Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer remarked on President Donald Trump’s Twitter feud with Schumer’s Republican colleague Sen. Bob Corker, saying it’s time for the president to “stop tweeting and start leading.”
“In different times, we may have even considered [these nominees] on voice votes,” McConnell said. “But this is where we are.”
Maffei is a Democrat from central New York. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call File Photo)
A little more than a month ago, New York’s 24th district was a relatively quiet contest. Now, just a few weeks before Election Day, Rep. Dan Maffei, D-N.Y., is stuck in yet another close campaign.
After weeks of million-dollar airtime wars put the congressman in political peril, Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. will make a trip to Syracuse to campaign for Maffei next week. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy will stop in the central New York district , following Speaker John A. Boehner, who already headlined a fundraiser there .