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After making very brief remarks on two legal developments related to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) talked about his meeting with Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump's nominee to replace retired Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy. Senator Schumer said he remains unsatisfied by Judge Kavanaugh's answers on a variety of questions, particularly those related to abortion rights...
Topics: kavanaugh, kavanagh, michael cohen, shelby, brett kavanaugh, donald trump, roe v. wade, roberts
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The Faith and Freedom Coalition continued its 2018 conference in Washington, DC. Speakers included Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Sponsor: Faith and Freedom Coalition
Topics: washington, sec, mcconnell, mr. mcconnell, kentucky, mitch mcconnell, china, jerusalem, trump,...
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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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Seanet Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said the FBI should re-open its background investigation of Brett Kavanaugh to consider the allegations of sexual assault made by Christine Ford. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: kavanaugh, grassley, fbi, mcconnell, trump
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Senate Minority Charles Schumer (D-NY) held a press conference on Capitol Hill reacting to the U.S.-Russia summit in Helsinki, Finland. Minority Leader Schumer said President Trump "took the word of the KGB over the men and women of the CIA." He said the president put himself over the security and well being of the United States. In addition, Sen. Schumer urged his Republican colleagues to join Democrats in standing up to Russia and the actions of President Trump. Sponsor: U.S....
Topics: russia, schumer, vladimir putin, trump, nato, ryan, clinton
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) remarked on the previous day's comments from President Trump during which the president voiced support for Russian President Vladimir Putin. Sen. Schumer said it had been one of the worst days for any president of the United States, and he called on his Senate colleagues from both parties to demand public testimony from members of the president's cabinet regarding President Trump's private meeting with President Putin which took place prior to their...
Topics: schumer, russia, trump, ukraine, helsinki, vladimir putin, mcconnell, nato, shaheen, kremlin,...
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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
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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
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
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[LIVE] Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (NY) holds a news conference to discuss elections results. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: mr. schumer, wisconsin, robert mueller, trump, donald trump, michigan, pennsylvania, joe donnelly,...
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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
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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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Senate Majority Leader McConnell previewed the State of the Union Address. Sen. McConnell mentioned the stock market, tax reform, judicial appointments, de-regulation, and other accomplishments of the Trump Administration. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: kentucky, mr. mcconnell, trump, mr. schumer
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Senate Minority Leader Schumer previewed the State of the Union Address. He said the economy is a result of the Obama Administration. Calls for bipartisanship from the President and says he should announce sanctions against Russia. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: russia, trump, obama, obama, mueller, mr. schumer, donald trump, washington
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[LIVE] Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), among other Democrats, react to the Justice Department inspector general report on FBI conduct related to the 2016 presidential campaign.
Topics: fbi, mueller, russia, donald trump, feinstein, clinton, comey, jerry nadler, cummings, paige,...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer spoke on the Senate floor, following a vote that blocked a temporary government funding bill through February 16th. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: the navy, trump
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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 Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer spoke on the Senate floor about funding the federal government past the Friday midnight deadline. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: trump, mcconnell
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Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) delivered a statement on the Florida Senate recount and why it's necessary. He criticized the actions of his opponent Gov. Rick Scott (R-FL) for claiming voter fraud and accused him of abusing his power as governor to threaten election officials. Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer (NY) called on Gov. Scott to recuse himself from the recount immediately. The two senators did not take any questions from reporters. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: florida, scott, nelson, bill nelson, schumer, arizona, donald trump, washington
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) held a news conference to discuss the results of the 2018 midterm elections. He said the Democratic flip of the U.S. House would provide a "check" on President Trump. He also answered questions on the resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and on how various campaign messages worked for both his party and the Republicans. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: mr. schumer, donald trump, wisconsin, trump, pennsylvania, nancy pelosi, schumer, mueller, michigan
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) delivered remarks at the University of Louisville. Sponsor: University of Louisville | McConnell Center for Political Leadership
Topics: mitch, brooklyn, washington, schumer, chuck, mitch mcconnell, chuck schumer, florida, new york,...
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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
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President Trump said he would be proud to "shut down the government for border security" in an Oval Office exchange with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY). The leaders went back and forth over border security, building the wall, and the Congressional support and votes needed to pass funding legislation on this issue. Sponsor: White House | News Media Stakeout
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress, Nancy Pelosi, US House, Trump, Trump Administration,...