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Senate Democrats move immediately to "Plan B" on minimum wage
"Yesterday we told you That the parliamentarian head ruled that the dollar minimum wage does not pass muster for reconciliation and must be taken out of a covid relief. Bill now We clarified unlike most of the media. That the parliamentary and actually has no power whatsoever It is just give an advisory opinion is not an actual ruling. The person who does the ruling is actually the presiding chair of the senate was normally is the vice president so comma. Harris is going to have a huge part in this conversation now wants the parliamentarian gave her so called ruling. All the democrats immediately gave up on fifteen dollars minimum wage as things stand now they are going to be taking that provision is going to be taken out of the bill and we will not get fifteen dollar minimum wage for at least four years now. There is a way to prevent it. There are four steps here. I'm going to walk through all four steps and you will see that if we do this. It's actually very doable. To keep it in the bill and to actually win on this issue but it requires courage from progressives and then Requires us to put public pressure on some of our allies and then eventually to the biden administration and sure so step one is unfortunately right now the most important step and where we're going to have to call out bernie sanders bernie sanders. Is the chair of the budget committee. The chair of the budget committee the signs. What is in the kobe. Relief bill bernie sanders. Current plan is to take fifteen dollars minimum wage out of the covid relief. Bill that is a terrible idea. He should not do that. If corporate democrats are going to vote against let them vote against it but doing it on their behalf. i cannot overstate. What a bad idea that is in that scenario that right now is what is going to happen unless we change it together bernie would kill the fifteen dollar minimum wage on behalf of joe manchin and joe by. He should not do that. So that's this is step one. I'm going to get to the other steps in a second guys. I need you to immediately participate. We've got a campaign we've got a partition and and we've got hashtags. We must do all of the above and the campaign is called. Don't kill it bernie because yes step one indisputably. It is a matter of fact. Is that the budget chair decides if it goes in the bill that is bernie sanders. That was the whole point of him being budget share. If he's going to take out. Fifteen dollar minimum wage will take out every provision the joe manchin and joe biden are opposed to that means we will get no progressive priorities past none. The fifteen dollars. Minimum wage was literally the bare minimum. It was the first ask of progressives so bernie. You've got to keep it in the bill because if he does not keep it in the bill. It's over that hashtag fight for fifteen. There is no more fight. That means progressive surrender. I'm being honest with you. Guys our job is to do the news. Those are the facts of how this process works so go to the petition. All right and here. Let's put it up for you guys and it's simply called. Don't kill it bernie. And what is saying is we don. T have a clear message. Don't take it out of the bill. It's one hundred percent your call on whether you keep it in the bill or take it out of the bill. Do not do that because if you take it out of the bill and you kill it then we will not be able to get back to it for four long years and there's no reason for it so and and if you're tweeting about this at all please use hashtag. Don't kill it bernie. Because we must get senator sanders to turn around. There are no other steps if he takes it out of the bill now if he keeps it in the bill now let me walk you through how we could actually win on this step two would be since it's in the bill. The presiding officer of the senate would have to rule to take it out of the bill. So kamala harris who in her role as the vp would normally be the presiding officer. The senate would have to actively vote with republicans or side with republicans the and the parliamentarian for what it's worth again. The parliamentarian has no vote. No power just gave a rando opinion on what they think they should do it. The republicans would never care about it. It it has no force of law at all. in fact it's being used as an excuse by kamla harris show schumer and the others to kill a provision. They were never in favor of so. Then we have to put pressure on comma harris to not side with mitch mcconnell. Can we do that. Yes yes we can definitely do that. If chuck schumer wants to protect com la- harris and he puts another senator in as the presiding officer. Will they will put pressure on chuck schumer. Would you like to continue to be the senator from new york. There are a lot of progressives