Speeches

Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Urgency Of Confirming President Biden’s Judicial Nominees And The Need To Confirm Kristen Clarke To Be Assistant Attorney General For Civil Rights

May 13, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the responsibility to confirm President Biden’s nominations to more than 80 vacancies in the federal judiciary and redress the imbalance that the Trump administration caused by confirming hard-right judges. Senator Schumer also spoke on the importance of the nomination of Kristen Clarke to be Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Advancing The Endless Frontier Act And His Intent To Put It On The Senate Floor Next Week

May 13, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the advancement of the Endless Frontier Act out of the Commerce Committee and moving forward with bringing it to the Senate floor next week. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Moving Forward The Endless Frontier Act With The Commerce Committee Markup

May 12, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the markup of the Endless Frontier Act in the Commerce Committee today, legislation that will address American competitiveness and security in the 21st Century. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Today’s White House Meeting And The Need For Big, Bold Action

May 12, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding today’s meeting at the White House and the need for big, bold action to meet the many challenges of our time. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Dangerous New Low Reached By The Republican Party In The Removal Of Congresswoman Liz Cheney For The Crime Of Telling The Truth

May 12, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the ouster of Representative Liz Cheney from the House Republican party leadership. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks which can also be viewed here:

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Schumer Remarks On Senate Vote On Congressional Review Act Resolution To Repeal Trump-Era True Lender Rule

May 11, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the Senate vote on the Congressional Review Act resolution to repeal the Trump Administration’s True Lender Rule that permitted predatory lenders to exploit small businesses and hardworking Americans. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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TRANSCRIPT: Majority Leader Schumer Remarks At Senate Rules Committee Markup Of S.1., The For The People Act, Legislation To Strengthen Democracy And Make It Easier, Not Harder, To Vote

May 11, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today delivered remarks at the Senate Rules Committee markup of S.1., the For The People Act, legislation that will strengthen American democracy, stop Republican voter suppression laws and protect the rights of American voters. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks: Thanks To The American Rescue Plan And Following Treasury Department Guidance, Help Is On The Way To State And Local Governments.

May 10, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the Treasury Department announcing their new program that will deliver aid to state and local governments under the American Rescue Plan. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Critical Senate Markups Of The For The People Act And The Endless Frontier Act This Week

May 10, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the critical committee markups of S.1, the For the People Act, and the Endless Frontier Act. Senator Schumer also laid out plans to continue the Senate’s work to confirm President Biden’s well-qualified nominees. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Extraordinary Progress Made In The Shared First 100 Days Of President Biden And The Senate Democratic Majority, President Biden’s Joint Address To Congress, And The Important Work Ahead

April 29, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the 100th day of the Biden presidency and the Senate Democratic majority following President Biden’s joint address to Congress. Senator Schumer also laid out what has been accomplished so far under the Biden administration and the Democratic majorities in Congress, and how the Senate will continue to build on this progress. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Senate Passage Of Legislation To Combat Climate Change By Reinstating EPA Methane Emissions Standards

April 28, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the floor in advance of Senate passage of a Congressional Review Act resolution to reinstate EPA methane emissions rules. Schumer called this a major step in fighting climate change. The Trump administration had reversed the Obama administration’s methane rules despite broad support. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Senate Taking A Major Step To Combat Climate Change By Reinstating Safeguards Against Methane Emissions

April 28, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the floor regarding today’s vote to re-impose commonsense regulations against methane leaks from the oil and gas industry. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Unveiling Of President Biden’s Landmark American Families Plan

April 28, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the floor regarding President Biden’s American Families Plan that combines infrastructure that matches a 21st Century economy, and human infrastructure that allows our workers and families to succeed in it.  Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks In Advance Of President Biden’s Address To A Joint Session Of Congress And The Progress Made During The First 100 Days

April 28, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the floor regarding President Biden’s upcoming address to a joint session of Congress and highlighting the administration’s progress in first 100 days.  Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Senate’s Work This Week To Confirm Critical Members Of President Biden’s Team And Pass The Water Infrastructure Bill

April 27, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the floor regarding the need to confirm critical members of President Biden’s team today and the Senate’s work to pass the water infrastructure bill before the end of the week. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Senate’s Successful Confirmation Of President Biden’s Team In the First 100 Days: “Now More Than Ever Before, We Have A Cabinet That Looks Like America.”

April 27, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the floor regarding the progress and accomplishments of the first 100 days of the Biden presidency and the new Senate Democratic Majority, focusing today on the confirmation of President Biden’s historic team.  Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Senate Action On Methane CRA And Water Infrastructure This Week

April 26, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the floor regarding the Senate schedule for the week, focusing on working to continue to put in place President Biden’s team; the bipartisan water infrastructure bill; and fighting climate change by overturning the Trump Administration’s reversal of the Obama administration methane rule via a Congressional Review Act resolution.  Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Biden Administration and Senate Democrats’ Historically Productive First 100 Days

April 26, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor reflecting on what the Democratic-led Senate and Biden administration have accomplished during their shared first 100 days and what it means for the American people. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Senate Passage Of The Anti-Asian Hate Crimes Bill

April 22, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the floor shortly before the Senate passed the Anti-Asian Hate Crimes bill by a vote of 94-1. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks: 

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Reports President Biden Will Become First Sitting President To Formally Recognize The Armenian Genocide

April 22, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding President Biden’s reported upcoming announcement to  formally recognize the Armenian genocide. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks which can also be viewed here:

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