Tag Archives: Chuck Schumer

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Schumer: My Job Is to Make Sure Trump Doesn’t ‘Get Away with Stuff’

The number one thing that’s going to determine whether we win or lose? If Trump’s at 35% we could take back the Senate. If Trump’s at 55%, we could lose the whole ball of wax. So part of my job is to make sure that we don’t let Trump get away with stuff.

— Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY), quoted by the Washington Post.

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‘Make America Sick Again’

“It’s a world where health insurance companies are jacking up rates, Americans are losing benefits and illness is racking the nation,” Politico reports.

“This is the apocalyptic picture of America offered by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer to describe how he sees the health-care landscape after Republicans gut Obamacare. And he has found a slogan — borrowing from perhaps the most successful branding campaigns in modern political history — that he hopes to turn against the GOP repeal plan: ‘Make America Sick Again.’”

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Schumer: Trump Is ‘Dumb’ to Take on Intelligence Community

Let me tell you, you take on the intelligence community, they have six ways from Sunday at getting back at you. So even for a practical supposedly hard-nosed businessman, he’s being really dumb to do this.

— Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), quoted by The Hill, on Donald Trump attacking intelligence agencies.

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Schumer Positive on Dem’s Future

We’re going to have a Democratic generation. President Obama helped create it. But it’s just where America’s moving demographically, ideologically and in every way. We’ll have a mandate to get something done.

— Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) told Politico he “is feeling good enough about the battle for Senate control to essentially predict he’ll be majority leader next year. Not only that, the veteran New York Democrat believes his party is on the cusp of something much bigger: An era of electoral dominance.”

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Schumer: Democrats Blew It

Unfortunately, Democrats blew the opportunity the American people gave them… We took their mandate and put all our focus on the wrong problem — health care reform.

— Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY), asserting that Democrats made a mistake by passing President Obama’s health-care law in 2010 instead of focusing more directly on helping the middle class, Bloomberg reports.

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Schumer: If GOP’s Anti-Immigration Stance Will Lose Elections

The Republican Party knows if it continues to be seen as anti-immigrant, they’re going to lose election after election.

— Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY), quoted by the New York Daily News.

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King’s Inane Remarks Help Immigration-Reform Effort

Yes, I think Steve King, the more he speaks, the more he helps us get a bill passed.

— Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY), in an interview with the Huffington Post. on the prospects for immigration reform.