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‘Universal Agreement’ That Reconciliation Compromise Is Necessary: Schumer

After Democrats gathered at a Tuesday lunch to discuss their long-delayed reconciliation bill, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) reported that there was “universal agreement” that a compromise must be reached as divisions in the party continue to hold up the legislative process. Democrats are now months off schedule in passing their reconciliation bill, as […]

Chuck Schumer Dances with Stephen Colbert While Americans, Allies Are Stranded in Afghanistan

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, the New York Democrat, was caught on camera dancing around outside with Stephen Colbert, the late-night talk show host, at the same time, thousands of Americans are trapped in Afghanistan with Afghan allies. In a clip over 20 seconds long, Schumer is seen dancing with a mask on and Stephen […]

Pelosi & Schumer Claim ‘Climate Crisis Will Be Worse Than Covid’ Unless They Take Action

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and House speaker Nancy Pelosi have claimed that the climate criris will be far worse than the covid pandemic and have vowed to take action. Schumer said that the Democrats are ready to respond to the crisis with “big, bold action” unlike anything the US and “this world has ever […]

Jewish New Yorkers march to Schumer’s home, demand end to ethnic cleansing in Palestine

On May 14 hundreds of Jewish New Yorkers protested in front of Senator Chuck Schumer’s house (D-NY) demanding an end to ethnic cleansing in Palestine. The Senate Majority Leader is a longtime supporter of Israel. The demonstration was organized by Jewish Voice for Peace – NYC. After a number of activists made speeches at Grand […]

Senator Chuck Schumer to Meron mourners: ‘I have deep faith in Hashem’

Following the tragedy on Mount Meron last week in Israel, Senate Majority leader Chuck Schumer visited families in New York who lost a loved one to express his condolences as they sit shiva (Jewish period of mourning). The families of the victims sat for the week of shiva, the Jewish rituals of mourning during which the bereaved receive […]

Schumer makes key recommendations for U.S. attorneys in New York

While the decisions are ultimately President Joe Biden’s to make, Schumer’s imprimatur makes them the favorites to be nominated. If confirmed, Williams would be the first Black man to hold the Southern District’s top job. He has worked in the office since 2012 and presently oversees its office’s Securities and Commodities Fraud task force. “Damian […]

Orthodox Jewish groups thank Chuck Schumer for COVID-19 relief package

The move came over the objections of some Democratic leaders, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and public school advocates who have fought efforts to funnel federal money to private schools. The National Education Association expressed “strong disappointment” at what it called a “Betsy DeVos-era” policy, referring to former President Donald Trump’s education secretary. The funding did […]

Schumer calls on Andrew Cuomo to step down

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Schumer, Gillibrand join call for Cuomo to resign over harassment allegations

ALBANY, New York (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo confronted a stunning series of defections Friday amid allegations of sexual harassment that left the high-profile Democrat fighting for his political survival, angry and alone. By day’s end, the three-term governor had lost the support of almost the entire 29-member New York congressional delegation and […]

Senator Chuck Schumer BEGS Serial Sex Assaulter Gov. Cuomo to Resign

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer on Friday begged New York governor Andrew Cuomo to reign immediately, amid the mounting sexual assault allegations against him. In a joint statement with Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, the pair urged Cuomo to resign as the nursing home deaths scandals and sexual assault scandals do damage to the Democratic Party’s image. […]

Chuck Schumer Claims Biden ‘Inherited’ Border Mess From ‘Nasty’ Donald Trump

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer has claimed said that President Joe Biden has “inherited” a huge mess on the US-Mexico border from former President Donald Trump. Schumer’s comments were made Thursday on ABC’s “The View where he claimed that one of problems with the Trump administration is that they were so incompetent. You can unsubscribe […]

Schumer: Hope GOP Will Work with Us Now That They See ‘We Can Do It Without Them’

During an interview aired on Tuesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “AC360,” Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) stated that getting “big, bold change done” is the most important priority of Democrats, and that he hopes “that now that Republicans have seen we can do it without them, that they’ll realize they ought to try to work […]

Paul: If We Are Going to Criminalize Speech — Schumer, Maxine Waters, Ilhan Omar Should Be Held Accountable

During this weekend’s broadcast of “Fox News Sunday,” Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) argued if Democrats were going to proceed by operating on the claim former President Donald Trump incite violence on Capitol Hill, then the standard should be applied to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Reps. Maxine Waters (D-CA) and Ilhan Omar (D-MN) […]

Democrats Will Get “Big, Bold Change – No Matter What” Says Chuck Schumer

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said that Democrats must tackle issues like “improving our democracy. Making D.C. a state, automatic voter registration” and that failure is not an option. On Saturday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “PoliticsNation” Schumer also vowed that Democrats will get “big, bold change… no matter what.” Breitbart reports: He also commented on the […]

Schumer: We Have to Address Issues Like D.C. Statehood, Automatic Voter Registration, We’ll Get ‘Big, Bold Change’ ‘No Matter What’

On Saturday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “PoliticsNation,” Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) stated that Democrats must tackle issues like “improving our democracy. Making D.C. a state, automatic voter registration,” and vowed Democrats will get “big, bold change” “no matter what.” He also commented on the possibility of abolishing the filibuster by stating, “failure is not […]