in new york very very strong. Progressives in new york that could easily take that seat not easily but that could certainly have a shot at taking that seat. So now here's the most part steps three if she decides to take it out of the bill. There's nothing we can do about it comma harrison show schumer will then actively be saying okay. We killed the fifteen dollar minimum wage because we never wanted in the first place but if we get past that step and go. You win you win. We're keeping it in the bill. Then mitch. Mcconnell would object. Mitch mcconnell would then say. I want to appeal the ruling of the chair. Now here's a great news. Since joe manchin a cinema cap the filibuster and so two joe biden. They would need sixty votes to overrule the chair. So that means they need to break our filibuster to overrule the ruling of the chair. They're not gonna get sixty votes. We win okay. There is a separate more but understand before we go to step four step. Four is awesome but right now you understand how simple it is with. Depression brought to keep it in the bill. We have to pressure mention not mansion comma harris and chuck schumer to not side with republicans. Why god is a progressive movement. If we can't do that what can we do. Do we have any power or don't we have any power. Were about to find out. And then step for is if the republicans cannot break the filibuster. The mcconnell has one last option and this is wonderfully ironic. He would have to ask for fifty vote margin and straight up and down. Vote to kill the filibuster in regards to the votes of the presiding chair of the senate now mansion cinema have said that and biden said that the filibuster is the most precious thing in the world to them. So what are they going to. Now turn around just to make sure you don't get higher wages and they're gonna vote to kill the filibuster in this regard. I mean you would be the most spectacularly hypocritical thing they have ever done and they've done some pretty hypocritical fix so you put them in an near impossible situation and it is incredibly doable but step one is do not surrender. Guys one last thing before we go to john and jordan. There's ninety two billion dollars online. This would be a pay raise for about thirty million americans and to the tune of ninety two billion dollars every single year the reason why biden mansion and the republicans don't want to do it is because the chamber of commerce is dead set against it they are those business interests are giant donors to both the republican party and the democratic party. And those donors are saying. I wanna keep the ninety two billion dollars. I want to give it to my workers. I want to keep their wages incredibly low now go do my bidding. And they do now. Bernie is not in that camp. But he's getting pressure from the other democrats to take it out of the bill. We in a sense have to back them up by saying bernie. We do not agree. We do not agree. Don't kill it bernie. Don't kill it
Senate parliamentarian rules against including minimum wage in Covid relief bill
"To Democrats plan to increase the federal minimum wage to $15 as part of President Biden's covert relief package. ABC is faith Abou Bay has latest from Washington. The Senate parliamentarian ruled late Thursday that Democrats can not fast track the cupboard relief package without taking out the minimum wage provision. Republicans are praising the decision. Lindsey Graham, writing on Twitter that he's very pleased. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, however, pledging Democrats won't give up their fight to raise the minimum wage
Democrats await decision on minimum wage for COVID-19 relief package
"To Democrats plan to increase the federal minimum wage to $15 is part of President Biden's covert relief package. Senate parliamentarian ruled late Thursday that Democrats cannot fast track the Cupid relief package without taking out the minimum wage provision. Republicans are praising the decision. Lindsey Graham, writing on Twitter that he's very pleased. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, however, pledging Democrats won't give up their fight to raise the minimum wage this just hours before the House puts the relief bill up for a vote on the floor Friday morning. Faith. The booby. ABC NEWS Washington White House
Biden to Address Chip Shortages With Executive Action
"Chuck Schumer is asking fellow lawmakers to draw up legislation to improve competitiveness with China in manufacturing and technology. Humor is calling for emergency funding for incentives to promote semiconductor manufacturing and research. Now this issue, as you know, has taken on new urgency given the global chip shortage. Schumer's plan also list possible sanctions or other steps to curb China on trade and intellectual property theft. He is hoping to have this legislation on the floor of the Senate for a vote this spring. MAINE time President Biden is expected to sign an executive order tomorrow it will call for a supply chain review for critical goods. And Juliet. This would obviously includes semiconductors. Meanwhile,
