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Schumer: Trump’s Tweet This Morning Made Sure Meeting Was ‘Nothing But a Photo Op’

Senate Democrats Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi declined to attend a meeting with President Donald Trump today after his derisive “Chuck and Nancy” tweet:

And Schumer made brief comments to reporters after the president met instead with Republican lawmakers.

“With his tweet this morning,” Schumer said, “President Trump made sure that today’s meeting is nothing but a photo op. These issues are far too serious for these kinds of games. Mr. President, it’s time to stop tweeting and start leading.”

Both he and Pelosi are now asking for a meeting with Republican Senators Mitch McConnell and Paul Ryan:

Watch above Schumer’s remarks above, via CNN.

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