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Corker: WH Staff Have Asked Me to Intervene When Trump Goes ‘Really Off The Tracks’

Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) has absolutely let it fly on Tuesday, holding nothing back in a series of scathing critiques on President Donald Trump.

His latest salvo might be his most damning yet.

Addressing the media on Capitol Hill, the outgoing Tennessee Senator again blasted Trump for what he deems a failure of leadership.

“You would think he would aspire to be the President of the United States. And act like a president of the United States,” Corker said. “You know, that’s just not going to be the case apparently. And it’s up to others who serve in an elected capacity — whether they’re governors or mayors or senators — to try conduct themselves in a manner that is more becoming of a leader. He’s obviously not up to that.”

And then he made this remarkable claim about the White House staff.

[I’ve had] multiple occasions where the staff has asked me to please intervene. He was getting ready to do something that was really off the tracks.

Yes, Corker contends that the White House staff has actually leaned on him to step in when their boss is preparing to do something they consider to be out of bounds. A truly stunning claim.

The retiring Senator added, “I’ve seen no evolution in an upward way. As a matter of fact, I would say it appears to me that it’s almost devolving.”

Watch above, via MSNBC.

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