Speeches

Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Vote To Confirm Judge Lucy Koh As A Circuit Judge For The Ninth Circuit

December 13, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the upcoming vote to confirm Judge Lucy Koh to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Senator Schumer also highlighted the historic diversity of the judges the Senate has confirmed to the federal bench. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Debt Ceiling, Build Back Better, And NDAA

December 13, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the important work of addressing the debt limit, Build Back Better Act, and the NDAA. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Impact Of Deadly Tornadoes Across The South And Midwest

December 13, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding those impacted by the deadly tornadoes this past week and the federal response. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks After Senate Passed Legislation To Fast-Track The Process To Raise The Debt Ceiling And Avoid Default

December 9, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor after the Senate passed legislation that allows a fast-tracked process to raise the debt ceiling. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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TRANSCRIPT: Majority Leader Schumer Remarks At Congressional Tribute Ceremony For The Honorable Robert J. Dole

December 9, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today delivered remarks at the Congressional tribute ceremony for Senator Robert J. Dole. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Calling On The Biden Administration To Extend The Pause On Student Loan Payments

December 9, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor calling on the Biden Administration to extend the moratorium on student loan payments. Senator Schumer also urged the administration to take further action and cancel student loan debt. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Continuing To Make Good Progress Towards Passing President Biden’s Build Back Better Agenda

December 9, 2021

Washington, D.C. –  Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding progress being made towards passing President Biden’s Build Back Better agenda, legislation that will lower costs for American families and provide the largest investments to date to fight climate change. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Today’s Vote To Address The Debt Ceiling And Moving To Avoid A Catastrophic Default

December 9, 2021

Washington, D.C. –  Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding on today’s vote to address the debt ceiling and avoid a calamitous default on our sovereign debt. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Continuing To Make Progress Toward Passing President Biden’s Build Back Better Act

December 8, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the progress being made toward passing President Biden’s Build Back Better Act before Christmas. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Addressing The Debt Ceiling And Making Progress On The Important Work The Senate Must Complete Before The End Of The Year

December 8, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding legislation that will allow the Senate to raise the debt ceiling by a simple majority vote and making progress on the important work the Senate must complete before the end of the year. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Opposing The Republican Attempt To Overturn President Biden’s Vaccine And Testing Rule

December 8, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the Republican proposal to overturn President Biden’s vaccine requirements and urged all Americans to get vaccinated. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:


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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Continuing To Make Progress On President Biden’s Build Back Better Act

December 7, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding making progress with President Biden’s Build Back Better legislation. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Today’s Vote To Confirm Jessica Rosenworcel To The Federal Communications Commission

December 7, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding today’s vote to confirm Jessica Rosenworcel to the Federal Communications Commission. 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 Debt Ceiling

December 7, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor providing an update on the debt ceiling. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Important Work The Senate Must Complete Before The End Of The Year

December 6, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the important work the Senate must complete before the end of the year. 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 Former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole

December 6, 2021

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

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Announcing Agreement To Vote On Government Funding Legislation In Senate Tonight

December 2, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor to announce that the Senate had reached an agreement to vote on government funding legislation. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Government Funding Agreement And Republican Obstruction Of The National Defense Authorization Act

December 2, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the bipartisan, bicameral agreement to fund the government and Republican dysfunction holding up the National Defense Authorization Act. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Attending This Year’s White House Menorah Lighting Ceremony

December 1, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding joining President Biden, Vice President Harris, and the Second Gentleman for the annual White House Menorah Lighting ceremony. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Judiciary Committee Hearing On The Nomination Of Voting Rights Lawyer Dale Ho, His Recommendation To Be A District Judge For The Southern District Of New York

December 1, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding renowned voting rights lawyer Dale Ho, President Biden’s nominee to be a District Court Judge for the Southern District of New York. Senator Schumer recommended the nomination of Mr. Ho to President Biden. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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