Speeches

TRANSCRIPT: On MSNBC’s Morning Joe, Majority Leader Schumer Discusses How The Inflation Reduction Act Will Lower Costs For The American People

August 12, 2022

New York, NY   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today was interviewed on MSNBC’s Morning Joe about the historic Inflation Reduction Act. Below is the interview:

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TRANSCRIPT: Majority Leader Schumer Remarks At The White House Signing Ceremony For The Chips And Science Act

August 9, 2022

Washington, D.C. - Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke at the White House as President Biden signed the bipartisan and historic Chips and Science bill into law. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:Isn’t this a great day?It’s a great day.Thank you President Biden for inviting us to the White House. Thank you Speaker Pelosi and Secretary Raimondo! And thanks to all my great Senate colleagues who are here today as well. Well, what a six more...


Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Historic Passage Of The Inflation Reduction Act

August 9, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor following the historic passage of the Inflation Reduction Act, which will lower costs, fight climate change, create jobs, and reduce inflation. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Motion To Proceed To The Inflation Reduction Act

August 6, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor prior to making a motion to proceed to vote on the Inflation Reduction Act. This groundbreaking legislation will fight inflation, make drug prices more affordable, reduce costs, and make the largest investment in clean energy ever. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Motion To Proceed To The Inflation Reduction Act

August 6, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor prior to making a motion to proceed to vote on the Inflation Reduction Act. This groundbreaking legislation will fight inflation, make drug prices more affordable, reduce costs, and make the largest investment in clean energy ever. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Beginning Floor Consideration Of The Inflation Reduction Act

August 6, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor on the Inflation Reduction Act, which will lower costs, fight climate change and reduce inflation. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Providing An Update On The Senate Schedule

August 4, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor providing an update on the Senate schedule. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Vote To Confirm Roopali Desai As A Circuit Judge On The Ninth Circuit

August 4, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor on continuing to confirm the President’s highly qualified and diverse slate of judicial nominees, including Roopali Desai to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Groundbreaking Impact Of The Inflation Reduction Act

August 4, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor detailing how the Inflation Reduction Act will reduce costs, lower the price of prescription drugs, make energy cheaper, create jobs, and make the largest investment in clean energy ever. Senator Schumer also laid out the contrast with the Republican agenda proposed by Republican Senators Rick Scott and Ron Johnson. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:


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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Extraordinary Record Of Bipartisan Accomplishments By This Senate

August 4, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor highlighting this Senate’s notable accomplishments over the past few months. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Overwhelming Support For The Inflation Reduction Act And MAGA Republicans’ Plans To Put Medicare And Social Security On The Chopping Block

August 3, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor on the Inflation Reduction Act, which a bipartisan group of former Secretaries of the Treasury said would increase competitiveness, address the climate crisis, and fight inflation. Sen. Schumer also blasted the proposal from Republican Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) to make Medicare and Social Security discretionary programs. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Senate Approval Of Finland And Sweden As Members Of NATO

August 3, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor ahead of the Senate approving Finland and Sweden as members of NATO. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Senate Vote To Ratify The Treaty Accepting Finland and Sweden As Members Of NATO

August 3, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor on the Senate voting to ratify Sweden and Finland’s applications to join NATO, which is imperative given Russian aggression. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Overwhelming Rejection Of MAGA Republicans’ Attempt To Overturn Protections For Abortion In Kansas

August 3, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor after Kansas voters overwhelmingly rejected an attempt by MAGA Republicans to undermine protections for abortion following the Dobbs decision. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Final Senate Passage Of The PACT Act

August 2, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor ahead of the passage of the Honoring Our PACT Act, which will substantially expand veteran health care benefits for service members impacted by exposure to toxic burn pits while overseas. The bill will now go to President Biden’s desk for his signatureBelow are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On President Biden’s Successful Counterterrorism Strike And The Death Of Ayman al-Zawahiri

August 2, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today delivered the following remarks on the Senate floor applauding the successful U.S. counterterrorism air strike resulting in the death of Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Inflation Reduction Act

August 2, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor on the Inflation Reduction Act, which will lower costs, fight inflation, and secure historic wins in the fight against climate change. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Calling On Senate To Pass The PACT Act Immediately

August 2, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor on the need to pass the PACT Act as soon as possible. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Inflation Reduction Act

August 1, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor on the Inflation Reduction Act, which will lower inflation, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, create jobs and save lives. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Need To Pass The PACT Act

August 1, 2022

Washington, DC – Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor on the need to pass the PACT Act after Republicans blocked this vital veterans’ health care legislation last week. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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