Speeches

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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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Critical Senate Markups Of The For The People Act And The Endless Frontier Act This Week

May 10, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the critical committee markups of S.1, the For the People Act, and the Endless Frontier Act. Senator Schumer also laid out plans to continue the Senate’s work 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 Extraordinary Progress Made In The Shared First 100 Days Of President Biden And The Senate Democratic Majority, President Biden’s Joint Address To Congress, And The Important Work Ahead

April 29, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the 100th day of the Biden presidency and the Senate Democratic majority following President Biden’s joint address to Congress. Senator Schumer also laid out what has been accomplished so far under the Biden administration and the Democratic majorities in Congress, and how the Senate will continue to build on this progress. 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 Legislation To Combat Climate Change By Reinstating EPA Methane Emissions Standards

April 28, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the floor in advance of Senate passage of a Congressional Review Act resolution to reinstate EPA methane emissions rules. Schumer called this a major step in fighting climate change. The Trump administration had reversed the Obama administration’s methane rules despite broad support. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Senate Taking A Major Step To Combat Climate Change By Reinstating Safeguards Against Methane Emissions

April 28, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the floor regarding today’s vote to re-impose commonsense regulations against methane leaks from the oil and gas industry. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Unveiling Of President Biden’s Landmark American Families Plan

April 28, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the floor regarding President Biden’s American Families Plan that combines infrastructure that matches a 21st Century economy, and human infrastructure that allows our workers and families to succeed in it.  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’s Address To A Joint Session Of Congress And The Progress Made During The First 100 Days

April 28, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the floor regarding President Biden’s upcoming address to a joint session of Congress and highlighting the administration’s progress in first 100 days.  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 Work This Week To Confirm Critical Members Of President Biden’s Team And Pass The Water Infrastructure Bill

April 27, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the floor regarding the need to confirm critical members of President Biden’s team today and the Senate’s work to pass the water infrastructure bill before the end of the week. 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 Successful Confirmation Of President Biden’s Team In the First 100 Days: “Now More Than Ever Before, We Have A Cabinet That Looks Like America.”

April 27, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the floor regarding the progress and accomplishments of the first 100 days of the Biden presidency and the new Senate Democratic Majority, focusing today on the confirmation of President Biden’s historic team.  Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Senate Action On Methane CRA And Water Infrastructure This Week

April 26, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the floor regarding the Senate schedule for the week, focusing on working to continue to put in place President Biden’s team; the bipartisan water infrastructure bill; and fighting climate change by overturning the Trump Administration’s reversal of the Obama administration methane rule via a Congressional Review Act resolution.  Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Biden Administration and Senate Democrats’ Historically Productive First 100 Days

April 26, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor reflecting on what the Democratic-led Senate and Biden administration have accomplished during their shared first 100 days and what it means for the American people. 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 Anti-Asian Hate Crimes Bill

April 22, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the floor shortly before the Senate passed the Anti-Asian Hate Crimes bill by a vote of 94-1. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks: 

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Reports President Biden Will Become First Sitting President To Formally Recognize The Armenian Genocide

April 22, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding President Biden’s reported upcoming announcement to  formally recognize the Armenian genocide. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Upcoming House Passage Of Legislation To Grant Statehood To The District Of Columbia

April 22, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding today’s House vote on D.C. statehood legislation and Republicans’ efforts to restrict voting rights across the country and to deny equal representation in Congress to hundreds of thousands of Americans. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks In Advance Of Today’s Vote On Passage Of The Anti-Asian Hate Crimes Bill

April 22, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the vote today on the Anti-Asian Hate Crimes bill and the importance of making it very clear that hate and discrimination against any group has no place in America. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Supporting The Biden Administration Plan To Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions In Half And Laying Out Senate Actions To Combat Climate Change

April 22, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the Biden Administration’s plan to return the United States to a position of global leadership by cutting greenhouse gas emissions in half and the work the Senate Democratic Majority is doing to fight climate change and build our economy. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Remarks Urging The Senate To Confirm Vanita Gupta As The Next Associate Attorney General Today

April 21, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the today’s confirmation vote on the nomination of Vanita Gupta to serve as Associate Attorney General. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks Following The Conviction Of Derek Chauvin For The Murder Of George Floyd: “We Will Not Rest Until The Senate Passes Strong Legislation To End The Systemic Bias In Law Enforcement”

April 21, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the conviction of former Officer Derek Chauvin, who was found guilty of murder yesterday for the death of George Floyd, and the need to pass legislation to end systemic bias in law enforcement. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On The Bipartisan Introduction Of The Endless Frontier Act To Invest In The Technologies In The Future And Out-Compete China

April 21, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding the introduction of the Endless Frontier Act and the need to make investments to fix dangerous weak spots in our economy and preserve our place as the world leader in science and technology. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks which can also be viewed here:

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Majority Leader Schumer Floor Remarks On Today’s Judiciary Committee Hearing Into The Despicable Surge In Republican Voter Suppression Legislation Following The 2020 Election

April 20, 2021

Washington, D.C.   Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today spoke on the Senate floor regarding today’s Judiciary Committee hearing into the rise in attacks on voting rights by Republicans in state legislatures across the country. Below are Senator Schumer’s remarks which can also be viewed here:

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