback

Congress will work with the administration to ensure today's more expansive shift in policy aligns with U.S. interests, including the desire for progress on human rights.feedback

What I liked about his speech is it challenged the foreign policy establishment here in Washington. Let's face it, has gotten it wrong now for a couple of decades at least. So I liked the fact that he challenged the foreign policy establishment here.feedback

Merely managing differences with China is not a successful formula particularly when such management cedes U.S. influence and places American interest at risk in the Indo-Pacific and beyond.feedback

The bill, I don't think, is yet in its final form. It matters to me what it says.feedback

Existing NSG guidelines were established to guard against nuclear proliferation, and we should not create exceptions for particular countries.feedback

The country we believe has 12-14 million slaves, which is close to half the number we believe exists worldwide. It's obviously a very significant issue and when he's here, it's one I certainly plan to raise.feedback

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