And on Monday, Sen. Bob Corker stood by those remarks, adding: “My thoughts were well thought out.”
“Look, I didn’t just blurt them out,” Corker, a Tennessee Republican, told CNN. “My comments — my comments, I stand by them — yes.”
Corker also added a fresh complication to the intensifying White House push to overhaul the tax code, saying that he would oppose any tax-cut bill that would raise the deficit.
“No,” Corker said when asked if he would bac