“One witness said of the restaurant rant, “They are a highly respected couple, and Schumer made a scene, yelling, ‘She voted for Trump!’ The Califanos left the restaurant, but Schumer followed them outside.” On the sidewalk, Schumer carried on with his fantastical filibuster: “ ‘How could you vote for Trump? He’s a liar!’ He kept repeating, ‘He’s a liar!’ “
A Schumer spokesperson says, “. . . .There were no heated exchanges with anyone.”… That’s right, no exchange because the couple didn’t respond in kind.
His ire was directed at Joseph A. Califano Jr.’s wife Hilary, daughter of CBS founder and chair William S. Paley. Page Six reports he was “incensed” that Hilary voted for Trump, even though her husband Joseph is a known Democrat and the former US secretary of health, education, and welfare under President Jimmy Carter.”