Politics Schumer parodies Trump's praise-filled Cabinet meeting

22:15  12 june  2017
22:15  12 june  2017 Source:   The Hill

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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-New York) on Monday mocked President Trump's first Cabinet meeting, in which the commander in chief had each secretary offer up praise.

"GREAT meeting today with the best staff in the history of the world!!!" Schumer tweeted with a video of him and his staff around a conference room table.

The video features Schumer asking his staff "how we did on the Sunday shows," but his staff quickly pivots to compliments.

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"Your tone was perfect," one staffer said. "You were right on message."

Schumer asked another aide how his hair looked, to which the staffer replied "you have great hair - nobody has better hair than you."

"I just want to say, thank you for the opportunity and the blessing to serve your agenda," another staffer said, referencing what White House chief of staff Reince Priebus said during Trump's cabinet meeting.

"On behalf of the entire senior staff around you, Mr. President, we thank you for the opportunity and the blessing that you've give us to serve your agenda and the American people," Priebus said.

"And we're continuing to work very hard every day to accomplish those goals."

During his first-ever Cabinet meeting, which was widely mocked on social media, Trump said he had accomplished more than other president - aside from Franklin Roosevelt - during his first six months in office.

"Never has there been a president, with few exceptions - case of FDR, he had a major depression to handle - who has passed more legislation and who has done more things than what we've done," Trump said.

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<p>The Senate Democratic leader is calling for the meeting as Democrats push Republicans to drop their effort to repeal and replace Obamacare.</p>Schumer sent Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) a letter on Friday asking for an all-senators meeting to talk about the GOP legislation, which hasn't been finalized, adding both parties "need to come together to find solutions to America's challenges.

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