Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) announced he supports repealing the 2002 Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) in Iraq, the first time he has expressed support for repealing the authorization.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) says the Senate will push forward and work on two key bills despite the actions of an uncooperative Republican Party sending the Senate into a rare Friday session.
Chuck Schumer has had to deal with Mitch McConnell for a very long time. Starting n 2014, McConnell and the Republicans held the senate. The idea of negotiating with the Kentucky senator was essentially a joke. McConnell used his power to shut down a supreme court nomination and push through a tax cut for the wealthy.
Speaking at a Rules Committee meeting on an election reform bill, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) criticized Republicans for backing former President Donald Trump’s “big lie that the election was stolen.”
During the Trump presidency, Republicans had a very slim majority. And they used that majority to push through the things they wanted. Taxes were cut and Supreme Court Justices were placed with no care about bi-partisanship.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) dismissed Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell‘s (R-Ky.) threat to employ “scorched earth” tactics if Democrats successfully get rid of the filibuster.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said Democrats are moving “full steam ahead” on Covid-19 relief even as the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump begins, pushing back against any assertion that his party can’t balance two priorities at once.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) have reached a power-sharing deal that secures Democratic control over committees in the upper chamber.
The announcement comes after several weeks of negotiations. Schumer said the organizing resolution will be passed later today.
A few weeks ago, it seemed that Democrats might have the votes needed to convict Donald Trump in his upcoming impeachment trial. Senators like Mitt Romney and Lisa Murkowski seemed likely to vote against the 45th President.
Democrats knocked down Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell‘s attempt to protect the filibuster as part of the Senate’s power-sharing deal. McConnell (R-Ky.) had wanted Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) to include protecting the filibuster in any deal they agree to on how to organize the evenly-split Senate.
Senate Democrats have re-elected Senator Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) to be the Senate’s Democratic leader. Senators Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) have also ascended to leadership roles.
Senate Democrats are calling for a delay in the Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Amy Coney Barrett after Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) got COVID.
Senate Democrats have come up with a strategy that involves a series of delay tactics that will make life hell for McConnell and his majority.
Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) called Trump the gravest threat to American democracy and blasted Senate Republicans for their silence.
CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin says Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) won’t make good on Democrats’ threat to expand the number of Supreme Court seats if they take back the White House and Senate following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said that the Supreme Court seat vacated by the death of RBG should not be filled until there is a new president.
Chuck Schumer denounced Donald Trump in an animated speech from the Senate floor following the President’s claim that Coronavirus response is going well if you exclude the blue states.
The Senate Minority Leader addressed Trump’s remarks on Thursday and called out the President’s apparent failure to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bernie Sanders and Chuck Schumer want the Senate to create a special committee in advance of the November elections in order to guarantee their “security and legitimacy”.
Schumer, a Democrat and Senate Minority Leader, joined the independent Vermont senator in writing a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.
Speaker Pelosi and Leader Schumer responded to Mitch McConnell's pandemic relief bill by exposing it as a sham.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) says a vote on coronavirus relief funds could happen sometime this week. McConnell did not specify what would be included in the relief measure, but said it would focus on health care, education, and the economy.