Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., recycled a joke that fell flat while speaking at a celebration of the Save Our Stages Act at Carolines on Broadway comedy club in New York City over the long weekend.
Schumer recycled a joke about a woman in trouble for stealing a can of peaches who gets one night in jail for each of the four peaches in the can, the New York Daily News reported. The punchline? The woman’s husband wants a stolen can of peas added to her sentence.
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“What do you think?” Schumer asked as the audience let out a few laughs, the New York Daily News reported.
He reportedly told the same joke at a 2020 event with Jerry Seinfeld at Gotham Comedy Club.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., walks away following a media availability on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 18, 2021. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
“It’s no secret: Chuck is not quitting his day job,” a spokesman for Schumer told the paper.
Despite the recycled joke, Carolines on Broadway expressed thanks to Schumer.
“Thank you @SenSchumer for support
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