New York City businesses are barely hanging on
"Starting this Friday. Restaurants in the five boroughs will be allowed to serve more customers indoors again, but many of them will still struggle to stay open. They say if they don't get some help from Washington to make payroll and pay the rent. Senator Chuck Schumer was out in the city today, pushing for the federal covert relief plan. Schumer was on the Lower East Side joined by Amanda Colin, in her vegetarian restaurant, Dirt candy I used to have 35 employees. I currently have six Will not survive without more aid. The senator is pushing hard for passage of a $25 billion fund for restaurants, it would offer grants up to $5 million for individual businesses. 10 million for small chains. The grant is very flexible. It could be used to pay the employees that could be used to pay the rent or the insurance, or PPE. The restaurant eight is already part of the president's nearly $2 trillion covert relief plan. But many Republicans of jet to the cost so part of that plan could be on the chopping
Inside Trump’s historic second impeachment
"Thanks for joining us. They assault on. The capital was a dark day for american democracy now the abc news documentary for who shedding light on the road to insurrection and the second impeachment trial that followed with new insights from prosecutors and trump's inner circle of advisers fifty seven votes for guilty forty-three for not guilty. Donald john trump former president. United states is not guilty as charged. The article is hereby acquitted. The challenge we saw in that senate today was a cowardly group of republicans. Have no power to convict them. Disqualify a former officeholder who is now a private citizen and another sham impeachment down the drain. This was about choosing country over. Donald trump and forty three republican members chose trump a defining moment in american politics. The president of the united states impeached and acquitted for a second time. It's not just donald trump on trial. And it's this entire era of our history. It's a reckoning of. How did we get here. Who have we become. How did this happen the entire saga examined in a new. Abc news documentary for trump the reckoning it all happened here at the heart of our democracy that magnificent capitol building all within about a month. You had insurrection yet. People's storming the capital weeks after that the inauguration and then the impeachment trial is a moment of truth for america. You have the house. Democrats who are the prosecutors led by jamie raskin and his team. Our case is based on cold hard facts. He violated oath of office in the greatest breach of a presidential of in us history. The democrats are trying to make the case that everything that happened on january. Sixth is because of one man and that's donald trump. Let's start with the big lie that the election was stolen. He continued to spread the big lie. Agila way we can lose in. My opinion is massive fraud on january six. We know who lit the fuse. Donald trump told these insurrectionist to come to the capital. We fight we fight like hell and if you don't fight like hell you're not going to have a country anymore. With president trump wanted that day he simply wanted a peaceful and honest airing of the question of whether there were election irregularities in six battleground states. i know that everyone here will soon be marci over to the capitol building to peacefully and patriotically. Make your voices heard at his signal after this. We're going to walk down. And i'll be there with you. He struck a match. We're going to walk down to the capital and he aimed straight at disbelief tape. We saw the house. Managers played this thirteen minute long. Video public has not seen that the senators themselves have not seen. We know those hallways we recognize those corners. It's deeply upsetting. It is anxiety provoking. It is frightening. That awful day could have been so much worse. Multiple members of our government had near run ins with the mob. Senator mitt romney senate majority leader chuck schumer and vice president. Mike pence we saw for the first time. Security footage of mike pence being hustled out of the chamber and his family by thought of vice president. Cheney on nine eleven Being taken to the bunker under the white house to twenty four pm twelve minutes after pence's taken out of the chamber. Donald trump tweets and attack against his own vice president. He tweeted quote. Mike pence didn't have the courage to do what should have been done to protect our country and our constitution he further incites the mob against his own vice president.
