Hume Slams Trump Over Debt Limit Deal With Democrats: ‘The President Got Rolled’

Washington Free Beacon | 9/10/2017 | David Rutz
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BY: David Rutz

Fox News commentator Brit Hume slammed President Donald Trump Sunday for the deal he struck with Democratic leaders to tie Hurricane Harvey aid to a short-term debt ceiling hike, saying "he got rolled."

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Trump surprised Republicans this week when he took the offer of Sen. Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) and Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) to raise the debt limit for just three months, rather than the 18 months GOP leaders wanted. Sen. Ben Sasse (R., Neb.) said the deal had effectively made Schumer the post powerful man in Washington.

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, however, said Trump had made a "very smart deal" with the Democrats, calling it a "tactical move" to generate momentum for his White House.

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Hume noted Pelosi and Schumer's happiness over the deal...
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