(Scott Johnson) I seriously doubt that Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is the man to lead the Democrats in opposition to all things Trump. The thought first occurred to me when I saw him and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi standing next to a Make America Sick Again sign to make their case against the repeal of Obamacare. Show More Summary
“You take on the intelligence community and they have six ways from Sunday of getting back at you,” said Senate Minority leader Chuck Schumer to Rachel Maddow last weekend. “So even for a practical, supposedly hard-nosed businessman, he’s being really dumb to do this.” Schumer’s candid comment was...
WASHINGTON ? President-elect Donald Trump and Senate Republicans are rushing Cabinet nominees with murky backgrounds through an inadequate vetting process, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said Wednesday. “This is a swamp...Show More Summary
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer slammed President-elect Donald Trump's nominees for his incoming administration on Wednesday during another tense day of confirmation hearings. "This is a swamp Cabinet full of bankers of billionaires,"...Show More Summary
Click here for reuse options! An ignorant president and a runaway agency are threats to democracy. “You take on the intelligence community and they have six ways from Sunday of getting back at you,” said Senate Minority leader Chuck Schumer to Rachel Maddow last weekend. Show More Summary
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) told CNN that Donald Trump’s pick to quarterback the replacement of Obamacare, Tom Price, might have broken the law with a questionable stock purchase. Said Schumer: “If he knew about it, it could very [...]
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Monday night renewed his calls on the Office of Congressional Ethics to launch an investigation into potential violations of the STOCK Act by Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.), President-elect Donald...Show More Summary
The Unfair Position Senator Chuck Schumer Is In By Thomas Hoffman At last report, the new Senate Minority Leader, Senator Chuck Schumer is about to receive some house guests that are not going to make his job any easier. There is a rally planned outside Senator Schumer’s home; not his office, not the capital, his [...]Show More Summary
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer announced Thursday morning that he will be opposing Sen. Jeff Sessions as U.S. attorney general because he...
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said today that he will vote against Jeff Sessions' nomination for attorney general. "President-elect Donald Trump tweeted Thursday morning about his private conversation with Director of National...Show More Summary
The Senate minority leader says he is not confident in Sen. Jeff Sessions ability to defend Americans' rights.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer came out Thursday against fellow Sen. Jeff Sessions, indicating he would vote against confirming him as President-elect Donald Trump's attorney general. Sessions' Senate confirmation hearings, which ran into Wednesday after an eight-hour marathon session on Tuesday, have been contentious. Show More Summary
CNN has reported that a two page synopsis was appended to the classified briefing given to the President, the President-elect, and the Gang of Eight (The Speaker of the House, the House Minority Leader, Senate Majority and Minority Leaders, and the chairs and ranking members of the House and Senate Intelligence Committees) stating that a retired […]
In an curious exchange in traditional roles, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer slammed Republicans on Tuesday for advancing a fiscal year 2017 budget resolution which, while designed to repeal the Affordable Care Act, also contemplates...Show More Summary
After initially saying Democrats would try to align with Trump after his victory, Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer is finally leaning toward the only sensible response to the threat of right-wing extremism: Obstructionism. Schumer threw down the gauntlet in a CNN interview on Jan. 3. “The only...
The Office of Government Ethics on Saturday warned that confirmation hearings for Trump nominees are moving too fast. In a letter to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass) that was released Saturday, NPR reports that OGE director Walter Shaub wrote that “the announced hearing schedule for several nominees who have […]
In the past week, he's slammed the "dishonest" media, insulted Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer as his party's "head clown," praised 16-year-old Inauguration singer Jackie Evancho and ripped Arnold Schwarzenegger for low ratingsShow More Summary
In a Monday tweet, Democratic Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer inadvertently urged his followers not to "Make America Great Again."
WASHINGTON ? In classic Washington fashion, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) is using an eight-year-old letter penned by Sen. Mitch McConnell, in which McConnell called for presidential nominees to be thoroughly vetted before...Show More Summary
Vox reports: Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer has a simple request for Majority Leader Mitch McConnell: President-elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet nominees must meet the same traditional standards that were demanded of President Barack Obama’s nominees eight years ago. Show More Summary