Top Republican On Schumer: ‘He’s A Guy That We Can Do Business With’

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Politics – The Huffington Post

via Top Republican On Schumer: ‘He’s A Guy That We Can Do Business With’.

The Senate’s third-ranking Republican sees room for collaboration with Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), who is looking to take the top Democratic spot in the upper chamber.

Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) said on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” Wednesday that he is hopeful Republicans will be able to work with Democrats under a new leader like Schumer.

In the past two years, fighting between Republicans and Democrats reached a fever pitch, with the GOP filibustering nearly every bill brought to the floor by then-Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.), who recently announced that his current term in the Senate will be his last. In 2013, Reid, citing the ongoing gridlock, invoked the so-called “nuclear option,” making it easier for Democrats, then the majority party in the Senate, to approve the president’s executive and…

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