Chuck Schumer: The Days Of Mitch McConnell Holding The Senate Hostage Are Over

Chuck Schumer: The Days Of Mitch McConnell Holding The Senate Hostage Are Over

Senate Majority Chief Chuck Schumer (D-NY) reminded Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on Monday that he misplaced the Senate and not will get to carry the chamber hostage.

Throughout an interview with MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow, Sen. Schumer stated, “He’s not the Majority Chief, he’s the Minority Chief, and he’s not going to get his method.”


Sen. Schumer stated:

He’s not the bulk chief. He’s the minority chief. And he’s not going to get his method. We’re not going to do what he desires and that’s common, Rachel, in my caucus, from probably the most liberal to probably the most conservative. We hope within the subsequent day or two, he’ll come to his senses and take our supply. However we’re not giving into him. It was outrageous what he did and it actually angered my total caucus. That was not the way in which to start out off.

McConnell is in no place to make calls for

Chuck Schumer and Mitch McConnell have been negotiating a Senate power-sharing settlement, however the Kentucky senator is demanding assurances that Democrats will protect the filibuster.

Democrats had been fast to knock down that effort by McConnell, and Schumer’s feedback to Maddow present that he isn’t about to be pushed round by the minority chief.

Schumer’s technique seems to have labored, according to MSNBC’s Kyle Griffin, as a result of McConnell introduced late Monday that he’s backing down from his filibuster demand and can lastly help a guidelines decision.

Throughout his time as majority chief, McConnell turned the Senate into a spot the place good laws goes to die. He even bragged about being known as the “grim reaper.”

Now that Mitch McConnell – with an enormous help from Donald Trump – misplaced management of the U.S. Senate, his days of creating calls for and holding the chamber hostage are over.

With Joe Biden in the White House ready for Congress to maneuver rapidly on his agenda, Democrats seem able to do no matter it takes to verify they ship.

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