The Ohio Republican says that his party has a “problem with the media” and that “the media is a problem with me, too.”
The senator is referring to the media’s coverage of his nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court and to his own experience as a judge.
“I think that the media and the media generally is corrupt,” Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) said Thursday, according to Politico.
“And I don’t think the people are going to understand that.”
The senator, who has a history of being accused of sexual misconduct and has been criticized by other Republican lawmakers, said the media has been a major part of his success.
“The media, when it comes to coverage, has been an asset to me,” Corker said. “So I don