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Protesters Sit In at Schumer’s Office to Demand He Step Aside as Senate Minority Leader

HeadlineNov 15, 2016

Students and young people also staged a sit-in Monday at New York Senator Chuck Schumer’s office on Capitol Hill, demanding Schumer step aside from becoming Senate minority leader and instead support Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders for the position.

Protester: “We’re here today at Chuck Schumer’s office, as a senator who has received so of the most amount of campaign contributions from Wall Street, to say that the Democratic establishment cannot lead the opposition right now and that Chuck Schumer must step aside and allow for new leadership. So we’re here to demand that Chuck Schumer step aside from minority leadership, take his name out of the running and support Bernie Sanders.”

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