Speeches

Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Announcement Of A Bipartisan Agreement To Reauthorize The Violence Against Women’s Act

February 10, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding yesterday’s announcement that a bipartisan agreement has been reached to reauthorize the Violence Against Women’s Act. Senator Schumer expressed hope the Senate will have the support to move forward with the legislation in the near future. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Continuing To Confirm More Of President Biden’s Highly-Qualified Nominees

February 9, 2022

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

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Legislation To Address Stock Trading By Members Of Congress

February 9, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding stock trading and members of Congress. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:


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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Bringing The House-Passed Bipartisan Postal Reform Legislation To The Senate Floor And Providing An Update On Government Funding Negotiations

February 9, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding bringing the House-passed bipartisan postal reform bill to the Senate floor for a vote before the Presidents’ Day recess. Senator Schumer also provided an update on negotiations over a full year agreement to fund the government. 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 Bipartisan Legislation To End Forced Arbitration For Sexual Assault And Sexual Harassment Before The End Of This Week

February 9, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding his intention to have the Senate take action on bipartisan legislation to eliminate forced arbitration for sexual harassment and assault before the end of this week. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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TRANSCRIPT: Majority Leader Schumer Remarks At Foreign Relations Committee Introducing Nick Perry As Nominee For Ambassador To Jamaica And Randi Levine As Nominee For Ambassador To Portugal

February 8, 2022

Washington, D.C. -  Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today delivered remarks at the Senate Foreign Relations Committee introducing Nick Perry as nominee for Ambassador to Jamaica and Randi Levine as nominee for Ambassador to Portugal. Senator Schumer also recognized the nominations of Professor Deborah Lipstadt to serve as the State Department’s Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism and Laura Dogu as nominee for Ambassador to Honduras. Below are Senator Schumer’s more...


Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The CR And Funding The Government

February 8, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the House introduced legislation to fund the government until March 11th as negotiations continue on a full year funding agreement. 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 Bipartisan Legislation To End Forced Arbitration For Sexual Assault And Sexual Harassment As Soon As This Week

February 8, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the House-approved bill to end forced arbitration for sexual assault and sexual harassment. Senator Schumer also reiterated his intention to move on this bill in the Senate as quickly as this week. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Continuing To Confirm President Biden’s Highly Qualified Nominees And Advancing The Nominations Of Key Administration Officials

February 8, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding continuing to confirm more of President Biden’s qualified nominees, including Amy Gutmann as U.S. Ambassador to Germany. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Condemning Bomb Threats Against Historically Black Colleges And Universities

February 7, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the wave of anonymous bomb threats at dozens of Historically Black Colleges and Universities across the country. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Rebuking The Republican National Committee For Their False Declaration That The January 6th Violent Insurrection Was “Legitimate Political Discourse”

February 7, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the RNC declaring in a censure resolution that the January 6th  violent insurrection was “legitimate political discourse.” Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Historic Economic Recovery Under President Biden And Continuing Work To Pass Legislation To Relieve Supply Chains, Lower Costs, And Bring Jobs Back From Overseas

February 7, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the historic economic recovery in President Biden’s first year and moving quickly to a conference on legislation that will lower costs, increase wages, and bring jobs back from overseas while creating more jobs right here at home. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:


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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Advancing Legislation To End Forced Arbitration For Sexual Assault And Sexual Harassment As Soon As This Week

February 7, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding his intention to move as soon as this week to pass bipartisan legislation to end forced arbitration for sexual assault and sexual harassment. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Meeting With President Biden And Confirming The First Black Woman To The Supreme Court

February 3, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding his meeting with President Biden yesterday and the importance of nominating and confirming the first Black woman to the Supreme Court. Senator Schumer also reiterated his commitment to move quickly to consider and confirm President Biden’s nominee. 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. Counterterrorism Operation Resulting In The Killing Of Top ISIS Leader

February 3, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding this morning’s strike carried out by our Armed Forces that killed the leader of ISIS. 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 Legislation To Relieve Supply Chains And Lower Costs

February 3, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the need to pass legislation that will help lower costs, relieve U.S. supply chains, and bring manufacturing back to the United States. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Far-Right Effort To Ban Books

February 3, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the recent Orwellian attacks from the far-right in efforts to ban hundreds of  books that explore issues of racism or identity or social injustice. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Far-Right Effort To Ban Books

February 3, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the recent Orwellian attacks from the far-right in efforts to ban hundreds of  books that explore issues of racism or identity or social injustice. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Continuing To Confirm President Biden’s Highly Qualified Nominees

February 3, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding moving forward with confirming more of President Biden’s qualified nominees to the administration and the bench. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Far-Right Effort To Ban Books

February 2, 2022

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the recent Orwellian trend by far-right extremists to ban hundreds of book titles from schools and public libraries. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks, which can also be viewed here:

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