Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said Democrats would work with President-elect Donald Trump only if he “moves completely in our direction and abandons his Republican colleagues.”
“The only way we’re going to work with him is if he moves completely in our direction and abandons his Republican colleagues,” Schumer told CNN Tuesday. “90-95 percent of the time we’ll be holding his feet to the fire and holding him accountable.”
Schumer added, “But we’re Democrats. We’re not just going to oppose things to oppose them.”
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Schumer “only way we’re going to work w him is if he moves completely in our direction & abandons his R colleagues” https://t.co/sXB8rPE8vI
— Zeke Miller (@ZekeJMiller) January 4, 2017
His statement stands in contrast to his Senate floor speech when he said Democrats would work with Trump “if the president-elect proposes legislation on issues like infrastructure and trade and closing the carried interest loophole, for instance, we’ll work in good faith to perfect and potentially enact it.”
H/T: The Daily Caller