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Corker's Meeting With President ‘Very Productive'

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Posted at 8:56 PM, Sep 16, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-16 21:56:24-04

Republican Bob Corker, who has yet to say whether he will seek a third term representing Tennessee in the U.S. Senate next year, has met with President Donald Trump in what a top aide described as a "very productive" meeting.

Corker had heavily criticized the president for his response to a violent white nationalist rally in Virginia in August. 

Trump took to Twitter to question Corker's "strange statement" and suggested that Tennesseans are "not happy" with the  senator as he considers whether to run again.

Corker spokeswoman Micah Johnson said the senator first met with the president in a one-on-one setting Friday before being joined by other White House staff. 

Johnson said the discussion covering a variety of domestic and foreign policy issues lasted well over an hour.

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