Speeches

Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Taking The Next Step To Advance Jobs And Competitiveness Legislation

March 23, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding moving forward with jobs and competitiveness legislation to lower costs, shore up our supply chains and preserve our national security. 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 Legislation To Revoke Permanent Normal Trade Relations With Russia Without Unnecessary Delay

March 23, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the need for the Senate to act quickly to revoke Permanent Normal Trade Relations (PNTR) with Russia as another step to hold Putin accountable for his invasion in Ukraine. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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

March 23, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the ongoing Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on 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 Moving To Pass Legislation To Revoke Permanent Normal Trade Relations With Russia

March 23, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor as a Senate Republican blocked the Senate from debating then voting on passage of House-passed legislation to revoke Permanent Normal Trade Relations (PNTR) with Russia. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Senate Democrats’ Continuing Work To Lower Costs

March 22, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding Senate Democrats’ work to lower costs, including moving forward on jobs and competitiveness legislation and holding hearings on the cost of child care. 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 Move Quickly To Pass Legislation To Revoke Permanent Normal Trade Relations With Russia

March 22, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the need to pass legislation to revoke permanent normal trade relations with Russia and to hold Putin accountable for his illegal war in Ukraine. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing On the Nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson To The Supreme Court

March 21, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor on the Senate Judiciary beginning its hearing on 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 The Need For The Senate To Take The Next Steps To Advance Jobs and Competitiveness Legislation

March 21, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor on the need to move towards a conference on jobs and competitiveness legislation. 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 Legislation To Revoke Permanent Normal Trade Relations With Russia Without Delay

March 21, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding legislation to revoke Permanent Normal Trade Relations (PNTR) with Russia in response to Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Senate Democrats Continuing Work To Lower Costs And Expand Opportunities For American Families

March 21, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding Senate Democrats holding hearings on child care, home care services, and clean energy. 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 Alaska Congressman Don Young

March 21, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the passing of Alaska Congressman Don Young. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Taking Next Step Towards Conference On Bipartisan Jobs And Competitiveness Legislation

March 17, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding moving forward with bipartisan jobs and competitiveness legislation to fix supply chains and ultimately lower costs. Senator Schumer filed cloture on the motion to proceed to the House-passed America COMPETES Act for the purpose of going to conference with the House. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Legislation To Revoke Permanent Normal Trade Relations With Russia

March 17, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding today’s House vote to revoke permanent normal trade relations with Russia. Senator Schumer stated that he expects the legislation to have broad support in the Senate. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Senate Moving Forward President Biden’s Judicial Nominees And Next Week’s Judiciary Committee Hearing On The Nomination Of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson To The Supreme Court

March 17, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor on the Senate moving forward more of President Biden’s judicial nominees, including Judge Ali Nathan to the Second Circuit and 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 Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s Virtual Address To The U.S. Congress

March 16, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding this morning’s virtual address to the U.S. Congress by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Senate Democrats’ Continued Focus On Lowering Costs For American Families

March 16, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor on the steps that Senate Democrats are taking to address the rising cost of prescription drugs, to hold oil and gas companies accountable, and to alleviate bottlenecks in the supply chain. 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 Bipartisan Resolution Condemning Vladimir Putin For Atrocities And Alleged War Crimes Against The People Of Ukraine

March 15, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor before the Senate passed S. Res. 546, condemning Vladimir Putin and others for committing atrocities and alleged war crimes against the people of Ukraine, by unanimous consent. 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

March 15, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor on 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 The Senate Voting This Week To Confirm President Biden’s Judicial And Executive Nominations

March 15, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding Senate Democrats’ votes this week to confirm President Biden’s well-qualified and diverse nominees, including the historic confirmation of Shalanda Young to serve as Director of the Office of Management and Budget.  Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks In Advance Of President Biden Signing The 2022 Omnibus Funding Bill

March 15, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor ahead of President Biden signing the 2022 omnibus funding bill into law this afternoon which will provide aid for Ukraine, reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act, and lower out-of-pocket costs for the American people. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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