Chuck Schumer

A letter to Chuck Schumer

Featured image President Trump has responded in a public letter to criticism from Sen. Chuck Schumer of his handling of the Wuhan coronavirus. The text is here. Trump begins by thanking Schumer for his “Democrat public relations letter and incorrect soundbites which are wrong in every way.” He then corrects Schumer’s claim that the president hasn’t adequately utilized the Defense Production Act. The president reminds Schumer that the Act “has been consistently »

Schuminations: Shame (5)

Featured image Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer has earned a spot in the hall of fame for weasel words. In his nonapology for his threat against Justices Gorsuch and Kavanaugh, Schumer relies on the cooperation of his friends in the Democrats’ media adjunct to convey misrepresentation as contrition: “Now I should not have used the words I used yesterday. They didn’t come out the way I intended to [sic]…Of course I didn’t »

Back In the Saddle

Featured image I have been AWOL for the last few days, attending a conference in Georgia that took up both days and evenings. In today’s overheated political climate it is amazing how much you can miss in just a couple of days. While I was gone, Joe Biden’s zombie campaign came back to life, although the candidate himself didn’t. It looks like a fight to the finish between Biden and Bernie Sanders, »

Schuminations: Shame (4)

Featured image Senate Majority Leader McConnell took to the floor of the Senate this morning to make a statement on Chuck Schumer’s threats and prevarications regarding his threats on Justices Gorsuch and Kavanaugh. Here is an excerpt as forwarded to us by Senator McConnell’s staff: Less than three years ago, of course, an unhinged and unstable left-wing activist attempted a mass murder of congressional Republicans at a baseball field across the river. »

Schuminations: Shame (3)

Featured image George Parry is the proprietor of Knowledge is Good and a former federal prosecutor. He draws on his professional experience to call out Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer for his threat against Justices Gorsuch and Kavanaugh: Is there any way to interpret these astounding remarks other than as [a criminally unlawful] endeavor to influence a judicial proceeding? Schumer may have been threatening Gorsuch and Kavanaugh with impeachment. But for purposes »

Schuminations: Shame (2)

Featured image Early last night Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse issued the following statement on Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer’s threat to Justices Gorsuch and Kavanaugh: “The Democratic Party is so radicalized on abortion politics that today Chuck Schumer threatened Justice Gorsuch and Justice Kavanaugh if they didn’t strike down a simple, common-sense, pro-woman law that simply says that abortion doctors need to have admission privileges at a local hospital. Think about this: »

Schuminations: Shame

Featured image Miranda Devine comments on Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer’s threats to Supreme Court Justices Gorsuch and Kavanaugh in her New York Post column this morning. Under the heading “Schu’s shame,” she writes: What a disgraceful fraud Chuck Schumer is, telling Trump-appointed Supreme Court Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh that they will “pay the price” unless they do what he wants. If anyone else threatened a judge, [he]’d be arrested. »

Schuminations: Threatening “Gorsuch” & “Kavanaugh”

Featured image Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer was out in front of the Supreme Court wildly threatening justices in defense of the sacrament of abortion today. Chief Justice Roberts has denounced Schumer’s threat as “dangerous” and “irresponsible.” In response, Schumer has explicated the gist of what he said in terms inconsistent with his words (“It’s a reference to the political price [Republicans] will pay for putting them on the court and a »

Chief Justice Roberts Throws Down on Chuck Schumer

Featured image Today at a rally on the Supreme Court steps that was staged to protect the most sacred sacrament of Democratic Party religion—abortion on demand—Democratic Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer threatened two Supreme Court justices: “I want to tell you, Gorsuch. I want to tell you, Kavanaugh. You have released the whirlwind, and you will pay the price. You won’t know what hit you if you go forward with these awful »

Schuminations: Hiding the truth [hoaxed!]

Featured image Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer speaks for a lot of Democrats: whatever President Trump says or does, it’s wrong. In the fullness of time — say, a week or two — when Schumer himself is proved wrong, deposit your schuminations down the memory hole and count on your friends in the media to safeguard the hole. Below we have a deleted schumination that both incorporates the Democrats’ obligatory critique of »

Chuck Schumer’s impeachment moan throws House Dems under the bus

Featured image House Democrats are highly unlikely to follow Larry Tribe’s suggestion that they decline to transmit their articles of impeachment to the Senate for a trial. Thus, Senate Democrats will need a trial strategy. Byron York tell us that a major part of the strategy will be to demand more information. What information? Mainly testimony from past and present administration officials like Mick Mulvaney and John Bolton. Possibly grand jury testimony »

Are Chuck and Nancy overplaying their hand on political violence?

Featured image Earlier this week, Chuck Schumer tweeted: Make no mistake: Despicable acts of violence and harassment are being carried out by radicals across the political spectrum—not just by one side. Regardless of who is responsible, these acts are wrong and must be condemned by Democrats and Republicans alike. Period. Today, President Trump did just what Schumer prescribed. In response to news that packages containing explosive devices were mailed to several high-profile »

Schumer urges Trump to nominate. . .Merrick Garland

Featured image This report from the Washington Post caused me to smile. According to the Post, Sen. Chuck Schumer called President Trump and urged him to nominate Judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court. Schumer was not daunted by the fact that Garland’s name does not appear on the list of 25 from which Trump has promised his nominee will come. The absence wasn’t exactly an oversight. Garland is a liberal whom »

Make the Democrats pay for stalling Trump’s nominees

Featured image The Senate is sitting on 78 of President Trump’s nominees who have already been passed out of committee but can’t get a floor vote. Chuck Schumer and his loyal band of Democrats accomplish this obstruction by objecting to unanimous consent that a nomination be taken up. This triggers a motion for cloture which brings with it 30 hours of floor debate. The Wall Street Journal, in an editorial denouncing the »

Democrats’ Obstructionism Is Unprecedented

Featured image When the Democrats say, “He’s not my president,” they aren’t kidding. Most Democrats still refuse to accept the result of the 2016 election, and their party consistently refuses to extend to President Trump the routine cooperation that makes our democracy function. The most blatant example of this is the Democratic minority in the Senate. The Democrats under Chuck Schumer have abused longstanding Senate rules and courtesies in a way that »

Schumer voted no on judicial nominee because he is white

Featured image Chuck Schumer today voted against the confirmation of Marvin Quattlebaum for a vacancy on the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina. His reason? Quattlebaum is white. Schumer explained: The nomination of Marvin Quattlebaum speaks to the overall lack of diversity in President Trump’s selections for the federal judiciary. Quattlebaum replaces not one, but two scuttled Obama nominees who were African American. Actually, Quattlebaum replaces Judge Cameron McGowan »

When Schumer and de Blasio wanted a military parade

Featured image Democrats are castigating President Trump for wanting a military parade in Washington, D.C. Eleanor Holmes Norton feigned outrage, saying: President’s Trump’s desire to spend millions of taxpayer dollars on a military parade in the style of authoritarian leaders he admires would feed his ego and perhaps his base, rather than serve any legitimate purpose or keep with any long-held American traditions. Norton’s reference to “taxpayer dollars” is amusing. For years, »