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Schumer: Nelson and I Believe ‘He’s Won a Majority of the Votes,’ I Think ‘He Has a Very Good Chance’ of Winning

During a press conference on Wednesday, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) stated that Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) “has a very good chance” of winning. Schumer added that both he and Nelson believe “he’s won a majority” in Florida. Schumer said, “[I]f Bill Nelson wins, which I believe he has a very good chance of doing, we’ll be even.” He later added, “Bill Nelson is strong as could be. He believes, I believe, he’s won a majority of the votes, and as long as they’re counted, he will continue being…

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Schumer: ‘It’s Un-American’ Trump, Scott ‘Attempting to Bully the Election Officials in Florida’

Tuesday at a press conference, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said Gov. Rick Scott (R-FL) and President Donald Trump were “attempting to bully the election officials” conducting the Florida recount like Broward County Elections Supervisor Brenda Snipes. Schumer said, “It is a bedrock principle of our democracy that every vote is counted, and the Senate election in Florida must abide by that rule. Every single Florida voter, whether they mailed in their ballot, whether they showed up at the polls on election day to vote, no matter for whom they…

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Jerry Nadler: Democrats Will ‘Impeach Kavanaugh,’ Investigate Trump

Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY), the ranking member on the House Judiciary Committee who is favored to be the next House Judiciary Committee chairman, revealed in a phone conversation that Democrats plan to “impeach Kavanaugh” and investigate President Donald Trump for alleged Russian collusion. The Federalist reported that Nadler was riding an Amtrak Acela train to Washington, DC, Wednesday to meet with his congressional staff and House Judiciary Committee staff when he revealed in a phone call with a friend the details of House Democrats’ plans for the next two years.…

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Democrats Rush to Defend Mueller’s Investigation After Jeff Sessions’ Exit

Democrats rushed to defend Robert Mueller’s far-reaching investigation of President Donald Trump’s past business affairs following the surprise appointment of Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker to replace Attorney General Jeff Sessions.  Former AG Eric Holder declared “Anyone who attempts to interfere with or obstruct the Mueller inquiry must be held accountable. This is a red line. We are a nation of laws and norms not subject to the self interested actions of one man.” Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal declared: “This is a break the glass moment…I will be introducing legislation to ensure…

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Donald and Melania Trump Visit Site of Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump visited the site of a horrific synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh on Tuesday afternoon, just days after eleven people were shot and killed during a service on Saturday. The president and first lady traveled to the synagogue where eleven white Stars of David were placed to honor those who were killed in the Jewish community. The Trumps were joined by his son-in-law Jared Kushner and daughter Ivanka Trump and his Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. Ambassador Ron Dermer of Israel also joined the group. The Trumps…

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Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer Tell Democrats: Ignore Migrant Caravan

Democratic leaders are urging their party’s 2018 candidates to ignore migration issues even as the fast-growing caravan of migrants walks northwards through Mexico. On Sunday, media reports said the caravan has grown to 7,000 people — up from 3,000 last week — and more people are seeking to join the migration. I’m only just realizing the massive scale of this caravan as they march north into Mexico. It’s several thousand people. Just look. pic.twitter.com/aRuoLNYTZg — Kate Linthicum (@katelinthicum) October 21, 2018 On Saturday, the Democratic leaders declared “The president is desperate to…

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Schumer: Trump Is ‘Emulating Dictators,’ ‘Seems To Like’ Brutal Things They Do

On Friday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) commented on President Trump’s handling of Washington Post writer Jamal Khashoggi by saying the president is “emulating dictators,” and “seems to like” the actions of dictators. Schumer said, “First, the president moving so reluctantly, somehow, when he finds these dictators doing brutal things, he seems to like it.” Schumer then commented on how the US is the world’s moral example and preaches freedom and democracy, and when it doesn’t do that, “as Donald Trump is doing now, emulating dictators, that…

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Schumer: Dems Are Running ‘Neck and Neck’ for Senate Majority

Friday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said Democrats were running “neck and neck” to win the majority in the Senate in the midterms. Schumer said Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-KY) recent comments on health care and social programs are a “game changer.” When asked what the Democrats message is, Schumer said, “Very simple. First and foremost, better health care at lower cost. it’s the number one issue in America.” He continued, “Let me just say this. Mitch McConnell gave us a gift in the last three…

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Project Veritas Video: Campaign Staffers Say Phil Bredesen Lied About Kavanaugh Vote

Campaign staffers for Tennessee Democrat Senate nominee Phil Bredesen say he lied on Friday when he released a statement saying he would have voted “yes” to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, according to a new undercover video released by Project Veritas Action on Wednesday night. Bredesen campaign field organizer Maria Amalla was captured on video by a female journalist sent undercover into one of the Bredesen campaign’s Nashville offices describing Bredesen’s statement on Friday as “a political move” that was necessary because “he’s trying to make up…

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Joe Donnelly Indiana Senate Debate: ‘My Hero in Politics’ Is John McCain

Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-IN) described the late John McCain as his “hero in politics” during Monday’s senatorial debate at Purdue University Northwest in Hammond, IN. His Republican challenger is Rep. Mike Braun (R-IN) in a race described by C-SPAN as “widely considered one of the tightest contests of the 2018 midterm elections.” Responding to a question about personal heroes, Donnelly highlighted McCain. “My friend, my mentor, my hero in politics, John McCain,” said Donnelly. “John McCain, who spent over five years in a Hanoi prison cell. John McCain, who fought for his…

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