Speeches

Majority Leader Schumer Remarks Calling On The Senate To Confirm Alejandro Mayorkas As DHS Secretary And Mayor Pete Buttigieg As Secretary Of Transportation Later Today

February 2, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the upcoming confirmation votes for Alejandro Mayorkas to be Secretary of Homeland Security and for Mayor Pete Buttigieg to be Secretary of Transportation.  Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Remarks On The Urgent Need To Begin the Process of Passing COVID Relief Legislation By Advancing the Budget Resolution Today

February 2, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the need to move forward with this budget resolution as a step in delivering the legislative tools to get bold relief to the American people.  Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Remarks On The Situation In Myanmar

February 1, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the concerns over the current situation in Myanmar.  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 Act Big On The Coronavirus Pandemic And Filing A Budget Resolution, The First Step In Giving Congress An Additional Legislative Tool To Quickly Pass COVID Relief

February 1, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the need to act big to provide the relief the American people need from the coronavirus economic and public health crisis. Today, Majority Leader Schumer and Speaker Pelosi filed a budget resolution, which will provide the legislative tools necessary to pass bold COVID-relief legislation. Senator Schumer pointed out that this same process has been used to make law on a bipartisan basis many times in recent years and stressed that serious COVID relief, too, should be the work of both Democrats and Republicans. 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 Confirm Mayorkas, Buttigieg And Press Forward On Nominations To President Biden’s Cabinet As Quickly As Possible

February 1, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the importance of  confirming Mayorkas as Secretary of Homeland Security and Pete Buttigieg as Secretary of Transportation, who will be confirmed by the Senate tomorrow, and to further process President Biden’s cabinet nominees.  Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Calling For Bold Action On COVID Relief

January 28, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the importance of passing bold COVID relief for the American people. Leader Schumer said the Senate would begin consideration of a budget resolution as a potential first step towards passage of COVID relief legislation next week. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Urgent Need To Confirm Alejandro Mayorkas As DHS Secretary And President Biden’s Cabinet Nominees

January 28, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the need to swiftly confirm President Biden’s nominee to be Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, Alejandro Mayorkas. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Supporting President Biden’s Executive Actions On The Climate Crisis

January 27, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the Biden administration’s new executive actions on climate change and the overall climate crisis affecting our nation. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Senate Republicans’ Deeply Irresponsible Failed Attempt To Prevent The Impeachment Trial Of Former President Trump

January 27, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor after 45 Senate Republicans voted against a motion to table Senator Paul’s point of order against the impeachment trial of Former President Donald Trump. Senator Schumer reiterated that there will be a trial and Senators will cast judgment as the Constitution demands. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Urgent Need To Confirm Homeland Security Nominee Mayorkas And President Biden’s Well-Qualified Cabinet Nominees Without Further Delay

January 27, 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 Homeland Security nominee, Alejandro Mayorkas, as soon as possible. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Need For Bold And Robust Legislation To Combat The COVID-19 Economic And Public Health Crises

January 27, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the urgent need to pass bold and robust legislation to address the COVID crisis. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Need For The Impeachment Trial Of Former President Donald Trump And Standing Against Sen. Paul’s Point Of Order

January 26, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding his disapproval of  Senator Paul’s point of order against President Trump’s impeachment trial and laid out why it is against history and the precedents of the Senate. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Critical Need to Provide Further Relief For Americans Struggling Through the COVID Public Health and Economic Crises

January 26, 2021

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

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Calling For The Timely Confirmation Of President Biden’s Critical, Well-Qualified Cabinet Nominees, Including Secretary Of State-Nominee Anthony Blinken Later Today

January 26, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the confirmation of President Biden’s cabinet nominees. 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 An Organizing Resolution So The Senate Can Get To Work

January 26, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding progress on agreeing to an organizing resolution. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Upcoming Impeachment Trial Of Former President Donald Trump

January 25, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the upcoming timely and fair impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump. Senator Schumer laid out the historical precedent for the trial of a former official and explained the need to hold former President Trump accountable. 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 Confirm Yellen And Other Biden Cabinet Nominees Including Mayorkas And Praising The Biden Treasury Department For Moving Forward With Tubman $20 Bill

January 25, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the need to confirm Janet Yellen today as Secretary of the Treasury and praising the Biden Treasury Department for resuming work to put Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill. Senator Schumer also stressed the need to confirm President Biden’s nominees to be Secretary of Homeland Security, State, and Transportation. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks To Provide An Update On Timing Of Upcoming Senate Impeachment Trial

January 22, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor to provide an update on the timing of the upcoming impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks.

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Need To Confirm President Biden’s Cabinet, Announcing The Arrival Of The Article Of Impeachment Monday And A Full Trial Of Former President Trump, And Demanding A Fair Organizing Resolution So The Senate Can Get To Work

January 22, 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 cabinet, announcing the arrival of the Article of Impeachment Monday and a full trial of former President Donald Trump, and demanding a fair organizing resolution so the Senate can get to work. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Repairing Of Unacceptable Treatment Of National Guard Members On Duty At The Capitol

January 22, 2021

Washington, D.C.  Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the unacceptable treatment of National Guard members on duty at the Capitol. Senator Schumer pledged to every National Guard member that it will not happen again. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:  

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