Student Loan Forgiveness: Democrats Debate How Much To Cancel
"Five million americans have student debt and president biden has promised to do something about that. He's proposed cancelling up to ten thousand dollars per borrwer. Democrats in congress are pushing for more though fifty thousand dollars per person. Here's npr's listen Joe biden has made it clear one point six trillion dollars in federal student. Debt is a problem but the question of how much of it to cancel is still on the table. Let's take a look at the plan. The president supports cancelling ten thousand dollars in debt per borrower or. Who have the lowest suit deaths are the ones who struggle the most adam. Looney is an economist. At the university of utah he says not all debt is the same borrowers who completed. A bachelor's often have higher debt burdens but are able to pay that debt back. The ones really struggling are the ones in default. When you're in default government can take your tax refund part of your paycheck when you get older. You can even lose part of your social security. Roughly eight million borrowers are in default and most of them have less than ten thousand dollars in debt. The amount that you borrow is largely dependent on how many years you will often students who drop out after a semester or a year or two just on accumulate very much dead. If you never got that degree you can't get a job to help pay off that debt. Looney argues that anything higher than ten thousand cancellation runs. The risk of awarding borrowers. Who don't need help. He points to research that shows thirty. Six percent of student debt is owned by the top twenty percent of income holders but income is different than wealth household was student debt. Tend to have the least amount of wealth. That's the value of all your assets minus debt. Now let's take a look at the plans to cancel fifty thousand dollars in student at senators elizabeth warren and chuck schumer among those behind. This idea. they say a more forgiving cancellation policy is also about racial justice. And would target gaps in wealth especially among black families. Black households are more likely to have student debt and more of it than white or latino families. The debt crisis in is dish. Proportionally impacting borrowers of color and communities of color. Black borrowers in particular ashleigh harrington the senior policy counsel at the center for responsible lending. So when we talk about cancelation we have to start their black borrowers. She says can struggle even if they get their degree. Thanks to racism. In the labor market more debt cancellation would give them a up. You have families were the color who have never been able to build wealth. They don't have intergenerational wealth fender having intergenerational deck many black and latino families missed out on ways to build wealth in the past like homeownership and job training programs due to racist policies researchers who study and talk to student. Loan borrowers say now student. Loan debt is thing. That's holding them back in a forthcoming report. The center for responsible lending black borrowers. Who would have all of their debts. Raced at fifty thousand was forgiven. Have median assets worth just seventy six thousand dollars in most cities. That's not even a house and of course there's the pandemic we are in the list of a crisis it and so we're for the place where count out. Inauguration gonna cut it regardless of the dollar figure most advocates. For cancelling say the thing that makes it so appealing is it can be done by the president through executive action without congress. President biden has long said he'd prefer to use legislation but in early february. The white house signaled it was willing to consider doing it with the flick of a pen.
Senate Votes To Acquit Trump in Historic Second Impeachment Trial
"Within a P news minute, Hazare 57 The nays are 43. Two thirds of the centre's president of having voted guilty. The senator judges that responded Donald John Trump, former president, United States Is not guilty as charged the article impeachment That's Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy, announcing the result of the Senate second impeachment trial of Donald Trump. Seven Republicans joined Democrats voting to convict Trump, making it the most bipartisan vote in the history of presidential impeachments. But the former president welcomed his acquittal, saying in a lengthy statement that his movement has only just begun. Thinking his lawyers and his defenders in Congress while promising supporters he'll have more to share in the months ahead. But back in the Senate majority leader Chuck Schumer said Republicans who voted to acquit would rue this day January 6th. Will live as a day of infamy in the history of the United States of America. Failure to convict Donald Trump will live as a vote of infamy in the history of the United States, Senate, Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell explained. In his view, the Senate has no power to convict and disqualify a former officeholder who's now a private citizen. But he had harsh words for Trump and his actions. This was on intensifying crescendo. Of conspiracy theories. Orchestrated by outgoing president who seemed determined. Either overturned the voters decision or else Torch. Our institutions on the way out, and he insisted the former president but still liable for everything he did while he was in office. I'm Ben Thomas AP News
