Official account of Senator Chuck Schumer - New York’s Senator RT≠endorsement
It is a good thing that President @realDonaldTrump has backed off his rescission threat. The power of the purse is one of Congress’s most fundamental responsibilities. I hope he has learned the lesson not to play games with the budget.
The #AmazonRainforest has an essential role in curbing climate change, but it’s burning at a record rate. We must take meaningful action to protect our planet and put an end to these fires.
Having seen firsthand the awful conditions the Trump administration subjects many migrant families to, it is imperative that the courts immediately block this rule from going into effect.
@senatemajldr Mitch McConnell gave a speech earlier today on the Senate floor to express his frustration at being accused of blocking election security legislation. Here’s an easy way to stop being accused of blocking election security: Stop blocking it.
In my long career in politics, I have not seen a more regressive piece of legislation, so devoid of a rationale, so ill-suited for the condition of the country, so removed from the reality of what the American people need.
. should heed his own words: “if there is a shutdown I think it would be a tremendously negative mark on the president of the United States. He's the one that has to get people together.” #TrumpShutdown