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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said he believes there will be technical corrections to the tax reform bill in the new year but the core of it will remain in tact. Sen. McConnell's comments were in response to Sen. Mark Warner's (D-VA) prediction that a "fix it" bill will be needed in the new year. The comments of both senators came during separate sit-down interviews with Axios' Mike Allen. Sponsor: Axios
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Following a meeting with President Obama on Capitol Hill, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and other congressional Democratic leaders held a news conference on Republicans efforts to repeal and replace the health care law. Minority leader Schumer said the president emphasized the importance of preserving the Affordable Care Act, Medicare and Medicaid. In addition, he said Republican efforts would "make America sick again and lead to...
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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) 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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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
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
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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: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress
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,...
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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...
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Speaking at the annual Wall Street Journal CEO Council meeting, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said that Roy Moore is "a completely unacceptable candidate." He said, "Roy Moore should withdraw. The women who have come forward are completely credible. His campaign is collapsing." He also said that he was in talks with President Trump, Vice President Pence and Chief of Staff Kelly on the best way to move forward, including the possibility of having Attorney General...
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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) talked about changing the filibuster rules on federal judge nominees and most executive-office appointments. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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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 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
Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on President Trump's news conference earlier in the day in which he said there was "blame on both sides" for the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia the previous weekend. Sponsor: C-SPAN
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress
[LIVE] President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell speak to the press in the White House Rose Garden. Sponsor: White House
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress, Trump, Trump Administration, Executive Branch
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Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress
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Senate Democraic Leader Chuck Schumer continues to voice his opposition to the latest Senate Republican health care proposal from Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) & Bill Cassidy of Louisiana (R-LA). He talked about a release from Standard & Poors and the lack of a complete CBO analysis. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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[LIVE] Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) holds a news conference in the U.S. Capitol to discuss the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
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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...
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress, Natural Disasters, Federal Budget
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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke about changing the chambers' filibuster rules. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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
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 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
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
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
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 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
[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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Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and other Senate Democrats held a news conference calling for the disclosure of the donors contributing money to support Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch. Minority Leader Schumer was joined by Senators Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT). In addition, they urged Senate Republicans to avoid changing the rules for confirming Supreme Court nominees. At the end of the briefing, Minority Leader Schumer revealed that Senate Democrats...
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Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and other Senate Democrats held a news conference calling for the disclosure of the donors contributing money to support Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch. Minority Leader Schumer was joined by Senators Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT). In addition, they urged Senate Republicans to avoid changing the rules for confirming Supreme Court nominees. At the end of the briefing, Minority Leader Schumer revealed that Senate Democrats...
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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
Senators Ben Cardin (D-MD), Dick Durbin (D-IL), Tom Carper (D-DE), and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) spoke to reporters about U.S.-Russia relations following media reports Trump campaign aides had contact with Russian officials prior to the election. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol | Senate Radio and Television Gallery
Topics: russia, gardner, warner, fbi, michael flynn
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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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[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 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 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 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 Democratic leaders spoke with reporters following the weekly party lunch. Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) reiterated his call for Republicans and Democrats to work together on health care, saying there was common ground to improve the American health care system. People: Martin Heinrich; Amy Klobuchar; Chuck Schumer Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: schumer, trump, heinrich, klobuchar, kaine, alexander
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Senate Democrats held a year-end news conference in which they criticized President Trump and congressional Republicans on their 2017 legislative agenda, including the recently passed tax reform bill. They also accused the GOP for failing to address issues such as infrastructure, pension funding and the opioid crisis. The briefiing began with remarks by Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (NY). Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress
Senate Democrats held a year-end news conference in which they criticized President Trump and congressional Republicans on their 2017 legislative agenda, including the recently passed tax reform bill. They also accused the GOP for failing to address issues such as infrastructure, pension funding and the opioid crisis. The briefiing began with remarks by Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (NY). Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress
Senate Republican leaders talk with reporters after passing tax reform legislation 51-48 Sponsor: U.S. Capitol | Senate Radio and Television Gallery
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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
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Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) opened the day's Senate session with their reactions to the shooting that morning of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and several others at a baseball practice game. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress
Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) opened the day's Senate session with their reactions to the shooting that morning of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and several others at a baseball practice game. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress
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
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress
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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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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) held a year-end news conference highlighting some of the major achievements of the year and outlining the areas for more bipartisan effort. He answered a range of questions on what to expect in 2018, including healthcare legislation, immigration policy, and examining the Senate's sexual harassment policy. Leader McConnell also commented on his colleague, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), wishing him well on his road to recovery and said he fully expected him...
