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Corker: No Regrets Over Sitting Out Pres. Race

Posted at 11:06 AM, May 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-12 12:06:08-04

U.S. Senator Bob Corker said he doesn't have any regrets about sitting out this year's presidential campaign.

The Tennessee Republican in 2014 floated his name as a potential candidate, but announced by early the next year that he decided against making a bid.

Corker said after a recent Rotary Club speech in Chattanooga he hasn't had any second thoughts about sitting out what has turned out to be a tumultuous campaign for the Republican nomination.

In the senator's words: "I don't think this year was necessarily the year that a candidate such as myself was what the country was looking for."

Corker has turned back speculation that Donald Trump might consider him as a running mate, saying it's not something he has any control over.