Tag Archives: Chuck Schumer

Screaming Woman Disrupts Schumer Presser With Threats, Says She Was “Sexually Excited” By DC Riots

Minutes ago Sen. Chuck Schumer held a press conference outside his office on the Upper East Side of Manhattan to demand that last week’s rioters be permanently added to no-fly lists. Schumer was about two minutes into his statement when a screaming woman burst into view to yell abuse and declare that she was “sexually excited” by last week’s riots, …

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Schumer: Impeachment Or 25th Amendment Now

CNBC reports: The top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer called for President Donald Trump’s removal Thursday a day after a mob spurred by the president overran the Capitol as lawmakers tallied President-elect Joe Biden’s presidential win. “What happened at the U.S. Capitol yesterday was an insurrection against the United States, incited by the president. This president should not hold office one …

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Chuck Schumer Declares Democratic Majority In Senate

Via press release from Sen. Chuck Schumer: It feels like a brand new day. For the first time in six years, Democrats will operate a majority in the United States Senate — and that will be very good for the American people. America is experiencing one of the greatest crises we have ever faced, and the Senate Democratic Majority is …

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Chuck Schumer Reelected Senate Minority Leader

Axios reports: The Senate Democratic caucus re-elected Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and added Sens. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) to its leadership ranks, a Senate Democratic source tells Axios. The re-election of the full Senate Democratic leadership team comes after a relatively disappointing general election in which the party failed to win outright control of the …

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Schumer Quotes 2016 McConnell In RBG Statement

The Insider reports: Senate Minority Chuck Schumer issued the same statement following the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday, that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said following the death of Justice Antonin Scalia in 2016. Ginsburg died at the age of 87 due to complications from metastatic pancreatic cancer. The Supreme Court Justice battled multiple forms …

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Schumer Calls For Resignation Of HHS Sec. Alex Azar

CBS News reports: Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (N.Y.) on Tuesday called on Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar to resign, arguing he has failed to stand up to President Trump in the response to coronavirus. The call from Schumer comes amid a series of controversies at HHS. On Monday, the New York Times reported that a top …

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Schumer Calls On VA To Explain Use Of Malaria Drug

The Associated Press reports: The Senate’s top Democrat on Sunday called on the Department of Veterans Affairs to explain why it allowed the use of an unproven drug on veterans for the coronavirus, saying patients may have been put at unnecessary risk. Sen. Charles Schumer of New York said the VA needs to provide Congress more information about a recent …

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Schumer Moves To End Trump’s Signature On Checks

Politico reports: Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is planning to push for a provision in the next coronavirus package that would stop President Donald Trump from putting his name on any additional stimulus checks. The so-called “No PR Act” would prohibit the use of federal dollars toward any material that promotes Trump or Vice President Mike Pence’s names or signatures. …

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Schumer: We Have A Quack Medicine Salesman On TV

“We seemed to have a quack medicine salesman on television. He’s talking about things like disinfectant in the lungs. We need real focus in the White House on what needs to be done. “Instead of talking about disinfectant the president should be talking about how he’s going to implement testing. Which every expert says is the quickest path to get …

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Senate Approves $448B For Hospitals, COVID Testing

CNBC reports: Senate Republicans and Democrats reached a deal Tuesday on a $484 billion coronavirus relief package for small businesses, hospitals and testing. The deal would allocate $320 billion more for the Paycheck Protection Program, which provides small business loans, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said. $60 billion of that would be set aside for small institutions, according to a …

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Trump Sends Taunting Letter To Schumer Over Supplies

CNN reports: The White House released a letter from President Donald Trump attacking Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer in starkly personal terms on Thursday — just moments after the President said that “this is not the time for politics.” Trump was speaking at the White House daily coronavirus briefing at the same time his staff released the letter to Schumer, …

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Trump Attacks Schumer For “Complaining” About Lack Of Medical Supplies: “You Should Have Pushed Harder”

Talking Points Memo reports: President Donald Trump attacked Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) on Thursday morning after the Democratic leader criticized Trump’s fumbling response to the medical equipment shortage in New York. During an appearance on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Schumer described how New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio have been “calling all over the …

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Senate Approves $2T Stimulus Bill In Unanimous Vote

The Washington Post reports: Facing one of the worst economic downturns in American history, one that is unsparing in its trauma, the Senate late Wednesday unanimously approved a $2 trillion emergency relief bill that attempts to arrest the financial havoc caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Lawmakers acted with unusual speed and cooperation to produce the largest economic rescue package in …

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Schumer: Stimulus Bill Bans Trump Organization Bailout

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump’s businesses are barred from getting loans or investments under the new $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus deal, according to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer. The Trump Organization, which the president has not divested, is run by his two elder sons, Donald Jr. and Eric. The company controls several hotels, resorts and golf clubs, including Mar-a-Lago in …

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Schumer Sorry For Comments About Supreme Court

The Hill reports: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said on Thursday that he “shouldn’t have used the words” he did when he said that two Supreme Court justices would “pay the price” for their decisions on abortion rights cases. “Now I should not have used the words I used yesterday,” Schumer said in remarks from the Senate floor. “They …

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McConnell To Rebuke Schumer For SCOTUS Comments

Politico reports: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell plans to take to the Senate floor this morning to go after Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer for saying Supreme Court justices would “pay the price” for anti-abortion rulings. On Wednesday, Schumer said this outside the Supreme Court, as justices considered a case about limiting abortion in Louisiana: “I want to tell you, …

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Schumer Demands Probe Into Trump’s Retaliations

Politico reports: Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is asking that every agency inspector general investigate retaliation against whistleblowers who report presidential misconduct, after the firing of Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman from the National Security Council. Schumer’s letters to 74 inspectors general, which will be sent Monday, comes after Vindman, a star witness in the House impeachment inquiry into President Donald …

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Schumer Denies Report: No Deal In Place On Trial’s End

I was all set to post this and then Schumer denied it all. NBC News reports: Sens. Chuck Schumer and Mitch McConnell told their members at their respective closed-door lunches that the two leaders have agreed to a proposal that would culminate in a Wednesday vote to acquit the president, according to two Democrats in the room and two Republican …

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Senate Dems Win Two Trial Concessions From GOP

CNBC reports: Senate Democrats won two key changes to the rules of President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial as proceedings kicked off Tuesday afternoon. The changes will permit each sides’ opening arguments to span three days, instead of two, and will also admit materials into evidence from the House investigation into Trump last fall. The surprise last-minute changes were revealed Tuesday …

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Schumer Blasts McConnell’s Senate Trial “Cover Up”

The Hill reports: Senate Democrats slammed Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Monday night over his proposed rules for President Trump’s impeachment trial, accusing the GOP leader of a “cover up.” Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) called McConnell’s proposal a “national disgrace,” and vowed to try to change it on the floor on Tuesday. The rules would condense the …

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