Lawmakers give standing ovation for Officer Eugene Goodman
"Before the Senate adjourn, there was aware moment of unity is members voted to give an heroic Capitol police officer the congressional gold medal. In the Senate, a standing ovation and congressional gold medal for Capitol police officer Eugene Goodman, as senators thanked him for saving their lives. Officer Goodman is in the chamber tonight. Officer Goodman. Thank you. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer joining Mitch McConnell also thanking every other officer who fought to protect them and if they told ABC News
"chuck schumer" Discussed on The Next Best Thing
"That was him getting really amped up on telling you i i. I shouldn't say they were there. They were here but isaf called him up. I said you do this right now. Indeed ding do it. Come on come on chuck for a first of all chuck no care. Let me like you call them up and said do this right now and he didn't do it. So what are you telling us that you have no real poll. I mean no and wasn't taking us seriously okay. Cool good story. Listen that's just that's all fun and games but what really made me worried. Were two things first of all. I'm not just here to shit on. Chuck schumer okay. I'm really not but when they sat down to discuss his the agenda of the democrats what they feel. They need to get done during these really two years. The only two years we know that they're going to have the majority. The only thing that was really clear to me was that he wants to get something accomplished on climate change. That's that's one thing. He kept coming back to climate change. He was so fixated on it in fact that he said he feels that. Perhaps joe biden should invoke. The emergency clause call for climate emergency. I think this is a bad idea. You mentioned climate. Yes with democrats in control of the white house and both houses of congress even with a narrow majority this presents of it not in terms of politics but in terms of climate as an issue. This is isn't or globe. This is the first real opportunity to make clive progress on climate in in years and years and years. Yes it is hard to imagine enough. Republicans supporting major legislation on climate. That you could do it that you could pass it and put something on the president's desk while the filibuster is still existed. Is it fair to look at it that way. I think it might be a good idea for president biden to call the climate emergency flight because they can relate to what you're saying then he can do many many things under the emergency powers of the president that wouldn't have to go through that he could do without legislation now. Trump used this emergency for a stupid wall which was an emergency but if there ever was an emergency. Climate is one. So i would suggest That they explored looking at climate as an emergency which would give them more flexibility after all it's crisis crisis. Okay okay so. I'm just going to be honest with you. I think climate is important. I think it should be a priority but it is not the most pressing crisis right now and it'd be it would be a complete disaster to call climate emergency because it would send republicans in a tizzy and i'm sorry. I'm sorry i'm sorry. I'm sorry but the climate problem you know. We have the paris climate agreement we have john kerry the climate czar. Who's actively working on this. And i feel like he is. He know that was a great appointment. He is a great leader to put in charge of this. You know more needs to be done but it will be but no one what i think of a real crisis. I think of like something that is killing people here. And now and i get it. People are dying from hurricanes and people are dying from floods and people are dying from tornadoes and whatnot. But you know what's killing people every single goddamn day that i haven't heard chuck schumer say a word about guns guns. God damnit we so full of shit you know all of those democratic debates. They talked about the nra and having the courage to go up against the nra if there was something to declare an emergency about its guns. Do you know why for one thing guns whether it's suicide whether it's school shootings whether it's domestic violence guns in one way or another are being used to kill forty thousand people a year more than forty thousand people a year forty thousand people a year. That is something that is killing people right now. And you know who's not going to cooperate in any way shape or form any republicans so if you're going to invoke the emergency clause and declare an emergency don't be like trump. Don't do it about something that's really. It's really inappropriate to do it about. I know that the climate crisis is an crisis. But it's not one that is so pressing in his like if we don't do something drastic today then people will die. People are dying from guns today yesterday and they will tomorrow. It's happening every day. It's it's getting worse. Twenty twenty was the worst year for gun violence in a long time and there haven't been any good years in my lifetime. I mean certainly not the past ten years. So the emergency clause. He's talking about the emergency invoking emergency about climate. That would be such a. That would not be a good idea but more than that. We're going to get back to this gun thing more than that. Rachel maddow asked him point blank and she was very patient him she asked him. What is your