Speeches

Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Bringing Bipartisan Legislation For A January 6th Commission Up For A Vote And Urging Senate Republicans To Step Up And Join Democrats

May 20, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding his intention to bring bipartisan legislation to establish a commission to investigate the events of January 6th to the Senate floor for a vote. 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 The U.S. Innovation And Competition Act

May 20, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding Senate progress on the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act to make sure America maintains our position as the global economic leader in the 21st century. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Latest Efforts By Republican Legislatures To Impose Draconian Limits On Voting Rights And The Urgency Of Taking Action On S.1, The For The People Act

May 19, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the urgent need to move forward with, S.1, legislation to combat the rash of voter suppression laws sweeping through Republican legislatures. 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 Schumer’s Clean Cars For America Proposal Through The American Jobs Plan And The Build Back Better Agenda

May 19, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the need to accelerate the transition to zero-emission vehicles and pass Schumer’s Clean Cars for America proposal through the American Jobs Plan. 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 A January 6th Commission And Of The Dangers Posed To Our Democracy From Efforts On The Far-Right To Spread The Big Lie

May 19, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the need for a commission to investigate the events of January 6th and the dangers posed to our democracy from efforts on the far-right to spread the Big Lie. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Introducing U.S. Innovation And Competition Act

May 18, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor as he filed the bipartisan U.S. Innovation and Competition Act of 2021 as a substitute amendment to the Endless Frontier Act. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks: 

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Vote To Repeal The Trump Administration’s EEOC Rule That Made It Harder For Working Americans To Secure Justice In Workplace Discrimination Claims

May 18, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding today’s vote to overturn the Trump Administration’s EEOC rule that sided in favor of corporations and made it harder for working Americans to secure justice in workplace discrimination claims. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The U.S. Innovation And Competition Act, And The Need To Out-Innovate, Out-Produce, And Out-Compete Rival Countries’ Key Technologies

May 18, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the steps taken to move forward on the bipartisan Endless Frontier Act, which will propel our leadership in science, technology and innovation. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Ahead Of President Biden’s Trip To Michigan, And On Schumer’s Job-Creating, Carbon-Reducing Clean Cars For America Proposal, Now A Central Element Of The American Jobs Plan

May 18, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding President Biden’s trip to Michigan today and the importance of accelerating our country’s transition to zero-emission vehicles through Senator Schumer’s Clean Cars For America Proposal. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The House Vote To Pass Anti-Asian Hate Crimes Legislation

May 18, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding today’s House vote to pass the Anti-Asian Hate Crimes Bill and making progress in the fight against the racial discrimination and violence aimed at Asian Americans in recent months. 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 Trip To Michigan To Highlight The Importance Of Zero-Emission Vehicles, And On The Need To Take Action On Schumer’s Clean Cars For America Proposal As A Key Element Of The American Jobs Plan

May 17, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the president’s upcoming trip to Michigan to emphasize the importance of electric vehicles. Senator Schumer also stressed the need to pass the American Jobs Plan including his Clean Cars for America proposal. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Senate’s Top Priorities For The Week, Including Bipartisan Legislation To Bolster American Competitiveness, Boost Funding For Scientific Research And Technological Innovation

May 17, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the upcoming vote to take up the bipartisan Endless Frontier Act and efforts to prepare the United States to better compete in the 21st Century global economy. Senator Schumer also spoke on the Congressional Review Act resolution vote this week to repeal a Trump-era rule that makes it more difficult for victims of workplace discrimination to seek justice and vote to discharge the nomination of Ms. Kristen Clarke from the Judiciary Committee. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Urgency Of Confirming President Biden’s Judicial Nominees And The Need To Confirm Kristen Clarke To Be Assistant Attorney General For Civil Rights

May 13, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the responsibility to confirm President Biden’s nominations to more than 80 vacancies in the federal judiciary and redress the imbalance that the Trump administration caused by confirming hard-right judges. Senator Schumer also spoke on the importance of the nomination of Kristen Clarke to be Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Advancing The Endless Frontier Act And His Intent To Put It On The Senate Floor Next Week

May 13, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the advancement of the Endless Frontier Act out of the Commerce Committee and moving forward with bringing it 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 On Moving Forward The Endless Frontier Act With The Commerce Committee Markup

May 12, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the markup of the Endless Frontier Act in the Commerce Committee today, legislation that will address American competitiveness and security in the 21st Century. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Today’s White House Meeting And The Need For Big, Bold Action

May 12, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding today’s meeting at the White House and the need for big, bold action to meet the many challenges of our time. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Dangerous New Low Reached By The Republican Party In The Removal Of Congresswoman Liz Cheney For The Crime Of Telling The Truth

May 12, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the ouster of Representative Liz Cheney from the House Republican party leadership. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks which can also be viewed here:

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Schumer Remarks On Senate Vote On Congressional Review Act Resolution To Repeal Trump-Era True Lender Rule

May 11, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the Senate vote on the Congressional Review Act resolution to repeal the Trump Administration’s True Lender Rule that permitted predatory lenders to exploit small businesses and hardworking Americans. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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TRANSCRIPT: Majority Leader Schumer Remarks At Senate Rules Committee Markup Of S.1., The For The People Act, Legislation To Strengthen Democracy And Make It Easier, Not Harder, To Vote

May 11, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today delivered remarks at the Senate Rules Committee markup of S.1., the For The People Act, legislation that will strengthen American democracy, stop Republican voter suppression laws and protect the rights of American voters. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks: Thanks To The American Rescue Plan And Following Treasury Department Guidance, Help Is On The Way To State And Local Governments.

May 10, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the Treasury Department announcing their new program that will deliver aid to state and local governments under the American Rescue Plan. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks which can also be viewed here:

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