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Corker aide says Trump asked senator to run

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WASHINGTON (AP) - The chief of staff for Sen. Bob Corker says President Donald Trump called the Tennessee Republican last week and asked him to reconsider his decision not to run for re-election in 2018.

Corker aide Todd Womack also says Trump "reaffirmed that he would have endorsed" the senator, "as he has said many times."

That word comes a short time after Trump had claimed on Twitter that Corker had "begged" for a presidential endorsement, and when Trump said "NO," Corker "dropped out."

Trump tweets that Corker "Didn't have the guts to run."

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