Schumer overheard telling Biden that Georgia Senate race is 'going downhill'

At an airport in Syracuse, N.Y., Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer was overheard telling President Biden, along with Gov. Kathy Hochul and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, that the Senate race in Georgia between Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican challenger Herschel Walker is “going downhill” for Democrats. Schumer said, “It’s hard to believe that they will go for Herschel Walker.”

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- [CHUCKLES] There you go.

JOE BIDEN: By the way, [INAUDIBLE]

- Yeah, is a nice man.

- He is. That seat, we're in danger in that seat [INAUDIBLE]. It's close. We'll see.

But we're-- it looks like the debate didn't hurt us too much in Pennsylvania as of today, so that's good. Basically we're picking up steam in Nevada.

JOE BIDEN: [INAUDIBLE]

- [INAUDIBLE] the state where we're going downhill is Georgia. It's hard to believe that they will go for Herschel Walker.