Trump Claims Schumer Shed ‘Fake Tears’ At Sunday Press Conference

President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with business leaders in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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Following criticism of his executive order barring visas from some predominantly Muslim countries from Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), President Donald Trump hit back by mocking the senator.

Trump claimed Monday morning that Schumer did not genuinely cry during a Sunday press conference.

“I noticed Chuck Schumer yesterday with fake tears,” Trump said during a meeting at the White House with small business leaders. “I’m going to ask him, ‘Who is his acting coach?’ Because I know him very well. I don’t see him as a cryer. If he is, he’s a different man. There’s about a 5 percent chance that it was real but I think they were fake tears.”

Schumer choked up as he condemned Trump’s order on Sunday, telling reporters that the ban is “mean-spirited and un-American.”

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  1. GOP: We specialize in real tears:

  2. Donnie, Schumer’s tears were tears of embarrassment for how small your inauguration crowd was.

    You remember, the smallest inauguration turnout ever?

    That one where no one came?

    The one where Obama’s were much bigly yuger than yours?

  3. Avatar for ajoguy ajoguy says:

    More real than the microfibers covering Trumps head.

  4. Because the last time Trump shed tears because of human suffering was . . . never.

  5. Avatar for theod theod says:

    Trump’s Admission: “I know fake when I see it, because it takes one to know one.”

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