Schumer: We Are Not Going to Help Trump ‘Build His Wall’

On Sunday’s broadcast of NBC’s “Meet The Press,” newly elected Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said the Senate Democrats are not going to help President-elect Donald Trump “build his wall.” When asked where Democrats they should oppose Trump, Schumer said, “Well, my test is the specifics. We’re not going to work with him for the sake of working with him. We’re not going to oppose him just because he says — it’s something that Trump sponsors. Let me give you a couple examples on both sides. Surprisingly, on certain issues, candidate Trump voiced very progressive and populist opinions: changing our trade laws dramatically, a large infrastructure bill, cleaning up the swamp in Washington. These are things that Democrats have always stood for and frankly Republicans have always been against. We’re going to challenge we will challenge President Trump to work with us on that. If he doesn’t, he will break his promise of blue collar workers, many of whom voted for him on those issues.” “On issues where our values are at stake, the president goes in a divisive direction, where his campaign did before, we will go against him and with everything we’ve got,” he continued. “We’re not