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Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced that the Senate will forgo part of their regular annual summer recess and be in session for the first two weeks of August to address issues including health care, the debt ceiling and confirmation process for administration nominees. He made the announcement following a weekly conference lunch with members on the Hill. Sponsor: U.S. Senate | Ohio Clock
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced that the Senate would vote to proceed Tuesday on a health care bill and urged his colleagues to vote in favor. He said that the motion to proceed would allow for an open amendment process. People: Mitch McConnell Jr. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: U.S. Senate: Sen. McConnell Announces Procedural Vote on Health Care, Television Program
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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 Republican leaders, including Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), held their weekly news conference following lunch with rank and file members. Leader McConnell outlined the Senate Republican agenda and responded to questions about Steve Bannon and Michael Wolff's new book "Fire and Fury" saying "I would like to associate myself with what the President had to say about Steve Bannon yesterday." Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: nancy pelosi, steve bannon
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Nikki Haley, the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Vice President Mike Pence addressed the American Israel Public Affairs Committee's (AIPAC) annual policy conference in Washington, DC. This part begins with remarks from Cindy Montaez, the youngest woman ever to be elected to the California State Assembly. Sponsor: American Israel Public Affairs Committee
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress, Foreign Policy
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) held a news conference to discuss tax reform legislation. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress, Taxes
At the end of Tuesday's session, Majority Leader McConnell announced that both the President's latest proposal and a Democratic proposal will both be voted on later in the week. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress, Mitch McConnell, Immigration, Federal Budget
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (NY) unveiled the Democrats gun violence prevention plan. In it includes closing all loopholes and improving the nation's background checks system. The plan also calls for protective orders to disarm individuals who've shown harm to others or themselves. Sen. Schumer called on the president to stand up to the NRA and get bipartisan, comprehensive legislation approved and signed into law. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: mr. schumer, mcconnell, nra
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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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Senate Democratic leaders spoke to the press and took questions following their weekly party strategy lunch. The senators spent most of their time voicing opposition to the Republican plan for tax reform legislation, saying there were few specifics, but the proposal looks to favor richer taxpayers over the middle class. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress
Senate Democrats spoke to reporters about the Senate Republican Affordable Care Act replacement bill. Members were expected to vote on the bill later in the week. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol | Senate Radio and Television Gallery
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress
Senate Democrats spoke to reporters about the Senate Republican Affordable Care Act replacement bill. Members were expected to vote on the bill later in the week. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol | Senate Radio and Television Gallery
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress
Senate Democrats announced a proposal to expand 401k retirement savings plans. The Democrats' proposal comes ahead of the Republicans' tax reform plan, which could impact the contribution cap to retirement accounts. During a news conference, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and other Democrats criticized the GOP plan saying it will only hurt middle class Americans. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol | Senate Radio and Television Gallery
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress
Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chair Mark Warner (D-VA) and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) spoke to reporters following a closed-door meeting with the Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein following his appointment of a special counsel to investigate Russia and the 2016 election. People: Chuck Schumer; Mark R. Warner Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress
Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) responded to the Republicans' decision to not vote on a health care proposal by GOP Sens. Lindsey Graham (SC) and Bill Cassidy (LA) at their weekly news conference, saying the bill was unpopular with the American people, and that is why the party lacked the votes. The minority leader also briefed reporters about a phone call with Puerto Rico's governor about the immediate needs of the people following Hurricane Maria. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress, Health Care
Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) speaks to reporters after his meeting with President Obama's nominee to the Supreme Court Judge Merrick Garland at the U.S. Capitol
Topics: garland, mcconnell, brussels, schumer, nato, robert gordon, merrick garland, chuck schumer, faa
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Minority Leader Chuck Schumer expresses condolences and thanks to responders. Recalls using the bike path often, also by his children who attended the high school nearby. Criticizes President Trump for lack of leadership. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: new york, trump, new york city, bush
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Senate Minority Leader Schumer spoke briefly about John McCain, and suggested that the Russell Senate Office Building be renamed for the Senator from Arizona. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topic: mccain
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) came to the floor to discuss President Trump's announcement the previous evening of his nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch for the U.S. Supreme Court. People: Mitch McConnell Jr. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: gorsuch, neil gorsuch, clinton, mitch, joe biden
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Senate Democratic leaders spoke to reporters following a weekly lunch meeting with the party's caucus. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said his party wouldn't support an offer from Republicans and the White House, which he panned as having a "slush fund" for President Trump. Senator Schumer and other Democrats also talked about their efforts to force a floor vote on legislation ordering Senate lawyers to defend the Affordable Care Act following a ruling from a Texas...
