Senator Bob Corker Retiring In 2018

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Republican Senator Bob Corker on Tuesday announced he will not run for reelection next year, and will retire at the end of 2018 .

“After much thought, consideration and family discussion over the past year, Elizabeth and I have decided that I will leave the United States Senate when my term expires at the end of 2018,” Corker said in an emailed statement.

The Senator, who last year was ranked the 23rd richest member of Congress with a net worth of roughly $18 million...

... and who as recently as March of last year was the subject of an insider trading probe which predictably has gone nowhere, said that “I have always been drawn to the citizen legislator model, and while I realize it is not for everyone, I believe with the kind of service I provide, it is the right one for me.”

Corker also said that “the most important public service I have to offer our country could well occur over the next 15 months, and I want to be able to do that as thoughtfully and independently as I did the first 10 years and nine months of my Senate career.”

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Hal n back's picture

lack of integrity, thats a check off for a govt job

auricle's picture

The extraction is complete. Hey Tennessee, you couldn't see the scam artist at work all those years? He's a millionaire and Tennessee is dead broke. 

JRobby's picture

He sees the writing on the wall. Don't you need some kind of amazing excuse to relinquish your responsibilities of the payola carousel? Or they expose you or kill you?

Sir Edge's picture

 

One Down... 534 To Go

 

Edgey... 

Skeero's picture

He's only retiring because of the feedback he received after he opened his mouth about Trump in Chattanooga. He wasn't getting voted back in. He was going to suffer serious defeat. I like many others were going to vote Dem / ANYONE but this asshat.

 

He used to be mayor in Chattanooga. Conveniently enough all of our emissions testing center are located on property he and his family owned. 

booboo's picture

He worked for the banking industry for twenty years, Now he is retiring

opport.knocks's picture

Nobody makes it to the top 3 layers of the pile with any honour and integrity. Can't have a few good apples ruining the cider for everyone else.

Pooper Popper's picture

Fucking rino piece of shit!!!

Rott in hell Fucker!

Squid Viscous's picture

what a fuckin whore, and CNBS favorite, circular logic again ...

Cynicles II's picture

#23 on the list of most wealthy in CONgress with est $18 million

vato poco's picture

a good start. next up, later today, luther RINO strange goes down in flames. with any luck, mccain next very soon; then flake, heller, and maybe a few more losers come primary time. murkowski comes to mind ... you listening, palin?

MAGA one "retired" rino at a time

City_Of_Champyinz's picture

I wonder how much of the $20,000,000,000,000 in debt he is proud of voting for onto the backs of future generations?

moorewasthebestbond's picture

Fuck you oligarch career politicians!

Kaiser Sousa's picture

owned hook line and sinker by the banks & the Moneychangers...

asshole parasite.

NoWayJose's picture

He talked tough, but did little! Good riddance!

Bay of Pigs's picture

Yes, another RINO shitbag.

McConnell, Cruz, Rubio, Graham, McShitstain are all useless.

mendigo's picture

I dont think its fair to throw Ctuz in with that group of useless sneaky sobs. Cruz is being constructive it seems to me.

ATM's picture

Next we will find out that McShitstain won't be running again. 

GoldHermit's picture

There is a God!!!!!

 

NoWayJose's picture

Hopefully there will be 51 more lightning bolts coming down!

j0nx's picture

Probably because he did the math and realizes he wouldn’t win re-election. 10 to 1 says McConnell makes a similar announcement before 2020. No way he would ever win again in Kentucky now particularly with all of his Trump stonewalling and inability or unwillingness to get anything done.

Gaius Frakkin' Baltar's picture

Yeah I think we are going to see a lot more retirements.

Give credit where credit is due... these polticians we have now are good at padding their own pockets and saving their own skin. Rats know when to jump ship.

Agent P's picture

“After much thought, consideration and family discussion over the past year, Elizabeth and I have decided that I will leave the United States Senate when my term expires at the end of 2018,”

 

Please tell me he's talking about Elizabeth Warren and that he meant to say "we"...

GoldHermit's picture

Corker:  I've stolen enough to retire, someone else's turn.

E.F. Mutton's picture

Plenty of Pigs lined up for this trough

Yen Cross's picture

  Just before the SHTF. I couldn't stand listening to the wierdo talk anyways. Always sounded like he was sucking on a marble.

shankster's picture

Imagine him and Susan Collins as a singing duo.

Yen Cross's picture

 That's funny. They should do a mouthwash duet for Listerine.

Seasmoke's picture

$18 million. Yes you served yourself well. 

wisehiney's picture

Good riddance you corrupt lying ass weasel.

gdpetti's picture

Probably buds with the infamous Al Gore, no? Of course, he's smart to get out before the shitstorm starts.

mrjinx007's picture

I guess he saw the writing on the wall and decided to put a cork on it.

BitchesBetterRecognize's picture

he'll be heading for a yuuge corporation he lobbied for during his mandate...

 

revolving door  

Rebelrebel7's picture

Both parties are only marginally effective at being the opposition. They both suck, and are exposed for the total FRAUDS that they are, each and every time that they are in power in the executive branch, Senate, and House of Representatives.

HominyTwin's picture

Laters, zionist dick sucker!

Horse Pizzle's picture

Daryl Issa is also retiring.  He doesn't know it yet.

Consuelo's picture

 

 

Put a cork in it.

 

 

DirtySanchez's picture

A great many of these fucking mutts will retire, and the rest will be voted out of office.

Hopefully, the fucking leftist nitwits do the same to the criminals they believe represent them.

“Rebellion to tyranny is obedience to God.”-ThomasJefferson's picture

Does Senator Corker realize those stolen funds are not fungible in hell?

Catahoula's picture

Ole Bob crapped out

Hugh Mann's picture

Time to jump from the sinking ship.

shankster's picture

Now what type of bozo will Tennessee send next to DC.

shankster's picture

Jim Bob Corker from Tennessee.