On Sunday Morning, President Donald Trump sent a series of tweets directed at U.S Senator Bob Corker of Tennessee.
Senator Bob Corker "begged" me to endorse him for re-election in Tennessee. I said "NO" and he dropped out (said he could not win without...— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 8, 2017
In his tweets, the President said Senator Corker "begged" him for re-election.
According to CNN, Trump's claim that Corker begged him for an endorsement is false.
"Trump told Corker he was going to endorse him the day the Tennessee Republican announced his intention to retire, the sources said. 'The President called the senator early last week and asked him to reconsider his decision not to seek re-election and reaffirmed that he would have endorsed him, as he has said many times,' one of the sources said."
..my endorsement). He also wanted to be Secretary of State, I said "NO THANKS." He is also largely responsible for the horrendous Iran Deal!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 8, 2017
Trump will need the Republican senators vote in order to pass tax reform.
...Hence, I would fully expect Corker to be a negative voice and stand in the way of our great agenda. Didn't have the guts to run!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 8, 2017
In response Senator Bob Corker tweeted,
It's a shame the White House has become an adult day care center. Someone obviously missed their shift this morning.— Senator Bob Corker (@SenBobCorker) October 8, 2017