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    US Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said on Friday the Supreme Court vacancy created by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg should not be filled until there is a new president. “The American people should have a voice in the selection of their next Supreme Court Justice. Therefore, this vacancy should not be...
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death jolts the Supreme Court firmly to the right and sets the stage for a heated battle over her empty seat just 46 days before the presidential election. Within an hour of the Court announcing that the Justice had died, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had tweeted that President Trump’s nominee to...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – New York Sen. Chuck Schumer went to the heart of the Theater District on Friday to issue a plea for his colleagues in Washington, D.C. to approve an additional federal stimulus. Schumer was in Father Duffy Square to push the Save Our Stages Act. The legislation would create $10 billion for...
    A $10 billion bill that will help keep the lights on along Broadway took center stage Friday as Sen. Chuck Schumer vowed to fight for entertainment venues hard hit by the coronavirus crisis. The New York Democrat and Theater District representatives touted the proposed Save Our Stages Act as a much-needed lifeline to live...
    Thursday, during an appearance on Fox News Radio’s “The Guy Benson Show,” Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) put the odds at even his party keeps control of the U.S. Senate. He explained several Senate races within the margin of error, which puts the balance of the body in question. “I think the honest answer...
    Senate Minority Leader Chuck SchumerChuck SchumerDemocrats scramble on COVID-19 relief amid division, Trump surprise Pelosi, Schumer 'encouraged' by Trump call for bigger coronavirus relief package Schumer, Sanders call for Senate panel to address election security MORE (D-N.Y.) took aim at President TrumpDonald John TrumpBarr criticizes DOJ in speech declaring all agency power 'is invested in...
    Amy Schumer evidently did not share the comedy gene with her cousin. Sen. Chuck Schumer clanked a joke Sunday at the Gotham Comedy Club, where he took the stage alongside Jerry Seinfeld to advocate for federal funding for city performance venues hit hard by the coronavirus. Perhaps channeling his inner Kenny Bania, Schumer launched...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City Long before his iconic “show about nothing” took the world by storm, Jerry Seinfeld got his start in the comedy clubs of New York City, packing in paying crowds there for a night of laughter from...
    LAST week, Senate Minority Chuck Schumer supported Sen. Bernie Sanders to ensure there is a plan if President Trump refuses to leave office if he loses the election. On Sep. 5, Schumer tweeted an article from Politico that outline Sander's plan to alert American's of the "nightmarish scenario" if Trump refuses to leave office.....
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said in a joint statement on Tuesday that the Senate Republican coronavirus aid bill is going “nowhere.” As many coronavirus aid programs have expired, Schumer and Pelosi said that they would shoot down Senate Republicans’ targeted coronavirus relief bill. Pelosi has pushed her...
    The governor might not be the most popular guy at Hamptons hot spot 75 Main, but the state’s senators are still welcome. As Page Six reported, Gov. Cuomo’s State Liquor Authority yanked the restaurant’s liquor license over COVID-19 violations and some other transgressions. But the place still seems to be abuzz. We’re told Sen....
    The governor won’t be the preferred man at Hamptons scorching spot 75 Fundamental, however the state’s senators are nonetheless welcome. As Web page Six reported, Gov. Cuomo’s State Liquor Authority yanked the restaurant’s liquor license over COVID-19 violations and another transgressions. However the place nonetheless appears to be abuzz. We’re informed Sen. Chuck Schumer...
    Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) tweeted an article from Politico in which Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) said that America needed to plan for President Donald Trump’s refusal to leave office, under the assumption he loses the election. Schumer added approvingly: “This is important: I’m standing side-by-side with @SenSanders to make sure we have a plan if...
    Independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has called for a contingency plan in the event that President Donald Trump would refuse to leave office after losing the election — and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer has offered his full support to that plan. Sanders floated the idea during an interview published Saturday by Politico, saying that...
    Chuck Schumer lashed out at Donald Trump on Friday after the president celebrated the sharp drop in the unemployment rate in August. 8.4% unemployment is nothing to brag about. https://t.co/2HPkedFLy5 — Chuck Schumer (@SenSchumer) September 4, 2020 The unemployment rate stood at 10.2 percent a month earlier, which means it dropped nearly 18 percent in...
    Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speaks at a press conference June 09, 2020 in Washington, DC. Schumer and Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-HI) answered questions related to reforming law enforcement policies in the wake of the death of George Floyd.Win McNamee | Getty Images Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer voiced opposition to a Republican coronavirus stimulus...
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has endorsed Massachusetts Rep. Joe Kennedy III in his tough Democratic primary for the state's U.S. Senate seat. “Joe Kennedy represents this party’s future. He will help lead Democrats forward on the defining battles of our time," Pelosi told the Boston Globe on Thursday. She added, “Never before have the...
    Democrat leader Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) promised a massive amnesty for illegal migrants during his brief speech at the Democrats’ virtual convention on Tuesday night. The ambitious proposal would lock in Democratic control of the federal government for many years and suppress wages in a flooded labor market for many years, so delivering many billions...
    CLAIM: Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer accused President Donald Trump of hiding in a bunker while Americans were tear-gassed and beaten. VERDICT: Misleading. President Donald Trump was reportedly taken by Secret Service to the White House security bunker on Friday, May 29, when protesters grew violent outside the perimeter, but it was not when law...
    New York Sen. Chuck Schumer assailed President Trump during his speech on the second night of the Democratic National Convention, accusing the president of quitting on the American people through his response to the coronavirus pandemic. "Millions are jobless, 170,000 Americans have died from COVID," Schumer said. "And Donald Trump says, 'It is what it is.' America, Donald...
    Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer laid out some of an agenda he hopes to implement if Democrats take back control of the Senate in November during his Tuesday Democratic National Convention speech. Schumer gave his speech with the Statue of Liberty in the background and said that if Democrats regain their majority in the Senate...
    Madison Summers August 18, 2020 0 Comments Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) says former First Lady Michelle Obama’s speech at Monday night’s Democratic National Convention delivered an important message to Americans. Schumer, the Senate minority leader, was asked during Tuesday’s CNN interview what the “single message” Obama made was during her virtual convention speech. “We...
    As the 2020 Democratic National Convention gets underway, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., is expected to speak on Tuesday, when the theme will revolve around meeting the nation’s challenges. Speakers are expected to set up cameras in their home states and Schumer said during a press conference this weekend that he will appear in...
    Sen. Martha McSally (R-AZ) said her re-election is essential to prevent Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) from becoming the Senate majority leader, offering her comments on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Sunday with host Joel Pollak. “I’m what stands in the way of Chuck Schumer being in charge of the United States Senate,” McSally declared, referring to Republicans’...
    Name it a Bronx connection. Rapper Cardi B is encouraging fellow Bronx native, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, to run for President as soon as the 30-year-old meets the minimal age requirement. Cardi’s early endorsement got here after a fan shared a clip from AOC’s Instagram web page, the place she used Cardi’s hit track “Bodak...
    Call it a Bronx connection. Rapper Cardi B is encouraging fellow Bronx native, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, to run for President once the 30-year-old meets the minimum age requirement. Cardi’s early endorsement came after a fan shared a clip from AOC’s Instagram page, where she used Cardi’s hit song “Bodak Yellow” to explain that it...
    Call it a Bronx connection. Rapper Cardi B is encouraging fellow Bronx native, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, to run for President once the 30-year-old meets the minimum age requirement. Cardi’s early endorsement came after a fan shared a clip from AOC’s Instagram page, where she used Cardi’s hit song “Bodak Yellow” to explain that it took...
    Amid Donald Trump’s continued opposition to funding sought by the Democratic Party to help the United States Postal Service as part of the next coronavirus relief package, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer have offered harsh words for the president. In a joint statement released on Friday, the Democratic congressional leaders...
    David Edwards August 13, 2020 9:17PM (UTC) This article originally appeared on Raw Story Eric Trump, the son of President Donald Trump, on Thursday slammed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) for leading "lavish" lives. During a "Fox & Friends" segment, host Brian Kilmeade suggested that weekly unemployment claims...
