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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Senate Advancing President Biden’s Highly Qualified Nominees

Washington, D.C. – Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor on the Senate’s good progress in advancing the President’s nominees. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

Off the floor, the work of advancing the President’s highly qualified nominees also continues.

Today, the Judiciary Committee will hold a markup on another seven District Judges, two U.S. attorneys, and other nominees.

I thank Chairman Durbin and my colleagues on Judiciary for their work – they’ve helped the U.S. Senate confirm over 140 judges – including 36 Circuit Court Judges, 104 District Court Judges, and, of course, Ketanji Brown Jackson, the historic nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court.