Schumer confronts wealthy Trump supporter in restaurant: report
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Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerChuck SchumerRon Johnson forces reading of 628-page Senate coronavirus relief bill on floor Senate panel splits along party lines on Becerra House Democrats' ambitious agenda set to run into Senate blockade MORE (D-N.Y.) reportedly confronted a former top official in the administrations of former Presidents Jimmy Carter and Lyndon B. Johnson and his wife because she voted for President Trump.

Witnesses told the New York Post’s Page Six that Schumer was angry with Hillary Califano, the wife of Joseph A. Califano Jr. 

Hillary Califano corroborated the encounter at a New York restaurant to the Page Six reporter. 

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“Sen. Schumer was really rude . . . He’s our senator, and I don’t really like him. Yes, [I] voted for Trump. Schumer joined us outside and he told me Trump was a liar. I should have told him that Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonHillary Clinton brings up 'Freedom Fries' to mock 'cancel culture' Edie Falco to play Hillary Clinton in Clinton impeachment series White House defends Biden's 'Neanderthal thinking' remark on masks MORE was a liar, but I was so surprised I didn’t say anything,” Hillary Califano said.

Schumer’s spokesperson, however, denied that there were any “heated exchanges.”

“[He] and his wife ate at the café on Sunday, engaging in unremarkable conversation with patrons who approached their table. There were no heated exchanges with ‎anyone,” the spokesperson told page Six.

Another restaurant patron told the newspaper that the couple went over to Schumer and that they engaged in “pleasant conversation.”