Schumer says Warnock's Senate race in opposition t Walker is 'going downhill' in remarks to president - NBC news

WASHINGTON — Senate Majority chief Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., expressed challenge Thursday about Sen. Raphael Warnock's re-election race towards Republican Herschel Walker throughout a conversation with President Joe Biden.

The private dialogue became picked up on a microphone and digicam while they stood on an airport tarmac in Syracuse, N.Y., with Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., and Democratic Gov. Kathy Hochul.

"The state the place we're going downhill is Georgia," Schumer perceived to inform Biden. "It's complicated to trust that they're going to go for Herschel Walker."

"but our vote — our early turnout in Georgia is large. large!" Schumer delivered.

Biden noted, "Barack's heading down there the next day," to rally for Warnock and Democrat Stacey Abrams, who's attempting to usa GOP Gov. Brian Kemp.

Warnock, who was elected in a 2020 special election, has these days been polling neck and neck with Walker, who has faced accusations that he paid for a lady's abortion and drove another to a clinic for the technique. Walker, who is operating on an anti-abortion Republican platform, has denied the allegations.

right through the dialog, Schumer brought up the Pennsylvania Senate race and the talk Tuesday between Democratic Lt. Gov. John Fetterman and his Republican challenger Mehmet Oz. Some Democrats expressed concern after the talk about Fetterman's performance as he recovers from a stroke he had in can also.

"seems like the talk didn't harm us too much in Pennsylvania," Schumer looked as if it would inform Biden.

The Democratic chief might even be heard bringing up the Senate race in Nevada, where Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto is working for re-election in opposition t Republican Adam Laxalt. "We're opting for up steam in Nevada," Schumer mentioned to Biden.

requested about Schumer's remarks to Biden, Justin Goodman, a spokesman for almost all chief, informed NBC news, "Schumer believes the Democratic candidates will win."

Democrats are attempting to keep control of the Senate, which is break up 50-50, and have the tie-breaking vote with vice chairman Kamala Harris.

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