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

Sen. Charles SchumerChuck SchumerDemocrats blast Trump for commuting Roger Stone: 'The most corrupt president in history' A renewed emphasis on research and development funding is needed from the government Data shows seven Senate Democrats have majority non-white staffs 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 ShaheenRussian bounties revive Trump-GOP foreign policy divide Congress eyes tighter restrictions on next round of small business help Watchdog accuses Commerce of holding up 'Sharpiegate' probe report 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.