Home Tags Bob Corker

Tag: Bob Corker

Top Republican slams Trump’s ‘clampdown’ on intelligence about missing journalist Khashoggi and calls on him to take a stand

Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker said Thursday that the Trump administration must end its "clampdown" on intelligence about the alleged torture and murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi by the Saudis.
Republican Sen. Bob Corker is putting increased pressure on President Donald Trump to investigate the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

A top Senate Republican says he believes Saudi Arabia killed Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, putting more pressure on Trump to act

Republican Sen. Bob Corker on Thursday said "there is no question" Saudi Arabia killed Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Corker, the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, told CNN reporter Manu Raju "intel points directly" to the Saudis in terms of Khashoggi's recent disappearance.
Jamal Khashoggi is featured on a poster during a protest organized by members of the Turkish-Arabic Media Association at the entrance to Saudi Arabia's consulate on October 8, 2018 in Istanbul, Turkey.

‘They’ve got some explaining to do’: The case of a missing Washington Post columnist raises more questions after reports suggests he...

US intelligence officials reportedly intercepted communications that the Saudis discussed a plan to lure and capture Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi.

Senators are at each other’s throats over Kavanaugh’s confirmation, and some fear there could be lasting damage

Republicans and Democrats are fighting back and forth in the Senate over the Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation. "I'm sure we'll get over it," Republican Sen. Roy Blunt said. "But it was not a helpful thing the way this has been handled."
Arizona senator Jeff Flake at Wednesday's Senate Judiciary Committee hearings.

Potential swing votes Jeff Flake and Bob Corker are planning to vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court

Republican senators Jeff Flake and Bob Corker announced their support for Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination. Flake's position on the Senate Judiciary Committee assures that the full Senate will vote on Kavanaugh's confirmation on Tuesday.

‘I’m confident we’re going to win’: Republicans are now bullish about confirming Brett Kavanaugh very soon

"I'm confident we're going to win," Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told reporters on Tuesday. "I'm confident he will be confirmed in the near future."

Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination has suddenly gotten back on track as Republicans grow impatient with his accuser

"He has an unblemished record," President Donald Trump said Wednesday of his Supreme Court nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh. "This is a very tough thing for him and his family."

Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation odds could get a boost if his accuser refuses to testify

Republicans want Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's accuser to testify in a committee hearing scheduled for Monday.Republicans on the fence about supporting Kavanaugh say they would be disappointed if Ford does not testify and fully expect the committee to move on in that case.

New polls show Democrats are on the verge of flipping 2 key Senate seats

New polls from CNN show Democratic Senate candidates leading their Republican opponents in two of the four key states with seats up for grabs in November's midterm elections.

‘It’s an incoherent policy’: Republicans blast Trump’s coming aid of farmers caught up in his trade war, but largely look the ...

"It’s an incoherent policy. They have incoherent solutions," Sen. Bob Corker said. "They have not even attempted to sit down with people and work it out."