Schumer: Senate Republicans Shouldn’t Use Withdrawal Of Herman Cain As A Pathway To Approve Stephen Moore To The Federal Reserve BoardApril 22, 2019
Leader Schumer And Speaker Pelosi Call For Special Counsel Mueller to Provide Public Testimony In House And SenateApril 18, 2019
As Millions More Americans See No Refund This Tax Season, Corporate Executives And Wealthy Shareholders Continue To Cash In On Republican Tax Law Via Record Stock BuybacksApril 15, 2019
October 27, 2017
September 29, 2017
Schumer Floor Remarks On AG Barr’s Continued Failure To Be Impartial, The Need To Approve Disaster Relief Funding For Puerto Rico And Other Hard-Hit Regions Across The U.S., The Republican Tax Scam, And Interior Secretary Nominee David BernhardtApril 11, 2019
Schumer Floor Remarks On Interior Secretary Nominee David Bernhardt, The Need To Approve Disaster Relief Funding For Puerto Rico And Other Hard-Hit Regions Across The U.S., And Nonstop Chaos In The Trump AdministrationApril 10, 2019
Schumer Floor Remarks On Nonstop Chaos In The Trump Administration, Republican Efforts To Restrict Women’s Access To Care, The Need To Approve Disaster Relief Funding For Puerto Rico And Other Hard-Hit Regions Across The U.S., And The Domenico Nomination – Another Disturbing, Radical Trump NomineeApril 9, 2019
Big Companies Cash in on the #GOPTaxScam – Announce More Than $120 Billion in Share Buybacks in 2018February 13, 2018
Less than fifty days into 2018, it’s increasingly obvious that the GOP Tax Scam overwhelmingly benefits corporate executives and wealthy shareholders while the middle class gets left behind. Last week, Senate Democrats released a special report on the real impact of the GOP Tax Scam. As one economics professor said, “The only benefit of share buybacks is to people who are in the business of selling shares: executives.” Since then, corporations have announced tens of billions in additional corporate share buybacks - more than $120 billion in total. … more...
In Wake of Republicans’ Massive Corporate Tax Giveaway, Corporations Have Laid Off Thousands of American Workers, Lined Corporate Executives’ Pockets with More than $50 Billion in Announced Share Buybacks in First Days of 2018February 1, 2018
In the wake of Republicans’ massive corporate tax giveaways, big banks, oil and tobacco companies, and other corporations have announced more than $50 billion on stock buybacks in the first days of 2018. These buybacks flow directly to the pockets of corporate executives - not American workers. Since the Senate Republican tax bill passed in December, corporations have authorized $136 billion on corporate share buybacks. Big Corporations have pocketed their windfalls and laid off American workers. As one economics professor told the Financial Times this week, “The only benefit of share buybacks is to people who are in the business of selling shares: executives.”… more...
January 12, 2018
LATimes: "With every passing day, it becomes clearer who's reaping the benefit of the huge tax cut handed over to American corporations by the Republican-dominated Congress in December. Spoiler alert: Not workers or customers, but shareholders, especially the rich ones."… more...