Speeches

Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Eviction Moratorium And Urging State Governments To Better Distribute Emergency Rental Assistance

August 4, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the CDC eviction moratorium in areas with high levels of COVID transmission. He also urged state governments to do a better job of getting that support out the door and into the hands of Americans who need help. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Moving Full Steam Ahead On The Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Including The Consideration Of Additional Amendments Today

August 4, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the great progress made on the bipartisan infrastructure bill. Senator Schumer added senators should expect multiple roll call votes this afternoon. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Foreign Relations Committee Vote On Repeal Of The 2002 Authorization For The Use Of Military Force In Iraq And Reiterating Support For Repeal Of The 2002 AUMF

August 4, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding today’s Foreign Relations Committee Vote on repeal of the 2002 authorization for the use of military force in Iraq, reiterating his support for the repeal effort and his intention to bring the repeal up for a vote in the Senate later this year in consultation with Chairman Menendez. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Providing An Update On The Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill

August 3, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding moving forward with the bipartisan infrastructure bill and efficiently considering as many germane amendments as possible. Senator Schumer reiterated the Senate will stay until its work is done.  Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Passage Of Legislation To Award Congressional Gold Medals To U.S. Capitol And Metropolitan Police Who Protected The U.S. Capitol On January 6th

August 3, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding awarding the Capitol and D.C. Metropolitan Police with the Congressional Gold Medal for their displays of bravery, sacrifice, and selflessness. The Senate passed the resolution awarding the Congressional Gold Medal by unanimous consent.  Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Moving Forward With Consideration Of Bipartisan Infrastructure Legislation

August 2, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding moving forward with the bipartisan infrastructure bill including the consideration of the first tranche of bipartisan amendments.  Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Introducing The Text of Bipartisan Infrastructure Legislation For Consideration By The Senate

August 1, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor in advance of making the text of the bipartisan infrastructure legislation the substitute amendment of the pending legislative vehicle, beginning its consideration by the full Senate. Senator Schumer reiterated that after consideration of the bipartisan infrastructure legislation, he will put forward the budget resolution.  Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Providing An Update On Infrastructure Legislation And On Moving Forward On Two Tracks With Bipartisan Legislation And A Budget Resolution With Reconciliation Instructions

August 1, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the need to complete both the bipartisan infrastructure package and the budget resolution with reconciliation instructions.  Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Providing An Update On Bipartisan Infrastructure Legislation In Senate

August 1, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor to give an update on bipartisan infrastructure legislation in the Senate.  Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Providing An Update On Bipartisan Infrastructure Legislation In Senate

July 31, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor and provided an update on consideration of bipartisan infrastructure legislation. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks: more...


Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Providing An Update On Bipartisan Infrastructure Legislation In Senate

July 31, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor and provided an update on consideration of bipartisan infrastructure legislation. Schumer reiterated that the Senate will move forward both the bipartisan bill and the budget resolution during this work period. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:


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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Providing An Update On Floor Consideration Of Bipartisan Infrastructure Legislation

July 30, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding next steps on infrastructure legislation and reiterated he will offer the bipartisan text as the substitute amendment to the legislative vehicle, setting it up for consideration by the Senate. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Moving Forward With Infrastructure Legislation And Today’s Vote On Confirmation Of Ur Jaddou As Director Of The US Citizenship And Immigration Services

July 30, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding today’s vote to confirm Ur Mendoza Jaddou as Director of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Senator Schumer also spoke on today’s procedural vote to move forward with the bipartisan infrastructure bill and his intention to offer the text of the bipartisan agreement as the substitute amendment. Senator Schumer also reiterated that the Senate remains on track to reach its goal of passing both a bipartisan infrastructure bill and a budget resolution with reconciliation instructions before the start of the August recess. 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 Senator Carl Levin Of Michigan

July 30, 2021

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

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks: It’s Time For The Senate To Take Up And Pass The Bipartisan Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Bill For Capitol Police And Security Funding

July 29, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the need to pass the bipartisan emergency supplemental appropriations bill to replenish funds for the Capitol Police and provide our National Guard the resources they need to do a very difficult job. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Last Night’s Bipartisan Vote To Move Forward On Infrastructure Legislation And The Need To Pass The Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill And The Budget Resolution Before The End Of The Work Period

July 29, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding last night’s vote to begin debate on the bipartisan infrastructure legislation. Senator Schumer also reiterated his intention to pass both the bipartisan infrastructure bill and a budget resolution during this work period and discussed the progress made under the Biden administration as demonstrated by today’s GDP report. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Bipartisan Vote To Start The Process On Infrastructure Legislation And The Senate Being On Track To Pass A Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill And The Budget Resolution Before The End Of The Work Period

July 28, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor after the Senate took the first step to consider a bipartisan infrastructure bill, reiterating the need for the Senate to successfully pass a bipartisan infrastructure bill and the budget resolution with reconciliation instructions before the Senate adjourns for August recess. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks.

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Need To Protect The Rights Of Workers And Confirming Gwynne Wilcox And David Prouty To The National Labor Relations Board

July 28, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the importance of reinvigorating the labor movement and protecting worker rights starting with Senate action today to confirm Gwynne Wilcox and David Prouty to the National Labor Relations Board. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Bipartisan Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Bill To Fund The Capitol Police, Reimburse Our National Guard, And Secure The Capitol Complex

July 28, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the emergency supplemental appropriations bill that will support the Capitol Police, reimburse our National Guard, and secure the Capitol Complex. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Providing An Update On Infrastructure Legislation And Announcing Senators Should Be Prepared To Vote On Cloture On The Motion To Proceed To Bipartisan Infrastructure Legislation As Early As Tonight

July 28, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding an update on the bipartisan infrastructure legislation and announced that senators should be prepared to vote on cloture on the motion to process as early as tonight. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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