Schumer: GOP Playing on Our Field Now, They Will Come to Us

Tuesday on MSNBC’s “Hardball,” a very optimistic Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said President Barack Obama’s approval rating going over 50 percent means that the Republicans who are in control of both the Senate and the House are now “playing on our playing filed,” so “they’re going to compromise with us.”

Schumer  said, “You know what’s so interesting, they’re no longer using their old rhetoric, deficit reduction, cut the government, everything is too out of control. Instead they’re appropriating the president’s rhetoric. They’re talking about the middle class, they’re talking about job growth. Now they’re on our playing field, you know, for a few years we had to play on their field, they’re playing on our playing field. I wouldn’t be surprised if things continue the way they are, and I have no reason to think they won’t, that they’re going to compromise with us.”

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