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U.S. President Donald Trump slammed the top-ranking Senate Democrat on Tuesday who said his $2.5 billion request from Congress to fight the deadly coronavirus is insufficient.

“Cryin’ Chuck Schumer is complaining, for publicity purposes only, that I should be asking for more money than $2.5 Billion to prepare for Coronavirus,” Trump said on Twitter. “If I asked for more he would say it is too much.”

“He didn’t like my early travel closings. I was right. He is incompetent!,” Trump added.

The social media post came hours after Schumer called the request “too little, too late” and accused the

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