Speeches

Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Ahead Of Confirmation Vote On Eunice Lee To Be United States Circuit Judge For The Second Circuit

August 7, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the confirmation vote of Eunice Lee to serve as a United States Circuit Judge for the Second Circuit. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks In Support Of Replenishing The Restaurant Revitalization Fund

August 7, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor in support of replenishing the Restaurant Revitalization Fund. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Resuming Consideration Of The Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill

August 7, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding resuming consideration of the bipartisan infrastructure bill. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:


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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Passing Of AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka

August 5, 2021

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

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On President Biden’s Ambitious Executive Order To Reduce Carbon Pollution And Fight Climate Change And The Importance Of The Clean Cars For America Proposal

August 5, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding President Biden’s executive order setting an ambitious goal to make half of all new cars sold in America zero-emissions by the end of the decade and including Senator Schumer’s Clean Cars for America proposal in the Build Back Better plan and the upcoming reconciliation package. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Continuing To Move Forward With The Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill And The Extensive Bipartisan Amendment Process

August 5, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding progress made on the bipartisan infrastructure bill. Senator Schumer also reiterated that it is his intention to complete both the bipartisan infrastructure bill and a budget resolution during this work period. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The New Eviction Moratorium And Calling On State Governments To Do A Better Job Distributing Emergency Rental Assistance

August 5, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the new eviction moratorium in areas with high levels of COVID transmission. Senator Schumer also called on state governments to fix the inexcusable delays in rental assistance and immediately begin disbursing these funds. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Adoption Of A Schumer Amendment To Ensure Stretch Limousines Must Meet Safety Standards And The Consideration Of Twenty Two Amendments To The Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill

August 4, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor after his and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s (D-NY) amendment to enforce safety standards in stretch limousines was agreed to in a bipartisan vote. Senator Schumer emphasized that more than twenty amendments to the bipartisan infrastructure legislation have already been considered. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:   

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On This Week’s Vote On President Biden’s Nomination Of Eunice Lee To The Second Circuit Court Of Appeals

August 4, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding this week’s votes on the nomination of Eunice Lee to serve on the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. Senator Schumer filed cloture on her nomination last night, setting up a cloture vote tomorrow. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Eviction Moratorium And Urging State Governments To Better Distribute Emergency Rental Assistance

August 4, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the CDC eviction moratorium in areas with high levels of COVID transmission. He also urged state governments to do a better job of getting that support out the door and into the hands of Americans who need help. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Moving Full Steam Ahead On The Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Including The Consideration Of Additional Amendments Today

August 4, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the great progress made on the bipartisan infrastructure bill. Senator Schumer added senators should expect multiple roll call votes this afternoon. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Foreign Relations Committee Vote On Repeal Of The 2002 Authorization For The Use Of Military Force In Iraq And Reiterating Support For Repeal Of The 2002 AUMF

August 4, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding today’s Foreign Relations Committee Vote on repeal of the 2002 authorization for the use of military force in Iraq, reiterating his support for the repeal effort and his intention to bring the repeal up for a vote in the Senate later this year in consultation with Chairman Menendez. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Providing An Update On The Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill

August 3, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding moving forward with the bipartisan infrastructure bill and efficiently considering as many germane amendments as possible. Senator Schumer reiterated the Senate will stay until its work is done.  Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Passage Of Legislation To Award Congressional Gold Medals To U.S. Capitol And Metropolitan Police Who Protected The U.S. Capitol On January 6th

August 3, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding awarding the Capitol and D.C. Metropolitan Police with the Congressional Gold Medal for their displays of bravery, sacrifice, and selflessness. The Senate passed the resolution awarding the Congressional Gold Medal by unanimous consent.  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 Consideration Of Bipartisan Infrastructure Legislation

August 2, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding moving forward with the bipartisan infrastructure bill including the consideration of the first tranche of bipartisan amendments.  Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Introducing The Text of Bipartisan Infrastructure Legislation For Consideration By The Senate

August 1, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor in advance of making the text of the bipartisan infrastructure legislation the substitute amendment of the pending legislative vehicle, beginning its consideration by the full Senate. Senator Schumer reiterated that after consideration of the bipartisan infrastructure legislation, he will put forward the budget resolution.  Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Providing An Update On Infrastructure Legislation And On Moving Forward On Two Tracks With Bipartisan Legislation And A Budget Resolution With Reconciliation Instructions

August 1, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the need to complete both the bipartisan infrastructure package and the budget resolution with reconciliation instructions.  Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Providing An Update On Bipartisan Infrastructure Legislation In Senate

August 1, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor to give an update on bipartisan infrastructure legislation in the Senate.  Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Providing An Update On Bipartisan Infrastructure Legislation In Senate

July 31, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor and provided an update on consideration of bipartisan infrastructure legislation. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks: more...


Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Providing An Update On Bipartisan Infrastructure Legislation In Senate

July 31, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor and provided an update on consideration of bipartisan infrastructure legislation. Schumer reiterated that the Senate will move forward both the bipartisan bill and the budget resolution during this work period. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:


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