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Corker Calls Trump’s Attacks on FBI and Justice Damaging to U.S.

  • Senator cites ‘continual tearing down of institutions’
  • Republicans who aren’t worried are ‘comatose’ or blind: Corker
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President Donald Trump’s repeated attacks on the FBI and the Justice Department could do irreparable harm to American democracy, Republican Senator Bob Corker said.

“I do not like the tearing down of institutions and I’ve shared that with him,” Corker of Tennessee, who is retiring at the end of the year, told reporters at a breakfast Wednesday hosted by the Christian Science Monitor. “Continual tearing down of institutions in order to inspire your base and keep yourself protected with your base, to me, is damaging to our nation."