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McConnell Touts New Jobs Numbers, Schumer Criticizes Trump’s Pardon Tweet as Senate Opens

By Bian Elkhatib

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The Senate leaders gave their opening remarks on the chamber’s floor on Monday. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., spoke about the recent release of positive new jobs numbers and the Senate’s need to confirm President Donald Trump’s judicial nominees. Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., spoke about the president’s recent tweet about pardons.

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