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Earlier today, Senate Leaders Chuck Schumer and Mitch McConnell came to the floor to discuss a rule change for the chamber, that would reduce debate time from 30 hours to two hours for district court judges and executive nominations below cabinet level. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: mcconnell, trump, obama, white house, d.c., harry reid, alito, clarence thomas, ted kennedy, joe...
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Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) annual conference via video conference. He praised President Trump's decision to recognize Golan Heights as Israeli territory. He also talked about the recent fighting between Israel and Gaza militants as well as remarks by Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) about lawmakers support for Israel. After Netanyahu spoke, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Senate Foreign Relations Ranking Member...
Topics: israel, mcconnell, menendez, syria, aipac, iran, trump, russia, tehran, jerusalem, new zealand,...
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) responded to President Trump's first national address. The president spoke to the nation from the Oval Office on border security and immigration policy, and called on lawmakers to pass legislation reopening the government from a partial shutdown and giving $5.7 billion to build a barrier on the U.S.-Mexico border. The two Democratic leaders called on President Trump and congressional Republicans to reopen the...
Topics: trump, mexico, washington
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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
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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
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[LIVE] House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), along with House and Senate Democrats, hold a news conference prescription drug legislation. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: lucas, mcconnell, trump, washington, david, c-span, mitch mcconnell, david tate, murray,...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell spoke about President Trump's State of the Union address, and implored his Democratic colleagues to work with the President and Congressional Republicans. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: trump, mr. schumer
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A look at the political career of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), featuring video from the C-SPAN archive, and analysis by Washington Post Senior Congressional Correspondent Paul Kane, and Bloomberg Politics National Political Reporter Sahil Kapur. Sponsor: C-SPAN
Topics: mcconnell, mr. kapur, mr. kane, mitch mcconnell, sahil kapur, harry reid, paul kane, kentucky,...
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Congressional Democratic leaders spoke briefly to reporters following their meeting with President Trump at the White House to discuss border security funding and day 14 of the government shutdown. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said the president threatened to "keep the government closed for a very long period of time, months or even years.' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) added that the current impasse cannot be resolved until the federal government is reopened. Sponsor:...
Topics: Congressional Leaders Remarks after Meeting with President Trump, Television Program
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Senate Democratic Leader Schumer spoke on the floor about the President's State of the Union address, and disputed many of the President's assertions. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: trump, north korea, russia, nato, stacy abrams, mr. schumer, dr. jekyll
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[LIVE] Senate Minority Leader Schumer discusses the Senate's vote to Terminate the President's Emergency Declaration for the Southern Border. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: schumer, mnuchin, trump, mr. pascrell
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) held a news conference on the ongoing government shutdown which had extended 19 days. They were joined by government workers and members of the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE). AFGE President Jeffrey David Cox said, "We want this shutdown to end," and opposed being "held hostage" by the shutdown. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: pelosi, schumer, fema, trump, holly salamido, mcconnell, mr. reaves, eric, steve
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) joined other Democrats on the U.S. Capitol Senate steps to talk about day 26 of the partial government shutdown and urge President Trump to re-open the government. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: washington, trump
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[LIVE] Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) holds a press conference to discuss his meeting with William Barr, President Trump's pick to be attorney general. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: mueller, william barr, missouri, donald trump, trump
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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
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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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A look at the political career of Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), featuring video from the C-SPAN archive, and analysis by New York Times Chief Washington Correspondent Carl Hulse, and Alex Bolton, Senior Staff Writer for The Hill. Sponsor: C-SPAN
Topics: schumer, chuck schumer, new york, mcconnell, washington, durbin, harry reid, chuck, mitch...
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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
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer reacted to a new acting Defense Secretary. Sponsor: U.S. Senate | Ohio Clock
Topics: iran, trump, patrick shanahan, shanahan, mark esper
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), along with several Democratic lawmakers, gathered on the Senate steps to defend the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on the same day a circuit court was hearing a challenge to the law. A three-judge panel of the Fifth Circuit Court was hearing oral arguments in Texas v. United States and would determine whether to affirm or reverse a district court decision that declared the entire ACA invalid. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: elsie, schumer, house, emily, trump, rob, texas, natalie, rosen, jacky rosen, national captioning...
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