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Chuck Schumer on the Wall, the Shutdown and the Era of Divided Government

Chuck Schumer on the Wall, the Shutdown and the Era of Divided Government

Update: 2019-01-0326
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On the 12th day of the government shutdown, the Democratic congressional leaders went to the White House and proposed that the president reopen the government while the two sides ironed out differences on funding for a border wall. A couple of hours after that meeting, we spoke with Senator Chuck Schumer, the Senate minority leader, about his newly emboldened approach and how he and Ms. Pelosi plan to stick together in a divided Washington. Guest: Senator Chuck Schumer of New York, the Senate minority leader. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily.

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Zac D

If some Americans are against the wall, it's because they're against Trump. I don't think the wall would be divisive without Trump. Americans never seemed to care about the wall we've had for years along sections of our border with Mexico. Schumer doesn't want to give in because he doesn't like Trump, and Schumer even said he doesn't want to condone Trump's behavior. Put your pride aside Chuck! You sound like a child in a shoolyard argument. The wall was a huge component of Trump's campaign and he won...

Jan 4th
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DDman1999

Zac D Trump said Mexico was going to pay for the wall. He campaigned and won on the promise of it being financed solely by Mexico. Why do I have to pay for some dumb wall. All he needs to do is get Mexico to pay already and he can start building the wall.

Jan 23rd
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Chuck Schumer on the Wall, the Shutdown and the Era of Divided Government

Chuck Schumer on the Wall, the Shutdown and the Era of Divided Government