Skip to comments.Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam Will Not Run for Bob Corkerís Senate Seat
Posted on 10/05/2017 12:01:38 PM PDT by Rockitz
Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam announced on Thursday that he will not run for the Republican nomination to replace retiring Senator Bob Corker (R-TN) in the 2018 election.
Gov Bill Haslam will not run for the U.S. Senate seat held by retiring Sen. Bob Corker, leaving U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn as the likely frontrunner, if she chooses to run, The Tennessean reported on Thursday morning:
The governor, who is term-limited, made the announcement Thursday in a news release.
While Crissy and I will always be grateful for all of the encouragement and support to run for the United States Senate, I am announcing today that I will not be a candidate for Senate in 2018, Haslam said in a statement.
The full statement, released by the governors office Thursday morning, offered this explanation of his decision not to run for the United States Senate in 2018:
The primary reason is that I want to remain completely focused on my job as governor. I know that being a candidate for the Senate during my last 15 months as governor would be a distraction from the task at hand. And, while I have loved being a mayor and a governor, I dont feel the same call to run for Senate at this point. At the end of my term, I will have been in public office for 15 years. I feel like I can be most helpful in my next service as a private citizen.
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Best news of the day. With the family selling Pilot Oil to Buffett I figured he was gearing up for a run.
Good. He is an amnesty pimp. Worse than Corker. And Corker is pretty
2018 will be the Year of the RINO Primary Massacre.
Hmmm..... I didn’t know that. Interesting
I wish he’d sell the Browns so they can get some leadership, coaches, players, wins, etc.
His brother,Jim, owns the lowly Browns & is the head honcho of Pilot/Flying J,who, oh by the way,is under federal investigation for fraud.Little Jim hasn’t been indicted yet,but several of the top management has pled guilty or is scheduled for court.
From your mouth to GOD
Wonder, joy and glory!! Two of the worst TN turds are going down the commode. GO MARSHA, GO!!!
Good he’s a RINO like Corker.
Warren Buffet bought a large stake of Pilot/Flying J less than a week ago.
Hes smart enough to realize that corruption & RINOism arent going to be big in 2018. I suspect he won;t be the last to come to this realization.
Thank you, Judge Moore, for providing some clarity to these corrupt open-borders establishment types.
Haslam is the GOPe in TN to a tee.
You are correct.
Good news...Don’t need another scumbag RINO to replace a scumbag RINO.
Haslam belongs in a zoo, many are without RINOs.
If you'd like to be on or off the Marsha Blackburn ping list, please drop me a FReepmail.
Good news on Haslam and the establishment.
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