Schumer: We didn't have an economic message

Sen. Chuck SchumerCharles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerSenate Dems hold floor talk-a-thon against latest ObamaCare repeal bill This week: Senate wrapping up defense bill after amendment fight Cuomo warns Dems against cutting DACA deal with Trump MORE (D-N.Y.) said Sunday that the Democrats did not have a “bold economic message” in their platform during the presidential election. 

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“We did not have a strong, bold economic message,” Schumer told ABC’s “This Week." 

“We sort of nibbled around the edges. ... That's what we need and that's what I aim to do as leader. We're going to have a very, very strong and bold economic platform and message,” he added.

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“We shouldn't just do a little thing about college, we should make college affordable for everybody and make sure that everyone gets out of college debt-free. We need dramatic change in the trade laws,” he said.