Corker Blasts 'Classless' UAW Message

Sen. Bob CorkerBob CorkerSenate GOP ties Iran sanctions fight to defense bill Business groups push White House, Congress to improve US-India relationship The Trail 2016: Dems struggle for unity MORE (R-Tenn.) called the United Auto Workers (UAW) union "classless" for having sent him a signed valentine card last week condemning Corker, who has sought concessions from the union in exchange for bailing out Chrysler and General Motors (GM).

"I think delivering 4,200 incredibly tacky Valentines to our office was a classless thing to do," Corker said at a town hall meeting Wednesday.

UAW members sent Corker a giant valentine (pictured below) last Thursday, indicative of the persistent hard feelings since the first-term Republican Senator took the lead in helping to negotiate a bailout for troubled automakers.

Corker addressed workers' concerns at yesterday's town hall, a report on which can be seen below.

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