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After Rejecting Agreement To Vote On 19 Amendments, Senate Republicans Block Bipartisan Defense Legislation Despite Bill’s Inclusion Of Dozens Of GOP Amendments

November 29, 2021

, D.C. - Senate Republicans voted today to block the Senate from advancing the FY2022 Senate National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), despite the fact that the legislation was crafted by Senate Armed Services Chairman Jack Reed (D-RI) and Ranking Member Jim Inhofe (R-OK) and contains 27 Republican-led amendments. This latest Republican obstruction comes after Senate Republicans rejected a bipartisan agreement before Thanksgiving from Senators Reed and Inhofe to hold roll call votes on 19 amendments (9 of which are led by Republicans), which would be more roll call votes on amendments to the NDAA in the Senate than the last four years under Leader McConnell combined.… more...


Majority Leader Schumer Statement On President Biden’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve Announcement

November 23, 2021

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today released the following statement after the White House announced plans to tap into the Strategic Petroleum Reserve and lower prices at the pump across the United States. Senator Schumer had previously called on President Biden to utilize the reserve and provide immediate relief for Americans affected by OPEC driven high gas prices:… more...


Majority Leader Schumer Statement On The House Passage Of The Historic Build Back Better Act

November 19, 2021

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today released the following statement after the House passed President Biden’s Build Back Better legislation:… more...

Op Eds

Schumer Op-Ed in New York Daily News - Gun sanity time in Washington: Chuck Schumer says Republicans must sign onto universal background checks

August 29, 2019

Schumer Op-Ed In The NY Times: Our Rights Hang In The Balance

July 2, 2018

Schumer Op-ed in USA Today: Donald Trump's Tax Reform is Nothing Like Ronald Reagan's

October 27, 2017

Speeches

Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks After Republicans Block National Defense Authorization Act

November 29, 2021

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor after Republicans blocked advancement of the annual National Defense Authorization Act. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:… more...


Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Senate Moving Forward On The House-Passed Build Back Better Act

November 29, 2021

 -  Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding steps the Senate is taking toward passage of President Biden’s historic Build Back Better legislation. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:… more...


Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Encouraging All Americans To Get Vaccinated And Get Booster Shots Following Concerns Over The Omicron Variant

November 29, 2021

, D.C. - Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the spread of the omicron variant of COVID-19 and the need for all Americans and New Yorkers to stay safe, get vaccinated, and get boosted. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:… more...