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Robert Corker's Public Statements on Issue: Defense

Full Name: Robert 'Bob' Corker
Office: U.S. Senate (TN) - Jr, Republican
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Elizabeth; 2 Children: Julia, Emily
Birth Date: 08/24/1952
Birth Place: Orangeburg, SC
Home City: Chattanooga, TN
Religion: Presbyterian
Date Title
Jan. 5, 2014 Corker Completes Middle East Trip With Visits to Oman and Bahrain
Dec. 5, 2013 Letter to Taiwanese Ambassador Cui Tiankai - Rubio Joins Colleagues In Opposing Chinese Actions In East China Sea
Dec. 2, 2013 Letter to Senators Carl Levin and Jim Inhofe - Objecting to Shutting Out U.S. Textile Firms in Defense Bill
Sept. 15, 2013 CBS "Face the Nation" - Transcript: Syria
Sept. 14, 2013 Update from Senator Bob Corker: September 14, 2013
Sept. 14, 2013 Corker Statement on U.S.-Russia Agreement on Syrian Chemical Weapons
Sept. 9, 2013 Authorizing the Limited and Specified Use of the United States Armed Forces Against Syria--Motion to Proceed
Sept. 9, 2013 Corker Statement on Possible Negotiations on Syria's Chemical Weapons
Sept. 5, 2013 Time Free Press - In Their Words: Corker, DesJarlais Talk About Syria
Sept. 3, 2013 The Tennessean - Sens. Corker, Menendez Agree on More Limited Authorization to Strike Syria
Aug. 31, 2013 The New York Times - Obama Seeks Approval by Congress for Strike in Syria
Aug. 20, 2013 Foreign Policy - Republicans Rip Kerry for Clearing Officials in Benghazi Probe
Aug. 20, 2013 Washington Free Beacon - Sen. Corker Blasts State Department for Reinstating Benghazi Officials
Aug. 20, 2013 Corker Statement on State Department Decision Not to Discipline Employees Involved in Security Failures in Benghazi
Aug. 18, 2013 ABC News "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" - Defense and the Middle East
Aug. 14, 2013 Udall and Corker: DoD Shuts Down Burn Pits at Camp Leatherneck
July 31, 2013 Foreign Policy - Out in the Open
July 22, 2013 Udall, Corker: End Unnecessary & Dangerous Use of Burn Pits in Afghanistan
July 16, 2013 Corker: Improving Embassy Security Requires Accountability and Setting Priorities
July 11, 2013 Corker: Obama Administration Must Quit Delaying Decision on Troop Levels in Afghanistan After 2014 to Preserve Security Progress
July 9, 2013 Corker Makes Fourth Trip to Afghanistan as U.S. Looks to Transition
July 8, 2013 Corker Makes Fourth Trip to Afghanistan as U.S. Looks to Transition
June 21, 2013 Letter to the Honorable John Kerry, Secretary of State of U.S. Department of State - Nuclear Arsenal Reduction
June 19, 2013 Corker: Further Reduction of U.S. Nuclear Arsenal Without Modernization First Could Amount to "Unilateral Disarmament"
June 19, 2013 Corker: Further Reduction of U.S. Nuclear Arsenal Without Modernization First Could Amount "Unilateral Disarmament"
June 10, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Provide Weapons & Training to Vetted Syrian Opposition Groups to Help Shift Balance Toward Moderates
June 4, 2013 Corker: U.S. Sanctions on Iran Should Target Regime, Maintain International Consensus on Isolating Iran
May 27, 2013 The Tennessean - Tennessee Leaders on Memorial Day
April 24, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Assad Regime Using Chemical Weapons
April 14, 2013 Corker Statement on Secretary Kerry Clarifying Comments on U.S. Missile Defense Concessions
April 11, 2013 Corker Warns of Lack of Clarity in US Syria Strategy, Calls for Post-Assad Plan and Congressional Consultation Prior to Significant Changes in US Involvement
April 8, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Senate Must Be Fully Consulted Prior to Expanded US Involvement to Stem Crisis in Syria
March 20, 2013 Corker: After 11 Years, Time to Consider Updating Authorization for Use of Force Against Al Qaeda to Address New and Emerging Threats
March 19, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Collins, King Among 77 Senators Calling on President to Continue Support of Israel
March 15, 2013 Corker Calls for Obama Administration to Explain Changes to Missile Defense Plans for U.S. & Europe
March 7, 2013 Corker Calls for New Approach to Counter North Korean Threat, Emphasizes Continued Importance of China's Role and Maintaining Robust U.S. Nuclear Deterrent
March 6, 2013 Corker: Waste Detailed in Final Audit of Iraq Reconstruction Funds Demonstrates Need for Top-to-Bottom Review of State Department and U.S. Foreign Aid Programs
Feb. 25, 2013 The Wall Street Journal - 'Nuclear Zero' Offers Nothing Worth Having
Feb. 20, 2013 Corker Returns from Trip to North and West Africa, Says International Coordination Needed to Confront Terrorist Threat to Region
Dec. 21, 2012 Letter to President Obama - Step Up Pressure, Prevent Nuclear Iran
Dec. 19, 2012 Letter to President Barack Obama - Iran
Nov. 29, 2012 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript
Nov. 2, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of State
Oct. 27, 2012 Corker, Isakson Call on President to "Come Clean" and Release Communications from Benghazi Attack
Oct. 12, 2012 Corker Questions Vice President for Misleading on Deadly Terrorist Attacks in Benghazi
Oct. 9, 2012 After Visiting Libya, Jordan and the Syrian Border, Corker Says Al-Qaeda Still a Serious Threat
Oct. 3, 2012 Letter to Secretary Clinton
Sept. 30, 2012 Corker Says "Deafening Silence" from Obama Administration on Libya Terror Attacks Evidence of "Gross Negligence or Incompetence"
Sept. 29, 2012 Letter to The Honorable James R. Clapper, Jr., Director of National Intelligence, Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Sept. 27, 2012 CNN "Erin Burnett Outfront" - Transcript
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