Press Releases

Schumer: New Report on Rep. Price Stock Trades In Company He Was Helping Casts Doubt on Price's Fitness to Lead HHS

January 16, 2017

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer released the following statement on a new CNN report detailing HHS Secretary nominee Rep. Price's trading stock in a company while introducing legislation that would benefit that company: "This new report makes clear that this isn't just a couple of questionable trades, but rather a clear and troubling pattern of Congressman Price trading stock and using his office to benefit the companies in which he is investing. The President-elect claims more...

Dem Leaders, Senators to Hold Senate Floor Late into the Night & Use Facebook Live to Denounce Republican Plan to Make America Sick Again – GOP Proposal to Repeal the Affordable Care Act Would Create Chaos in the System rather than Provide Americans with Affordable Care

January 9, 2017

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, along with fellow Senate Democrats, will hold the Senate floor late into the night and use Facebook Live to denounce the Republican plan to make America sick again by repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The Senators will also host calls with advocacy groups around the country to fight back against the GOP's ACA repeal efforts, which would kick 30 million people off of their insurance, defund Planned Parenthood and make significant cuts to critical more...

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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