Speeches

Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Today’s Confirmation Vote On The Historic Nomination Of Rep. Deb Haaland As Secretary Of The Interior And Continuing To Put President Biden’s Team In Place

March 15, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding moving forward with confirming Deb Haaland as President Biden’s Secretary of the Interior and continuing to confirm President Biden’s team. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Highlighting The Benefits For Current And Former Students In The American Rescue Plan – Including Making Student Loan Forgiveness Tax-Free

March 15, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the benefits in the American Rescue Plan for current and former students suffering from student loan debt. 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 The Nominations Of Xavier Becerra To Be Secretary Of Health And Human Services And Rep. Deb Haaland To Be Secretary Of The Interior

March 11, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the upcoming confirmations of Representative Debra Haaland as Secretary of the Interior and Xavier Becerra as Secretary of Health and Human Services. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Sweeping Impact Of The American Rescue Plan And The Historic Investment Made Into Native Communities

March 11, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the passage of the American Rescue Plan in the House and its historic investment in Native communities. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Senate Continuing To Confirm President Biden’s Cabinet Nominees And Filing Cloture On The Nomination Of Rep. Haaland To Be Secretary Of The Interior

March 9, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the Senate moving to confirm additional nominees to President Biden’s cabinet this week, Representative Marcia Fudge to be the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Chief Judge Merrick Garland to serve as Attorney General, and Michael Regan to serve as the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. Senator Schumer also announced that he would be filing cloture on the nomination of Representative Deb Haaland to be Secretary of the Interior today. 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 The American Rescue Plan

March 9, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the Senate Democrats keeping their promise to provide relief for the American people by passing the American Rescue Plan. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Senate Passage Of The American Rescue Plan

March 6, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor in advance of the passage of the American Rescue Plan by the Senate. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Providing An Update On Moving Forward With The American Rescue Plan

March 5, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) this evening spoke on the Senate floor to provide an update on the progress being made to pass the American Rescue Plan. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Moving Forward With The American Rescue Plan To Deliver COVID Relief For The American People

March 5, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the desperately needed American Rescue Plan that will move forward today. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:


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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Ahead Of Senate Vote To Proceed To The American Rescue Plan To Deliver COVID Relief For The American People

March 4, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor before the Senate vote to proceed to the American Rescue Plan to deliver much-needed relief to the American people.  Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Urgent Need To Pass The American Rescue Plan This Week

March 4, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the need to take up and pass the American Rescue Plan to lift the country out of the crisis, provide millions of vaccines in people’s arms, and set the economy on a path to a strong recovery.  Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Moving Forward The American Rescue Plan To Deliver Help To American Families

March 3, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the need to move forward quickly with the American Rescue Plan, a bill that has received overwhelming public support from Democrats, Republicans, and moderates.  Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Announcement Of The New Senate Sergeant At Arms Leadership Team With Karen Gibson As SAA, Kelly Fado As Deputy SAA And Jennifer Hemingway As Chief Of Staff

March 3, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the announcement of the new Sergeant at Arms leadership team which will be comprised entirely of women for the first time in Senate history.  Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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TRANSCRIPT: At A Press Conference With Senators Durbin, Murray, And Stabenow, Majority Leader Schumer Lays Out Plan To Pass The American Rescue Plan And Bring Much Needed Aid To American Families

March 2, 2021

Washington, D.C. Today, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL), Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), and Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) outlined their efforts to pass President Biden’s American Rescue Plan to deliver relief for American families still struggling through the COVID economic and public health crisis. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks as delivered, which you can also view here

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Senate Pressing Forward With The Confirmation Of President Biden’s History-Making Cabinet-Level Nominees

March 2, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the confirmations of highly qualified nominees to serve as part of President Biden’s cabinet. 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 Pass The American Rescue Plan To Boost The Economy And Bring Relief To The American People

March 2, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the need to pass the American Rescue Plan to boost the economy and keep struggling businesses, families and workers afloat. Senator Schumer said the Senate will begin its work on the American Rescue plan as early as tomorrow. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Concerted Effort To Roll Back Voting Rights By Republicans In State Legislatures Across The Country

March 2, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the recent efforts by Republican state legislatures to move to restrict voting rights and further disenfranchise voters.  Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks: We Must Stop Wave Of Despicable, Discriminatory, Anti-Democratic Voter Suppression Legislation

March 1, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding new voter suppression legislation being put forward in state legislatures that are discriminatory against people of color. Senator Schumer said it is “very difficult not to see the tentacles of America’s generations-old caste system, typically associated with slavery and Jim Crow, stretching into the 21st century and poisoning the wellspring of any true democracy: free and fair elections.” Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Announcing The Senate Will Take Up The American Rescue Plan COVID Relief Legislation This Week And Continue To Confirm President Biden’s Cabinet Nominees

March 1, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor, announcing the Senate would take up the House-passed American Rescue Plan this week. Senator Schumer also urged the Senate to confirm Dr. Miguel Cardona to serve as Secretary of Education, Governor Gina Raimondo to serve as Secretary of Commerce, and Dr. Cecilia Rouse as Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Swearing In Of Sonceria “Ann” Berry As The 35th Secretary Of The Senate

March 1, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the swearing in of Sonceria “Ann” Berry as the 35th Secretary of the Senate. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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