Speeches

Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Senate Democrats Continuing Work To Lower Costs And Expand Opportunities For American Families

March 21, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding Senate Democrats holding hearings on child care, home care services, and clean energy. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Passing Of Alaska Congressman Don Young

March 21, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the passing of Alaska Congressman Don Young. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Taking Next Step Towards Conference On Bipartisan Jobs And Competitiveness Legislation

March 17, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding moving forward with bipartisan jobs and competitiveness legislation to fix supply chains and ultimately lower costs. Senator Schumer filed cloture on the motion to proceed to the House-passed America COMPETES Act for the purpose of going to conference with the House. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Legislation To Revoke Permanent Normal Trade Relations With Russia

March 17, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding today’s House vote to revoke permanent normal trade relations with Russia. Senator Schumer stated that he expects the legislation to have broad support in the Senate. 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 Forward President Biden’s Judicial Nominees And Next Week’s Judiciary Committee Hearing On The Nomination Of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson To The Supreme Court

March 17, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor on the Senate moving forward more of President Biden’s judicial nominees, including Judge Ali Nathan to the Second Circuit and Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson 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 Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s Virtual Address To The U.S. Congress

March 16, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding this morning’s virtual address to the U.S. Congress by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Senate Democrats’ Continued Focus On Lowering Costs For American Families

March 16, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor on the steps that Senate Democrats are taking to address the rising cost of prescription drugs, to hold oil and gas companies accountable, and to alleviate bottlenecks in the supply chain. 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 Bipartisan Resolution Condemning Vladimir Putin For Atrocities And Alleged War Crimes Against The People Of Ukraine

March 15, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor before the Senate passed S. Res. 546, condemning Vladimir Putin and others for committing atrocities and alleged war crimes against the people of Ukraine, by unanimous consent. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks: 

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

March 15, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor on the nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson 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 The Senate Voting This Week To Confirm President Biden’s Judicial And Executive Nominations

March 15, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding Senate Democrats’ votes this week to confirm President Biden’s well-qualified and diverse nominees, including the historic confirmation of Shalanda Young to serve as Director of the Office of Management and Budget.  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 Signing The 2022 Omnibus Funding Bill

March 15, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor ahead of President Biden signing the 2022 omnibus funding bill into law this afternoon which will provide aid for Ukraine, reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act, and lower out-of-pocket costs 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 Nomination Of Shalanda Young To Be Director Of The Office Of Management And Budget

March 14, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the nomination of Shalanda Young, President Biden’s choice to lead the Office of Management and Budget. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Senate Democrats’ Continued Focus on Lowering Costs for American Families

March 14, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor on Senate Democrats’ continued efforts to lower costs for American families. 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 Forward On The Nomination Of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson To The Supreme Court

March 14, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor on the nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson 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 How The Senate-Passed Omnibus Legislation Will Help American Families Lower Out-Of-Pocket Costs

March 14, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor about how investments made in the omnibus government funding legislation passed by the Senate last week will help American families lower out-of-pocket costs. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:


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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Upcoming Virtual Address To The U.S. Congress By Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy

March 14, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the progress that the Senate made last week on many bipartisan efforts, including the bipartisan Postal Service Reform Act, the Emmett Till Antilynching Act, and the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act. He also spoke on welcoming Ukrainian President Zelenskyy for a virtual address on Wednesday. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks In Advance Of Senate Vote On Passage Of Omnibus Government Funding And Ukraine Aid Legislation

March 10, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor ahead of a Senate vote on bipartisan legislation to fund the government and provide emergency aid to Ukraine. Senator Schumer also reflected on the significant bipartisan accomplishments this week. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Significant Progress Made This Week In The Senate And The Importance Of Considering And Confirming President Biden’s Supreme Court Nominee, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson

March 10, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the progress that the Senate has made this week on many bipartisan efforts, including the bipartisan Postal Service Reform Act, the Emmett Till Antilynching Act, and the Omnibus funding agreement. He also spoke on the Senate’s upcoming efforts to get President Biden’s nominee, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, confirmed to the United States Supreme Court.  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 Quickly Pass The Omnibus Funding Package And Provide Emergency Assistance To Ukraine

March 10, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the need to quickly pass the omnibus funding package to invest in the American people, send much needed aid to the people of Ukraine, reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act, and much more. 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 Bipartisan Postal Reform Legislation

March 8, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor on the passage of bipartisan postal reform legislation to ensure that Americans will continue to benefit from a speedy, dependable, and well-run Post Office. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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