Donald Trump’s recklessness could set the world on course for World War III, a former ally and senior Republican party figure has warned in an extraordinary intervention. Tennessee Senator Bob Corker said the President acted “like he’s doing ‘The Apprentice’ or something” while leading the country. The pair has engaged in a public spat in recent days but Mr Corker’s latest comments are some of the most critical yet from a serving Republican politician. “He concerns me,” Mr Corker told the New York Times.

“He would have to concern anyone who cares about our nation.” The senator said his actions could put the US “on the path to World War III”.  His comments came after he compared the White House to an “adult day care centre” on Twitter, a claim he then doubled down on in the newspaper interview.  “I know for a fact that every single day at the White House, it’s a situation of trying to contain him,” Mr Corker told the Times, referring to Mr Trump. READ MORE