Tensions were high on the Senate floor Friday afternoon when Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer appeared to go back on his word and delay the vote to confirm Mike Pompeo as CIA director. Republicans accused him of lying and demanded he stick by his words. The tension reached its peak when Sen. Tom Cotton approached Schumer and told him exactly what he thought of his political delay. The Weekly Standard first reported on the fiery exchange. Here’s how it apparently went down.
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