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Official Account of Senator Chuck Schumer, New York’s Senator and the Senate Democratic Leader. Find resources on coronavirus at

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The proposed Trump rule to deport foreign students deserved what it got—a big red “F” It was cruel and counterprod… Clean Cars for America initiative would create good-paying, clean energy jobs. It’s supported by a diverse coali… Clean Cars for America initiative would accelerate our transition to all-electric vehicles on the road by 2040,… are in the middle of a pandemic that has killed more than 130,000 Americans, but President Trump and the Republi…
More than 130,000 deaths. More than 17 million unemployed. But President Trump is calling everyone a liar. And Sen… called on President Trump months ago to invoke the DPA to increase production of PPE. He failed. Now with recor… the biggest liar who ever occupied the Oval Office is saying everyone is a liar, you know he is afraid of the… cannot continue the Trump admin’s haphazard approach to COVID-19. Senate Democrats are fighting for a $25 billi… wants our schools to reopen. But if we want to keep our students and teachers safe, we need MORE federal…
One year ago today, New York banned race discrimination based on natural hair or hairstyles. Now we need to pass… Trump and Secretary DeVos: We all want our schools to re-open. Stop threatening to take away their fund… state, county, and local governments like in Cooperstown have been fighting for Americans in this crisis To th…’m standing with @SenWarren and @RepPressley. Because President Trump using a pandemic to throw out international…’s been 25 years since more than 8,000 Bosnian Muslim men and boys were massacred in Srebrenica. We will never f…
What are President Trump, Senator McConnell, and the Senate Republicans waiting for?! The House passed the Heroes… Trump: You’ve had MONTHS to increase production of PPE. You failed. Now with record levels of COVID, fr… American ideal of equal justice under the law is once again being undermined by a lawless president who regards…
Proud I fought alongside @SenSanders to ensure we vote in July on his amendment to cut $740B defense budget by 10%… all want our schools to re-open. But if we want them to open safely for our students, workers, and families, ou… Trump: We all want our schools to re-open. But if we want them to open safely for our teachers and stud… you @SenSchumer for prioritizing immigrants in the next covid relief bill. Our community deserves access to h…
Retweeted by Chuck SchumerThank you @SenSchumer for your commitment to fighting for immigrant families. #HeroesAct "Just how many more lost…
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Important piece from @SenSchumer in @eldiariony: Congress has a responsibility to act and help immigrants during th…
Retweeted by Chuck SchumerIt’s been two weeks since the House passed the #JusticeInPolicing Act. Americans are demanding bold action. Sen… open schools safely for teachers and students, President Trump can’t be undermining the CDC guidelines. We need… a devastating blow to President Trump and his enablers in the Republican party, the Supreme Court today upheld a… all want our schools to re-open. But if that’s going to happen, we have to keep our kids and teachers safe. Pr… crisis isn't over, but enhanced unemployment benefits are set to expire at the end of the month Americans do… matter how much he wishes it to be true, President Trump is not king. should extend and expand PPP. I’m standing with business owners at Partners Packaging in South Buffalo to annou… Trump using a pandemic to throw out international students is callous and counterproductive It makes no… Trump and Tucker Carlson are clearly intimidated by strong female leaders like my friend @SenDuckworth.…
Grocery store workers put their lives on the line amid COVID I’m joining @RWDSU frontline workers to call on Stop… schools & child care providers need MORE federal funding—not less—to be able to safely open @PattyMurray and I…’s awful ruling makes clear the Trump-Republican attacks on women’s health are far from over. Up to 126,000 w…
Senate Dems took to the floor last week to demand we pass a bill to provide federal aid to schools and child care c… across America are suffering from Agent-Orange-linked illnesses But too many of them have been blocked fr…'s July 7th, and President Trump still doesn’t have an adequate national testing strategy.,000 Americans have died. Experts are saying there may be 700,000 new cases per day this week. President Trump… are so many areas where President Trump has been derelict in this coronavirus crisis, but the lack of testing… Here’s what Senate Republicans BLOCKED last week.
What Senate GOP blocked last week ❌Rental assistance ❌Food assistance ❌Funding for COVID testing & tracing ❌Protec… expanded UI has been best crisis policy so far for maintaining economic dignity. This new plan by ⁦…
Retweeted by Chuck SchumerRead @chuckschumer on the importance of automatic stabilizers in unemployment insurance.
Retweeted by Chuck Schumer"every $1 increase in unemployment insurance generates $1.64 in GDP."
Retweeted by Chuck SchumerIn a new blog, @SenSchumer warns that "ending the $600 weekly benefits in July may exacerbate racial and ethnic dis…
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What Senate Republicans BLOCKED last week —Rental assistance —Food assistance —Funding for COVID testing & tracing… took to the floor with @SenateDems last week to demand that we extend PPP so that small businesses can continue t… sure your friends see this: Here’s what Senate Republicans blocked last week.
