Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer calls on Pres. Trump to appoint a military person as a czar to lead the distribution and production of medical equipment to help the US fight coronavirus.
“The system that the federal government has put in place is not working, plain and simple. It's not adequate.” Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says a military leader needs to be in charge of fixing the supply shortage during the coronavirus pandemic.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer: “It's a spectacle that hospital chiefs, mayors and governors have to be calling private companies and countries across the world to get the supplies that we should have ready and available to them”
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on McConnell's objection of impeachment witnesses: "I did not hear a single sentence, a single argument as to why the witnesses I suggested should not give testimony. ... Why is the President so afraid to have these witnesses come testify?"
Just a reminder that if Dems take the Senate, Mitch McConnell is no longer Majority Leader, Chuck Grassley is no longer chair of Judiciary and Susan Collins is in the minority. Find a Senate race and start working.
NEW: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer call for special counsel Robert Mueller to testify before both the Senate and the House. "The American people deserve to hear the truth," they said in a joint statement.
NEW: Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer announces Stacey Abrams will deliver the Democrats' response to the State of the Union. "She has led the charge for voting rights, which is at the root of just about everything else."
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer: President Trump immediately got up and walked out of their meeting when Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Democrats wouldn't agree to fund a border wall. "We saw a temper tantrum”