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Schumer Statement On The Bipartisan Impeachment Of President Donald J. Trump By The House Of Representatives

January 13, 2021

Brooklyn, N.Y. — Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) released the following statement regarding the bipartisan impeachment of the President of the United States, Donald J. Trump, by a bipartisan majority of the United States House of Representatives:

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TRANSCRIPT: At NYC Press Conference, Schumer Responds To Trump Blaming Others For Capitol Insurrection And Discusses 2004 Legislation That Allows Senate To Reconvene On Emergency Basis If Sen. McConnell Agrees

January 12, 2021

New York, N.Y.— Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today at a press conference called out President Trump for not taking responsibility for inciting the violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol and discussed the 2004 legislation that allows the Senate to reconvene on an emergency basis if Sen. McConnell agrees.  A transcript can be found below:

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Schumer Dear Colleague on the Senate Democratic Majority’s Bold Agenda For The 117th Congress

January 12, 2021

Dear Colleague:The deadly insurrection incited by President Trump last week was an attack on our democracy and one of the darkest days in all American history. The physical and emotional damage done by these domestic terrorists to the U.S. Capitol and all who lived through it was despicable. The loss of life that occurred as a result of this attack, including one Capitol Police officer, was needless and tragic. As we continue to take action to address these events - including action more...


Schumer, Pelosi Joint Statement On Call To Vice President Pence On Invoking 25th Amendment

January 7, 2021

Washington, D.C. – Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) issued the following statement on their attempt to reach the Vice President by phone about invoking the 25th Amendment:

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TRANSCRIPT FROM NYC PRESS CONFERENCE: Leader Schumer Calls On Vice President Pence To Invoke The 25th Amendment To IMMEDIATELY Remove President Trump

January 7, 2021

New York, NY — Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today at a press conference called on the vice president to invoke the 25th Amendment and remove President Trump from office. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Schumer Statement Calling for the President to Be Immediately Removed from Office

January 7, 2021

Washington, D.C. - Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today released the following statement calling for president to be immediately removed from office:

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Joint Statement from Leader Schumer and Speaker Pelosi

January 6, 2021

Washington, D.C. – Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) today issued the following joint statement:

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Schumer Statement Following Meeting With President-Elect Biden’s Intended Nominee For Transportation Secretary

December 30, 2020

Washington, D.C. —  Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) released the following statement today regarding his virtual meeting with President-elect Biden’s intended nominee for Transportation Secretary, Pete Buttigieg:

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Schumer Statement On New McConnell Bill That Would Deprive Americans Of A $2,000 Check

December 29, 2020

Washington, D.C. — Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today released the following statement on Senator McConnell's  new bill  that would continue to deprive the American people from receiving a $2,000 check. Specifically, Sen. McConnell’s new bill changes the language in the bipartisan House-passed CASH Act to stiff adult dependents and adds the totally unrelated repeal of Section 230 as well as dangerous new provisions related to President Trump’s false election fraud claims. Text of Senator McConnell’s new bill can be found here

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Schumer Announces He Will Attempt To Pass House-Passed $2,000 Survival Checks Bill Tomorrow In Senate; Schumer Urges Senate Republicans Not To Block

December 28, 2020

Brooklyn, N.Y. – Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) tonight issued the following statement after the House passed a bill to provide American workers and families with $2,000 emergency checks: 

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Schumer Statement Following Meeting With President-elect Biden’s Intended Nominees For Climate-Related Administration Positions

December 23, 2020

Washington, D.C. — Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) released the following statement today regarding his virtual meeting with President-elect Biden’s intended nominees for Secretary of the Interior, Secretary of Energy, Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Chair of the White House Council on Environmental Quality, White House National Climate Advisor and Deputy White House National Climate Advisor:

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Schumer Hails Inclusion Of Climate Wins In Omnibus Appropriations Bill, Says More Needs To Be Done Under The Biden Administration To Deliver Bold Climate Action

December 21, 2020

Washington, D.C. — Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today issued the following statement lauding the important climate legislation included in the Omnibus Appropriations bill while acknowledging that much more needs to be done under the incoming Biden administration:

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TRANSCRIPT: Remarks By Leader Schumer At Press Conference With Speaker Pelosi On Emergency COVID Relief Agreement

December 20, 2020

Washington, D.C. — Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today at a joint press conference with Speaker Pelosi discussed the emergency coronavirus relief agreement. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Schumer, Pelosi Joint Statement on Emergency Coronavirus Relief & Omnibus Agreement

December 20, 2020

Washington, D.C. —Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) issued the following statement after reaching agreement on emergency coronavirus relief and omnibus package:

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Leader Schumer, Senate Democrats Announce Significant Additions To The Economic Justice Act, Expanding The Historic Proposal To More Than $435 Billion To Address Systemic Racism And Historic Underinvestment In Communities Of Color

December 18, 2020

Washington, D.C.— Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Senate Democrats today unveiled new additions to the Economic Justice Act, a major legislative proposal that now provides more than $435 billion in immediate and long-term investments in communities of color to address systemic racism and reverse decades of historic underinvestment.  

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Schumer Statement On Biden Naming Key Environment, Energy, And Conservation Officials

December 17, 2020

Washington, D.C. — Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today issued the following statement on President-elect Joe Biden’s announcement naming key members of his environment, energy, and conservation team:  

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Schumer Statement On House And Senate Committee Surprise Billing Agreement

December 11, 2020

Washington, D.C. — Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today released the following statement on the House and Senate committees surprise billing agreement:   

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ICYMI – In New Univision Op-ed, Leader Schumer Calls For An End To Marijuana Prohibition At The Federal Level, Access To Equal Opportunities For Latinos To Marijuana Economic Industry

December 11, 2020

Washington, D.C. — In a new Univision.com op-ed, Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) outlined how ending the federal prohibition on marijuana would level the playing field for Latinos and communities of color by providing equal opportunities to the marijuana economy and by lifting the harsh life-long penalizations on marijuana-related sentences. 

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Schumer Statement On Shana Broussard Confirmation

December 9, 2020

Washington, D.C. — Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today released the following statement after the Senate confirmed Shana Broussard to be Commissioner on the Federal Election Commission (FEC), the first African American to serve on the FEC. Leader Schumer recommended Ms. Broussard’s nomination to the White House.

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In New Letter, Leader Schumer, Senator Heinrich And Senate Democrats Write To FBI And DHS Requesting Information On QAnon Threat Posed To America And Abroad

December 8, 2020

Washington, D.C. Today, Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Senate Intelligence Committee Member Senator Martin Heinrich (D-NM) and Senate Democrats wrote to FBI Director Christopher Wray and Principal Deputy General Counsel at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Joseph Maher requesting a written assessment to Congress on the threat posed by QAnon, in the United States and abroad. The Senators also request information on the role of foreign influence operations in the inception and amplification of QAnon conspiracy theories. 

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