This July 4th, be safe and wear a mask!This July 4th, I was so proud to join the @Sept11Memorial as it re-opens today to family members, the 9/11 communit… should all be outraged by this tragedy. I’m praying for Vanessa Guillén’s family. I’m joining @GillibrandNY &…, we recommit ourselves to the cause of forming a more perfect union with equality and liberty and justice for…
The pain Americans are experiencing requires immediate action from the federal government. Americans can’t afford…’s what Senate Republicans BLOCKED this week: Resources for state & local governments & tribes Funding for COV… infections. Over 120,000 American deaths. Over 17M unemployed. But President Trump says “I think we’re going… Armed Forces would be better served if President Trump spent more time reading his daily briefing and less time… moratorium on evictions is set to expire in July. But we're still in the middle of this crisis. Millions are…’s CBO projection makes clear that absent additional action from Congress, millions of Americans, particularly…
Whether it is an unrelenting COVID killing Americans or Putin’s malign actions endangering our troops, President Tr… the state of Mississippi decided to take down the Confederate flag, Pres. Trump threatened to veto the NDAA in t…,000 people live and work in D.C. 46% of them are Black. Many of them work here, in the Capitol, providing essen… Armed Forces would be better served if President Trump spent more time reading his daily briefing and less time… reports are coming to light in the context of President Trump being soft on Vladimir Putin when it comes to N…’s what Senate Republicans have blocked this week: Rental assistance: BLOCKED Food assistance: BLOCKED Resour… protection is a primary purpose of intelligence. It should have the same importance to the Commander-in-Chief… Trump's own CDC director says the number of COVID-19 cases may be 10x higher than reported. But Preside… cases are at record highs and more than 17 million Americans are unemployed. What’s President Trump’s reaction? A victory lap.Over 17M are still unemployed Unemployment for black men rose to 16% The gap between black & white unemployment gre… Trump must not repeat the same mistakes with this economic crisis that he made initially with COVID-19—ig…’s jobs report may just be a slight peak in a much larger valley, and unless Pres. Trump demonstrates real lea… first of month means rent is due for millions of Americans struggling to make ends meet amid COVID-19 I just t… Gantt’s lifelong work to raise social and economic opportunity for those he served and countless others…
Enhanced unemployment benefits are set to expire in 31 days. But this crisis will not. Here’s how @RonWyden and I… Schumer wants to take the fate of the unemployed out of Mitch McConnell's hands
Retweeted by Chuck SchumerI took to the floor with @SenateDems last night to demand that we extend PPP so that small businesses can continue… the Senate GOP: After your fancy dinner with big oil lobbyists, Why don’t you take a walk in some DC neighborh… GOP Senators Daines, Cotton, Graham said about DC residents was despicable Daines said lawmakers should "go o…👀 @SenSchumer said it best. #DCStatehood now.
Retweeted by Chuck SchumerI took to the floor with @SenatorDurbin to demand that the Senate pass the American Dream and Promise Act, #HR6. W… 1st means rent is due for millions of Americans who've lost their jobs We're going to demand the Senate pass… dare President Trump to veto this vital bill that contains a pay increase for our troops in the name of protectin… we're live on Facebook holding a virtual hearing about reducing emissions from electrical and industrial secto…
Retweeted by Chuck SchumerI took to the floor with @PattyMurray to demand that we pass the Coronavirus Child Care and Educational Relief Act.… Schumer wants to take the fate of the unemployed out of Mitch McConnell's hands
Retweeted by Chuck SchumerIn a new blog, @SenSchumer argues that we must extend the $600 unemployment insurance expansion and tie it to the u…
Retweeted by Chuck SchumerWe CANNOT allow Republicans to let enhanced unemployment benefits expire amid COVID. I took to @DataProgress to ex… same man who was sued by the DOJ for housing discrimination now wants to legalize housing discrimination. We just demanded to pass a bill to extend PPP so that small businesses can continue to get the help they…
China didn’t tell you to politicize masks China didn’t make you rush states to reopen China didn’t force you to dow… you @PattyMurray and @SenSchumer for fighting for $430 billion to allow America’s public schools, child care…
Retweeted by Chuck SchumerOvernight, the Chinese Communist Party dealt another blow to those in Hong Kong fighting for their voices to be hea… Trump: America needs a big, bold, and green infrastructure plan. Stop standing in the way. McConnell wants to assess the conditions in the country before taking action on COVID. Here’s the assessment:… Coronavirus Child Care and Education Relief Act introduced today in the Senate by @SenSchumer and @PattyMurray
Retweeted by Chuck SchumerCOVID-19 is surging in several states Rent is due tomorrow for millions of Americans Over 1/5th of the workforce ha…'s being reported that the US is investigating a 2019 Russian bounty attack that killed 3 US Marines, including o… commander in chief, the president has no more serious duty than to do right by the Americans in uniform who prot…’s been 5 days since media reports informed the world of Putin’s alleged bounty program. What has Pres. Trump don…, Senate Democrats will demand action on safe elections, education funding, and funding for our nursing homes.…