Schumer claims he did not make any threats. It’s just that he’s from Brooklyn, and “we speak in strong language.”
Really? Well, here is something else from Brooklyn:
Schumer’s lame attempt to excuse his behavior is inexcusable.
Via NY Post.
Sen. Chuck Schumer on Thursday tried to walk back his threat against two conservative Supreme Court justices — claiming the remarks didn’t come out the way he intended because he was “angry” over abortion rights.
“I’m from Brooklyn. We speak in strong language. I shouldn’t have used the words I did, but in no way was I making a threat,” Schumer said on the Senate floor.
The New York lawmaker was roundly condemned for remarks he made at an abortion rights rally outside the Supreme Court on Wednesday where he warned Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh would “pay the price” if they voted to restrict abortion….
Schumer to Gorsuch and Kavanaugh: Nice Little Court, Ya Got There, Hate to See Anything Happen to It … https://t.co/sccD5Fq3kc
— David Harsanyi (@davidharsanyi) March 5, 2020