Tennessee Senator Bob Corker went after his own party, saying Republicans are “cultish” in their relationship with President Trump Wednesday.
“We’re in a strange place. I mean, it’s almost been a — becoming a cultish thing, isn’t it?” Corker said. “It’s not a good place for any party to end up with a cult-like situation as it relates to a president that happens to be of — reportedly of — the same party.”
Corker made the comments in response to the primary loss of Republican Congressman Mark Sanford in South Carolina.
The Tennessee senator does not have the best relationship with Trump and was recently booed publicly at a Trump rally in Nashville, Tennessee. (RELATED: Crowd At Trump Rally Boos Senator Bob Corker)
The president does not hold Corker in the highest regard either. In the past, Trump tweeted:
Isn’t it sad that lightweight Senator Bob Corker, who couldn’t get re-elected in the Great State of Tennessee, will now fight Tax Cuts plus!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 24, 2017
Bob Corker gave us the Iran Deal, & that’s about it. We need HealthCare, we need Tax Cuts/Reform, we need people that can get the job done!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 8, 2017
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