Topics: mcconnell, steve bannon, graham, louisville, kentucky, schumer, russia, durbin
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) spoke briefly with reporters following his meeting with President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower. He said the meeting focused on the Senate Republican agenda specifically confirming Cabinet nominations and efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act. People: Mitch McConnell Jr. Sponsor: Trump Presidential Transition | News Media Stakeout
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress
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[LIVE] Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) briefed reporters and responded to questions on his party's legislative agenda. People: Mitch McConnell Jr. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol | Senate Radio and Television Gallery
Topics: mcconnell, obamacare, obamacare, pruitt, chuck schumer, nato, scott pruitt
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Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) talked to reporters and answered their questions about President-elect Donald Trump's cabinet nominees, a day before Mr. Trump's inauguration. Senator Schumer said that many of the President-elect's national security picks, including Homeland Security Secretary Nominee General John Kelly and Defense Secretary Nominee General James Mattis, would be voted on and confirmed on Inauguration Day. He also said that unless the other nominees, including...
Topics: donald trump, schumer, betsy devos, obama
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) held a news conference to talk about his opposition to President Trump's executive action on immigration. Two days earlier the president suspended entry into the U.S. of all refugees for 120 days; indefinitely halted Syrian refugees from entering the country; and blocked for 90 days citizens from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. Courtesy WABC-TV News. People: Chuck Schumer Sponsor: U.S. Senate | Schumer, C. (D-NY)
Topics: iraq, lebanon, donald trump, new york, kelly, syria
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In a press conference on Capitol Hill, Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) criticized the Republican tax proposal to eliminate deductions for state and local taxes. He also commented on other issues including disaster relief and the need for universal background checks for gun purchases. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: schumer, new york, washington, west virginia, pelosi, california
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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
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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 Republican leaders spoke to the press and took questions following their weekly party strategy lunch, which President Trump attended. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said the meeting was productive, and said Republicans would continue to pursue tax reform legislation over the coming months. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress
Senate Republican leaders spoke to the press and took questions following their weekly party strategy lunch, which President Trump attended. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said the meeting was productive, and said Republicans would continue to pursue tax reform legislation over the coming months. Sponsor: U.S. Capitol
Topics: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress
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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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 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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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
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 Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) gave an update on reports of a deal being struck with President Trump regarding the DACA program and the status of the so-called "DREAMers." He also touched on border security, and the Equifax data breach Sponsor: U.S. Senate
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Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) outlined three steps Senate Democrats were seeking related to the firing of FBI Director James Comey. First, a special prosecutor should be appointed but not by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. Instead, the prosecutor should be chosen by the top career official at the Justice Department. Second, James Comey should testify before Congress. Third, Attorney General Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein should separately brief all...
Topics: mr. rosenstein, rosenstein, russia, mr. comey, comey
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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
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) explained why he was not voting for Judge Neil Gorsuch to replace Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court. He went on to talk about the domestic cuts that will likely be needed to pay for construction of the wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: gorsuch, garland, neil gorsuch, obama
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said that Republicans were "plotting and soon will be executing a full-scale assault" on the health care system. He spoke with reporters on the party's legislative agenda after Senate Democratic leaders met with Vice President-elect Mike Pence on the new administration's priorities. Topics of questions included the upcoming U.S. Supreme Court nomination. People: Chuck Schumer Sponsor: U.S. Senate | Ohio Clock
Topics: hoosiers, journal, kamala harris, washington, indiana, obama
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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....
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Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Chuck Schumer (D-NY) unsuccessfully called for a vote on a bill to repeal President Trump's executive action on refugees and immigration. Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) spoke in rebuttal. Sponsor: U.S. Senate
Topics: Charles Schumer, US Senate, US Congress
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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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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: Mitch McConnell, US Senate, US Congress
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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
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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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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