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Ryan Urges Trump And Corker To "Talk It Out"


House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., weighed in on the public feud between President Donald Trump and Senator Bob Corker, R-Tenn., on Wednesday, suggesting the two Republicans should have a private discussion about their differences.

Ryan offered his suggestion when asked by a reporter about his opinion of the spat between Trump and Corker.

"I think just talk it out amongst yourselves," Ryan said. "My advice is for these two gentleman to sit down and just talk through their issues. I think that's the best way to get things done."

The comments from Ryan come as the war of words between Trump and Corker has raised concerns about the prospects for tax reform.

In a series of posts to Twitter, Trump claimed Corker had begged for his endorsement for re-election and decided not to seek re-election when he declined to support the fellow Republican.

"Senator Bob Corker begged me to endorse him for re-election in Tennessee. I said 'NO' and he dropped out (said he could not win without my endorsement)," Trump tweeted.

The president also put the blame on the Tennessee lawmaker for the "horrendous Iran Deal."

Corker replied by saying it's a shame the White House has become an adult day care center. "Someone obviously missed their shift this morning," he added.

One of the Senate's most influential Republican leaders, Corker announced last month his decision not to seek another term.

by RTTNews Staff Writer

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