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Trump Allies Fear His Corker Feud Is Putting the GOP Tax Plan at Risk

  • Corker will be key vote with narrow Republican Senate majority
  • President risks alienating members of party with public battle
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Trump, Corker Feud Said to Be Viewed as Agenda Risk

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Allies of President Donald Trump say they fear his feud with Republican Senator Bob Corker risks unraveling the White House tax overhaul effort and that another major legislative failure could hobble the administration for the rest of his term.

A setback for Trump’s promised plan to significantly change the tax code would only solidify perceptions that the president is an ineffective leader who is unable to convince his own party to back his priorities, according to one key ally who requested anonymity to discuss concerns about the White House agenda.