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Chuck Schumer's Public Statements on Issue: Legislative Branch

Office: U.S. Senate (NY) - Sr, Democratic Minority Leader, Minority Policy Committee Chair
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April 9, 2018 Commonsense Values
Jan. 29, 2018 Tweet - "@HouseGOP must also vote to release the memo prepared by @AdamSchiffCA & let everyone judge both on the merits. Let both memos go forward. It would be absolute hypocrisy for House Republicans to release their memo and not allow Rep. Schiff to release his."
Jan. 25, 2018 Kennedy To Deliver Democratic Response To State Of The Union Address
Jan. 10, 2018 Tweet - "I applaud @SenFeinstein for her commitment to sharing the truth with the American people. We must avoid partisan distractions & diversions from the Russia investigation."
Dec. 14, 2017 Letter to Postmaster General Megan Brennan - Ship Trees and Save Christmas for Soldiers Serving Abroad
Dec. 13, 2017 Tweet - "RT if you think Alabama's new Senator should get a vote on the #GOPTaxScam"
Dec. 13, 2017 Tweet - "Today, @SenateDems are calling on Leader McConnell to hit pause on his tax bill, & not hold a final vote on it until Doug Jones is sworn into the Senate. That's exactly what Republicans argued when Scott Brown was elected in 2010."
Dec. 11, 2017 Tweet - "This evening, the Senate will vote on whether or not we should consider the nomination of Leonard Grasz to be a judge on the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals."
Dec. 8, 2017 Tweet - "I've always said that Senators who stay in Washington & never return home are simply not doing their job. That's why I go to the street fairs, parades, grads & all kinds of public events & why I'm proud to have completed my 19th "62 County Tour" today."
Dec. 7, 2017 Tweet - "We had a productive conversation on a wide variety of issues at the @WhiteHouse today. Nothing specific has been agreed to on the end-of-year bill to fund the government, but discussions continue."
Dec. 4, 2017 Tweet - "My offices across NY & in DC just closed for the night, but we got nearly 400 calls today from NYers opposing the #GOPTaxBill. There's still time for the GOP to admit how much better a bill we could produce through a bipartisan, transparent process & start over with us."
Dec. 4, 2017 Pelosi and Schumer Joint Statement on White House Meeting to Discuss Year-End Agenda
Dec. 1, 2017 Tweet - "Tonight, I feel mostly regret at what could have been. Tax reform is an issue that is ripe for bipartisan compromise. There is a sincere desire on this side of the aisle to work with the GOP, particularly on tax reform, but we have been rebuffed, time & time again"
Nov. 30, 2017 Tweet - We will fight another day on the Senate GOP's tax bill. Your voices have been incredibly powerful, first on health care & now on tax reform. Don't give up now!
Nov. 30, 2017 Tweet - The American ppl are clamoring for us to work together. They believe our politics is broken. They think our politics is starved of common sense & compromise, and it is. The way the #GOPTaxBill is being rammed thru is exactly why the American ppl think our politics is so broken.
Nov. 28, 2017 Tweet - If @POTUS, who already said earlier this year that "our country needs a good shutdown," isn't interested in addressing the difficult year end agenda, we'll work w/ those who are. Looking fwd to continuing to work in good faith w/ our GOP colleagues in Congress to do just that.
Nov. 28, 2017 Pelosi, Schumer Joint Statement on Congressional Leaders' Meeting with President Trump
Nov. 28, 2017 Tweet - We don't have any time to waste in addressing the issues that confront us, so we're going to continue to negotiate with Republican leaders who may be interested in reaching a bipartisan agreement.
Nov. 16, 2017 Tweet - Sexual harassment is never acceptable and must not be tolerated. I hope and expect that the Ethics Committee will fully investigate this troubling incident, as they should with any credible allegation of sexual harassment.
