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Trump, Schumer Trade Barbs on Twitter Over Russia

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By    |   Friday, 03 Mar 2017 01:40 PM

President Donald Trump blasted Sen. Chuck Schumer, an outspoken critic of the administration's connections to Russia, calling the New York Democrat a "total hypocrite" in a tweet that included a photo of the senator having coffee and doughnuts with Russian President Vladimir Putin. 

Schumer, the Senate minority leader, had called for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign after revelations that he talked twice with Russia's ambassador to the United States during the presidential campaign.

"There cannot be even a scintilla of doubt about the impartiality and fairness of the attorney general, the top law enforcement official of the land," Schumer had said on Thursday, according to The Hill.

"It's clear Attorney General Sessions does not meet that test. Because the Department of Justice should be above reproach, for the good of the country, Attorney General Sessions should resign."

And just a half an hour after the president ripped into him, Schumer fired back at Trump on Twitter:

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