Washington, D.C. – Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) released the following statement on President Biden’s State of the Union address:
“Tonight, everyday Americans hearing this speech felt that the president was talking directly to them. He aimed his speech directly at the needs, hopes, and dreams of American families.
“He talked with vision, he talked with values, and he talked with vigor.
“The speech tonight was a great success.
“Tonight, President Biden laid out a visionary roadmap for the future of our country – one that prioritizes the needs of working families and leaves no one behind– all while highlighting— and most importantly, implementing— our historic accomplishments from the last congress. President Biden has made a commitment to ensure that all Americans feel those benefits directly in their communities, homes, and wallets.
“With his bold and compassionate policies, the president is ready to build on the progress made over the past two years to ensure this new era of progress and prosperity extends to all Americans.
“The president focused on how we can and will build back – not just to the way we were before the pandemic—but stronger than ever before.
“After tonight’s speech, it’s clear that under President Biden's leadership, our nation is rising to new heights as we work towards building a brighter and more equitable future for all Americans.”