Charles Schumer Archive
it is going to have on working americans. mr. president, i yield the floor. mr. schumer: i want to thank my friend, former roommate, colleague in the leadership for, as usual, his articulate and on-the-money remarks about the tax bill. now, mr. president, we have a long to-do list before the end of the year, and time is running short. we had hoped to make progress with the administration on these issues in a meeting this afternoon. unfortunately, this morning, instead of leading, the president tweeted a blatantly inaccurate statement and then concluded i don't see a deal. the president said i don't see a deal three hours before our meeting, before he heard anything we had to say. given that the president doesn't see a deal between democrats and the white house, leader pelosi and i believe the des path forward is to continue negotiating with our republican counterparts in congress instead. rather than going to the white house for a show meeting that won't result in an agreement from a...
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