With Senator’s Snub, Australia Gets Stood Up by U.S. — Again

SYDNEY, Australia — Australia’s hankering for a United States ambassador hit another snag on Tuesday when Senator Bob Corker of Tennessee announced that he had turned down the job. “At the end of the day, I just felt like it wasn’t the right fit …

Read more from Senators Bob Corker…

Authorized Use of Military Force Bills Stand Little Chance of Becoming Law

The first bill, submitted in April, is co-sponsored by Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Senator Bob Corker (R-TN) and Ranking Member Tim Kaine (D-VA). If passed, the bill would authorize the use of force against “associated forces” that …

Read more from Tim Kaine…

Bob Corker causes a stir with blunt talk on debt: ‘Nobody cares’

“Fiscal issues is not what the American people are focused on right now, and therefore it’s not what Congress is focused on,” Corker said. A top Republican “fiscal hawk” acknowledged Friday in blunt terms that Congress won’t address the debt or …

Read more from Bob Corker…

The Six Hottest Senate Races For Conservatives

Conservative Representative Marsha Blackburn has the nomination to succeed retiring establishment Republican Senator Bob Corker. Blackburn, an excellent speaker and TV presence, is one of the House’s strongest voices on the pro-life agenda. Even better …

Read more from Senators Bob Corker…

Iran war concerns complicate use of force debate on Capitol Hill

Congressional efforts to update the president’s powers to fight terrorists are running into resistance from Democrats worried about the administration’s hawkish turn. Senator Bob Corker, R-Tenn., speaks to reporters as he arrives for the weekly Senate …

Read more from Iran War…

Senate votes to confirm Haspel as first female CIA director

U.S. Senator Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) “Gina Haspel is a widely respected career intelligence officer who has served over 30 years in the CIA. Her experience and continued dedication to our nation’s security makes Ms. Haspel an extremely qualified candidate …

Read more from Senators Bob Corker…

Broad new war authorization roils US lawmakers

WASHINGTON — Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker, R-Tenn., said he wants to reach consensus on his expansive new war authorization before putting it to a vote, but that consensus seemed far away Wednesday. The panel’s hearing on the …

Read more from Bob Corker…

Merkley plans to introduce proposal to restore the constitutional war-making authority of Congress

Bob Corker, Jeff Flake, and Todd Young, and Democrats Tim Kaine and Chris Coons. It has caught a good deal of flak since it was made public a month ago. In a statement of principles released this morning, Merkley said: “… I applaud the leadership …

Read more from Tim Kaine…