Speeches

Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Releasing Draft Legislation To End The Federal Prohibition On Marijuana

July 14, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the release of draft legislation to end the prohibition on marijuana at the federal level for the first time in several generations. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Addressing The Climate Crisis In A Bold Way In Upcoming Infrastructure Legislation

July 13, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the importance of moving forward with infrastructure legislation that includes bold action on the climate crisis.  Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Republican Attacks On Voting Rights: Democrats Will Not Stop Fighting To Protect Voting Rights And Defend Our Democracy

July 13, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the fight to protect voting rights and defend our democracy as Republican try to make it harder, not easier, to vote.  Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Continuing To Confirm President Biden’s Highly Qualified Nominees And Advancing President Biden’s Judicial Nominees Through The Judiciary Committee

July 12, 2021

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

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Tens Of Millions Of Americans Receiving Child Tax Credit Payments Starting This Week Thanks To The American Rescue Plan

July 12, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the beginning of the distribution of enhanced Child Tax Credit payments to millions of American families, which will start July 15th.  Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Laying The Foundation For The Future By Moving Forward Infrastructure Legislation On Two Tracks This Work Period

July 12, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the need for the Senate to move forward with smart and bold investments in our nation’s traditional and human infrastructure this month along two tracks. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Moving Forward On Two Tracks With A Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill And A Budget Resolution In July

June 24, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding moving forward on a bipartisan infrastructure bill and a budget resolution in July. 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 Candace Jackson-Akiwumi To The 7th Circuit Court Of Appeals And The Senate Confirming More Of President Biden’s Judicial Nominees At This Point Than Any President In Recent History

June 24, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the nomination of Candace Jackson-Akiwumi to the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals. After today’s confirmation, the Senate will have confirmed more district and circuit court judges to the federal bench in the first six months of President Biden’s first year than any other administration in 50 years.  Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:


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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Urging Biden Administration To Extend Pause On Student Loan Payments

June 23, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding his bicameral letter calling on the Biden administration to extend the pause on student loan payments. 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 On Two Tracks With Infrastructure Legislation

June 23, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding continued work on infrastructure legislation through both the bipartisan group and through the budget reconciliation process. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Continuing The Fight To Protect Our Democracy After Republicans Blocked Debate On Critical Voting Rights Legislation Yesterday

June 23, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding Senate Republicans yesterday blocking debate on legislation that would defend voting rights and protect American democracy. Senator Schumer reiterated that the fight against modern-day voter suppression is just beginning. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Continuing To Confirm President Biden’s Cybersecurity And Judicial Nominees This Week

June 23, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the Senate’s continued work confirming President Biden’s nominees to bring both balance and diversity to the federal courts. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks After Republicans Blocked A Senate Vote On Debating Key Voting Rights Legislation

June 22, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor after Republicans blocked debate on key voting rights legislation. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks In Advance Of Senate Vote On Debating Key Voting Rights Legislation

June 22, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the Senate vote on cloture on the motion to proceed to debate on key voting rights legislation. 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 Begin Debate On Legislation To Defend Americans’ Voting Rights And Protect Our Democracy

June 22, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the today’s vote to begin debate on major legislation that would protect voting rights and safeguard our democracy. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Crucial Vote Tomorrow On Starting Debate On Legislation To Protect Americans’ Voting Rights

June 21, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the Senate taking a crucial vote on whether to start debate on major voting rights legislation. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Bringing Forward Legislation To Protect Voting Rights And Safeguard Our Democracy

June 17, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding bringing forward legislation to protect the right to vote, strengthen our democracy, and put a stop to the tide of voter suppression flooding across our country. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Moving Forward On Two Tracks With Infrastructure Legislation

June 17, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding moving forward on infrastructure along two tracks and convening with the group of Democrats negotiating with Republicans to discuss the bipartisan track after meeting with Budget Committee Democrats yesterday.  Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Supreme Court Ruling Upholding The Affordable Care Act: “The ACA Is Here To Stay”

June 17, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the United States Supreme Court 7-2 ruling to uphold the Affordable Care Act. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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TRANSCRIPT: Majority Leader Schumer Remarks At Press Conference On Passage Of Juneteenth Legislation

June 16, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today delivered remarks at a press conference on the Senate passage of Juneteenth legislation yesterday. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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