His. Chris CoonChris Andrew CoonsDemocratic lawmakers, Yellen defend Biden on Sunday’s economy shows – Scalise won’t say if election was stolen when Fox’s Democrat Chris Wallace questioned Schumer’s controversial speech: timing “May not have been the best” MORE (D-Del.) Said on Sunday he agreed with the Senate Majority Leader Charles SchumerChuck SchumerSunday shows – Scalise won’t say if election was stolen when Fox Democrat Chris Wallace interrogates Schumer’s controversial speech: timing “may not have been the best” Approach combative Democrats in politics do more harm than much MORE(DN.Y.) ‘s frustration with fellow Republicans that was exposed in a heated speech last week, but acknowledged that the timing of the remarks “may not have been the best.”
Schumer angered Republican lawmakers on Thursday when he lambasted them in a Senate speech just after they helped push forward a short-term debt ceiling extension. He accused GOP lawmakers of playing a “dangerous and risky partisan game.”
His. Joe manchinJoe ManchinDemocrats Set Up Chaotic End Of Year As Washington Becomes Even More Partisan, All Factions Take Democratic “Hostages” Over Schumer’s Controversial Speech: Timing “May Not Have Been the Best” MORE (DW.Va) could be seen behind Schumer with his hands to his face with apparent dismay.
“Frankly, I agree with the reasons why Senator Schumer was so frustrated that this deadlock on the debt limit was risky, was unnecessary, was a fabricated crisis,” Coons told host of “Fox. News Sunday “. Chris WallaceChristopher (Chris) Wallace Former Trump cybersecurity chief says GOP leaders have “lost control” of the electoral base: “It’s a death spiral” shows Sunday – Scalise will not say if the election was stolen during interrogation of Fox’s Chris Wallace Cheney blames Scalise for refusing to say Biden legitimately won the election MORE.
“But part of the reason Senator Manchin had his head in his hands was because he thought our leaders should talk to each other directly. And we all agree that we need more stability in our Congress. and in our country, ”Coons added.
“So while I fully understand President Schumer’s deep frustration, maybe the timing hasn’t been the best,” Coons said, mistakenly referring to Schumer as president.
Wallace pointed to Coon’s blunder and joked: “Maybe we should say ‘President Manchin’ at this point,” referring to the influence the moderate Democratic senator has had in preventing key bills from l ‘Biden agenda to be adopted without concessions.
Schumer’s remarks angered Republicans.
“I thought it was totally out of place. I just thought it was an incredibly partisan speech after we had just helped him solve a problem.… I let him have it,” said the whip of the Republican Senate. Jean ThuneJohn Randolph ThuneDemocrat on Schumer’s Controversial Speech: Timing “Might Not Have Been the Best” Most Senate Republicans don’t want Trump running again McConnell vows GOP won’t help raise the debt ceiling in December after Schumer’s “tantrum” PLUS (SD) said after Schumer’s speech.
His. Mitt RomneyWillard (Mitt) Mitt Romney Democrat on Schumer’s Controversial Speech: Timing “Might Not Have Been the Best” Wreckage of the Biden-Harris Train May Have Its Savior: 2024 GOP Candidate Donald Trump McConnell, promises GOP will not help raise debt ceiling in December after Schumer ‘scream’ MORE (R-Utah) said, “There is a time to be gracious, and there is a time to be combative, and it was a time for grace.
“I didn’t think it was appropriate at the moment, and we discussed it,” Manchin said. “I’m sure Chuck’s frustration was on the rise, but that wasn’t a way to get rid of it.”