Press Releases

Schumer Statement on Office of Government Ethics Letter Detailing "Great Concern" With Cabinet Nominees' Disclosures

January 7, 2017

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer released the following statement in response to the letter from Walter Shaub, Director of the Office of Government Ethics: "The Office of Government Ethics letter makes crystal clear that the transition team's collusion with Senate Republicans to jam through these cabinet nominees before they've been thoroughly vetted is unprecedented. The Senate and the American people deserve to know that these cabinet nominees have a plan to avoid any more...

Congressional Dem Leaders: GOP Proposal to Cut Medicare, Medicaid, and the Affordable Care Act Would Make America Sick Again and Create Chaos, Not Affordable Care for Americans

January 4, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Following their meeting with President Barack Obama in the U.S. Capitol Building, Congressional Democrats, led by Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Senator Patty Murray, Ranking Member of the Senate HELP Committee, Senator Bernie Sanders, Ranking Member of the Senate Budget Committee, and Rep. Richard Neal, Ranking Member of the House Ways and Means Committee, said today that the Republican attempts to dismantle Medicare and more...

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