Speeches

Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Supporting The Repeal Of The 2002 Authorization For The Use Of Military Force In Iraq And Announcing The Senate Will Vote On Repeal Of The Iraq War AUMF This Year

June 16, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding his support for the repeal of 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: Senate Democrats Will Hold A Special Caucus Meeting To Continue Discussing The Best Path Forward To Achieve Voting Rights Legislation

June 16, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the caucus’s meeting with Texas Democratic state legislators and Senator Schumer’s intention to hold another special caucus meeting to continue discussing the best path forward to achieve 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 President Biden’s Nomination Of Myrna Pérez To The Second Circuit And Applauding President Biden’s Commitment Bringing Balance And Professional And Personal Diversity Back To The Judiciary

June 16, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding President Biden’s intention to formally nominate Myrna Pérez to the Second Circuit Court of Appeals and Democrats’ desire to bring balance, experience, and professional and personal diversity back to the judiciary. 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 Infrastructure On Two Tracks And Meeting With Budget Committee Democrats On Producing A Budget Resolution Later Today

June 16, 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 on two tracks and on the need for a budget resolution that will put the United States on track for significant reductions in emissions. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The FBI Assessment Of The Dangers Posed By QAnon And The Persistent Threat Of Domestic Extremists

June 15, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the recent FBI assessment that finds the threat of QAnon and violent domestic extremism. Senator Schumer added that this report further strengthens the argument for an independent January 6th commission. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On President Biden’s Meeting With Vladimir Putin And The Senate’s Efforts To Counter The Threat Of Cyberattacks

June 15, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding President Biden’s upcoming meeting with Vladimir Putin and the need to combat cyber-crime, harden our cybersecurity, and condemn Russian aggression in the cyberspace. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Senate Standing United Against Antisemitism

June 15, 2021

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

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Meeting With Texas State Democrats On The Rising Tide Of Republican Voter Suppression Laws And Bringing Major Voting Rights Legislation To The Senate Floor Next Week

June 15, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the rising tide of Republican voter suppression laws and his intent to bring major voting rights legislation to the Senate floor next week. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks: Appalling Politicization Of The Justice Department Under President Trump Must Be Investigated; Former Attorneys General Barr And Sessions Must Testify Before The Senate Judiciary Committee Under Oath Following Reports Of Secret Subpoenas Of Personal Data Of Members Of Congress

June 14, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the need for former Attorneys General Barr and Sessions and other officials who were involved in the subpoenaing of personal phone records of members of Congress last year to be investigated by the DOJ and Congress. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Senate’s Continued Work On Infrastructure, The Crucial Importance Of Acting On Voting Rights Legislation, And Continuing To Confirm President Biden’s Nominees, Including Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson To The DC Circuit Later Today

June 14, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the Senate working on two tracks to pass big, bold infrastructure legislation that delivers on climate change, the importance of acting on voting rights legislation this month, and the Senate’s continued action to confirm President Biden’s well-qualified nominees. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

 

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Somber Milestone Of 600,000 COVID-19 Related Deaths In The United States

June 14, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the somber milestone of 600,000 American lives lost from COVID-19. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Calling For Relevant Committee Chairs To Conduct A Government-Wide Review On The Threat Of Cyberattacks

June 10, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the increase in cybersecurity attacks and the importance of having the necessary resources to take on this growing threat. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks: The Republican Party Is Now Wrapped Around The Axle Of The Big Lie

June 10, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the Big Lie and Washington Republicans’ unwillingness to stand up to Donald Trump. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Life And Legacy Of Robert Katzmann, Former Chief Judge Of The Second Circuit Court Of Appeals

June 10, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the passing of Judge Robert Katzmann who served as Chief Judge of the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Senate’s Productive Week, Passing The Landmark Bipartisan U.S. Innovation And Competition Act And Confirming President Biden’s First Judicial Nominees, And Announcing His Intent To Consider The Nominations Of Lina Kahn To The FTC And Others Next Week

June 10, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the Senate’s productive week which saw the passage of the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act and the confirmation of President Biden’s first judicial nominees. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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TRANSCRIPT: Majority Leader Schumer Remarks At Senate Judiciary Committee Introducing Eunice Lee, His Recommendation To The Second Circuit Court Of Appeals

June 9, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke delivered remarks at the Senate Judiciary Committee and introduced Eunice Lee to be a Judge on the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. 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 The U.S. Innovation And Competition Act, A Turning Point For American Leadership In The 21st Century

June 9, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the passage of the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act which will boost American science, technology, and innovation for decades to come. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Republicans’ Refusal To Debate Equal Pay For Women In America

June 9, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the Republicans’ partisan blockage of legislation that would close the wage gap and ensure equal pay for women. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Filing Cloture On Judge Kentanji Brown Jackson To The DC Circuit And Moving Quickly To Confirm President Biden’s Diverse And Well Qualified Judicial Nominees

June 9, 2021

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

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Republicans’ Refusal To Debate The Paycheck Fairness Act

June 8, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the Senate Republicans’ refusal to even debate legislation that would help provide equal pay for women. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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