Speeches

Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Nomination Of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson To The Supreme Court

April 6, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the nomination of Judge Jackson to the Supreme Court and the historic progress Senate Democrats have made in confirming federal judges with diverse backgrounds and experience. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Republican Obstruction Of Bipartisan COVID Public Health Funding Legislation

April 6, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate regarding the Republican filibuster of bipartisan COVID relief legislation that would provide critical funding for more vaccines, more testing, and more lifesaving therapeutics. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here: 

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Abominable Brutality of Putin’s Illegal War In Ukraine And Condemning Koch Industries’ Push To Weaken Sanctions

April 6, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding Putin’s illegal war against Ukraine including the senseless murder of civilians in Bucha. Senator Schumer also condemned Koch Industries continued work in Russia and their push to weaken sanctions against Putin’s regime. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks After Republicans Blocked Bipartisan COVID Relief Bill

April 5, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor after Republican senators blocked a bipartisan COVID relief bill. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks After Republicans Blocked Bipartisan COVID Relief Bill

April 5, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor after Republican senators blocked a bipartisan COVID relief bill. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Senate Democrats Continued Work To Lower Costs With Today’s Commerce Committee Hearing On Oil Market Price Transparency

April 5, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding Senate Democrats’ continued efforts to lower prices for the American people, including today’s Commerce Committee hearing on transparency in petroleum markets. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Bipartisan $10 Billion COVID Preparedness Funding Agreement

April 5, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding a bipartisan agreement reached on $10 billion emergency supplemental funding for President Biden’s COVID-19 response. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Advancing The Nomination Of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson To The Supreme Court

April 5, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor after the Senate voted on the motion to discharge the nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court last night. Full Senate consideration of the nomination will take place this 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 Vote To Discharge The Nomination Of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson From The Judiciary Committee

April 4, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor in advance of a vote on the motion to discharge the nomination Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court from the Judiciary Committee. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Ahead Of Full Senate Consideration Of the Nomination Of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson To The Supreme Court

April 4, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor shortly before moving to discharge the nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court. The Senate is expected to vote on the motion to discharge the nomination later today, allowing for consideration of the nomination of Judge Jackson on the Senate floor. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Tomorrow’s Commerce Committee Hearing On Transparency In Oil Markets And Senate Democrats Continued Work To Lower Costs For American People

April 4, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the actions Senate Democrats are taking to lower costs for the American people, including passing bipartisan ocean shipping reform and holding hearings on oil markets. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Progress Being Made On COVID Response Legislation

March 31, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor to provide an update on Senate action to provide much-needed COVID response legislation. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Senate Passage of the Ocean Shipping Reform Act

March 31, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor after the Senate passed the bipartisan Ocean Shipping Reform Act, significant legislation to reduce costs for American consumers and exporters by reforming unfair shipping practices. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Need To Pass COVID Public Health Response Funding

March 31, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the progress made towards passing bipartisan COVID public health response funding. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Senate Democrats’ Continuing Work To Strengthen Supply Chains And Lower Costs

March 31, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding Senate Democrats continuing work to strengthen supply chains and reduce costs. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Advancing The Nomination Of Alvaro Bedoya To The Federal Trade Commission

March 30, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the need to continue confirming more of President Biden’s qualified nominees. Today, the Senate will vote to proceed on the nomination of Alvaro Bedoya, tapped by President Biden to be a Federal Trade Commissioner. 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 Much-Needed COVID Public Health Response Funding

March 30, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the ongoing bipartisan negotiations for COVID public health funding. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Moving Forward More Of President Biden’s Qualified Nominees

March 29, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the need to continue confirming more of President Biden’s qualified nominees. Today the Senate will vote on a motion to discharge Lisa Cook from the Banking Committee. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Working To Pass Much-Needed COVID Response Legislation

March 29, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the need for bipartisan cooperation to pass much-needed COVID public health response funding. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Senate Moving Toward A Conference On Jobs And Competitiveness Legislation

March 29, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the Senate passing an amended version of the House jobs and competitiveness legislation, the next step toward initiating a conference committee. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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