Oct. 31, 2017 Letter to Donald Trump, President and Wilbur Ross, Secretary of Commerce - Investigations of Steel and Aluminum Imports
Aug. 2, 2017 In One-on-one Meeting, Schumer Urges Secretary Of The Army Nominee, Dr. Mark Esper, If Confirmed, To Continue Making Fort Drum An Army Priority And Touts Base's Positive Impact On Region; Schumer Also Urges Nominee To Visit Fort Drum
June 13, 2017 As Republicans Attempt To Jam Secret Trumpcare Bill Through Senate Without Hearings, Senate Dems Announce The "No Hearing, No Vote Act" To Require All Fast-Tracked Reconciliation Bills Be Subject To A Committee Hearing Before A Final Senate Vote
May 24, 2017 Letter to President Donald Trump - Immediately Clarify Why Admin is Obstructing Congress' Constitutional Legislative and Oversight Duties
March 29, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Donald J. Trump, President of the United States - Abandon ACA Repeal Efforts
Jan. 9, 2017 Hirono, Donnelly introduce amendment to protect Medicare and Medicaid
Jan. 4, 2017 Young Helps Introduce Resolution to Protect Israel and Promote Peace
Jan. 4, 2017 Schumer Cosponsors Senate Resolution Condemning the United Nations' Anti-Israel Efforts
Dec. 16, 2016 President Signs Cornyn, Cruz Bill to Help Holocaust Victims Recover Nazi-Confiscated Art
Dec. 12, 2016 Schumer, Gillibrand & Donovan Announce Passage of Legislation to Rename Staten Island's South Shore Postal Facility in Honor of Leonard Montalto, Sandy Victim and Beloved Postman
Dec. 12, 2016 Schumer Announces Unanimous Passage of Legislation to Help Recover Nazi-confiscated Art
Dec. 8, 2016 Schumer: With Passage of Bi-Partisan "BOTS Act'; Feds Can Finally Crack Down on Cyber Scalpers Who Scoop Up Thousands of Tickets for Popular Concerts and Sporting Events & Then Sell Them at Outrageous Prices;
Sept. 27, 2016 Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2017--Continued
June 23, 2016 With the NRA Blocking Meaningful Gun Reform, Senate Dems Call for Vote and Passage of #WetthePeople Legislation to Break NRA's Grip on Elections, Senate Republicans
May 23, 2016 Letter to Senator Johnny Isakson, Chairman, Senate Veterans Affairs Committee and Senator Senator Richard Blumenthal, Ranking Member, Senate Veterans Affairs Committee - Urging Action On Delayed VA Medical Leases
April 27, 2016 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016
April 26, 2016 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016
April 14, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Mitch McConnell, The Honorable Charles E. Grassley - Do Their Job By Giving Garland Fair Confirmation Process
April 14, 2016 Senate Democratic Leaders Urge Colleagues to Sign New Letter Calling on Sens. McConnell and Grassley to Hold Garland Hearings
Oct. 2, 2015 Letter to Leader McConnell, Speaker Boehner, Majority Whip Cornyn, Majority Leader McCarthy, and Chairmen Grassley, Chaffetz, Goodlatte, and Upton - Political Nature of GOP Planned Parenthood Oversight
Oct. 1, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Select Committee on Benghazi
Aug. 17, 2015 Letter to the Hon. Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader, U.S. Senate - Schedule Bipartisan Budget Negotiations Immediately
Aug. 1, 2015 Huffington Post: Democrats Take Advantage Of The GOP's Epic Month Of Dysfunction
May 1, 2015 Slaughter's Official Portrait as Chair of Committee on Rules Unveiled
April 10, 2015 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader - Calling for a Vote on Amendments to Budget Resolution
March 10, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand, Serrano, Rangel, Crowley Introduce Bill to Rename Morrisania Post Office in Honor of Former Borough President and the First Puerto Rican Congressman in US History, Herman Badillo
Dec. 12, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand, Hanna Announce After Their Push, Provisions That Would Provide Congress With More Oversight Over DFAS Personnel Plans And Add Protections For Rome DFAS Workers Passes Congress In Annual Defense Bil
Dec. 12, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand & Hanna Urged Armed Services Committee Leaders To Greenlight Provisions In November That Would Create More Congressional Oversight
March 19, 2013 Department of Defense, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013 - Continued
July 31, 2012 Schumer, Alexander, Lieberman, Collins Announce House Passage of Bipartisan Deal to Streamline Senate Confirmation Process--Legislation Now Heads to President's Desk
May 15, 2012 Schumer Statement On Speaker Boehner's Threat To Wage Another Showdown Over Debt Ceiling
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