Sen. John Barrasso says Democrats apologized to him for Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer’s caustic speech last week trashing Republicans over negotiations on extending the federal government’s debt ceiling.
“It was a tantrum by Chuck Schumer and he is known to be a bully. He loves to bully even his own caucus. And just looking at Joe Manchin, how disturbed he was by what happened, a number of Democrats came up to me, including calling me over the weekend to apologize for the terrible behavior of Chuck Schumer,” Barrasso (R-Wyo.) said on Fox News’ “Sunday Morning Futures.”
Manchin (D-WV) was caught by CSPAN cameras shaking his head and covering his face with his hands as he sat behind Schumer during the speech on the Senate floor last