Corker has compared the Trump Admin to ‘adult daycare center’…..
Tillerson called his boss a ‘fucking moron’…….
On John King’s show this morning all of the guest reporters, who talk to congressional lawmakers everyday, admitted that the comments above are shared up on the Hill by virtually everybody….
Their only solace is the James Mattis is the Sec of Defense and John Kelly is the Chief-of-Staff….
A dominant news story last week was the controversy over whether Secretary of State Rex Tillerson actually called President Trump a “moron.” But even if he didn’t, there’s now an increasing volume of people who have worked closely with Trump offering similarly dim depictions of him — and doing so publicly.
The most recent came Sunday, when Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) fought back against Trump’s criticisms of him by tweeting that the White House has turned into an “adult day-care center.”
Before that tweet, Corker had told reporters last week that Tillerson, White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis were there to “help separate our country from chaos.” He expanded upon those comments in a New York Times interview later Sunday, saying he worried Trump’s frequent threatening of other countries could set us on a path to Word War III. “I know for a fact that every single day at the White House, it’s a situation of trying to contain him,” Corker said….
Trump was closer to Corker [chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee] than any GOP senator.
“There is no senator — no Republican senator — who President Trump talks to more than Bob Corker,” Alexander said in late August. “I know that for a fact.”
The political bottom line….
“Do most senators have their doubts about the president?” asked John Feehery, a longtime Republican congressional aide now working as a lobbyist in Washington. “That’s probably true, but also largely irrelevant. He’s the president, and they have to find ways to get stuff done with him. Otherwise, they face the wrath of the voters — something Bob Corker no longer worries about.”….
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