Speeches

Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Need To Pass Additional Support For The Ukrainian People Against Russian Aggression

April 26, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor on the need for the Senate to continue supporting Ukraine by passing supplemental aid funding and approving Bridget Brink as Ambassador to Ukraine without unnecessary delay. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Urgent Need To Pass COVID Response Legislation

April 26, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the need to approve an additional round of much-needed COVID response funding. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Passing Of Former Utah Senator Orrin Hatch

April 25, 2022

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

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Actions Senate Democrats Are Taking This Week To Confirm President Biden’s Nominees And Help Lower Costs

April 25, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor on the Senate moving this week to confirm President Biden’s nominees and to help lower costs for the American people. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Confirmation Of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson As An Associate Justice Of The United States Supreme Court

April 7, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor immediately before the Senate voted to confirm the nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court. 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 Legislation To Revoke Normal Trade Relations With Russia And Suspend The Importation Of Russian Oil

April 7, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate regarding today’s votes to suspend permanent normal trade relations and energy imports from Russia, both of which passed the Senate this morning. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here: 

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Important Work Done During This Productive Work Period

April 7, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor on the Senate’s many accomplishments over the past six weeks, including passage of the postal reform bill, a robust government funding package, emergency aid for Ukraine, the Emmett Till Anti-Lynching bill, and now the expected historic confirmation of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson as the 116th Justice of the Supreme Court. 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 The Nomination Of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson As An Associate Justice Of United States Supreme Court

April 7, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate regarding the Senate vote to confirm Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the United States Supreme Court, which is expected later today. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here: 

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Setting Up Floor Votes On Revoking Normal Trade Relations With Russia, Banning The Importation Of Russian Oil, And On Confirming The Nomination Of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson To The Supreme Court

April 6, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) this evening spoke in advance of setting votes on Russia and Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s nomination to the Supreme Court. Under the agreement entered, the Senate will vote on suspending normal trade relations with Russia at 10:00 AM tomorrow followed by votes on suspending energy imports from Russia and on cloture on the nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to serve as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Nomination Of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson To The Supreme Court

April 6, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the nomination of Judge Jackson to the Supreme Court and the historic progress Senate Democrats have made in confirming federal judges with diverse backgrounds and experience. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Republican Obstruction Of Bipartisan COVID Public Health Funding Legislation

April 6, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate regarding the Republican filibuster of bipartisan COVID relief legislation that would provide critical funding for more vaccines, more testing, and more lifesaving therapeutics. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here: 

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Abominable Brutality of Putin’s Illegal War In Ukraine And Condemning Koch Industries’ Push To Weaken Sanctions

April 6, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding Putin’s illegal war against Ukraine including the senseless murder of civilians in Bucha. Senator Schumer also condemned Koch Industries continued work in Russia and their push to weaken sanctions against Putin’s regime. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks After Republicans Blocked Bipartisan COVID Relief Bill

April 5, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor after Republican senators blocked a bipartisan COVID relief bill. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks After Republicans Blocked Bipartisan COVID Relief Bill

April 5, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor after Republican senators blocked a bipartisan COVID relief bill. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Senate Democrats Continued Work To Lower Costs With Today’s Commerce Committee Hearing On Oil Market Price Transparency

April 5, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding Senate Democrats’ continued efforts to lower prices for the American people, including today’s Commerce Committee hearing on transparency in petroleum markets. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Bipartisan $10 Billion COVID Preparedness Funding Agreement

April 5, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding a bipartisan agreement reached on $10 billion emergency supplemental funding for President Biden’s COVID-19 response. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Advancing The Nomination Of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson To The Supreme Court

April 5, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor after the Senate voted on the motion to discharge the nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court last night. Full Senate consideration of the nomination will take place this week. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Senate Vote To Discharge The Nomination Of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson From The Judiciary Committee

April 4, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor in advance of a vote on the motion to discharge the nomination Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court from the Judiciary Committee. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Ahead Of Full Senate Consideration Of the Nomination Of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson To The Supreme Court

April 4, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor shortly before moving to discharge the nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court. The Senate is expected to vote on the motion to discharge the nomination later today, allowing for consideration of the nomination of Judge Jackson on the Senate floor. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Tomorrow’s Commerce Committee Hearing On Transparency In Oil Markets And Senate Democrats Continued Work To Lower Costs For American People

April 4, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the actions Senate Democrats are taking to lower costs for the American people, including passing bipartisan ocean shipping reform and holding hearings on oil markets. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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