DPCC Press Releases

DPCC Report: President Trump has No Plan to Combat Coronavirus

February 26, 2020

The Administration's Budget Underfunds Critical Programs that Address the Virus WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, today released a report detailing how President Trump's budget underfunds the programs that combat the spreading of coronavirus. The report can be found here. "I am deeply concerned that President Trump has no plan to fight the serious coronavirus crisis. President Trump's inadequate funding more...


Patients, Doctors, and Senators Speak Out Against Health Care Cuts in President’s Budget

February 11, 2020

President Trump's Budget Cuts $1.6 Trillion in Medicaid, Medicare, and other Heath Care Funding that Supports Families Across the Country U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, DPCC Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow, Senate HELP Committee Ranking Member Patty Murray, and Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden today spoke out against the President's attacks on health care. Patients and doctors joined the senators to highlight how the President's budget puts health care for families more...


Bipartisan Lawmakers Urge President Trump To Oppose China’s Bid To Lead The U.N. World Intellectual Property Org., Say China’s Repeated Violations Of Intellectual Property Protections Disqualifying

December 18, 2019

In New Letter To President Trump, Leader Schumer, Sen. Cotton, Rep. Panetta, And Rep. Gallagher Urge President Trump To Strongly Oppose China’s Efforts To Lead The U.N.’S World Intellectual Property Organization Lawmakers Emphasize That China’s Persistent Violations Of Intellectual Property Protections And CCP’s Tech Practices Capable Of Undermining United States’ Innovation, Pose Threat To U.S. Economic And National Security Schumer, Cotton, Panetta, Gallagher To President Trump: more...


Leader Schumer, In Letter To Leader McConnell, Puts Forward Structure For A Fair And Honest Bipartisan Impeachment Trial In Senate; Schumer Proposed-Trial Structure Would Require Specific Documents And Testimony From Four Key Witnesses

December 15, 2019

Schumer’s Proposal—The First Move To Establish A Fair Bipartisan Process In Senate—Would Set Reasonable Structure For Trial And Have Senate Issue Subpoenas For Specific Documents And Testimony From Four Key Witnesses—All Withheld From The House Inquiry—With Direct Knowledge Of Admin’s Decision To Delay Security Assistance Funding To Ukraine And Its Requests For Certain Investigations To Be Announced By The Government Of Ukraine  Specifically, Schumer Asks For Testimony From Mick more...


DPCC Report: Two-Year Anniversary of the Republican Tax Betrayal

December 11, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, today released a report on the broken promises Republicans made to middle-class Americans and the truth about the GOP tax bill. Two years ago this month, President Trump signed the Republican tax law that delivered tax giveaways to the big drug companies, the wealthy, and other special interests. The report highlights that businesses used their tax giveaways to reward CEOs and more...


DPCC Report: Wealthy To Reap Rewards from ACA Repeal

December 4, 2019

U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, today released a report on the ways repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) would hurt middle-class families in America. The report highlights that wealthy Americans and corporations would receive billions in tax breaks if the ACA was repealed. For example, households with incomes over $250,000 would receive tax cuts worth about $45 billion per year. Pharmaceutical companies would also pay $2.8 more...


DPCC Report: Republicans Push “Junk” Insurance Plans During Open Enrollment

November 22, 2019

U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, released a report this week on the ways Republicans are attacking the health care of millions of Americans.   

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Schumer Statement Following The School Shooting In California, Calling For A Vote On The House-Passed Bipartisan Universal Background Checks Legislation

November 14, 2019

Washington D.C. - U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer today released the following statement in response the school shooting today in Santa Clarita, California. Senator Schumer also called on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to bring H.R. 8, the house-passed, bipartisan universal background checks legislation, up for a vote: "My heart aches for the victims, survivors, their families, and the entire community impacted by today's school shooting in California. The fact that the shooting occurred more...


DPCC Report: The Republican Administration is Failing Our Veterans

November 13, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, today released a report card on the ways the Trump Administration has failed our nation’s veterans. Over 19.2 million veterans live in the United States, but despite repeated Congressional action, the Administration has failed to provide veterans with the benefits they have earned.

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DPCC Report: Leader McConnell and Senate Republicans Leave Students at Minority-Serving Schools Behind

November 5, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, today released a report highlighting Leader McConnell and Senate Republicans’ refusal to fund Minority-Serving Institutions (MSI). MSIs are institutions of higher education that serve high populations of students of color and enroll many low-income students.

