Schumer celebrates New York Giants firing head coach: ‘About time’

Sen. Charles SchumerCharles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerTrump, GOP regain edge in Kavanaugh battle READ: President Trump’s exclusive interview with Hill.TV The Hill's 12:30 Report — Trump slams Sessions in exclusive Hill.TV interview | Kavanaugh accuser wants FBI investigation MORE (D-N.Y.) on Monday morning cheered the NFL’s New York Giants firing head coach Ben McAdoo.

“About time,” the Senate minority leader tweeted with a link to a New York Post report on McAdoo’s firing.

The Giants fired McAdoo and general manager Jerry Reese one day after another loss dropped their record to 2-10. The team’s season has been filled with disappointment and controversy, with McAdoo benching longtime quarterback Eli Manning, ending his consecutive-games-started streak at 210.

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Schumer, a longtime Giants fan, has attended the team’s Super Bowl championship parades in the past. In 2012, he wagered local craft beers with Sen. Jeanne ShaheenCynthia (Jeanne) Jeanne ShaheenSome employees' personal data revealed in State Department email breach: report Dems seek ways to block Trump support for Saudi-led coalition in Yemen Hillicon Valley: Trump signs off on sanctions for election meddlers | Russian hacker pleads guilty over botnet | Reddit bans QAnon forum | FCC delays review of T-Mobile, Sprint merger | EU approves controversial copyright law MORE (D-N.H.) on the outcome of that year’s Super Bowl between the Giants and the New England Patriots, which the Giants won.

Schumer told Roll Call earlier this year that if he could have any other job, he would choose to be the Giants’s general manager.