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Corker reconsidering retirement, wants Trump's blessing

Sen. Bob Corker, R-TN. Photo: BRYAN R. SMITH / AFP / Getty Images

Tennessee Republican Sen. Bob Corker is reconsidering his decision to retire this year and multiple sources told the New York Times that he's seeking President Trump's blessing to re-enter the 2018 fray.

Why it matters: Corker once referred to the White House as an "adult day care," (with Trump firing back) but he's been singing a different tune lately. Still, it's far from clear Trump would support him over Rep. Marsha Blackburn, a conservative firebrand and White House ally.