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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders responded on Friday to veiled criticisms of President Donald Trump from Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker.
“I think Secretary Tillerson, Secretary Mattis and chief of staff Kelly are those people that help separate our country from chaos,” Corker said, referring to Defense Secretary James Mattis and White House chief of staff John Kelly.
In Friday’s White House press briefing, Sanders said, “I think that the president is the one that’s keeping the world from chaos.”
“He has an incredible team around him that’s helping him lead that effort,” she added. “He’s had tremendous accomplishments on the international stage by working with allies and confronting enemies. We’re gonna continue doing that – we’re gonna continue doing that as a team with the president leading that effort.”
Corker’s and Sanders’ comments after reports that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson mulled a resignation after referring to Trump as a “moron.” The State Department denied that Tillerson made such comments.