Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerChuck SchumerSchumer mourns death of 'amazing' father Feehery: The honest contrarian Biden administration to release oil from strategic reserve: reports MORE says he “can’t wait” for his new grandson to meet the newborn baby of one of his famous relatives, Amy SchumerAmy Beth SchumerWill Hollywood abandon Texas over abortion law? The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by AT&T - Senate to vote on infrastructure bill; budget package up next Dave Chappelle, Jon Stewart to headline star-studded 9/11 benefit show MORE.
The New York Democrat tweeted to his more than 1.8 million followers on Monday:
I can’t wait for a play date between cousins—my grandson Noah and @AmySchumer’s expected baby boy.— Chuck SchumerChuck SchumerSchumer mourns death of 'amazing' father Feehery: The honest contrarian Biden administration to release oil from strategic reserve: reports MORE (@SenSchumer) May 6, 2019
The 37-year-old ”I Feel Pretty” star and the minority leader are cousins.
Amy Schumer announced her pregnancy in an October Instagram post and her delivery in another on Monday afternoon:
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—Updated at 4:41 p.m.