Update from Senator Bob Corker - January 9, 2017

Senator Bob Corker
2017-01-09 17:37:06
Bob Corker - U.S. Senator, Tennessee *Serving Tennesseans in the 115th Congress* Senator Corker last week announced he will serve on the following committees during the 115th Congress: - Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, chairman - Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, member - Senate Committee on the Budget, member - Senate Special Committee on Aging, member �As I traveled across the Volunteer State this year, Tennesseans made clear that they are eager to have a president and Congress that will work together to govern responsibly, grow our economy, address our dismal fiscal situation and protect American interests around the world,� *said Corker.* �I look forward to serving as chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and as a member of the banking and budget committees to focus on the issues that matter most to Tennesseans.� �We have a tremendous opportunity before us to solve our country�s problems, and I look forward to working with President-elect Trump and my colleagues to ensure that we leave behind a stronger nation for future generations,� *concluded Corker. �* *Meeting with Rex Tillerson* Senator Corker welcomed Rex Tillerson, President-elect Trump's nominee for Secretary of State, to Capitol Hill last week and is looking forward to chairing his confirmation hearing on Wednesday.� * [image = corker.enews.senate.gov//images/user_images/010317-26169-0001-rb.jpg]* *Wide-Ranging Discussion on **Foreign and Domestic Policy�* On Friday, Senator Corker participated in a wide-ranging discussion on a number of foreign and domestic policy issues at a media breakfast hosted by the Christian Science Monitor. The senator answered questions about a number of issues, including how to improve our country�s standing in the world and the need to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act in a fiscally responsible way. These events date back to 1966 and participants have included sitting presidents, cabinet officials and congressional leaders. To watch the senator�s discussion, click *here* [link 1]. [image = corker.enews.senate.gov//images/user_images/AY5B5388web.jpg] *Photo taken by: Michael Bonfigli, The Christian Science Monitor* *In the News�* *Christian Science Monitor: One key senator weighs in on the Trump transition so far [link 2]* *Newsmax: Sen. Bob Corker: Trump and His Team 'Amazingly Accessible' [link 3]* *Tweet of the Week* [image = corker.enews.senate.gov//images/user_images/pride_Tweet_1.JPG] [link 4]

Serving Tennesseans in the 115th Congress

Senator Corker last week announced he will serve on the following committees during the 115th Congress:

  • Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, chairman
  • Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, member
  • Senate Committee on the Budget, member
  • Senate Special Committee on Aging, member

�As I traveled across the Volunteer State this year, Tennesseans made clear that they are eager to have a president and Congress that will work together to govern responsibly, grow our economy, address our dismal fiscal situation and protect American interests around the world,� said Corker. �I look forward to serving as chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and as a member of the banking and budget committees to focus on the issues that matter most to Tennesseans.�

�We have a tremendous opportunity before us to solve our country�s problems, and I look forward to working with President-elect Trump and my colleagues to ensure that we leave behind a stronger nation for future generations,� concluded Corker.  

Meeting with Rex Tillerson

Senator Corker welcomed Rex Tillerson, President-elect Trump's nominee for Secretary of State, to Capitol Hill last week and is looking forward to chairing his confirmation hearing on Wednesday. 

Wide-Ranging Discussion on Foreign and Domestic Policy 

On Friday, Senator Corker participated in a wide-ranging discussion on a number of foreign and domestic policy issues at a media breakfast hosted by the Christian Science Monitor. The senator answered questions about a number of issues, including how to improve our country�s standing in the world and the need to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act in a fiscally responsible way. These events date back to 1966 and participants have included sitting presidents, cabinet officials and congressional leaders. To watch the senator�s discussion, click

Photo taken by: Michael Bonfigli, The Christian Science Monitor

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