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DPCC Report: Republican Lawsuit to Repeal the ACA Threatens Health Care of Millions of Americans

October 31, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, today released a report highlighting what would be at stake if the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was eliminated. 

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TRANSCRIPT: Schumer Remarks Urging Senate Judiciary Committee To Vote Down Steven Menashi, President Trump’s Radical Nominee To The Second Circuit Court Of Appeals In New York

October 30, 2019

Washington, D.C. - Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) made the following remarks on a press call today with Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA), the Alliance for Justice, NAACP Legal Defense Fund, and American Federation Of Teachers ahead of the Judiciary Committee's Thursday vote on the nomination of Steven Menashi to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. Senator Schumer highlighted Menashi's well-documented hostility to commonsense gun safety and civil rights more...


Schumer Floor Remarks On The Need For A Bipartisan Appropriations Process, Decrying President Trump’s Lack Of A Plan for Syria, And Announcing Senate Dems Will Force A Vote To Repeal The IRS’ Harmful SALT Tax Rule

October 22, 2019

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer today spoke on the Senate floor regarding Leader McConnell’s legislative graveyard and the need for a bipartisan appropriations process, called for the Senate to take up and pass the bipartisan House-passed resolution condemning the president’s decision to abandon the U.S.’s Kurdish allies in Syria, and that Senate Democrats will force a vote to repeal the IRS’ harmful SALT tax deduction rule. Below are his remarks, which can also be viewed more...


Schumer Floor Remarks On The Need For A Bipartisan Appropriations Process, Decrying President Trump’s Lack Of A Plan for Syria, And Announcing Senate Dems Will Force A Vote To Repeal The IRS’ Harmful SALT Tax Rule

October 22, 2019

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer today spoke on the Senate floor regarding Leader McConnell’s legislative graveyard and the need for a bipartisan appropriations process, called for the Senate to take up and pass the bipartisan House-passed resolution condemning the president’s decision to abandon the U.S.’s Kurdish allies in Syria, and that Senate Democrats will force a vote to repeal the IRS’ harmful SALT tax deduction rule. Below are his remarks, which can also be viewed more...


Schumer Floor Remarks On The Need For A Bipartisan Appropriations Process, Decrying President Trump’s Lack Of A Plan for Syria, And Announcing Senate Dems Will Force A Vote To Repeal The IRS’ Harmful SALT Tax Rule

October 22, 2019

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer today spoke on the Senate floor regarding Leader McConnell’s legislative graveyard and the need for a bipartisan appropriations process, called for the Senate to take up and pass the bipartisan House-passed resolution condemning the president’s decision to abandon the U.S.’s Kurdish allies in Syria, and that Senate Democrats will force a vote to repeal the IRS’ harmful SALT tax deduction rule. Below are his remarks, which can also be viewed more...


Schumer Floor Remarks On The Need For A Bipartisan Appropriations Process, Decrying President Trump’s Lack Of A Plan for Syria, And Announcing Senate Dems Will Force A Vote To Repeal The IRS’ Harmful SALT Tax Rule

October 22, 2019

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer today spoke on the Senate floor regarding Leader McConnell’s legislative graveyard and the need for a bipartisan appropriations process, called for the Senate to take up and pass the bipartisan House-passed resolution condemning the president’s decision to abandon the U.S.’s Kurdish allies in Syria, and that Senate Democrats will force a vote to repeal the IRS’ harmful SALT tax deduction rule. Below are his remarks, which can also be viewed more...


DPCC Report: The Multiemployer Pension Crisis Demands Action

October 15, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, today released a report regarding the urgent need for Leader McConnell to take up H.R. 397 Rehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act of 2019 to address the multiemployer pension crisis. 

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Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer Delivers Weekly Democratic Address

October 11, 2019


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New DPCC Report Details The Trump Administration's Attacks On Science, Releases Unpublicized USDA Climate Research

September 19, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Ahead of the United Nations Climate Action Summit,  U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Tom Carper (D-DE) and Brian Schatz (D-HI) released a new DPCC report outlining the Trump Administration’s efforts to attack science and downplay climate research.   

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DPCC Report: Mexico Isn’t Paying For The Wall…Our Service Members And Their Families Are

September 12, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Chair of the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, today released a report that shows how Republicans are allowing critical funding for military construction projects—including schools and daycares—to be taken away so that President Trump can fund his border wall.  

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