Q: Is former Sen. Fred Thompson (R-Tenn.) more actor or more politician?

Sen. Jon TesterJon TesterDems hunt for a win in Montana special election Tester raises M for reelection The Hill's 12:30 Report MORE (D-Mont.): “I don’t know him well enough. I didn’t serve with him in the Senate. If I knew him, I could make that judgment.”  

Sen. Jeff SessionsJeff SessionsC-SPAN to air Trump travel ban arguments live Trump faults DNC in Russian email hacks Sessions: Dems will pass anything ‘as long as it doesn’t work’ MORE (R-Ala.): “I know Fred more as a senator and a human being than an actor. He’s a confident personality.”  

Sen. Carl LevinCarl LevinFor the sake of American taxpayers, companies must pay their fair share What the Iran-Contra investigation can teach us about Russia probe Senate about to enter 'nuclear option' death spiral MORE (D-Mich.):
“I have no comment.”  

Sen. Bob CorkerBob CorkerGroups warn of rural health 'crisis' under ObamaCare repeal Ringing the alarm in Congress: 20 million lives at risk due to famine Senators want more efficient way to get food aid to Africa MORE (R-Tenn.):
“I’ve known Fred as more of a fellow campaigner. He ran with me in Tennessee. To me he was a great senator from Tennessee more than anything.”  

Sen. Jay RockefellerJay RockefellerObama to preserve torture report in presidential papers Lobbying world Overnight Tech: Senators place holds on FCC commissioner MORE (D-W.Va.): “I have absolutely no idea. Don’t make me answer that question.”  

Sen. Olympia Snowe (R-Maine):
“I see him as more of a former colleague. He was in my class in ’94 when we first came in.”  

Rep. Brad Ellsworth (D-Ind.): “I don’t know, I’ve been really busy with my stuff in my office. I haven’t been able to pay attention.”  

Rep. Jeff FlakeJeff FlakeTrump wall faces skepticism on border No Congress members along Mexico border support funding Trump's wall Obama-linked group launches ads targeting Republicans on immigration MORE (R-Ariz):
“Oh, as a politician.”  

Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-Fla.): “That is a very good question. Is there any difference?  There’s a little bit [of actor] in all of us. I think that he is an accomplished politician and actor.”  

Rep. Paul RyanPaul RyanDisconnect: Trump, GOP not on same page Overnight Tech: Dem wants to see FCC chief's net neutrality plans | New agency panel on telecom diversity | Trump calls NASA astronaut Poll: Disapproval growing of Paul Ryan, GOP Congress MORE (R-Wis.): “Is there a difference?”