Speeches

Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Release Of The Bipartisan Gun Safety Legislation Framework

June 13, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the bipartisan gun safety framework, an agreement that has created a path forward for legislation to help save lives, reduce gun violence, and keep our communities safe. Leader Schumer said once the text of this agreement is finalized he will put this bill on the floor quickly. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Next Week’s House Vote On The Senate-Passed Ocean Shipping Reform Bill

June 9, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding next week’s House vote on Senate passed legislation to lower costs and relieve supply chains by reforming unfair shipping practices. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Fox News Continuing The Big Lie By Not Airing The January 6th Committee Hearing

June 9, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the House Select Committee holding its first public hearing today on the insurrection of January 6th and Fox News’ decision not to broadcast the hearing. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Continuing Bipartisan Gun Violence Prevention Legislation Talks

June 9, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the ongoing bipartisan talks on legislation to address our nation’s gun violence epidemic. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Fox News’ Cowardly Decision To Not Live Broadcast Thursday’s Bipartisan January 6th Committee Hearing

June 8, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the House Select Committee holding its first public hearing on the insurrection of January 6th and Fox News’ decision not to broadcast the hearing. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Ongoing Gun Violence Prevention Legislation Talks

June 8, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding today’s House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing and the urgent need to address our nation’s gun violence epidemic. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Gun Violence Legislation

June 7, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding ongoing bipartisan talks on legislation to address our nation’s gun violence epidemic. 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 On The Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act And Senate Action On The Plague Of Gun Violence That Has Taken Over This Country

May 26, 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 Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act, legislation that would give the government the tools to monitor, find, and arrest evil actors before they act. Senator Schumer also spoke on steps the Senate will take to address on the plague of gun violence in America most recently exemplified by Tuesday’s mass shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, TX. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Tomorrow’s Vote On The Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act And Senate Votes On Gun Legislation

May 25, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor objecting to Senator Ron Johnson’s unanimous consent request and stating that the Senate will vote on gun legislation. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Plague Of Gun Violence And Yesterday’s Mass Shooting At Robb Elementary School In Uvalde, Texas

May 25, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the plague of gun violence in America most recently exemplified by yesterday’s mass shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, TX. 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 Vote This Week On Moving Forward With The Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act

May 24, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the clear contrast between MAGA Republicans and Democrats. Senator Schumer also announced a cloture vote this week on the motion to proceed to the Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Schumer Announces Senate Passage Of Legislation To Provide Greater Access To Baby Formula; Access To Baby Formula Act Of 2022 Now Heads To President Biden’s Desk

May 19, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor to announce Senate passage of legislation to provide greater access to baby formula. The Access to Baby Formula Act now heads to President Biden’s desk. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Actions Being Taken To Address The Baby Formula Shortage

May 19, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor on the urgent need for Senate consideration of bipartisan legislation to address the baby formula shortage. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Legislation To Form A Congressional Commission To Create The First National Asian American History And Culture Museum

May 19, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding new legislation that would form a congressional commission to create the first National Asian American History and Culture Museum, marking a huge milestone for our country’s Asian American community. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks which can also be viewed here:

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TRANSCRIPT: Majority Leader Schumer Remarks At Press Conference With Senate Democratic Women On Continuing To Fight To Protect A Woman’s Right To An Abortion From MAGA Republicans

May 19, 2022

Washington, D.C.  Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today delivered remarks at a press conference with other Senate Democratic women on the continued fight to protect a woman’s right to make her own decisions from MAGA Republicans pushing to ban abortion without exceptions. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Moving Forward Next Week With Legislation To Combat Domestic Terrorism

May 19, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding taking action next week on domestic terrorism legislation to take a stand against violent white supremacy. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Ahead Of Today’s Vote On Restaurant And Small Business Support Legislation

May 19, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding today’s vote on bipartisan legislation that would provide restaurants and other small businesses the aid they need to recover from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Ahead Of Today’s Vote To Approve Emergency Military, Humanitarian, And Economic Aid For The People Of Ukraine

May 19, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding today’s vote to approve much-needed military, humanitarian, and economic aid for the people of Ukraine. Senator Schumer also announced that last night, the Senate voted unanimously to confirm Bridget Brink as U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine. 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 Approval Of Emergency Military, Humanitarian, And Economic Aid For The People Of Ukraine This Week

May 18, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today delivered remarks regarding moving forward with approving much-needed military, humanitarian, and economic aid for the people of Ukraine. Senator Schumer also announced the markup of the nomination of Bridget Brink, President Biden’s nominee to be U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On His Visit To Buffalo Today To Honor The Lives Lost To A Racially Motivated Murderer And Calling On Fox News To Stop Propagating The Same False, Racist Conspiracy Theories That Motivated The Shooter

May 18, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding his visit with President Biden to Buffalo to honor the lives lost to a violent, racially-motivated shooter and reiterated the need for the propagators of the some false and racist conspiracy theory that motivated the killer of ten innocent people to immediately stop their actions and condemn it. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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