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Trump and Schumer: Potential allies now adversaries

FILE - In this May 12, 2016, file photo Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., looks from behind a poster of then-Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, while he speaks with reporters about Trump, on Capitol Hill in Washington. In the weeks after November’s election, President-elect Trump and incoming Senate Democratic Leader Schumer sounded like potential allies. Trump tweeted about their “good relationship” and Schumer’s “ability to get things done.” Schumer spoke of issues like infrastructure and trade where Trump had embraced Democratic positions, pointing to common ground with the next president on “a good number of economic issues.” But just days into the 115th Congress, the Trump-Schumer courtship has already turned cold.(AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — In the weeks after November’s election, President-elect Donald Trump and incoming Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer sounded like potential allies.

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