Schumer Tears Up At Presser Denouncing Trump’s Travel Ban (VIDEO)

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January 30, 2017 9:46 a.m.

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) condemned President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily banning people from seven predominantly Muslim countries from the U.S. at a Sunday press conference, where the senator choked up as he discussed the order.

“This executive order was mean-spirited and un-American,” Schumer said with tears welling in his eyes. “It was implemented in a way that created chaos and confusion across the country, and it will only serve to embolden and inspire those around the globe who will do us harm.”

Schumer said that Democrats would introduce legislation to reverse Trump’s order and said he would “fight with every fiber of my being until these orders are overturned.”

Watch the video via CNN:

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