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GOP Senator: Trump Lacking 'Stability,' 'Competence' To Succeed

Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., also said the president "has not demonstrated that he understands the character of this nation" responding to white supremacists.
Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., speaks to reporters after meeting with President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower on November 29, 2016. Source: Drew Angerer

Updated at 4:30 p.m. ET

A leading Republican senator told reporters on Thursday that President Trump "has not yet been able to demonstrate the stability, nor some of the competence that he needs to demonstrate in order to be successful."

Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., was at the Rotary Club of Chattanooga and spoke to local reporters there. In video posted by Chloe Morrison of Nooga.com, Corker added, "And we need for him to be successful. Our nation needs for him to be successful."

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