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Republican brawl: (RINO) Corker takes on Cruz and Lee [VIDEO]
Daily Caller ^ | 09/26/2013 | Alexis Levinson

Posted on 09/26/2013 3:04:49 PM PDT by nhwingut

WASHINGTON — Tennessee Republican Sen. Bob Corker called out fellow Republicans Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas and Sen. Mike Lee of Utah Thursday, accusing them of delaying a vote on the bill to fund the government and prevent a government shutdown to suit their own desires for publicity.

Cruz, earlier this week, held the floor for over 21 hours, speaking in defense of defunding Obamacare with that government funding bill. He asked other Republican senators to join him in voting against moving forward on a bill passed by the House, which would fund the government while defunding Obamacare

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TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: cloture; corker; corker4obamacare; cruz; defundobamacare; no2cloture; obamacare; rino; rinos4obamacare
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Corker finally gets tough... against conservatives.
1 posted on 09/26/2013 3:04:49 PM PDT by nhwingut
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To: nhwingut

Cruz is making the surrender caucus look like limp wristed buffoons. They want this over NOW.


2 posted on 09/26/2013 3:06:36 PM PDT by lodi90
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To: nhwingut

Corker, hatin’ on conservatives...tryin’ to work with the Assclown.

Way to go Bob.


3 posted on 09/26/2013 3:06:47 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: nhwingut

Hey, Corker, FU! You’re not qualified to shine Ted’s shoes much less criticize him.


4 posted on 09/26/2013 3:07:35 PM PDT by KevinB (A country that would elect Barack Obama president twice is no longer worth fighting for.)
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To: nhwingut; All
Corker needs a phone call from his constituents, and a Tweet from the rest of us saying: Support We the People and vote to DEFUND Obamacare AND.... "Senator Ted Cruz ‏@SenTedCruz 1h Vote tomorrow matters because anyone who votes in favor of cloture, votes in favor of granting Reid ability to fund Obamacare" snip https://twitter.com/SenTedCruz#
5 posted on 09/26/2013 3:08:48 PM PDT by Sun (Pray that God sends us good leaders. Please say a prayer now.)
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To: nhwingut

As a Tennessean, please allow me to apologize to conservatives everywhere for the behavior of Corker.


6 posted on 09/26/2013 3:08:51 PM PDT by deoetdoctrinae (Gun-free zones are playgrounds for felons.)
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To: nhwingut
Go ahead GOPe, kick conservative ass.

Then find someone else to vote for your sorry butt at election time.

7 posted on 09/26/2013 3:08:58 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: nhwingut

Lamar’s bit8ch boy has really leaped over all those benches he used to sit behind. Where’s Hoeven? Did he fall over on the way?

Don’t forget this. He’s up again in 2016. Let’s fire a warning shot by terminating Lamar in 2014.


8 posted on 09/26/2013 3:08:59 PM PDT by Viennacon (S)
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To: nhwingut

Corker can stick a cork in it. Cruz kniws whats a stake here. Corker doesn’t have or even want a clue.


9 posted on 09/26/2013 3:09:12 PM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: nhwingut

Figgers.

Pegged Corker for a sleazy go-along when he helped McShame during the Amnesty Sell Out in the Senate.

Bob Corker, RINO, member of the 14 Traitors.


10 posted on 09/26/2013 3:09:42 PM PDT by Regulator
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To: nhwingut

We really need to get tough on these idiots. This public display against Cruz is outrageous and hurtful to the party as a whole. Although we can all say...THANK YOU...to them for finally showing their true colors.


11 posted on 09/26/2013 3:10:27 PM PDT by EBH ( Freeman: A person not in slavery or serfdom.)
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To: deoetdoctrinae

I will not vote for Corker ever again. If he is the nominee, I am staying home.


12 posted on 09/26/2013 3:10:50 PM PDT by packrat35 (Admit it! We are almost ready to be called a police state!)
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To: nhwingut

Cruz is very clearly a GIANT with Corker being a munchkin in comparison. Jealousy, thou name is Corker.


13 posted on 09/26/2013 3:11:16 PM PDT by House Atreides ( D)
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To: House Atreides
Cruz is very clearly a GIANT

Oh wait, wrong Cruz.

14 posted on 09/26/2013 3:12:42 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: nhwingut

He is attacking two of the smartest Senators. Maybe he should attack Vitter as well to dig himself into a hole.


15 posted on 09/26/2013 3:13:17 PM PDT by ObamahatesPACoal
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To: nhwingut

RINOs hate making hard decisions. Comity must be observed. Cruz is pushing their faces into a hard decision and they hate him for it. It’s ruining their social calendar.


16 posted on 09/26/2013 3:13:24 PM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Is John's moustache long enough YET?)
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To: nhwingut

Does Lyndsey Graham call him “porker” behind closed doors?


17 posted on 09/26/2013 3:13:29 PM PDT by dragonblustar (FU Jaun McCain!!!!!!)
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To: Sun

He has already received my phone call. Of course like a dem he won’t listen. Oh yeah, he says he’s a repub, but don’t believe it for a second. He’s another obama BFF.


