Press Releases

May 2020
In New Amicus Brief, Entire Senate Dem Caucus Fights To Protect Americans’ Health Care & Slams Republican Efforts To Rip Coverage From Millions Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
Schumer Statement In Support Of The Heroes Act, House Democrats’ New, Urgently-Needed Emergency Coronavirus Relief Legislation
Schumer Statement On Sen. McConnell Saying GOP Feels No Urgency To Act Immediately To Address Health And Economic Crises
In New Letter To SBA Administrator, Schumer, Cardin, And Shaheen Call On SBA To Reverse Policy That Limits Economic Disaster Loan Program (EIDL) Loans To $150k And Demand SBA Open Up Program To Non-Farm Applicants; Senators Say SBA’s Mismanagement Of Critical Program Harms Small Businesses And Demand Greater Transparency
Schumer Statement On SBA IG Report On PPP Implementation
Senator Menendez Delivers Weekly Democratic Address
Schumer Statement On Record High Unemployment In April
TRANSCRIPT: On CNN’s Erin Burnett OutFront, Sen. Schumer Calls For Congress To Take Big, Bold Action Address Health And Economic Crises Caused By Coronavirus Pandemic; Schumer Also Condemns Trump-GOP Plan To Dismantle Health Care Law
Following Recent Puerto Rico Earthquakes, Schumer, Rep. Velázquez Lead Democratic Lawmakers In Calling For FEMA Extension Of Incident Period
In Letter To President Trump, Leader Schumer, Senator Murray, And Senate Dems Call Administration’s Testing Blueprint Insufficient, Insist Federal Government Must Release And Implement National Plan
TRANSCRIPT: On MSNBC’s Morning Joe, Senator Schumer Says Trump Admin Must Immediately And Significantly Expand Coronavirus Testing And Contact Tracing As A Part of A National, Comprehensive Testing Strategy
TRANSCRIPT: On MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show, Senator Schumer Says That Amid Pandemic, The Senate Should Be Working On Responding To Coronavirus—Not Confirming Right-Wing Judicial Nominees
Schumer Statement On Reports The White House Is Blocking Coronavirus Task Force Members From Testifying Before Congress
In New Letter To SBA Admin Carranza, Leader Schumer Demands Thorough Review Of Paycheck Protection Program Loans Made To Ashford Inc. And Its Subsidiaries; Schumer Says The Large, Publicly Traded Company May Be Exploiting Program At Expense Of Legitimate Small Businesses In Serious Need Of Support
Schumer Statement On Upcoming Senate Coronavirus Oversight Hearings
TRANSCRIPT: On The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Schumer Says The Senate Must Focus On Oversight & The Trump Admin Must Develop A Detailed National Testing Strategy
April 2020
Schumer Statement Condemning Trump Administration For Focusing On Bailing Out Big Oil Over Needed Support For Working Americans And State And Local Governments
TRANSCRIPT: On Press Call, Schumer Discusses The Release Of New Senate Report Showing Disproportionate Impact Of The Coronavirus Pandemic On Communities Of Color
Schumer Criticizes Trump Use Of DPA For Meatpacking Facilitates But Not For National Testing Strategy
Schumer Statement On Senator McConnell’s Decision To Reconvene Senate To Confirm More Unqualified, Right-Wing Judges And Protect Big Businesses Over Workers
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