Schumer: We didn't have an economic message

Sen. Chuck SchumerCharles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerHouse Republicans, key administration officials push for additional funding for coronavirus small business loans Rep. Massie threatens to block next relief bill, calls for remote voting Democratic senators call for funding for local media in coronavirus stimulus 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.

Reflecting on Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonThe two infectious diseases spreading across America Former Clinton staffers invited to celebrate Sanders dropping out: report Sanders exit leaves deep disappointment on left MORE’s loss to Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpSenators demand more details from Trump on intel watchdog firing Overnight Health Care: Trump steps up attack on WHO | Fauci says deaths could be lower than first projected | House panel warns federal stockpile of medical supplies depleted | Mnuchin, Schumer in talks over relief deal Trump says he'll look into small business loan program restricting casinos MORE, Schumer emphasized the need for Democrats to hold Trump accountable to the promises he made “to the blue-collar worker.”

“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.