On a flight from New York to Washington, D.C., this weekend, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) took issue with a flight attendant's request to turn off his cell phone, calling her a "bitch" after she walked away.
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According to Politico, the attendant asked both Schumer and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), who was sitting next to him, to turn off their phones so the plane could take off. Schumer resisted, asking if he could finish his call. When told "no," he kept arguing, according to Politico's witness, a House Republican aide.
He eventually hung up. After the attendant walked away, Schumer turned to Gillibrand and called the attendant a "bitch."