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Schumer warns Trump to stay out of government funding negotiations

“We believe if President Trump stays out of the appropriations process we can have a good, bipartisan agreement and the government can move smoothly forward,” Schumer told reporters shortly after Democratic senators reelected him to lead the party in the 116th Congress.


Chuck Schumer and Mitch McConnell hang on to their Senate leadership roles

Republicans have praised McConnell’s no-holds-barred leadership and willingness to break Senate norms in order jam through their own judicial nominees — and they stand to gain some seats. Schumer, too, still has the broader support of many Democrats — despite some pushback from progressive activists


Schumer: ‘We Are Going to Fight... to Let Everybody Vote – Everybody’

At a press conference outlining his party's legislative prioriites, Sen. Schumer said Democrats are fighting for “real reforms,” like allowing “everybody” to vote. “Everybody,” Schumer reiterated.


Schumer Becomes Mueller's Guard Dog Against Whitaker — Threatens Protections in Next Spending Bill

During an appearance on“State of The Union,”Schumer claimed that if Whitaker did not recuse himself, he would introduce budget protections for the Mueller investigation into the next spending bill.


Sinema Meets With Schumer After Previously Saying She Would Not Support Him for Leadership

Senator-elect Kyrsten Sinema (D., Ariz.), who said back in July that she would not support Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer's (D., N.Y.) bid to remain Democratic Party leader in the Senate, met with him and Senate-elect Jacky Rosen (D., Nev.) on Tuesday.


Schumer predicts Nelson will 'continue being senator' if 'every vote counted'

"Bill Nelson is -- is strong as could be. He believes, I believe, he's won a majority of the votes, and as long as they're counted, he will continue being senator from Florida,” Schumer told reporters Wednesday morning shortly after his Democratic colleagues re-elected him to serve as the Senate Min


Chuck Schumer’s Recount Reversal

Sen. Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) says Florida's recount should go on beyond the Sunday deadline if needed, a reversal from 2006 when Schumer slammed Republicans for demanding a recount and argued conceding the election would be the "gentlemanly thing to do."


Schumer And Nelson Accuse Rick Scott Of Trying To "Bully" His Way To Victory; Demand Immediate Recusal

Democratic Senators Chuck Schumer (NY) and Bill Nelson (FL) demanded at a Tuesday press conference that Nelson's GOP opponent, Florida Governor Rick Scott, recuse himself from the recount process that will determine the winner of their race.


The Latest: Schumer says Trump is lying about voter fraud

Senate Democrats are keeping their team headed by Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York even though one of the two new Democratic senators-elect, Kyrsten Sinema (SIN'-uh-muh) of Arizona, has said she wouldn't vote for him.


Schumer: 'There Is New Hope' On Gun Control - Bearing Arms

One thing I’ve been saying since the midterms is that I’m not overly concerned about losing the House because the GOP retained the Senate. More than that, though, they gained ground.


Schumer Wins Another Term as Democrats' Leader

Senate Democrats are keeping their team headed by Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York even though one of the two new Democratic senators-elect, Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona, has said she wouldn't vote for him.


Both Sen. Schumer and Sen. Graham Claim Kavanaugh Dispute Helped Their Party More

Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) (Screenshot)The dispute over Supreme Court nominee Bret Kavanaugh helped Democrats and hurt President Donald Trump in the midterm elections, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said Sunday.Appearing on CNN’s “State of the Union With Jake Tapper,” Sen. Schumer said he believes Republi


AWKWARD: Chuck Schumer SO excited to work with 'Woman of the West' Kyrsten Sinema ... there's just 1 problem

Women of the West. Two new great women Democratic senators from the western part of the United States, Kyrsten Sinema from Arizona and Jacky Rosen from Nevada. So proud we’ll be working with them in January.pic.twitter.com/jx3heTQFde— Chuck Schumer (@SenSchumer)November 13, 2018


Chuck Schumer Suggests Democrats Actually Benefited From Their Treatment Of Kavanaugh

The spin continues to portray the modest gains that allowed the Democrats to retake the House last week into a mandate to launch dozens of investigations into President Trump, members of his administration, and Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.


This Might Be The Most Delusional Thing To Ever Fly Out Of Chuck Schumer's Mouth

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer: “The Kavanaugh dispute, I think, helped us more than it hurt us … I think the President lost more votes because of the Kavanaugh issue than gained throughout the country.”#CNNSOTUpic.twitter.com/VkjBcIiMj9— CNN (@CNN)November 11, 2018


McConnell, Schumer re-elected as Senate party leaders

Both senators were chosen by acclamation, according to those familiar with the private caucus meetings. McConnell, the Kentucky Republican who expanded GOP ranks in last week’s midterm, faced no contest for the job. Democrats returned Schumer’s entire leadership team, despite the loss of several inc


LIVE: Sen. Schumer & Nelson Florida Vote Recount

2:30 p.m. ET: Senators Chuck Schumer and Bill Nelson give statements on the Florida vote recount.Related contentFlorida recount ramps up as deadline loomsWhat you should know about Florida's vote recount


With My Magic Glasses, I Can’t See the Antisemites in My Party, by Chuck Schumer

Oy vey ist mir! Great to see you! So did you know my last name comes from the Hebrew word “Shomer”? It means guardian! So I’m a guardian of the Jewish people! I hardly ever tell this story, except at every single Jewish event that I’ve attended for the last 40 years. Oy gevalt!


Schumer: Kavanaugh Confirmation Hurt Republicans

“The Kavanaugh dispute, I think, helped us more than it hurt us,” Schumer said during the interview. “It’s one of the reasons we won the house so decisively. It’s one of the reasons we won governorships in so many other states because suburban voters who are traditionally Republican came to our side


Chuck Schumer Fast Facts

Other Facts:He was valedictorian at James Madison High School in Brooklyn, and received a perfect 1600 score on the SAT test.He edited his high school newspaper, and at one point considered pursuing a career in chemistry. His parents encouraged him to go to medical school, but he opted for law schoo