18 posted on 09/26/2013 3:18:15 PM PDT by Crazy ole coot (Mr. obama, Sen Cruz and Sen. Rubio are NOT Natural Born Citizens.)
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To: nhwingut

Fax the fool for free http://faxzero.com/fax_senate.php


19 posted on 09/26/2013 3:18:49 PM PDT by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: nhwingut

20 posted on 09/26/2013 3:23:38 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You can't invade the mainland US There'd be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: nhwingut

Corker seems to be a very stupid man.


21 posted on 09/26/2013 3:23:48 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: nhwingut

I don’t mean to be antagonistic, but what is the way forward after the Senate does not vote for cloture? Cruz didn’t answer that question in the video, and I am sure I have read about it, but can’t remember.


22 posted on 09/26/2013 3:23:56 PM PDT by Yogafist
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To: Crazy ole coot

“He has already received my phone call. Of course like a dem he won’t listen. Oh yeah, he says he’s a repub, but don’t believe it for a second. “

RINOs need to hear from the masses! Cruz asks that we each get three people to call, after we call ourselves.


23 posted on 09/26/2013 3:26:39 PM PDT by Sun (Pray that God sends us good leaders. Please say a prayer now.)
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To: nhwingut

Too bad these Obama buttboys can’t use a little of their faux ire against Democrats, where it is well deserved. In the face of the real enemy they shrivel up like gutless wonders.


24 posted on 09/26/2013 3:26:55 PM PDT by pallis
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To: nhwingut

Corker is a slimy little Punk who didn’t have the balls to ask Sen. Cruz questions during his 21 hours on the Senate floor. Bob


25 posted on 09/26/2013 3:28:51 PM PDT by alstewartfan ("Guardian angels, wherever you may be Reach down and keep my soul for me. Al Stewart)
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To: pallis

But then the pukes like Corker won’t get invited to A-list cocktail parties in Washington. Bob


26 posted on 09/26/2013 3:30:31 PM PDT by alstewartfan ("Guardian angels, wherever you may be Reach down and keep my soul for me. Al Stewart)
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To: nhwingut

Ted has unmasked the Collaborators. We know what to do.

Thank you, Ted.


27 posted on 09/26/2013 3:30:48 PM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: nhwingut

Yet another state to avoid while on vacation next year.


28 posted on 09/26/2013 3:34:28 PM PDT by Calif4Palin (President Palin sounds so good....)
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To: Yogafist

I believe the plan is to shame all the RINOs into supporting Lee and Cruz, then pick off enough Democraps to force passage of the House bill. At that point Harry can refuse to allow a vote, or Obama can veto it. Either way, the Dems are responsible for Government shutdown. I believe Gov’t union employees usually get back pay in the case of a shutdown, which is an affront to taxpayers. I really hope Harry allows a vote because that forces Obama to ignore the will of the people.


29 posted on 09/26/2013 3:36:26 PM PDT by OrioleFan (Republicans believe every day is July 4th, Democrats believe every day is April 15th.)
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To: Yogafist

The way forward is the House keeps throwing up spending bills that exclude Zerocare, for the Senate to shoot down. It’s a game of chicken.

McConnell et.al. Are willing to surrender yesterday, unfortunately.

I suspect that the surrender procedure was worked out in advance, and Ted rained on their parade.


30 posted on 09/26/2013 3:36:27 PM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: nhwingut

We used to think that only the Lib could throw tantrums and make personal attacks instead of dealing with the issue. Now we see that there really is no difference between the Decepticons and Demoncrats. Time to create a second party.


31 posted on 09/26/2013 3:37:49 PM PDT by DeWalt
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To: nhwingut
Corker is totally co-opted now. He even looks slicker than he once did. Looks a little tan too. hmmm

I tried calling his office today to let them know that this was his last term. Couldn't get through.

32 posted on 09/26/2013 3:39:57 PM PDT by Bronzewound (Lost Hope & Loose Change)
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To: dragonblustar

No, Lindsey calls him sweetheart.


33 posted on 09/26/2013 3:41:52 PM PDT by DeWalt
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To: nhwingut

Cruz takes Corker to school...Cruz is like a lion chasing a herd of Rino’s, the lion picks the dumbest Rino, for lunch, Cruz the Lionhearted has been eating and continues to eat lunch at the Rino restaurant every day.

Bon Appetit!


34 posted on 09/26/2013 3:47:40 PM PDT by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
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To: DeWalt

A generation ago guys like Corker would have been Dems. They are attracted to the GOP now because they run in red states.


35 posted on 09/26/2013 3:49:22 PM PDT by lodi90
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To: Sun

Sent this message. Office was closed and phone message box was full as MOST of them are right now...

Senator Corker,
As senior citizens, and conservative Republicans, We personally APPLAUDED TED CRUZ and MIKE LEE for the fearless stand they made.
YOUR attack on them is wrong and shows you don’t “ get it” when it comes to true American Patriotism.
GOD BLESS TED CRUZ.


