Speeches

Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Urgent Need To Codify The Right To Abortion Into Federal Law Ahead Of Today’s Vote On Women’s Health Protection Act

May 11, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor before a vote on cloture on the motion to proceed to the Women’s Health Protection Act, which would codify abortion access into federal law. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Urgent Need For The Senate To Approve Emergency Assistance For The People Of Ukraine

May 11, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor on the urgent need for the Senate to approve House-passed emergency funding to help to the Ukrainian people in their continued fight against Russia. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Ahead Of Today’s Vote On The Women’s Health Protection Act

May 11, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor ahead of today’s vote on cloture on the motion to proceed to the Women’s Health Protection Act, legislation to codify a woman’s right to choose at the federal level. 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 Provide Emergency Assistance To Support The People Of Ukraine

May 10, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the need for the Senate to approve emergency assistance to support the people of Ukraine as they continue their fight against Putin’s aggression. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Ahead Of Tomorrow’s Senate Vote On Legislation To Codify Roe Into Federal Law

May 10, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor ahead of tomorrow’s Senate vote on cloture on the motion to proceed to the Women’s Health Protection Act, to codify Roe v. Wade into federal law. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Filing Cloture To Set Up A Vote On The Women’s Health Protection Act

May 9, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor after filing cloture on the motion to proceed to the Women’s Health Protection Act, which would codify abortion access into federal law. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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TRANSCRIPT: Schumer Remarks At Press Conference On Next Week’s Vote To Codify A Woman’s Right To Choose Into Federal Law

May 5, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today delivered remarks at a press conference with other Senate Democrats on next week’s Senate vote to codify a woman’s right to seek an abortion into federal law. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Senate Progress To Move Towards A Conference On Legislation To Create Jobs And Improve American Competitiveness

May 5, 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 night after voting on twenty-six motions to instruct conferees, moving one step closer to finalizing critical jobs and competitiveness legislation. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

May 5, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the urgent need for the Senate to pass the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Announcing Senate Vote Next Week To Codify A Woman’s Right To Choose Into Federal Law

May 5, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor to announce that the U.S. Senate is going to vote next week on legislation to codify a woman’s right to seek an abortion into federal law. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Today’s Votes To Move Towards A Conference On Jobs And Competitiveness Legislation

May 4, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor to announce that this afternoon, the Senate will hold several votes on motions to instruct in order to move forward with the jobs and competitiveness legislation that will strengthen supply chains, bring back American manufacturing, and renew American innovation.  Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Republicans’ Responsibility For The Supreme Court’s Draft Decision To Overturn Roe And The Urgent Need To Protect A Woman’s Right To Choose

May 4, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the reported draft Supreme Court decision overturning the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling and the Republicans’ responsibility in creating a Supreme Court extreme enough to draft this decision. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

  

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TRANSCRIPT: At A Press Conference On The Senate Steps With Senate Democrats, Majority Leader Schumer Speaks On The Urgent Need To Protect A Woman’s Right to Choose

May 3, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today delivered remarks at a press conference with other Senate Democrats in response to the leaked draft Supreme Court decision that would overturn Roe v. Wade, jeopardizing a woman’s right to choose and the rights of millions of Americans. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Announcing Senate Vote To Codify Roe v. Wade Following Reported Roberts Court Decision To Overturn Settled Law

May 3, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding media reports of a draft Supreme Court decision overturning the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Need To Provide Emergency Assistance To Support The People Of Ukraine And Fund Our Continued COVID Response

May 2, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the need for the Senate to approve new assistance to support the Ukrainian people as they continue their fight against Putin’s illegal war and to support our ongoing COVID response. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Dangerous And Sickening Antisemitic Comments Made By Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov

May 2, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor condemning antisemitic comments made by Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov over the weekend. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Urgent Need For The Senate To Approve Emergency Funding For Ukraine And Funding To Support Our Continued COVID Response

April 28, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the urgent need for the Senate to approve President Biden’s request for emergency funding to help to the Ukrainian people and continue our COVID response. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Confirming Critical Public Safety Officials And The Need To Confirm Other Critical Biden Nominees Including Federal Reserve Nominee Lisa Cook

April 28, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor on Senate action last night to confirm U.S. Attorneys and U.S. Marshals whose nominations had previously been blocked by Republicans. He also emphasized the need to get Federal Reserve nominee Lisa Cook and other well-qualified nominees confirmed as soon as possible, despite Senate Republicans’ efforts to block the confirmation. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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TRANSCRIPT: Majority Leader Schumer Remarks At Press Conference On New Democratic Legislative Efforts To Lower Gas Prices For American Families

April 28, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke at a press conference with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Senate Commerce Chair Maria Cantwell (D-WA), and House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone (D-NJ) on new legislative efforts to lower gas prices for American families. Below is a transcript of Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On New Democratic Actions To Lower Gas Prices

April 28, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the actions Senate Democrats are taking to lower gas prices, including confirming Alvaro Bedoya to the FTC. Senator Schumer announced he intends to put legislation to ease the pain of gas prices on the floor of the Senate. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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