Speeches

Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Senator Ben Ray Luján And On Continuing Work To Confirm President Biden’s Highly Qualified Judicial Nominees

February 2, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding Senator Ben Ray Luján’s recovery and highlighted the continued effort to confirm more of President Biden’s 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 Historic Economic Recovery Under President Biden’s Leadership And The Need To Pass Legislation To Fix Supply Chains And Lower Costs

February 1, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the historic economic recovery under President Biden’s leadership and the need to pass legislation to fix supply chains and lower costs. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

 

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Embracing President Biden’s Commitment To Nominating And Confirming The First Black Woman To The Supreme Court

February 1, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the importance of embracing President Biden’s commitment to nominating and confirming the first Black woman in U.S. history to the Supreme Court. 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 Confirm President Biden’s Highly Qualified Nominees And Fund The Government

February 1, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding Senate Democrats working to fund the federal government and confirming President Biden’s nominees. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Senate Democrats Working To Confirm President Biden’s Nominees And Fund The Government

January 31, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the priorities that Senate Democrats will work on during this work period, including nominations and funding the government. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:


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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Historic Economic Recovery Under President Biden And The Need To Build On That Success By Passing Legislation To Strengthen Our Supply Chains And Lower Costs

January 31, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the historic recovery of the U.S. economy under President Biden and Senate Democrats. He also discussed the work the Senate is taking to strengthen domestic supply chains and lower costs. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Retirement Of Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer

January 31, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the retirement and legacy of Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer and Senate Democrats’ intention to have a fair process that moves quickly to confirm President Biden’s nominee when she is announced. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Keeping Up The Fight To Protect Democracy And Defend The Right To Vote For Every American

January 20, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding Senate Democrats’ intention to keep working to protect democracy and defending the right to vote for every American. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Calling For A Senate Rules Change To Protect Democracy And Pass Voting Rights Legislation

January 19, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor to call for the Senate to make a one-time rules change to allow for the Senate to pass voting rights legislation. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:


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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks: We Will Keep Working Until Voting Rights Are Protected For Every American.

January 19, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor on today’s votes to protect our democracy, stressing that Senate Democrats will continue their work to secure the critical right to vote for all Americans. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Calling On The Senate To Take A Stand Against Voter Suppression And Pass Voting Rights Legislation

January 19, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor before the cloture vote on the Freedom to Vote Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Opening Debate On Voting Rights Legislation To Protect Our Democracy

January 19, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the Senate debate today on voting rights legislation to protect our democracy. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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TRANSCRIPT: At A Press Conference, Majority Leader Schumer Delivers Remarks On The Urgent Need For The Senate To Pass Voting Rights And Safeguard Democracy

January 18, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today delivered remarks at a press conference with other Senate Democrats to discuss how the Senate will move forward on voting rights and stated that if Senate Republicans again filibuster voting rights, the Senate must reform its rules. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:


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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Senate Beginning Debate On Voting Rights Legislation

January 18, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the Senate beginning debate today on voting rights legislation. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On This Weekend’s Hostage Crisis At Congregation Beth Israel In Texas

January 18, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding this weekend’s hostage situation at Congregation Beth Israel in Texas. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Announcing Next Steps On Voting Rights Legislation In The Senate

January 13, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor to announce the next steps the Senate will take on voting rights legislation. Sen. Schumer also addressed the need for action to confront Putin’s aggression. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Urgent Need To Pass Legislation That Will Defend Our Democracy And Protect The Right To Vote

January 13, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the urgent need to pass voting rights legislation that will defend our democracy and protect the right to vote. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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TRANSCRIPT: Majority Leader Schumer Remarks At Congressional Tribute For Former Senator Harry Mason Reid

January 12, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today delivered remarks at the Congressional Tribute for Former Senator Harry Mason Reid. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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TRANSCRIPT: Majority Leader Schumer Remarks Introducing Hector Gonzalez, Nominee For EDNY District Court Judge, And Jessica Clarke, Nominee For SDNY District Court Judge, At Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing

January 12, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today delivered remarks at the Senate Judiciary Committee introducing Hector Gonzalez, nominee to be a District Judge for the Eastern District of New York and Jessica Clarke, nominee to be a District Judge for the Southern District of New York. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Republican Voter Suppression Laws And The Need To Pass Legislation To Defend Our Democracy And Protect The Right To Vote

January 11, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the threat posed by Donald Trump’s Big Lie, which is driving a wave of Republican voter suppression laws across the country, and the need to pass voting rights legislation in the Senate to defend our democracy and protect the right to vote. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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