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Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer spoke out against the policy of separating migrant children from their parents, and said that Pres. Trump has the power to end the practice. He went on to talk about the recent ZTE decision, saying it is bad for the nation. He also spoke about recent changes to the nation's health care law Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: china, trump, van hollen
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Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) spoke on the floor briefly about the 2019 Defense Programs Bill, and mostly about this morning's announcement about an agreement with Chinese telecommunications firm, ZTE. He called attention to a bipartisan bill that reimposes the sanctions that had been in place against the company. Sen. Schumer also mentions a court case on President Trump's financial holdings. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: china, trump, canada, zte, john s. mccain, mccain, van hollen, ross, europe, north carolina
Source: Comcast Cable
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell spoke on the Senate floor announcing that the Senate will vote on President Trump's Supreme Court nominee this fall. He also spoke about the retirement and career accomplishments of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: trump, anthony kennedy
Source: Comcast Cable
Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) spoke in opposition to the nomination of Betsy DeVos to be education secretary. He also touched briefly on the president's immigration order and Russia. He was followed by Senators Murray (D-WA)), Van Hollen (D-MD) and Hirono (D-HI), all of whom spoke against the confirmation of Ms. Devos. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: russia, betsy devos, madam, ms. devos, trump, isis, alaska, maine, new york
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer spoke on the Senate floor about President Trump's potential picks for Supreme Court Justice nominees and Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: trump, roberts, mcconnell, wade, unquote, roe v. wade
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Senate Minority Leader Schumer spoke about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Senator Schumer was critical of President Trump's comments about Christine Blasey Ford at a campaign rally. The New York Democrat called on President Trump to apologized to her. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: kavanaugh, the f.b.i., trump, mcconnell, donald trump, dr. blasey ford, clintons, mcgahn
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Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer came to the floor to pay tribute to former Senator Harry Reid and First Lady Melania Trump, both of whome underwent medical procedures. He went on to talk about U.S. trade relations with China, praising Pres. Trump's position, but decrying recent moves he feels are a step back, including developments with Chinese telecom company ZTE. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: china, trump, harry reid, iran
Source: Comcast Cable
Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer spoke about the short-term government spending measure the Senate passed last night (Wednesday) and called on President Trump not veto that Continuing Resolution. The New York Democrat was critical of members of the Republican House Freedom Caucus who want additional funding for a border wall. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: trump, mr. jordan, mexico
Source: Comcast Cable
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) congratulated President Trump for starting talks with North Korea. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said he appreciated the dialog, but more needs to be negotiated before it's considered a success. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: north korea, korea, trump, kim, pompeo, south korea
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Senator Schumer (D-NY) spoke about President Trump's comments on letting the Affordable Care Act fail. Senator Schumer said it was "morally wrong to let health care collapse" and a failure of presidential leadership. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: trump, truman
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) spoke about the failed attempt to replace the Affordable Care Act, Russia's interference in the 2016 elections, and President Trump's remarks regarding with Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: russia, mueller, trump, washington, massachusetts, chuck schumer, alexander, pennsylvania, north...
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said the $13.45 billion disaster relief bill is bogged down over Puerto Rico. The U.S. island territory receives $600 million for food aid. President Trump reportedly told Senate Republicans yesterday that Puerto Rico is already getting too much money and he's opposed to additional funds for rebuilding the water system and other Puerto Rico funding. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: pennsylvania, trump, middletown
Source: Comcast Cable
Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer spoke about this week's personnel changes in the Homeland Security Department, and went on to talk about the high turnover rate in the Trump administration in general. He went on to talk about women's health issues and abortion restrictions, and, later, disaster relief funding. He also discussed recent judicial and executive nominations from President Trump. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: trump, donald trump, mattis
Source: Comcast Cable
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) spoke about President-elect Donald Trump's Cabinet nominations and the Democratic conditions for moving forward quickly. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: trump, mcconnell, mr. schumer, obama, mitch mcconnell
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) joined other Senate Democrats on Capitol Hill to talk to reporters about President Trump's Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Sponsor: U.S. Senate | Ohio Clock
Topics: kavanaugh, texas, klobuchar, donald trump, washington
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-OR), and House Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA) held a press conference on the Republican tax reform plan. They criticized the plan as a windfall for wealthy Americans at the expense of the middle class and praised an amendment offered by Rep. Brian Higgins (D-NY) that would repeal the corporate tax cuts proposed by Republicans...
Topics: wyden, donald trump, california, new york, chuck schumer
Source: Comcast Cable
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) called on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) to not hold a vote on tax reform until Alabama Senate election results are certified and Democratic candidate Doug Jones is sworn into the Senate. Schumer quoted Sen. McConnell from 2010 making a similar demand when then-Sen. Scott Brown (R-MA) won a special election. at that time, Mr. McConnell asked the Democratic majority leader to hold off on the Affordable Health Care vote. Sponsor: U.S....
Topics: alabama, new york, california, moore, virginia, new jersey, minnesota, doug jones, mitch mcconnell,...
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and his leadership team briefed reporters after their weekly meeting with the Democratic caucus. Senator Schumer referred to the ongoing government shutdown as the "Trump shutdown," and said it was up to the president to reopen the government. He said public opinion was strengthening for his and the Democrats' position, and weakening against the President Trump's. "The American people are overwhelmingly on our side," he said....
Topics: mcconnell, iowa, murray, durbin, donald trump, texas
Source: Comcast Cable
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer reiterates his call for Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to open the government by taking up the House-passed spending legislation and then debate border security. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: mcconnell, trump
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Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said the Trump Administration is now the Mulvaney Administration because President Trump got the idea for fighting the Affordable Care Act in court from his acting Chief of Staff Mulvaney, a former House member. Sen. Schumer said Republicans want to kill the ACA but have no replacement plan yet. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: trump, donald trump, mulvaney, mick mulvaney, michigan, mcconnell, american people 's
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During the Senate Judiciary committee's confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, Sen. Schumer came to the floor to speak on the nomination and related document requests. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: kavanaugh, brett kavanaugh, trump, gorsuch
Source: Comcast Cable
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer responded to Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's earlier floor speech, calling his arguments "old and stale" and said McConnell can re-open the government. Schumer then spoke about the vote on Russia sanctions coming up later today, saying the resolution to maintain sanctions on three Russian companies is needed because President Trump doesn't have the strength to stand up to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: mcconnell, russia, mexico, syria, pelosi, donald trump, trump
Source: Comcast Cable