Here’s what he said.
According to Breitbart News, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer attacked Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell stating his claim that the impeachment trial diverted them from the coronavirus was “ridiculous.”
“Look, the president was way behind the eight ball in so much of this,” Schumer told MSNBC. “He didn’t see the need. We were way behind in testing. This idea that Mitch McConnell said that impeachment was diverting, ridiculous. I called for a national emergency on January 26th, you know, while impeachment was going on. We can do two things at once, and this virus was already raging in China.”
“So, the president on testing and now on distribution and production, behind the eight ball. But let’s hope he has seen now finally. You know, sometimes he thinks if he says something it becomes true, so he says it’s a hoax, he says it is not much, he thinks it is true,” he continued.
Schumer further stated, “This virus is stronger than anybody, and we have to all be together and try to solve this problem. I will demand that of the president. I’m sending him a letter right now this morning on this.” You can watch a clip of Schumer’s remarks here.
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