Chuck Schumer: It’s a ‘Great Day’ for Joe Biden to Cancel Student Debt

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) on Friday nudged President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris to cancel student debt — a long-held agenda item for progressives. “Today would be a great day for President Biden and Vice President Harris to #CancelStudentDebt,” Schumer said in a Friday tweet: Today would be a great day […]

Schumer: Trump must be investigated for ‘attempted sedition’

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Schumer Announces Start Of Impeachment Trial Saying Trump Incited An ERECTION Against US

Chuck Schumer accused Donald Trump of inciting an ‘erection’ instead of an insurrection on Friday. At the time the Senate Majority Leader was announcing that the House’s article of impeachment was being sent to the Senate on Monday, kicking off the start of Trump’s impeachment trial which will begin the week of Feb. 8. After […]

Schumer: Impeachment Trial will Begin Week of February 8

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) announced Friday that former President Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial will begin the week of February 8th. “Both the House managers and the defense will have a period of time to draft their legal briefs just as they did in previous trials. …Once the briefs are drafted, the presentation […]

Joe Biden’s Amnesty Push Absent from Schumer’s 3 ‘Essential’ Agenda Items

President Biden’s massive amnesty push is noticeably absent from Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer’s (D-NY) top three “essential” agenda items, which the New York lawmaker outlined on Friday. Prior to officially assuming office, Biden’s team began pushing his aggressive immigration plan, which will essentially grant U.S. citizenship to anyone who can prove they were in […]

Chuck Schumer is now the highest-ranking elected Jewish official ever

Chuck Schumer could not let the moment pass without mentioning its Jewish history. Georgia’s new senators, Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock, were sworn in on Wednesday, making Schumer the new Senate majority leader — the first-ever Jew in that powerful role. Never afraid to reference his Yiddishkeit, Schumer recalled his roots in an address in […]

MISSION ACCOMPLISHED: Pelosi & Schumer Vow to Eject Trump From White House Over ‘Insurrection’

Democrat leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer have vowed to remove President Trump from office before his term expires. With less than two weeks left in the White House, the Democrats are now desperately attempting to force Trump to leave either by impeachment or by invoking the 25th Amendment. This would prevent Trump from ever […]

Greenwald: “Obscene and Reckless” for Schumer to Compare Pro-Trump Protest to Pearl Harbor

Journalist Glenn Greenwald slammed Democrat Senator Chuck Schumer as “obscene and reckless” for comparing Wednesday’s Capitol Hill protest to Pearl Harbor – an attack which resulted in 2,400 American deaths. Following Wednesday’s unrest in the Capitol, Schumer gave a speech on the Senate floor in which he said January 6 was a date which would […]

Chuck Schumer Attacks Trump Supporters: ‘the People Who Follow Him’

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer slammed President Trump and “the people who follow him” on Wednesday night in the wake of the protests earlier that day. Schumer declared: But make no mistake, make no mistake, my friends, today’s event did not happen spontaneously. The president, who promoted conspiracy theories and motivated these thugs, the president, […]

Chuck Schumer Condemns Trump Supporters: ‘The People Who Follow Him’

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) used a speech on the Senate floor Wednesday evening to attack President Donald Trump and “the people who follow him” in the wake of deadly riots that overran the Capitol earlier in the day. Schumer said: But make no mistake, make no mistake, my friends, today’s event did not […]

Chuck Schumer: ‘No Democrats Will Object’ in the Senate to $2,000 Stimulus Checks

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said no Senate Democrats will object to increasing $600 coronavirus relief stimulus checks to $2,000. He made the announcement Sunday night following President Trump’s decision to sign the $2.3 trillion coronavirus relief and government spending bill passed by Congress last week. “The House will pass a bill to give […]

GOP Rep. Reschenthaler: Schumer, Wyden ‘Meddled’ with FBI by Telling Them How to Handle Biden Family Investigations

On Friday’s broadcast of the Fox Business Network’s “Evening Edit,” Rep. Guy Reschenthaler (R-PA) stated that Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) “meddled” when they sent a letter to FBI Director Christopher Wray back in October urging him to “resist pressure from President Trump and other partisan actors to take any […]

Schumer: ‘I Agree’ with Biden Planning to Give Trans Students Access to Sports, Bathrooms, Locker Rooms Based on Identity

During a press conference on Tuesday, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said he agrees with Joe Biden’s plan to grant transgender children access to sports, bathrooms, and locker rooms according to their gender identity. Schumer was asked, “Joe Biden said that on his first day of office, he will give transgender students access to […]

Schumer Says Hearings for Biden Cabinet Picks Must Start Before Inauguration

US Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer wants confirmation hearings to begin for Joe Biden’s cabinet appointees before the inauguration. Schumer said on Monday that Senate hearings on the cabinet nominees should begin immediately after the Georgia run-off elections on January 5, allowing for confirmations to be completed on Biden’s January 20 inauguration day and soon […]

De Blasio, Schumer Break Social Distancing Guidelines to Celebrate Biden Win

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) ignored social distancing guidelines as they took to the streets to celebrate the mainstream media’s announcement that Joe Biden would be the next president, taking photos and talking with other Biden supporters. While de Blasio maintained the use of a face mask, he did […]

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