Corker claimed that a lot of Senate Republicans would vote for his amendment restricting the president's tariff powers if it came to a floor vote, but they continued to block it.
"Gosh, almighty, I heard the senator from Texas, the senior senator from Texas saying the other day, well, gosh, we might upset the president". We might upset the president of the United States before the midterms. So gosh, we can't vote on the Corker amendment because, we're taking rightly so, the responsibilities that we to do with tariffs and revenues.
Tuesday's outcome probably ensures that despite the GOP's longstanding support of free trade, and Republicans' discomfort with many of Trump's protectionist moves, the president will continue to have a free hand as he upends US trade policy established over decades. "I can't believe it", Corker thundered from the floor.
Corker was infuriated over objection to his tariff legislation, which would seek to limit Trump's authority to issue national security tariffs.
But the amendment ran afoul of the House's constitutional prerogative to originate revenue bills. But the senator leading the defense debate, James Inhofe of Oklahoma, said Tuesday he wouldn't go along because it risked holding up Pentagon funding and wasn't directly related.
However, the stated rationale Tuesday for blocking Corker's bill, which he'd hoped to include as an amendment on the National Defense Authorization Act, involved procedural objections and concerns that its inclusion might slow down completion of the annual defense policy bill.
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Corker also said that in the year and a half of Sen. Mitch McConnell being Majority Leader with a Republican president, there has been only one amendment vote.
"Because senators, United States senators who are elected by the people in their state, don't want to cast a tough vote, they block everybody from voting", Corker said.
"95 per cent of the people on this side of the aisle at least intellectually support this amendment".
"'Gosh, we might poke the bear!' That is the language I've been hearing in the hallways".
Corker, who is retiring at the end of his term, has been working for the past week to get a vote on his amendment that would give Congress the power to reign in the president's ability to impost tariffs on national security grounds, such as those on Canadian steel and aluminum which were announced this month.
"The Judiciary Committee has jurisdiction over the subject matter", he said.
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However, he added: 'But why are Trump WH (White House) aides giving our proverbs to China, increasing our proverb deficit?. One user on Weibo, China's version of Twitter, said the saying originated from Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw.
Google and Facebook fell victim to a $100 million email scam thanks to an elaborate scheme from a suspect in Lithuania. One victim actually lost at least $440,000 from the email fraud. "These are malicious and morally repugnant crimes".
The South Korean military seemed similarly surprised. "We'll have a great discussion", Trump said at the beginning of the meeting. The next major military exercise that had been scheduled between the United States and South Korea was set to begin in August.
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Later in the day, a North Korean state news agency said that Kim had agreed to meet with Trump in Washington at a later date. Tuesday saw Trump describe Kim as "a very talented man" and say he had "developed a very special bond" with the DPRK leader.
That has potentially seismic consequences for the protracted and increasingly messy split from Brussels. The upshot of the shift may well be as dramatic as the parliamentary procedure is incomprehensible.
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