Trump lashes out at Flake and Corker on Twitter

President Trump continued his attack on two Republican senators Wednesday morning.

“The reason (Jeff) Flake and (Bob) Corker dropped out of the Senate race is very simple, they had zero chance of being elected,” Trump tweeted. “Now act so hurt & wounded!”

“Jeff Flake, with an 18% approval rating in Arizona, said ‘a lot of my colleagues have spoken out.’” Trump wrote in another tweet. “Really, they just gave me a standing O!”

The president’s tweets come in the wake of Senator Flake’s announcement Tuesday that he won’t seek re-election.

In his Senate retirement speech, Flake delivered a forceful criticism of Trump, saying in part, “reckless, outrageous and undignified behavior has become excused as telling it like it is when it is actually just reckless, outrageous and undignified.”

Reacting to Flake’s remarks, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders echoed Trump’s thoughts during a briefing on Tuesday.

“I think that based on previous statements and certainly based on the lack of support that he has from the people of Arizona, it’s probably a good move,” Sanders told reporters.

RELATED: Twitter battle of Trump vs. Corker

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Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump greets Senator Bob Corker (R-TN) at a campaign rally in Raleigh, North Carolina, U.S., July 5, 2016. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
It's a shame the White House has become an adult day care center. Someone obviously missed their shift this morning.
Bob Corker gave us the Iran Deal, & that's about it. We need HealthCare, we need Tax Cuts/Reform, we need people that can get the job done!
Senator Bob Corker "begged" me to endorse him for re-election in Tennessee. I said "NO" and he dropped out (said he could not win without...
...Hence, I would fully expect Corker to be a negative voice and stand in the way of our great agenda. Didn't have the guts to run!
..my endorsement). He also wanted to be Secretary of State, I said "NO THANKS." He is also largely responsible for the horrendous Iran Deal!
The Failing @nytimes set Liddle' Bob Corker up by recording his conversation. Was made to sound a fool, and that's what I am dealing with!
Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump listens as Senator Bob Corker (R-TN) speaks at a campaign rally in Raleigh, North Carolina, U.S., July 5, 2016. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
UNITED STATES - JULY 5: Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump, left, and Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., appear on stage during a rally at the Duke Energy Center in Raleigh, N.C., July 5, 2016. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Bob Corker, who helped President O give us the bad Iran Deal & couldn't get elected dog catcher in Tennessee, is now fighting Tax Cuts....
...Corker dropped out of the race in Tennesse when I refused to endorse him, and now is only negative on anything Trump. Look at his record!
Isn't it sad that lightweight Senator Bob Corker, who couldn't get re-elected in the Great State of Tennessee, will now fight Tax Cuts plus!
Same untruths from an utterly untruthful president. #AlertTheDaycareStaff
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