Tag Archives: Chuck Schumer

Schumer: Trump Tipped His Fear Of Mueller Last Night

One of the most notable parts of last night’s state of the union address was when Trump said this: “An economic miracle is taking place in the United States and the only thing that can stop it are foolish wars, politics, or ridiculous partisan investigations. If there is going to be peace and legislation, there cannot be war and investigation. …

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McConnell And Schumer Agree To Two Shutdown Votes

The New York Times reports: The Senate will vote Thursday on two separate bills that would bring an immediate end to the partial government shutdown: one backed by President Trump that includes $5.7 billion for his border wall and another that would simply extend funding for shuttered agencies through Feb. 8. The plan, a compromise between Senator Mitch McConnell, the …

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Trump: “Cryin Chuck” Lied About My Temper Tantrum

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump is back on Twitter, this time disputing Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer‘s account of how their meeting together fell apart yesterday. Schumer, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Congressional Democrats journeyed to the White House yesterday for a new round of discussions about the government shutdown over Trump’s demand for a border wall. After negotiations …

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Trump Stalks Out Of Shutdown Meeting With Dems

The Hill reports: President Trump on Wednesday dismissed his meeting with Democratic leaders to negotiate an end to a partial government shutdown as a “total waste of time.” Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) told reporters outside the White House that Trump “just walked out of the meeting.” The gathering lasted for roughly a half hour. The president met with …

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Democrats Demand Equal Time After Trump’s Address

CNN reports: Following news that the networks would air Trump’s immigration address, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said in a joint statement that they should be given an equal amount of time to respond. “Now that the television networks have decided to air the President’s address, which if his past statements are any indication will …

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Chuck Schumer: Trump Just Threatened To Continue Government Shutdown For “Months Or Even Years”

CNBC reports: Democrats emerged from what they called a “contentious” two-hour meeting at the White House on Friday showing little optimism about ending a partial government shutdown. Bipartisan congressional leaders huddled with President Donald Trump as they try to break an impasse over the president’s demand for $5 billion to build his proposed border wall. The president threatened to keep …

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Schumer Rips Trump’s “Temper Tantrum” As Shutdown Looms: He’s Not Getting The Wall In Any Form [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer Sunday said President Donald Trump is preventing a deal to avert a partial government shutdown because of a “temper tantrum” over his demand for more funding to build a border wall. “We Democrats, Leader Pelosi and I, offered the president two options as to how to avoid the shutdown,” he said. “We …

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Trump Gets Into Heated Argument With Nancy Pelosi And Chuck Schumer Over Border Wall Funding [VIDEO]

CBS News reports: President Trump on Tuesday engaged in an extraordinary argument with Democratic congressional leaders over his demand for border-wall funding, threatening a government shutdown if he does not get the money. “I will be the one to shut it down,” he told House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) at the White …

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Chuck Schumer Demands DOJ Probe: Did Acting AG Matt Whitaker Share Mueller Info With White House?

Politico reports: Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) sent a letter Tuesday requesting that the Justice Department inspector general investigate communications between Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker and the White House. In his letter, Schumer cited news reports of Whitaker’s close relationship with President Donald Trump during his previous role as chief of staff to former Attorney General Jeff Sessions. …

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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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