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Majority Leader Chuck Schumer says Trump's DOJ showed the 'fingerprints of a dictatorship' by secretly seizing phone data and urges Republicans to demand Bill Barr and Jeff Sessions testify

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer hammered former President Donald Trump's Department of Justice for secretly seizing records from Democrats and journalists during his Sunday news conference. 'What has happened here are fingerprints of a dictatorship, not a democracy,' Schumer said. Schumer said Assistant Attorney General for the National Security Division...
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Chuck Schumer apologises for using ‘outdated and hurtful’ term for children with disabilities

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer has apologised after using an outdated and offensive word to describe children with developmental disabilities during a recent podcast appearance. During a discussion on the One NYCHA podcast, Mr Schumer used the word “retarded” to describe disabled children while discussing the challenges lawmakers can face in pushing for housing initiatives serving vulnerable populations.“When I first was an assemblyman, they wanted to build a congregate living place for retarded children. The whole neighbourhood was against it,” he said, discussing his time spent representing parts of Brooklyn in the New Yorklegislature from 1975 to 1980. “These are...
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Chuck Schumer refers to mentally-disabled homeless kids as 'retarded'

Chuck Schumer has raised eyebrows by referring to mentally disabled homeless children as 'retarded'. The Senate minority leader, who represents New York, was asked on a Sunday podcast about housing in New York City. Schumer, 70, told how he understood the complexities of social housing, and especially homeless shelters, thanks...
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Chuck Schumer, 70, apologizes after sparking outrage by referring to mentally-disabled homeless children as 'retarded' on podcast

Chuck Schumer sparked an angry backlash by referring to mentally disabled homeless children as 'retarded'. The Senate minority leader, who represents New York, was asked on a Sunday podcast about housing in New York City. Schumer, 70, was discussing the complexities of social housing, and especially homeless shelters, when he...
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Chuck Schumer Apologizes For 'Outdated And Hurtful Language' On Podcast

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) apologized Monday for using the word “retarded” to describe people with intellectual disabilities in a weekend interview. In a podcast about the New York City Housing Authority that was shared Sunday, Schumer recalled his days as a state representative when he experienced community resistance to housing for people with disabilities.
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Chuck Schumer ‘sincerely sorry’ after ‘retarded children’ remark

Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer said Monday he is “deeply” sorry after he referred to “retarded children” during a recent interview. During an appearance on the “OneNYCHA” podcast Sunday, host Saundrea Coleman was saying it was “unbelievable” that some politicians were against a New York City proposal to house the homeless population when Mr. Schumer spoke about his own experience as an assemblyman in the late 1970s.
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Congressional Corner With Chuck Schumer

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer is keeping his streak alive — so you may see him in your county this summer. In today’s Congressional Corner, the New York Democrat continues his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock. Congressional Corner With Chuck Schumer. By Alan Chartock • Jun 7, 2021. Schumer Campaigns...

Sen. Chuck Schumer urging Southwest Airlines to come to Syracuse airport

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Senator Chuck Schumer urged Southwest Airlines to expand and enhance its presence at Syracuse Hancock International Airport in a call Thursday with CEO Gary Kelly, according to the senator. Schumer said in the phone call other airlines have had a history of success, bringing services to Upstate...

Chuck Schumer wants to pump up Cold War with China — at the planet's expense

Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images. Despite an existential climate crisis, Senator Chuck Schumer's $250 billion "United States Innovation and Competition Act of 2021" takes aim at China as the most pressing national security threat. In a Cold War-style declaration, the Senate Majority Leader's proposed legislation reads like the last gasp of a dying empire, a plea from a panicked superpower losing its grip on global dominance.
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Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer Visits Chenango County

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer was in Norwich this afternoon at Chenango Commerce and county leaders were there to share the problems that they have been dealing with. Senator Schumer visits every county every year. This year being his 23rd trip to Chenango County, and says despite the upgrade to Senate Majority Leader he still wants to directly connect with New Yorkers all over the state.