Topics: mitch mcconnell, schumer, murray, washington, manchin, booker
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) addressed how the Senate might officially honor the late Senator John McCain (R-AZ). He said he "will be appointing a group on a bipartisan basis to convene after Labor Day, and to think thoroughly through the appropriate way to honor our colleague." He said he had not received advance notice of Sen. Schumer's idea about renaming the Russell Senate Office Building. Sponsor: U.S. Senate | Ohio Clock
Topic: mccain
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) held a news conference one day after Senate Republicans' failed attempt to repeal parts of the 2010 Affordable Care Act. He answered questions on the way forward, working with Republicans on health care, and President Trump's recent tweets on the vote. Senator Schumer called the tweets "small" and "not presidential." People: Chuck Schumer Sponsor: U.S. Capitol | Senate Radio and Television Gallery
Topics: schumer, john mccain, donald trump, mcconnell, ryan, vietnam, mccain, chuck shumer, mitch...
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[LIVE] House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) reacted to the Congressional Budget Office cost estimate on the Republican bill to replace the Affordable Care Act. The CBO estimated $337 billion in federal budget savings and would raise the number of people without health insurance by 24 million within a decade. People: Nancy Pelosi; Chuck Schumer Sponsor: U.S. Capitol | House Radio and Television Gallery
Topics: nancy pelosi, cbo, chuck schumer, mcconnell
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) at a news conference called on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign in the wake of a reporting he lied to the Senate Judiciary Committee about his contacts with Russia's ambassador to the U.S. Senator Schumer said because Attorney General Sessions is the chief law enforcement officer of the U.S. and should be trusted beyond a doubt, the doubts cast on his trustworthiness disqualify him from heading up any investigation on the Trump...
Topics: mcconnell, russia, ryan, ken starr
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[LIVE] A ceremony honoring the late Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) takes place in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda. Sponsor: U.S. Senate | McCain, J. (R-AZ),U.S. Capitol
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress, Job Accomplishments
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Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), ranking member of the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, discussed President Trump's nomination of fast food executive Andrew Puzder to be his labor secretary. The two lawmakers said Mr. Puzder's company, the operator of the Carl's Jr. and Hardee's chains, set a bad example of labor practices, and that they would oppose his confirmation by the Senate. People: Patty Murray; Chuck Schumer Sponsor: U.S....
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress
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Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress, Corporations, Elections, Legal Issues, Supreme Court
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Mitch McConnell and Alison Lundergan Grimes join in a debate for the Kentucky U.S. Senate race.
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress
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[LIVE] Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Ron Wyden (D-OR), Bob Menendez (D-NJ), and Bob Casey (D-PA) spoke to reporters about Wall Street regulations, as well as the upcoming vote on treasury secretary nominee Steve Mnuchin. People: Bob Casey Jr.; Chuck Schumer; Ron Wyden Sponsor: U.S. Capitol | Senate Radio and Television Gallery
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) held a news conference outside the Supreme Court to call for the reversal of President Trump's travel ban on refugees and immigrants from several Middle East countries. Sponsor: U.S. House of Representatives | Office of the Minority Leader,U.S. Senate | Office of the Minority Leader
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress
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Earlier today, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Judiciary Committee Chair Chuck Grassley (R-IA) came to the floor to discuss Neil Gorsuch's nomination to the Supreme Court. They also talked about the confirmation process and Judge Gorsuch's previous judicial record. People: Chuck Grassley; Chuck Schumer Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress
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[LIVE] Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Senators Tom Carper (D-DE), Jeff Merkley (D-OR), and Brian Schatz (D-HI) called for a delay of the Senate's vote on Scott Pruitt's nomination to be EPA administrator. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol | Senate Radio and Television Gallery
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress
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[LIVE] Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on news of the day. People: Pedro Echevarria Sponsor: C-SPAN | Washington Journal
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks to Bill Goodman of PBS affiliate Kentucky Educational Television about the 2016 election and what to expect from the 115th Congress and the Trump administration
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress
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Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) spoke about the firing of FBI Director James Comey. Senator Schumer said he found the involvement of Attorney General Sessions troubling and that the president made a mistake. He also called for special prosecutor in the investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 U.S. election. People: Chuck Schumer Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress, FBI, Russia, Legal Issues
Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell presents a post-election news conference to talk about his party's gains in the November midterm elections.
