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

Sen. Jon TesterJonathan (Jon) TesterDemocrat Manchin: Pence attacks prove ‘they don't want bipartisanship’ in Trump admin Tester invited the Border Patrol Union’s president to the State of the Union. What does that say to Dreamers?   These Democrats will have a hard time keeping their seats in 2018 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 SessionsDems pick up deep-red legislative seat in Missouri Grassley to Sessions: Policy for employees does not comply with the law New immigration policy leaves asylum seekers in the lurch 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 Milton LevinThe Hill's 12:30 Report Congress needs bipartisanship to fully investigate Russian influence Congress: The sleeping watchdog MORE (D-Mich.):
“I have no comment.”  

Sen. Bob CorkerRobert (Bob) Phillips CorkerPentagon: War in Afghanistan will cost billion in 2018 K.T. McFarland officially withdrawn as nominee for ambassador K.T. McFarland withdraws as nominee for ambassador MORE (R-Tenn.):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 RockefellerJohn (Jay) Davison 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 FlakeMcConnell: 'Whoever gets to 60 wins' on immigration Huckabee Sanders: Dems need to decide if they 'hate' Trump 'more than they love this country' Trump spokeswoman fires back at Flake: 'His numbers are in the tank' 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 Davis RyanMcConnell: 'Whoever gets to 60 wins' on immigration Overnight Defense: Latest on spending fight - House passes stopgap with defense money while Senate nears two-year budget deal | Pentagon planning military parade for Trump | Afghan war will cost B in 2018 House passes stopgap spending measure with defense money MORE (R-Wis.): “Is there a difference?”