Tag Archives: Chuck Schumer

Schumer: Trump Is “Delusional” For Claiming Victory

Politico reports: Chuck Schumer charged Wednesday that President Donald Trump is “delusional” for claiming victory in the midterm elections, insisting that the Democratic Party is poised to compete for the Senate and presidency in 2020 despite losses in key Senate races. Trump cast the election as vindication for his campaign strategy, emphasizing the GOP’s gains in the Senate and claiming …

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Senate Dems “Disagree” With Grassley On FBI Report

Well, this is totally unsurprising. Democratic leaders in the Senate called the FBI’s report on Brett Kavanaugh a “limited investigation,” noting that the bureau failed to interview both Kavanaugh and Dr. Christine Blasey Ford. “The investigation was very limited,” Sen. Dianne Feinstein said. “I disagree with Sen. Grassley’s statement that there was no hint of misconduct,” Senate Majority Leader Chuck …

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Sen. Chuck Schumer Calls On Kavanaugh To Withdraw

Reuters reports: Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer on Wednesday called on U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh to withdraw in light of the sexual misconduct allegations against him, and said if he does not, an FBI investigation is needed before any Senate vote. “If our Republican colleagues proceed without an investigation, it would be a travesty for the honor of …

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Sen. Chuck Schumer: Does Putin Have Dirt On Trump?

“What could possibly cause President Trump to put the interests of Russia over those of the United States? Millions of Americans will continue to wonder if the only possible explanation for this dangerous behavior is the possibility that President Putin holds damaging information over President Trump. For the president of the United States to side with President Putin against American …

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Schumer Reveals His Lesbian Daughter’s Engagement

The New York Daily News reports: Sen. Chuck Schumer introduced two brides-to-be from the packed Pride Parade — his youngest daughter Alison and her fiancée. Schumer’s daughter, Alison Schumer, is set to marry her partner, Elizabeth Weiland, on Nov. 18, according to a registry for the couple. It was not known how long the couple has been engaged and a …

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Schumer Trolls Trump With Melania’s Hashtag

The Hill reports: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y) trolled President Trump on Twitter on Thursday with the hashtag for first lady Melania Trump’s new positive social wellness campaign. Schumer’s comeback was a dig at Melania Trump’s new initiative, which is meant to “encourage positive social, emotional, and physical habits” among children and their well-being online. The first lady has …

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McConnell Unveils Deal To Avert Another Shutdown

The Washington Post reports: Senate leaders have reached an agreement on a two-year budget deal, adding billions of dollars in federal spending. The bipartisan accord would lift statutory budget limits by more than $200 billion, provide tens of billions of dollars in disaster relief funding. Senate leaders unveiled the deal Wednesday after months of negotiations — and after Senate Democrats …

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Senate Votes Overwhelmingly To End Shutdown

Politico reports: In a dramatic turnaround, Senate Democrats said they would vote to re-open the government on Monday after receiving a commitment from Republicans to hold a vote on immigration legislation — paving the way to end the three-day shutdown. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) agreed to end the shutdown and fund …

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Schumer: Trump Is Like Negotiating With Jello [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Senate Democratic Leader Charles Schumer (N.Y.) on Saturday blasted President Trump as an unreliable negotiating partner, fuming that working with him is “like negotiating with jello” after a failure to secure a deal to avert a government shutdown. “I told the president we Democrats were willing to fund the military at the highest levels in history, far …

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Trump Claims Progress On Averting Shutdown

The Hill reports: President Trump declared Friday he made progress toward averting a government shutdown after an “excellent” meeting with Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) at the White House. Schumer emerged from the meeting, however, singing a different tune. The Democratic leader said there are a “good number of disagreements” with Trump on immigration and spending, even as they …

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Schumer Heads To White House For Shutdown Talks

The Los Angeles Times reports: With a federal shutdown looming, President Trump reached out Friday to Senate Democratic Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) and invited him to the White House for talks, according to a source familiar with the negotiations. Schumer, who reached a previous budget deal with Trump last fall over the strong objections of GOP leaders, was …

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Cops Investigate After Far-Right Trolls Promote Forged Doc Claiming Sexual Harassment By Chuck Schumer

Media Matters reports: Right-wing media trolls Mike Cernovich and Chuck Johnson promoted a forged document that accused Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) of sexually harassing a former staffer, then quickly walked back their claims when the document was reported to police as a forgery. In a now-deleted tweet, far-right Twitter troll Mike Cernovich promoted claims by Chuck C. Johnson, …

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Pelosi Mocks Trump’s “Sad!” Empty Chair Photo Op

“Donald Trump now knows that his verbal abuse will no longer be tolerated. His empty chair photo opp showed he’s more interested in stunts than in addressing the needs of the American people. Poor Ryan and McConnell relegated to props. Sad!” – House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. Earlier today Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer canceled their White House …

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Dems Cancel White House Meeting After Trump Rant

USA Today reports: Democratic leaders pulled out of a meeting scheduled with President Trump after the president tweeted that he didn’t see any possibility of striking a deal with them on immigration or other issues. “Given that the President doesn’t see a deal between Democrats and the White House, we believe the best path forward is to continue negotiating with …

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Trump Blames Schumer For Manhattan Terror Attack (Lottery System Was Signed Into Law By GHW Bush)

Deadline reports: President Donald Trump watched Fox & Friends Wednesday morning to get his early briefing on the latest about the previous night’s terror attack in lower Manhattan that left eight dead. In his morning tweets, Trump blamed the Senate’s top Democrat Chuck Schumer for the attack, pushed Trump’s immigration agenda, and twice plugged his pals at Fox News Channel’s …

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Schumer Caught On Hot Mic: Trump Likes Me [VIDEO]

Talking Points Memo reports: Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) was heard saying Thursday morning that President Donald Trump “likes us” and that “it’s going to work out,” perhaps referring to a potential deal shielding young undocumented people from deportation. The comment was picked up by a CSPAN microphone and broadcast live. “He likes us!” Schumer is heard saying, referring …

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Trump Contradicts Democrats’ Claim Of DACA Deal

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump insisted Thursday morning that there was “no deal” with Democrats to extend protections for so-called Dreamers, but pleaded with congressional leaders to reach one, and vowed to push ahead with his border wall. “No deal was made last night on DACA. Massive border security would have to be agreed to in exchange for consent. …

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Schumer: Dems Will Fight “Heartless” DACA Reversal

The Hill reports: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) is pledging that Democrats will fight the Trump administration’s decision to phase out an Obama-era program allowing undocumented immigrants brought into the country as children to remain legally. “The human and economic toll of rescinding DACA will be far reaching and Democrats will do everything we can to prevent President Trump’s …

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Schumer Calls For Crackdown On Snortable Chocolate

The New York Post reports: Snortable chocolate is so dangerous that its health effects must be investigated by the feds, Sen. Charles Schumer is urging. Coco Loko — a raw cacao powder infused with a “special energy blend” — is marketed like a drug and should be closely regulated, Schumer demanded in a letter to the Food and Drug Administration …

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Trump On Negotiating Health Bill With Chuck Schumer: He Just Doesn’t Seem Like A Serious Person [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: While the Chicago Cubs visited the White House earlier today, ABC News’ Jon Karl got in a question to the President about Schumer’s offer, asking if he’d be “willing to negotiate with all of them.” Trump said this in response: “I better find out if he’s serious. He hasn’t been serious. Obamacare is such a disaster, such a …

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