Speeches

Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Republican Gaslighting In The Face Of Voter Suppression And The Need To Pass Legislation That Will Safeguard Our Democracy And Protect The Right To Vote

January 10, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the need to stand up to Donald Trump’s Big Lie and defend democracy and the right to vote. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Tragic And Devastating Fire At Twin Parks North West In The Bronx

January 10, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the devastating fire at Twin Parks North West in the Bronx in which seventeen individuals lost their lives. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Threat To Our Democracy Posed By The Big Lie And Republican Voter Suppression Laws And The Urgent Need For The Senate To Pass Voting Rights Legislation

January 7, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding how the same Big Lie that led to the January 6th Insurrection is driving voter suppression laws across the country, exclaiming that the Senate must act to protect our democracy. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The First Anniversary Of The January 6th Insurrection Of The U.S. Capitol

January 6, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the anniversary of the January 6th Insurrection of the U.S. Capitol and the insidious and lasting attack on our democracy fed by Donald Trump’s Big Lie. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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TRANSCRIPT: Majority Leader Schumer Remarks At Senate Rules Committee On The January 6th Insurrection And The Need To Protect Our Democracy And Confront Donald Trump’s Big Lie

January 5, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today delivered remarks at the Senate Rules Committee on security improvements made since the January 6th insurrection and the continued threat to our democracy posed by President Trump’s Big Lie. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks: The Biggest Threat To Our Capitol And Our Democracy Is The Big Lie

January 5, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the anniversary of the January 6th insurrection and the continued threat to our democracy posed by President Trump’s Big Lie. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Beginning The New Year By Confirming More Of President Biden’s Judicial Nominees And On Build Back Better

January 4, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding beginning a new year in the Senate by confirming Gabriel Sanchez as a U.S. Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit and on Build Back Better. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Anniversary Of The January 6th Insurrection And The Need For The Senate To Act To Defend Our Democracy

January 4, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding how President Trump’s Big Lie led to both the January 6th insurrection and Republican assaults on voting rights across the country, and the need for the Senate to take action to protect our democracy.  Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Life Of Nevada Senator Harry Reid

January 4, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the passing of former Senate Majority Leader, Nevada Senator Harry Reid, who will lie in state on January 12. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:


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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Build Back Better Act

December 17, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the ongoing negotiations and progress made toward finalizing the Build Back Better Act in order to deliver 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 The Senate Working Today To Confirm President Biden’s Historic Judicial Nominees And Key Administration Officials Despite Republican Obstruction

December 17, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the votes today to confirm President Biden’s well-qualified judicial nominees and administration officials despite Republican obstruction. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Fight To Protect Voting Rights

December 17, 2021

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

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Voting Rights Legislation

December 16, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding making important progress on voting rights legislation to protect the right to vote and safeguard our elections. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Filing Cloture On Twenty-Two Of President Biden’s Nominations And The Need To Confirm President Biden’s Nominees Despite Republican Obstruction

December 16, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the need to confirm President Biden’s nominees. Last night, Senator Schumer filed cloture on twenty-two of President Biden’s qualified nominees facing Republican obstruction. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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TRANSCRIPT: Majority Leader Schumer Remarks At Senate Judiciary Committee Introducing Judge Ali Nathan, His Recommendation Be A Circuit Judge For The Second Circuit Court Of Appeals

December 15, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today delivered remarks at the Senate Judiciary Committee introducing Ali Nathan, his recommendation to be a Circuit Judge for the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Today’s Vote On The National Defense Authorization Act And On Build Back Better And Voting Rights Legislation

December 15, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding today’s vote to pass the National Defense Authorization Act. Senator Schumer also spoke on the Build Back Better Act and 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 Confirming President Biden’s Historic Judicial Nominees And Republican Obstruction Of Key Administration Officials

December 15, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the historic success this Senate has had in confirming President Biden’s well-qualified judicial nominees and the need to confirm President Biden’s team in the face of Republican obstruction. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Continuing To Confirm President Biden’s Well-Qualified Nominees To The Federal Bench

December 14, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the upcoming votes to confirm President Biden’s nominees Samantha Elliott as District Judge for the District of New Hampshire and Jennifer Sung to the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Congressional Leadership Holding A Moment Of Silence In Remembrance Of 800,000 American Lives Lost To The COVID-19 Pandemic

December 14, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor announcing a moment of silence on the Capitol Steps in remembrance of the 800,000 American lives lost to the COVID-19 pandemic. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:


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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Raising The Debt Limit, Moving Forward On The National Defense Authorization Act, And Continuing To Make Progress On Build Back Better

December 14, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding today’s votes to proceed to legislation to address the debt limit and invoke cloture on the National Defense Authorization Act. Senator Schumer also provided an update on the Build Back Better Act. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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