Posted by | July 1, 2011 12:45 | Filed under: Top Stories

New York Senator Chuck Schumer made the case on a conference call with reporters Friday.

“Do they simply want the economy to go down the drain to further their political gain?” Schumer asked. “They seem to be against anything that may create jobs, because they view a weak economy as key to their political chances in 2012.”

“It’s an uncomfortable question, to be sure,” Schumer continued. “Are they trying to undermine the economy on purpose, for political gain? Harry Truman had a do-nothing Congress. The Republicans seem to be trying to make this a do-nothing-on-the-economy Congress.”

Republicans boycotted a meeting on free trade Thursday, something they have traditionally supported. They boycotted in opposition to a 50-year-old program that helps workers who lose their jobs because of trade agreements.

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