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

Sen. Jon TesterJonathan (Jon) TesterOvernight Cybersecurity: Equifax security employee left after breach | Lawmakers float bill to reform warrantless surveillance | Intel leaders keeping collusion probe open Overnight Finance: White House requests B for disaster relief | Ex-Equifax chief grilled over stock sales | House panel approves B for border wall | Tax plan puts swing-state Republicans in tough spot Senators grill ex-Equifax CEO over stock sales 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 SessionsJefferson (Jeff) Beauregard SessionsIntel leaders: Collusion still open part of investigation Republicans jockey for position on immigration Biden to Alabama: No more extremist senators 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 LevinPresident Trump, listen to candidate Trump and keep Volcker Rule Republicans can learn from John McCain’s heroism Trump and GOP wise to keep tax reform and infrastructure separate MORE (D-Mich.):
“I have no comment.”  

Sen. Bob CorkerRobert (Bob) Phillips CorkerDeficit hawks voice worry over direction of tax plan The Hill Interview: Budget Chair Black sticks around for now Overnight Finance: White House requests B for disaster relief | Ex-Equifax chief grilled over stock sales | House panel approves B for border wall | Tax plan puts swing-state Republicans in tough spot 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 RockefellerOvernight Tech: Trump nominates Dem to FCC | Facebook pulls suspected baseball gunman's pages | Uber board member resigns after sexist comment Trump nominates former FCC Dem for another term Obama to preserve torture report in presidential papers 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 FlakeJeffrey (Jeff) Lane FlakeAuthorizing military force is necessary, but insufficient Republicans jockey for position on immigration McCain, Flake warn against 'politically-motivated penalties' for Canadian defense firm 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 RyanThe Hill Interview: Budget Chair Black sticks around for now Gun proposal picks up GOP support GOP lawmaker Tim Murphy to retire at end of term MORE (R-Wis.): “Is there a difference?”