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Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., shrugs as he talks to reporters about a two-hour meeting at the White House that he and other Senate Republicans had with President Barack Obama, trying to come up with a bipartisan solution to the budget stalemate, Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Republicans from the House of Representatives are offering to pass legislation to avert a potentially catastrophic default and end the 11-day partial government shutdown as part of a framework that would include cuts in benefit programs, officials said Friday. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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** FILE ** Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., shrugs as he talks to reporters about a two-hour meeting at the White House that he and other Senate Republicans had with President Barack Obama, trying to come up with a bipartisan solution to the budget stalemate, Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., left, and Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., right, members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, walk to a closed-door briefing on Syria with Secretary of State John Kerry, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., left, and Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., right, members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, walk to a closed-door briefing on Syria with Secretary of State John Kerry, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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** FILE ** Sen. Bob Corker, Tennessee Republican. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Sen. Robert Menendez (right), a New Jersey Democrat who is Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman, and the panel's ranking Republican, Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee, listen on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, during the committee's hearing to consider the authorization of use of military force in Syria. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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Sen. James E. Risch, Idaho Republican (left) and Sen. Bob Corker, Tennessee Republican, listen to testimony from Secretary of State John F. Kerry. Mr. Risch said that he was reluctant partly because of "where this is going to go, as to the limit that we're going to put on it."

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** FILE ** Sen. Bob Corker, Tennessee Republican. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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** FILE ** Sen. Bob Corker, Tennessee Republican, talks with reporters on Capitol Hill on Feb. 26, 2013, after the weekly Republican policy luncheon. (Associated Press)

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“I don’t know how any Republican who supports border security can vote against this,” said Sen. Bob Corker, the Tennessee Republican who helped write the border security amendment. (Associated Press)

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“I don’t know how any Republican who supports border security can vote against this,” said Sen. Bob Corker, the Tennessee Republican who helped write the border security amendment. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** U.N. Ambassador Susan E. Rice leaves a meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, with Sens. Susan Collins, Maine Republican, and Bob Corker, Tennessee Republican, about the Benghazi terrorist attack. (Associated Press)

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U.N. Ambassador Susan E. Rice leaves a meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, with Sens. Susan Collins, Maine Republican, and Bob Corker, Tennessee Republican, about the Benghazi terrorist attack. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Sen. Bob Corker, Tennessee Republican, talks with reporters on Capitol Hill on Feb. 26, 2013, after the weekly Republican policy luncheon. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** Sen. Bob Corker, Tennessee Republican, talks with reporters on Capitol Hill on Feb. 26, 2013, after the weekly Republican policy luncheon. (Associated Press)

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Republican Sens. Bob Corker (left) and Lamar Alexander, both of Tennessee, leave a news conference Dec. 28, 2012, on Capitol Hill in Washington where they discuss the fiscal cliff. (Associated Press)

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Republican Sens. Bob Corker (left) and Lamar Alexander, both of Tennessee, leave a news conference Dec. 28, 2012, on Capitol Hill in Washington where they discuss the fiscal cliff. (Associated Press)