Topics: washington, kentucky
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) told reporters that the Republican tax reform bill was "political insanity" and a "lose-lose proposition" for the GOP. He's joined by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) who added that there was a "political price to pay" if Republicans voted for this bill. Both leaders argued that GOP tax reform bills would hurt the middle class and instead be a tax break for the wealthy. House Republicans are expected to vote on...
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress, Nancy Pelosi, US House
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: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) joined other House and Senate Democrats in a news briefing urging Congress to act immiedately on immigration policy and pass a bill that would provide a path to citizenship for people who are undocumented or have temporary protected status. Members criticized President Trump's decision to rescind the Deferred Action Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Leader Pelosi called the action a "despicable act...
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress
Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) responded to the Republicans' decision to not vote on a health care proposal by GOP Sens. Lindsey Graham (SC) and Bill Cassidy (LA) at their weekly news conference, saying the bill was unpopular with the American people, and that is why the party lacked the votes. The minority leader also briefed reporters about a phone call with Puerto Rico's governor about the immediate needs of the people following Hurricane Maria. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress, Natural Disasters
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks to reporters about Donald Trump's election to the presidency and Republicans retaining control of both the House and Senate
Topics: mcconnell, donald trump, schumer, tpa, obama, nato, trump, kentucky
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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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In the moments before the Senate began a vote series including a final vote on the government funding bill, Sen. Bob Corker rose to ask ML McConnell why the Senate often ends up doing these late night votes and the circumstances of Thursday that led to final votes beginning at midnight. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: U.S. Senate Sen. Corker on late Senate votes, Television Program
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Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Minority Leader Charles Schumer spoke about the government funding deadline. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topic: mr. schumer
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Topics: mcconnell, washington
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Senate Republican leaders talk with reporters after passing tax reform legislation 51-48 Sponsor: U.S. Capitol | Senate Radio and Television Gallery
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress
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Vice President Pence and congressional leaders had conflicting characterizations of a meeting at the White House with President Trump regarding the government shutdown that had extended 19 days. Both parties spoke to reporters and the only thing they were able to agree on was that the gathering was brief and the impasse would continue.
Topics: pelosi, schumer, nancy pelosi, washington, texas
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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, the incoming majority leader in the 114th Congress, speaks with Gerald Seib about the Republican agenda.
Topic: washington
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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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Congressional leaders spoke to reporters at the White House after a meeting with President Trump and a briefing on the situation at the border with Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen. The president asked the lawmakers to return to the White House two days later to continue talks to reopen the government. Sponsor: White House | News Media Stakeout
Topics: schumer, mitch mcconnell, pelosi
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) held a news conference to discuss tax reform legislation. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: Nancy Pelosi, US House, US Congress, Charles Schumer, US Senate
Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pays tribute to Barbara Bush. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: barbara, barbara bush
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell spoke on the Senate floor, following a vote that blocked a temporary government funding bill through February 16th. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topic: washington
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) spoke to reporters about a deal reached with President Trump to reopen the federal government after 35 days of partial shutdown. The three-week deal to fund the government included no border wall funding, but the parties were set to negotiate the border security budget over the stop-gap period. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: ms. pelosi, mr. schumer, pelosi
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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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Members of Congress, staff and family attended a memorial service held in Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol for the late Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-NY). Speakers included fellow New York congressional delegation members Rep. Paul Tonko (D) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D), as well as House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI). One of Ms. Slaughter's daughters, Robin Slaughter Minerva, spoke last and recalled her mother's deep love for the Capitol and her...
