Chuck Schumer

In this June 16, 2020 photo, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Senate Dems Call GOP Police Reform Bill ‘Not Salvageable’
UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 04: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., are seen in the Capitol before a news conference on health care on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
Where Things Stand: Preemptive Plans To Memorialize Our Dead

We shouldn’t have to plan how to mourn this much loss.

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NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 14: Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speaks at a press conference at Corona Plaza in Queens on April 14, 2020 in New York City. Schumer was joined by Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) at the conferece, where both called for the Federal Emergency Management Administration to fund funeral costs in low-income communities of color during the ongoing amid the coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by Scott Heins/Getty Images)
on February 7, 2018 in Washington, DC.
Where Things Stand: Feigning Fury
This is your TPM mid-morning briefing.

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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WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 24: Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer leaves after a press conference on the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump on January 24, 2020 in Washington, DC. Democratic House managers conclude their opening arguments on Friday as the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump continues into its fourth day. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Chuck Schumer
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 09: U.S. Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speaks to members of the media after he returned to the U.S. Capitol from a meeting at the White House January 9, 2019 in Washington, DC. President Trump walked out of a meeting with congressional leaders at the White House negotiating border security funding and government shutdown, calling it “a total waste of time.”  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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