Tues 12 PM EST - Schumer Calls Mentally Disabled Children The "R" Word - Dems Silent!
Chuck Schumer Sparks Angry Backlash Referring To Mentally Disabled Homeless Children As 'Retarded'.
Streaming at Tuesday, 12 PM EST
Chuck Schumer, 70, was discussing the complexities of social housing, and especially homeless shelters, when he used the offensive term for the mentally disabled.
'I wanted to build, when I first was an assemblyman, they wanted to build a congregant living place for retarded children, and the whole neighborhood was against it,' he said.