Corker: Sending Kerry to Meet Putin Might Not Be a Good Idea

Senator says the secretary of state “means well” but sometimes doesn't prioritize.

Senator Bob Corker, a Republican from Tennessee, speaks during an interview in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015.

Photographer: David Banks/Bloomberg

Sending Secretary of State John Kerry to Moscow to meet with Vladimir Putin wouldn't be an effective carrot with which to ply the Russian president, according to the Senate's Foreign Relations chairman.

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