Speeches

Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Senate Working With The Biden Administration To Support The Ukrainian People

February 28, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the continued support of the United States to Ukraine as the country is under assault by Vladimir Putin and Russian troops. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:


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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Advancing Bipartisan Postal Reform

February 28, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding continuing to work towards passing bipartisan postal reform 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 On The Women’s Health Protection Act

February 28, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding this afternoon’s vote on the Women’s Health Protection Act. 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 Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson To The United States Supreme Court

February 28, 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. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:


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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Funding The Government, A Productive Work Period, And Moving Forward On The Women’s Health Protection Act, Post Office Reform, And Lower Costs

February 17, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor after the Senate passed a resolution to avert a government shutdown. Senator Schumer previewed what the Senate would consider in the next work period, including the Women’s Health Protection Act, Postal Reform, and legislation to lower costs. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Republican Obstruction Of Critical Law Enforcement And Public Safety Nominees

February 16, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor as Republican Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) blocked the confirmation of U.S. Attorneys and U.S. Marshals. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Need To Quickly Pass Legislation To Fund The Government

February 16, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the need to quickly pass a Continuing Resolution to fund the government, avoid a needless government shutdown, and allow appropriators more time to arrive at an omnibus funding agreement. 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 Lower Costs For American Families

February 16, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding continuing to work to lower costs for American families. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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TRANSCRIPT: Majority Leader Schumer Remarks At Judiciary Committee Introducing Nina Morrison As Nominee To Be District Judge For The Eastern District Of New York

February 16, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today delivered remarks at the Senate Judiciary Committee introducing Nina Morrison as President Biden’s nominee to serve as a District Judge for the Eastern District of New York. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Today’s Votes To Confirm Critical Department Of Defense Nominees Amid Republican Obstruction

February 16, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding today’s votes to confirm a pair of critical Department of Defense nominees including top Russia expert Celeste Wallander, despite obstruction from a Senate Republican. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Moving Forward With Bipartisan Postal Reform Legislation Despite Republican Obstruction

February 15, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the need to deliver on bipartisan postal reform legislation despite obstruction from Republican Senator Rick Scott (R-FL). Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Senate Democrats’ Plans To Lower Costs For American Families

February 15, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the need to continue working in a bipartisan way to lower costs for Americans. 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 Approve Legislation To Fund The Government By The End Of The Week

February 15, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the need to approve legislation this week to pass a Continuing Resolution to avoid a government shutdown and allow appropriators time to deliver a yearlong spending agreement. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Confirming Critical National Security And Public Safety Nominees Despite Republican Obstruction

February 15, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding continuing to confirm President Biden’s nominees. Senate Republicans are currently blocking critical national security and public safety nominations from confirmation. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks After Republican Senator Rick Scott Delayed Bipartisan Postal Reform Legislation

February 14, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor after Republican Senator Rick Scott (R-FL) delayed Senate consideration of bipartisan postal reform legislation. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:


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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Historic Progress Made By Confirming President Biden’s Judicial Nominees And The Need To Confirm President Biden’s Supreme Court Nominee Quickly And Fairly Once Announced

February 14, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding President Biden’s upcoming nomination to the Supreme Court. Senator Schumer underscored the professional and racial diversity of the federal judges the Senate confirmed in the President’s first year. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:


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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Calling For The Senate To Move Forward On Bipartisan Postal Reform

February 14, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the need for bipartisan postal reform. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Approving Legislation To Fund The Government

February 14, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding approving legislation this week to keep the government funded until March 11th. Senator Schumer also provided an update on negotiations over a full year agreement to fund the government. 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 Senator Ben Ray Luján Of New Mexico

February 14, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor and provided an update on Senator Ben Ray Luján of New Mexico. 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 Legislation To End Forced Arbitration For Sexual Harassment And Sexual Assault

February 10, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor as the Senate approved legislation to end forced arbitration for sexual harassment and sexual assault. The bill was approved by voice vote. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:


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