Chuck Schumer

In Rare Rebuke, Roberts Slams Schumer for ‘Threatening' Comments

Schumer spoke at a rally Wednesday

Justice John Roberts and Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer
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Chief Justice John Roberts publicly chastised Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer Wednesday over comments Schumer made outside the court as the justices were hearing a case on abortion rights.

Schumer, D-N.Y., suggested that President Donald Trump's court appointees, Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh, "won't know what hit" them if they vote to uphold abortion restrictions. He spoke during a rally on the sidewalk in front of the court building.

"I want to tell you Gorsuch, I want to tell you Kavanaugh, you have released the whirlwind and you will pay the price,” Schumer said.

For the full story, go to NBC News.

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