GOP Sen. Bob Corker: Trump Is ‘Going To Have To Change’

Chairman Bob Corker, R-Tenn., questions State Department Under Secretary for Political Affairs Thomas Shannon, Jr., as he testifies at a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 5, 2016, on recent Iranian actions and implementation of the nuclear deal. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
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June 5, 2016 2:05 p.m.

Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) said Sunday that presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump was going to have to change to compete in the general election.

Corker said he didn’t condone the widely-criticized comments Trump has made about the federal judge presiding over the case against Trump University. Trump has said that U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel‘s “Mexican heritage” is a conflict of interest in the case.

“Well, I think that he’s going to have to change. And the fact is — I’m not talking about him necessarily changing his views, but I think that he’s now moving into a different phase,” Corker said on ABC News’ “This Week.”

Corker has said he would support the Republican nominee.

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