Speeches

Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Urgent Need To Confirm President Biden’s National Security And Economic Cabinet Nominees

January 21, 2021

Washington, D.C. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor, praising President Biden for his critical day one executive actions and calling for the speedy confirmation of President Biden’s national security and economic cabinet nominees. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

more...


New York Senator Chuck Schumer Delivers His Maiden Speech As Majority Leader

January 20, 2021

Washington, D.C. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today delivered his first maiden speech as Majority Leader. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

more...


Schumer Floor Remarks On The Urgent Needs On Which The Senate Needs To Act: Conduct The Second Impeachment Trial Of Donald Trump, Confirm President-Elect Biden’s Critical Cabinet Nominees And Pass Needed COVID Relief For The American People

January 19, 2021

Washington, D.C. — Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor outlining the top priorities for the Senate. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

more...


Schumer Floor Remarks Upon The Reconvening Of The United States Senate After Failed Insurrection By Violent Pro-Trump Mob

January 6, 2021

Washington, D.C. — Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor upon the Senate’s reconvening and after a failed insurrection by a violent pro-Trump mob. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

more...


Schumer Floor Remarks: Let Us Do Our Duty To Support And Defend The Constitution Of The United States

January 6, 2021

Washington, D.C. — Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the need to support and defend the Constitution. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

more...


Transcript: Senator Schumer Delivers Remarks At A Press Conference Following The Georgia Senate Elections

January 6, 2021

Washington, D.C. — Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today at a press conference discussed the results of the Georgia elections. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

more...


Schumer Floor Remarks Bidding Good Riddance To 2020 And Decrying Republicans’ Obstruction Of A Simple Vote On The House-Passed Bill To Deliver $2,000 Survival Checks To The American People

January 1, 2021

Washington, D.C. — Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Senate Republicans’ continued refusal to hold an up-or-down vote on the House-passed bill to deliver $2,000 to the American people. Following his remarks, Senator Schumer asked consent to vote on the bill, to which Sen. John Thune (R-SD) objected. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

more...


Schumer Floor Remarks Calling On Leader McConnell To Stop Blocking A Vote On $2,000 Survival Checks

December 31, 2020

Washington, D.C. — Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor to again call for a vote on increasing direct payment to struggling American families from $600 to $2000. Senator Schumer called for an up-or-down vote on the House-passed bipartisan bill to deliver $2,000 checks to the American people – Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) objected. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

more...


Schumer Floor Remarks On Republicans Again Blocking $2,000 Survival Checks To Americans Struggling Through The Coronavirus Pandemic

December 30, 2020

Washington, D.C. — Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor calling for an up-or-down vote on the House-passed bipartisan legislation to deliver $2,000 checks to the American people. Senator McConnell (R-KY) again blocked the legislation. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

more...


Schumer Floor Remarks: The Congress Will Dispense With Objections To The Certified Results Of The Election And Joe Biden Will Be Sworn In As President On January 20.

December 30, 2020

Washington, D.C. — Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding Senator Josh Hawley’s (R-MO) newly stated intentions to object to the results of the Electoral College when presented to the Congress on January 6. Senator Schumer reiterated that the Congress will dispense with any objections to the clear and certified results of the election and that President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will be sworn in on January 20. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

more...


Schumer Floor Remarks Calling For Immediate Passage Of $2,000 Emergency Survival Checks – Majority Leader McConnell Blocked The House-Passed Bill From Going To President Trump’s Desk

December 29, 2020

Washington, D.C. — Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding increasing direct payments to Americans from $600 to $2000. Following his remarks, Senator Schumer asked unanimous consent that the Senate pass the House-passed CASH Act, which would provide $2,000 checks. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) objected to the request, blocking the bill. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

more...


From Subject Received Size Categories Leader Schumer's Press Office (Schumer) Schumer Floor Remarks On The Need To Pass COVID Emergency Survival Legislation 2:36 PM 212 KB

December 21, 2020

Washington, D.C. — Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the urgent need to pass emergency COVID survival legislation. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

more...


Schumer Floor Remarks On Bipartisan Agreement To Finally Deliver Emergency COVID Relief To the American People

December 20, 2020

Washington, D.C. — Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the bipartisan agreement to finally deliver emergency COVID relief to the American people. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:After weeks of intense bipartisan negotiation, the leadership of both chambers, as well as the White House, have reached an agreement on an emergency federal relief package.The agreement on this package could be summed up by the expression better late than more...


Schumer Floor Remarks Announcing GOP Accepted Dem Proposal To Prevent The Sabotage Of Future Emergency Economic Response; Schumer Says Negotiators Can Now Close In On A Final Compromise On Emergency COVID Relief Legislation

December 20, 2020

Washington, D.C. — Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding Republicans accepting a proposal that would prevent the sabotage of the Federal Reserve’s ability to respond to future economic crises. Sen. Schumer explained that now that having overcome the last major hurdle, negotiators can finally close in on a final compromise on emergency COVID relief legislation. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

more...


Schumer Floor Remarks: We Need To Finalize Emergency COVID Relief Now; GOP Proposal To Sabotage Future Emergency Economic Response Remains Biggest Obstacle To Delivering Relief To American People

December 19, 2020

Washington, D.C. — Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the need to finalize COVID relief legislation while a last-minute proposal introduced by Sen. Toomey (R-PA) that would restrict the Federal Reserve’s ability to respond to future economic crises stands in the way. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

more...


Schumer Floor Remarks In Support Of $1200 Checks

December 18, 2020

Washington, D.C. — Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding his support of a proposal to send $1200 dollar checks to Americans in need due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) objected to the proposal. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

more...


Schumer Floor Remarks Providing An Update On Emergency COVID Relief Legislation

December 17, 2020

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

more...


Schumer Floor Remarks Providing An Update On Emergency COVID Relief Legislation

December 16, 2020

Washington, D.C. — Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor providing an update on emergency COVID relief legislation that the American people desperately need. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

more...


Schumer Floor Remarks On The Distribution Of Historic Coronavirus Vaccine

December 15, 2020

Washington, D.C. — Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the distribution and recent approval of the first safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine.  Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

more...


Schumer Floor Remarks: For The Sake Of Our Democracy, Republicans Should Follow Leader McConnell And Acknowledge President-Elect Joe Biden

December 15, 2020

Washington, D.C. — Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the need for Republicans in the House and Senate to follow Leader McConnell’s statement and acknowledge President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Harris. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

more...

Showing page   of 49