36 posted on 09/26/2013 3:55:44 PM PDT by pollywog ("O Thou who changest not, abide with me.".......)
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To: nhwingut; deoetdoctrinae

Let him have it!

Washington, D.C.

United States Senate
Dirksen Senate Office Building
SD-425
Washington, DC 20510
Main: 202-224-3344
Fax: 202-228-0566

100 Peabody Place, Suite 1125
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Main: 901-683-1910
Fax: 901-575-3528

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Main: 615-279-8125
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Main: 423-756-2757
Fax: 423-756-5313


37 posted on 09/26/2013 3:56:04 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: nhwingut

Safe this election and next election 2018. No wonder he can act like a baby, he can always be conservative again in 4 years.

2012 Endorsements

Campaign for Working Families
National Rifle Association
National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund
Sportsmen and Animal Owner’s Voting Alliance
United States Chamber of Commerce


38 posted on 09/26/2013 3:59:03 PM PDT by BushCountry (Obama: The dentist told me I need a crown. I was like I KNOW, RIGHT?)
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To: nhwingut

Is Corker GAY??? Or just REALLY STUPID???? Really Corkie....you just sunk your Senate Seat....I don; think People in Tennessee are quite as QUEER as you are.


39 posted on 09/26/2013 4:07:10 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Bronzewound

http://www.corker.senate.gov/public/index.cfm?p=ContactMe

I tried too...finally emailed.


40 posted on 09/26/2013 4:07:44 PM PDT by pollywog ("O Thou who changest not, abide with me.".......)
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To: nhwingut

Cruz schooled Corker and made him look foolish (like he is). Hilarious, if it wasn’t so pathetic.


41 posted on 09/26/2013 4:08:00 PM PDT by mykroar (China and Russia are playing chess while Obamas's playing 52 card pick-up.)
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To: Sun

Call their LOCAL OFFICES ALso!!!!!!!!!


42 posted on 09/26/2013 4:08:56 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: skeeter

Amen Brother:


43 posted on 09/26/2013 4:16:57 PM PDT by Venturer ( cowardice posturing as tolerance =political correctness)
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To: nhwingut
Makes one wonder what the heck is in Corker's NSA, FBI, and IRS files setting on Obama's desk. Corker is appearing to be terrified of Cruz.


44 posted on 09/26/2013 4:25:20 PM PDT by Grampa Dave ( When insane/feral Islamics are killing each other, stand back and let Allah sort them out!)
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To: nhwingut

“fund the health care bill because of the damge it is doing to the country?!?!?!?!?”—Corker has lost his mind


45 posted on 09/26/2013 4:33:18 PM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: nhwingut

It seems that Corker has developed a french accent.

Cruz needs to be the next ‘real’ President of the United States.


46 posted on 09/26/2013 4:38:36 PM PDT by Gator113 (The mighty Bear ate the cowardly rat. Obama must resign.)
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To: nhwingut

Corker, which is Seneca for “cork up his butt,” is just another reason why we NEED to rid ourselves of these fleas and ticks.

Let this fight begin. WE WILL PREVAIL.

And rinos like “cork up the butt” will be put in the trash heap of history.

Oh, and when we win this “struggle,” we WILL strip them of their damned “pensions.”


47 posted on 09/26/2013 5:11:56 PM PDT by ConradofMontferrat ( According to mudslimz, my handle is a HATE CRIME. And I HOPE they don't like it.)
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To: pollywog

Certainly worth repeating!

Sent this message. Office was closed and phone message box was full as MOST of them are right now...

Senator Corker,
As senior citizens, and conservative Republicans, We personally APPLAUDED TED CRUZ and MIKE LEE for the fearless stand they made.
YOUR attack on them is wrong and shows you don’t “ get it” when it comes to true American Patriotism.
GOD BLESS TED CRUZ.”

Excellent message, pollywog!


48 posted on 09/26/2013 8:06:32 PM PDT by Sun (Pray that God sends us good leaders. Please say a prayer now.)
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To: Ann Archy

“Call their LOCAL OFFICES ALso!!!!!!!!! “

Good idea!


49 posted on 09/26/2013 8:07:58 PM PDT by Sun (Pray that God sends us good leaders. Please say a prayer now.)
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To: nhwingut; fieldmarshaldj; Kaslin; BillyBoy

I heard Corker say “Y’all” (if that’s how you spell it, Yankee here), doesn’t that prove he’s just a regular feller and not a country club RINO asshat who probably eats little cucumber sandwiches and golfs with Barbara Milkulski?

I would say I pity my TN compatriots such as FMDJ and Kaslin who have him and Lamar! for Senators but my 2 Senators are much worse!!

Still, what a pair TN has been cursed with. I sure hope Lamar’s primary challenger succeeds in taking him out next year. For Corker, we have a long wait.


50 posted on 09/27/2013 2:35:15 AM PDT by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN)
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