    President Trump on Thursday predicted that far left Rep. Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez would mount a challenge against Sen. Chuck Schumer — and defeat him. “Schumer’s going to get beaten by her. She’s going to run against Schumer, and he knows that and he’s going to get beaten by her unless you can talk her out of...
    Donald Trump on Monday claimed Democratic leaders Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi want 'to make a deal' on a coronavirus relief package but the top Senate Democrat said the president 'just makes things up.' Talks between the two sides remain at a stand still after negotiations fell apart on Friday and the president took executive...
    Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer didn’t mince words with his latest remarks regarding possible Russian interference in the upcoming general election and the response it has elicited from President Donald Trump and Republicans in general. During an appearance on ABC‘s This Week with George Stephanopoulos, the New York Senator said that Trump and GOP congress...
    Getty Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-New York. President Donald Trump faced quick criticism following actions he took aimed at the economy during the coronavirus pandemic. The executive order and three memorandums included a payroll tax holiday, a partial extension of federal unemployment, deferring student loans, and renters and homeowners assistance. The...
    The White House is confident President Donald Trump's four new executive orders will stand up in court as lawmakers denounce the unilateral move as 'unconstitutional' and the action faces potential legal battles. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Sunday morning that Democrats will have to explain a lot if they decide to legally challenge the executive...
    Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer admitted Friday that regardless of any other COVID-19 relief efforts, the economy won't be able to recover unless the schools are opened, according to The Hill. Schumer, along with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) have been locked in negotiations with the White House and Republican leadership, trying to agree...
    Thursday on CNBC’s “Squawk Box,” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) accused Republicans lawmakers of not giving a damn about minorities. Host Jim Cramer said, “Why can’t you go across the aisle and say, ‘Representative Lewis, civil rights legend, would have loved it if we could do something for the totally disenfranchised in the country. No matter...
    NANCY Pelosi and Chuck Schumer have said no agreement has been made on a stimulus package which would have seen up to $3,400 distributed to American families across the US. The news came after three hours of negotiations, and following Trump's accusal on Friday, when he said the second round of checks were being "held...
    WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork) — Republicans are set to unveil a new stimulus aid package as soon as Monday. The package would include $1,200 checks to many Americans. RELATED STORY: Will You See A Second Stimulus Payment? The Trump Administration says it will not renew the unemployment benefits of $600 extra per week. Instead, the new proposed...
    Democratic leaders used very strong terms when they decried the order by President Donald Trump to send federal troops to various U.S. cities to help quell violence from protests and rioting. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) took turns condemning the action in a media...
    Reuters July 23, 2020 0 Comments U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the top Senate Democrat, Chuck Schumer, shut down the idea of passing a temporary extension of expanded unemployment benefits separate from a larger coronavirus relief package, telling reporters on Thursday that they do not want to pass measures piecemeal. “This is a...
    Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) wrote a letter to Senate Democrats, noting that they could block a future coronavirus bill if it does not contain sufficient leftist carveouts. Schumer wrote a “Dear Colleague” letter to Senate Democrats, urging them to remain united as President Donald Trump and congressional leaders continue to negotiate a future...
    SENATE Democratic leader Chuck Schumer (NY) is urging his colleagues to band together to reject a coronavirus relief bill currently being worked on by Republicans. In a statement released Monday, Schumer slammed the bill proposal - which Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky) is working on with the Trump administration - as a "one-party approach"...
    WASHINGTON — Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Thursday unveiled a $350 billion plan he said was intended to combat “systemic racism” as lawmakers return to negotiate a new coronavirus bill. The New York Democrat’s “Economic Justice Act” contains wide-ranging infrastructure and social spending and would redirect $200 billion in unused funds from a...
    WASHINGTON — Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Thursday unveiled a $350 billion plan he said was intended to combat “systemic racism” as lawmakers return to negotiate a new coronavirus bill. The New York Democrat’s “Economic Justice Act” contains wide-ranging infrastructure and social spending and would redirect $200 billion in unused funds from a Treasury...
    Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) is pushing for a repeal of the state and local tax (SALT) deduction cap in the next round of coronavirus relief — giving a tax cut to the wealthiest 1% of taxpayers, especially in “blue” states. In his landmark tax reform law, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of...