Speeches

Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks After Republicans Block National Defense Authorization Act

November 29, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor after Republicans blocked advancement of the annual National Defense Authorization Act. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Senate Moving Forward On The House-Passed Build Back Better Act

November 29, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding steps the Senate is taking toward passage of President Biden’s historic Build Back Better legislation. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Encouraging All Americans To Get Vaccinated And Get Booster Shots Following Concerns Over The Omicron Variant

November 29, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the spread of the omicron variant of COVID-19 and the need for all Americans and New Yorkers to stay safe, get vaccinated, and get boosted. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Ahead Of Cloture Vote On The Substitute Amendment To The National Defense Authorization Act

November 29, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding today’s vote on cloture on the substitute amendment to the annual National Defense Authorization Act. 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 Legislation To Prevent A Government Shutdown

November 29, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the urgent need to pass legislation to fund the government and avoid a shutdown at midnight on Friday. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Republican Obstruction Of The National Defense Authorization Act

November 18, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor after multiple Republicans repeatedly obstructed votes on amendments proposed by Senators of both parties to the National Defense Authorization Act. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Republican Obstruction Of President Biden’s Qualified And Essential Nominees And Urging The Senate To Confirm Dilawar Syed As Deputy Administrator Of The Small Business Administration

November 18, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding Republican obstruction of President Biden’s qualified nominees and urged his colleagues to drop their opposition to Dilawar Syed’s nomination to be Deputy Administrator at the Small Business Administration. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:


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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Beginning Consideration Of The National Defense Authorization Act

November 18, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding beginning consideration of the National Defense Authorization Act and on adding an amendment to repeal the 2002 authorization for the use of military force in Iraq. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here: 

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Working To Pass President Biden’s Build Back Better Agenda To Reduce Costs And Improve American Lives

November 18, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the need to pass President Biden’s Build Back Better agenda to reduce costs and improve the lives of millions of families. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Schumer Floor Remarks On Senate Passage Of Legislation To Posthumously Award Congressional Gold Medal To 13 U.S. Service Members Killed In Afghanistan

November 17, 2021

Washington, D.C.  Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor after the Senate passed legislation to award the Congressional Gold Medal to 13 service members killed in Afghanistan. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Calling For The Senate To Take Significant Action On The Climate Crisis By Approving The Kigali Treaty

November 17, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor calling for the approval of the Kigali Treaty that will curb our country’s use of dangerous hydrofluorocarbons. 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 Floor Consideration Of The National Defense Authorization Act

November 17, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding Senate consideration of the National Defense Authorization Act. 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 Rest Of President Biden’s Build Back Better Agenda To Lower Costs, Grow The Economy And Fight Inflation

November 17, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the urgent need to pass President Biden’s Build Back Better agenda to lower costs, grow the economy and fight inflation. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Schumer Floor Remarks On Moving Forward The National Defense Authorization Act And Legislation To Boost American Competitiveness

November 16, 2021

Washington, D.C. –  Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the Senate beginning consideration of the National Defense Authorization Act, stating his intent to add legislation to boost US innovation and competitiveness to the measure. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Enactment Of The Historic Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment And Jobs Act And The Need To Pass The Rest Of President Biden’s Build Back Better Agenda

November 16, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the enactment of the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and laid out the urgent need to follow up on this historic legislation by passing the rest of President Biden’s Build Back Better agenda. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Schumer Remarks At White House Signing Ceremony For The Historic Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment And Jobs Act

November 15, 2021

Washington, D.C.  Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke at the White House with President Biden, Vice President Harris, and a bipartisan group of legislators celebrating the signing of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Urging Republicans To Stop Stalling The Confirmation Of Dilawar Syed, President Biden’s Nominee To Be Deputy Administrator Of The Small Business Administration

November 4, 2021

Washington, D.C. –  Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor urging Republicans to stop stalling the confirmation of Dilawar Syed, President Biden’s nominee to be Deputy Administrator of the Small Business Administration. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Today’s Vote To Confirm Robert Santos As Director Of The Census Bureau

November 4, 2021

Washington, D.C. –  Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding today’s vote to confirm Robert Santos as Director of the Census Bureau. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Republican Obstruction Of The John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act

November 4, 2021

Washington, D.C. –  Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the Republican obstruction of John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act and vowed to continue fighting to defend democracy. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:            

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Continuing To Make Progress To Achieve The Goal Of Passing President Biden’s Build Back Better Plan

November 4, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the good progress made toward finalizing and passing legislation to achieve President Biden’s Build Back Better agenda. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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