Speeches

Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Senate Passage Of The U.S. Innovation And Competition Act, A Turning Point For American Leadership In The 21st Century

June 9, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the passage of the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act which will boost American science, technology, and innovation for decades to come. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Republicans’ Refusal To Debate Equal Pay For Women In America

June 9, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the Republicans’ partisan blockage of legislation that would close the wage gap and ensure equal pay for women. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Filing Cloture On Judge Kentanji Brown Jackson To The DC Circuit And Moving Quickly To Confirm President Biden’s Diverse And Well Qualified Judicial Nominees

June 9, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the need move quickly to confirm President Biden’s diverse judicial nominees. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Republicans’ Refusal To Debate The Paycheck Fairness Act

June 8, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the Senate Republicans’ refusal to even debate legislation that would help provide equal pay for women. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Senate Passage Of The U.S. Innovation And Competition Act

June 8, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the Senate proceeding with the vote to pass the U.S. Innovation And Competition Act. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Republicans’ Radical Opposition To Legislation To Provide Equal Pay For Women In America

June 8, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the need to take up legislation to close the wage gap and ensure equal pay for women. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The HSGAC-Rules Joint Committee Report On The January 6th Insurrection And The Clear Need For An Independent Commission

June 8, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the joint report released by the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee, in partnership with the Senate Rules Committee, related to the January 6th attack. Senator Schumer laid out how the report strengthens the argument for an independent commission on January 6th. Below are Senaor Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Today’s Confirmation Of President Biden’s First Judicial Nominees And Senate Vote On The U.S. Innovation And Competition Act

June 8, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding today’s votes on confirmation of Julien Neals and Regina Rodriguez, the first of President Biden’s judicial nominees, as well as today’s final vote on the bipartisan U.S. Innovation and Competition Act. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:


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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Importance Of Advancing Legislation To Address The Gender Pay Gap This Week

June 7, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor on the need to advance paycheck fairness legislation this week. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Upcoming Senate Consideration Of Paycheck Fairness, American Competitiveness, And Voting Rights This Work Period

June 7, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the upcoming busy Senate work period these next three weeks. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On His Recommendation Of Voting Rights Experts Myrna Pérez And Dale Ho To Serve In Federal Judgeships And On The Senate Confirming The First Of President Biden’s Judicial Nominees Starting This Week

June 7, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding his recommendation of two nominees to federal judgeships and the Senate moving forward to confirm President Biden’s judicial nominees starting this week. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Following Republican Opposition To Bipartisan Legislation To Establish January 6 Commission: Donald Trump’s Big Lie Is Now The Defining Principle Of What Was Once The Party Of Lincoln

May 28, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the Senate Republicans’ partisan blockade of a bipartisan legislation to establish an independent commission to study the attack on the Capitol on January 6th. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Progress Of The Bipartisan U.S. Innovation And Competition Act

May 27, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the need to pass the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act to keep America on top and out-compete the world in the industries of the future. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Upcoming Senate Vote To Advance Bipartisan Legislation To Establish An Independent Commission To Investigate 1/6: Senate Republicans Must Decide If They Are On The Side Of Truth, Or The Side Of Donald Trump’s Big Lie

May 27, 2021

Washington, D.C.  Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the need to establish a national, independent January 6th commission to discredit President Trump’s Big Lie and restore Americans’ faith in our elections and our democracy. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks: The Senate Will Vote On The Independent January 6 Commission

May 26, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the need to create an independent commission to study the events of January 6th to establish a trusted record of events, and begin to restore faith in our democracy. Senator Schumer shared a report that Republican Leader Mitch McConnell is urging all Republican Senators to oppose legislation to establish an independent commission no matter the changes made. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Passing The Bipartisan U.S. Innovation And Competition Act This Week

May 26, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the need to pass the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act this week to preserve our competitive edge. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Lowering Senate Flags To Half-Staff In Honor Of The Life Of Former Senator John Warner

May 26, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the passing of former Senator John Warner. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks To Set Up Senate Votes On Bipartisan U.S. Innovation And Competition Act And Bipartisan House-Passed Legislation To Create Commission To Investigate & Report On January 6 Attack On Capitol

May 25, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor in advance of filing cloture on the substitute amendment for the bipartisan U.S. Innovation and Competition Act, setting up the bill for passage by the end of the week. Leader Schumer also filed cloture on the motion to proceed to the House-passed legislation that would create an independent commission to investigate the January 6th insurrection, setting up a vote later this week. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks: 

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Anniversary Of The Murder Of George Floyd And The Expected Confirmation Of Kristen Clarke To Lead The DOJ Civil Rights Division Later Today

May 25, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the first anniversary of the murder of George Floyd and the expected confirmation of Kristen Clarke to lead the Justice Department Civil Rights Division later today. Leader Schumer also condemned comments from a Republican congresswoman comparing preparations taken to combat the COVID pandemic to the Holocaust. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On D.C. Statehood

May 25, 2021

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

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