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress, Job Accomplishments
Speeches and events from day two of the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress, Environment, Energy
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Public affairs events, congressional hearings, speeches, and interviews.
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) began the debate on the Affordable Care Act repeal by saying the repeal was only the first step and that Republicans would have a replacement plan after a transition period. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) responded by saying a replacement needed to be ready before the health care law was repealed. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress
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Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) held a press conference at the congressional Republican retreat in Philadelphia. They talked about their party's legislative and policy agenda for the first 200 days of the Trump administration, and took questions from reporters about how they plan to achieve their goals. They said they that by August 2017, they would like to enact new legislation addressing health care, tax and regulatory policy. People:...
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress, Paul Ryan, US House
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Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) spoke on the Senate floor to speak about President Trump's decision to fire FBI Director James Comey. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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Vice President Pence met with Senate Republicans at their weekly party lunch to rally support for the House GOP's American Health Care Act. He spoke first at the stakeout and voiced the administration's full support for the bill. Sponsor: U.S. Senate | Ohio Clock
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress, Trump Administration, Executive Branch
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[LIVE] At the daily White House briefing Sarah Huckabee Sanders spoke reporters on a variety of domestic and foreign affairs topics. Before she answered questions, Stephen Miller, a senior adviser to President Trump on immigration and border security issues, spoke about and took questions on proposed legislation the Trump administration was supporting that would overhaul the nation's immigration system. People: Sarah Huckabee Sanders Sponsor: White House
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress
[LIVE] Senate Democrats, including Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and members of the Judiciary Committee, speak in front of the Supreme Court about Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump's nominee to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy. Sponsor: U.S. Senate | Office of the Minority Leader
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress, Supreme Court
Source: http://www.factcheck.org/2017/02/trump-spins-flynn-facts/
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) 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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Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced that the Senate will forgo part of their regular annual summer recess and be in session for the first two weeks of August to address issues including health care, the debt ceiling and confirmation process for administration nominees. He made the announcement following a weekly conference lunch with members on the Hill. Sponsor: U.S. Senate | Ohio Clock
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress
During a stakeout at the Capitol, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) criticizes President Trump for his comment that Puerto Rico has thrown the federal budget "a little out of whack." Schumer tells the president to stop blaming Puerto Rico and get the recovery on track. "I don't remember the president telling Texas that they threw our budget out of whack, or Florida after Irma," said Schumer. He adds that it "boggles the mind" to have the gall to say this while proposing...
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House and Senate Republicans held a press conference announcing their plans to introduce legislation overhauling the federal tax code, the first such package of changes since 1986, when President Reagan signed into law a series of tax reforms. The lawmakers said their plan would simplify and lower taxes for middle-class families and boost opportunities for American businesses. After making their announcement, the Republicans left to hear remarks from President Trump on the proposed tax changes,...
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress
Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) spoke about the firing of FBI Director James Comey. Senator Schumer said he found the involvement of Attorney General Sessions troubling and that the president made a mistake. He also called for special prosecutor in the investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 U.S. election. People: Chuck Schumer Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: fbi, james comey, rosenstein, schumer
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Senate Democrats announced a proposal to expand 401k retirement savings plans. The Democrats' proposal comes ahead of the Republicans' tax reform plan, which could impact the contribution cap to retirement accounts. During a news conference, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and other Democrats criticized the GOP plan saying it will only hurt middle class Americans. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol | Senate Radio and Television Gallery
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress
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: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress, Supreme Court
Senate Democratic leaders spoke to reporters and took their questions on a variety of legislative priorities for the party. Most of the statements and questions focused on the Republican budget for fiscal year 2018, and about a recently struck bipartisan deal for legislative fixes to the 2010 Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress