CLINTONâ€”He ruled out running for president himself but declined to comment on Donald Trump, the Republican front-runner, and U.S. Senator Bob Corker on Tuesday said there is bipartisan concern over the Iran nuclear deal.
Corker, a Tennessee Republican, has been asked in the past whether he might run for president. He was asked again during a lunchtime speech in Clinton on Tuesday, this time by Clinton businessman Joe Hollingsworth.
â€œThat ship has sailed,â€ said Corker, chair of the Senateâ€™s Foreign Relations Committee.
He said the campaign for the November 2016 election, which features an unusually large field of 17 Republican candidates, is the most entertaining contest heâ€™s seen in a while.
Four of the candidates are senators, and two are on the Foreign Relations Committee, said Corker, whoâ€™s not endorsing anyone. [Read more…]