Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer spoke with MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow Monday night to talk about the back-and-forth he’s been having with Mitch McConnell about procedural matters.
With a number of Democrats saying the Senate majority needs to take action right away on a number of key policy items, including further covid relief, Maddow asked Schumer about this “unusual situation” the Senate is in and asked how his impasse with McConnell over power-sharing is going to pan out.
Schumer said as he negotiated with his Republican counterpart, McConnell “went to the floor and said, ‘I won’t do it unless you Democrats do this.’ ‘Demand what I want.’ He’s not the majority leader. He’s the minority leader. And he is not going