Chuck Schumer Is Demanding Trump Dump Gorsuch For ‘Mainstream Nominee’ [VIDEO]

Democrat Chuck Schumer is requesting that President Trump rescind his nomination of Gorsuch in favor of a more “mainstream” nominee.

And by “mainstream” he means liberal. Of course.

WASHINGTON, DC – MARCH 21: Senate Minority Leader, Charles Schumer (D-NY) speaks to the media after attending the Senate DemocratÕs weekly policy luncheon on Capitol Hill on March 21, 2017 in Washington, DC. Schumer spoke about the Republican efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

From Breitbart:

On NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said President Donald Trump should change his Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch for “a mainstream nominee” who can get 60 votes in the senate.

Schumer said, “Let me make a proposal here to maybe break this problem that we have, okay? It looks like Gorsuch will not reach the 60-vote margin. So instead of changing the rules, which is up to Mitch McConnell and the Republican majority, why doesn’t President Trump, Democrats, and Republicans in the Senate, sit down, and try to come up with a mainstream nominee? Look, when a nominee doesn’t get 60 votes, you shouldn’t change the rules, you should change the nominee. And let’s just take, give me one minute here, because this is important, let’s just look at the history, okay?”

“Our nominee was Merrick Garland, Mitch McConnell broke 230 years of precedent and didn’t call him up for a vote,” he continued. “It wasn’t in the middle of an election campaign, it was March.Second, then now it looks like we have the votes to prevent Gorsuch from getting on. Now that doesn’t mean you have to change the rules. Each side didn’t get their nominee. Let’s sit down and come together. Our Republican friends are acting like, you know, they’re a cat on the top of a tree and they have to jump off with all the damage that entails. Come back off the tree, sit down, and work with us and we will produce a mainstream nominee.”

Can we stop pretending that Schumer is actually a respected member of Congress? Stop insisting that our government and the SCOTUS be filled with people who can be manipulated by money or political favor.

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