Tag: Chuck Schumer
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer fumed Sunday over New York state’s slow release of a “trickle” of Covid-19 relief funds helping tenants and small landlords get back on their feet.
It is time to walk and chew gum, and that’s just what Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer believes as he announces three major issues being addressed simultaneously in the Senate.
Democrats took control of the U.S. Senate on Wednesday when Vice President Kamala Harris swore in three members to give the party a narrow grip on both houses of Congress as well as the White House for the first time in a decade.
New York's Sen. Schumer blasted Judge Gorsuch as someone who "instinctively favors the powerful over the weak" and "corporations over working Americans."
If Chuck Schumer and his Senate Democrats choose a path of obstructing President Trump’s agenda, they will have learned from the best.
A federal appeals court in San Francisco announced Thursday night it will not re-instate a controversial immigration ban imposed by President Donald Trump indefinitely blocking Syrian refugees and temporarily halting travelers from seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States.
Rebuked by the Senate majority leader, Warren wound up reading the 10-page letter outside the chamber on Facebook Live, which has been seen by more than 8 million people—exponentially more than routinely tune into C-SPAN 2.
With progressives urging greater resistance from its representatives in Washington, D.C., Schumer has invited both criticism and praise for his confirmation votes and his new role as the de-facto leader of the Trump opposition.
U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) sailed to victory Tuesday night to secure a fourth term in office, allowing the veteran lawmaker to squarely focus on a slew of competitive races nationwide that could flip the power of the Senate in Democrats’ favor.
Judge Merrick Garland has won bipartisan praise in the past but that might not even merit him a Senate confirmation hearing this presidential election year. The 63-year-old Chicagoan—as both he and President Barack Obama pointed out—is currently the chief judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, which Obama said is often regarded as “The Second-Highest Court In The Land.” Legal observers have called Garland a "centrist" and a "moderate" jurist.
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