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Where Things Stand: Feigning Fury

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WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 03: Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) listens during a news conference following the weekly Democratic caucus luncheon where U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, Secretary of Health a... WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 03: Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) listens during a news conference following the weekly Democratic caucus luncheon where U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar and members of the coronavirus task force briefed senators on March 3, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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March 5, 2020 11:27 a.m.

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) probably should’ve known what his remarks on the steps of the Supreme Court would spark among feverish Republicans desperate for a distraction from coverage of the Trump administration’s abysmal response to the coronavirus.

But this is petty, even for Trump’s most loyal congressional bulldogs.

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