Following Senate Dem Request, Federal Watchdog Releases Report Detailing Trump Administration’s Disgraceful Efforts To Seize Private Land To Build Ineffective Southern Border WallNovember 23, 2020
Schumer Statement On Senator Feinstein’s Announcement Regarding Committee Assignments In The 117th CongressNovember 23, 2020
Schumer Op-Ed in New York Daily News - Gun sanity time in Washington: Chuck Schumer says Republicans must sign onto universal background checksAugust 29, 2019
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October 27, 2017
Schumer Floor Remarks Calling on Senate Republicans To Join Bipartisan COVID-19 Relief Talks And Introducing The Protect Our Heroes Act To Provide the PPE Our Frontline Workers Need and DeserveNovember 18, 2020
— Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor, introducing the Protect Our Heroes Act to provide for the purchase large quantities of PPE like N-95 masks for our frontline workers. Senator Schumer also reiterated his call for Leader McConnell to join negotiations on a COVID response bill that meets the needs of the American people. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:… more...
Schumer Floor Remarks On The Firing Of Christopher Krebs And Telling President Trump To Admit The Truth That He Lost The Presidential ElectionNovember 18, 2020
— Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding President Trump’s failure to accept the results of the election. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:… more...
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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...