Speeches

Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Announcing Senate Vote Next Week To Codify A Woman’s Right To Choose Into Federal Law

May 5, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor to announce that the U.S. Senate is going to vote next week on legislation to codify a woman’s right to seek an abortion into federal law. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Today’s Votes To Move Towards A Conference On Jobs And Competitiveness Legislation

May 4, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor to announce that this afternoon, the Senate will hold several votes on motions to instruct in order to move forward with the jobs and competitiveness legislation that will strengthen supply chains, bring back American manufacturing, and renew American innovation.  Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Republicans’ Responsibility For The Supreme Court’s Draft Decision To Overturn Roe And The Urgent Need To Protect A Woman’s Right To Choose

May 4, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the reported draft Supreme Court decision overturning the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling and the Republicans’ responsibility in creating a Supreme Court extreme enough to draft this decision. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

  

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TRANSCRIPT: At A Press Conference On The Senate Steps With Senate Democrats, Majority Leader Schumer Speaks On The Urgent Need To Protect A Woman’s Right to Choose

May 3, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today delivered remarks at a press conference with other Senate Democrats in response to the leaked draft Supreme Court decision that would overturn Roe v. Wade, jeopardizing a woman’s right to choose and the rights of millions of Americans. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Announcing Senate Vote To Codify Roe v. Wade Following Reported Roberts Court Decision To Overturn Settled Law

May 3, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding media reports of a draft Supreme Court decision overturning the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Need To Provide Emergency Assistance To Support The People Of Ukraine And Fund Our Continued COVID Response

May 2, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the need for the Senate to approve new assistance to support the Ukrainian people as they continue their fight against Putin’s illegal war and to support our ongoing COVID response. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Dangerous And Sickening Antisemitic Comments Made By Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov

May 2, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor condemning antisemitic comments made by Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov over the weekend. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Urgent Need For The Senate To Approve Emergency Funding For Ukraine And Funding To Support Our Continued COVID Response

April 28, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the urgent need for the Senate to approve President Biden’s request for emergency funding to help to the Ukrainian people and continue our COVID response. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Confirming Critical Public Safety Officials And The Need To Confirm Other Critical Biden Nominees Including Federal Reserve Nominee Lisa Cook

April 28, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor on Senate action last night to confirm U.S. Attorneys and U.S. Marshals whose nominations had previously been blocked by Republicans. He also emphasized the need to get Federal Reserve nominee Lisa Cook and other well-qualified nominees confirmed as soon as possible, despite Senate Republicans’ efforts to block the confirmation. 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 New Democratic Legislative Efforts To Lower Gas Prices For American Families

April 28, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke at a press conference with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Senate Commerce Chair Maria Cantwell (D-WA), and House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone (D-NJ) on new legislative efforts to lower gas prices for American families. Below is a transcript of Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On New Democratic Actions To Lower Gas Prices

April 28, 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 gas prices, including confirming Alvaro Bedoya to the FTC. Senator Schumer announced he intends to put legislation to ease the pain of gas prices on the floor of the Senate. 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 Move To Conference On Critical Jobs And Competition Legislation

April 28, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the path forward to conference on the jobs and competition legislation to bring back American manufacturing, strengthen supply chains, and unleash another generation of American innovation. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Remarks Announcing A Path Forward To Conference On Jobs And Competition Legislation

April 27, 2022

Washington, D.C. - Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today delivered remarks announcing that tomorrow, the Senate will vote on formally moving to conference with the House on jobs and competitiveness legislation. Under the agreement, the Senate will vote on a series of motions to instruct conferees next week. Below are Senator Schumer's remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Celebrating The Life Of Secretary Of State Madeleine Albright

April 27, 2022

Washington, D.C, - Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding today's celebration of the life of Secretary of State Madeleine Albright. Below are Senator Schumer's remarks, which can also be viewed here

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Senate Democrats’ Efforts To Lower Gas Prices And Confirm President Biden’s Nominee To the Federal Trade Commission

April 27, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding Senate Democrats’ focus on lowering costs for the American people and the need to confirm President Biden’s nominee to the FTC, Alvaro Bedoya. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Remarks Calling On The Biden Administration To Cancel Student Loan Debt

April 27, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today delivered remarks urging President Biden to cancel $50,000 in student loan debt. 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 For The Senate To Approve Support For The People Of Ukraine And Fund Our Ongoing COVID Response

April 27, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor on the need for additional funding to support the Ukrainian people against Putin’s aggression and to continue our COVID response. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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TRANSCRIPT: Majority Leader Schumer Remarks At Judiciary Committee Introducing Nusrat Choudhury As Nominee To Be District Judge For The Eastern District Of New York

April 27, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today delivered remarks at the Senate Judiciary Committee introducing Nusrat Choudhury, who would be the first Muslim American woman to serve as federal judge if confirmed, as nominee for federal Judge for New York’s Eastern District. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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

April 26, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor on the need to take action this week to confirm more of President Biden’s nominees and working 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 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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