legislative agenda. What do you feel has to get done over these next two to four years and he was wishy washy. He couldn't give clear concise answers. Here's his first attempt. Tell me describe to me. New senate majority leader. Chuck schumer's main legislative priorities. Three things one is climate bold climate legislation to make sure it involves workers training workers to build a new clean stuff. We need one of the things that's always pained me. Is that so many working people in climate to leave them out when it actually will increase the number of good paying jobs as long as we make. Sure it's american jobs and good paying jobs and third it also says communities of color who have been particularly left out in suffered most from climate should get some special consideration. It's a broad coalition. And it's the kind of thing that yes i care about so in this case. Climate is central but jobs and dealing with racial inequities sort of part of it. Very good. I like it very much. What did he just say. I mean climate. But in jobs. And i mean it was. He was all over the place and she agrees you know how we know. She agrees because right after that answer he gave he had. I mean she had to ask him yet again because whatever the fuck he said. It wasn't clear. Don't be wishy washy in your own words. Answer the question. What are your priorities. Here's his second attempt to give me. Give me your legislative priorities. In your own words. Klein obviously one of them. Economic and racial inequality. Okay at the to go hand-in-hand some you can deal with that. Some ways conventionally a big infrastructure bill. We employ ten million new people in a trillion dollar infrastructure. Bill in these are good paying jobs. He's a construction jobs. That's very helpful in the bills. We propose we want a high percentage of those thirty forty percent to be people who don't have good jobs. Maybe people who got out of prison people who you know this would be a real ladder up for them but there are other things job. Training is very important education. And what i consider part of economically inequality. Some people might not. I think immigration reform is economic equality. Because not only is the right thing to do. I'm very pro-immigrant person. My middle name is ellis. Ellis island and my daughter's middle name. We named her. Emma for emma lazarus the poet who wrote on the stench anyway. What are you talking about. What the fuck are you talking about. My and my name is alice. Alice island in my she asked what your three legislative agendas are. God damn we know jobs. Good good paying jobs in immigration. And i like puppies and i like the kalamazoo but of course climate i i care about climate and people.
"chuck schumer" Discussed on The Next Best Thing
"Right here at one ninety nine cook street still in brooklyn still and bushwick. Thank god we are in this studio. I don't know if you noticed. But it's a frigging blizzard outside a true blizzard white out blizzard and i'm not one to get anywhere early ever i have at times down to a t. How long it takes me to walk. Virtually everywhere including our old studio. And if i wanted to get to my show that starts at ten o'clock on time i just simply had to leave by nine forty five. What and that was cutting close. If i really wanted to have some breathing room. I would leave at nine. Forty three nine forty four. But you get the idea. This is a little closer to my apartment. Thank god it is because if it wasn't i would probably have missed the first five to ten minutes. It's a i mean truly. I really wanna say it's a twister but it's not a twister. It's a blizzard. Young and i was walking. Oh god i'm really actually kind of sad. Because i was trudging my way from my apartment here to the studio and it's been snowing all day. I don't think it stopped snowing at any point throughout the day. And the winds blow in my. I'm battling mother nature and father time. Why not and it's windy. It's terrible. I'm dying but i'm trudging my way here. I'm doing okay. You know how sometimes you and you're walking in the city in nature outdoors. Whatever you're kind of getting a false sense of the wind and the weather because of where you are between buildings well there was a nice brick wall kind of really shielding me from the worst of the wind and when i got to the end of that brick wall my umbrella. My favorite umbrella didn't just do that thing where it blows inside out. I'm i swear to god..
Aides say Trump impeachment case is 'devastating'
"Aides say house impeachment managers will lay out a devastating case against Donald Trump they're comparing the ex-president's second Senate trial to a criminal trial saying the managers will present us the same story showing trump was singularly responsible for inciting last month's capital riot the evidence will be powerful the evidence some of it will be new Senate democratic chief Chuck Schumer gave no details but urged all colleagues to pay careful attention especially Republicans despite the pressure on them trump's lawyers will argue he did not incite the riot and that the trial itself is unconstitutional since he's out of office which Democrats reject Sager mag ani Washington
Citi Field Opening As COVID-19 Vaccine Hub Wednesday, New York
"Better late than never the covert vaccination habits Citi Field will open tomorrow. WCBS reporter Marla Diamond joins us live from Queens with more on that, Marla. And Steve, A large tent lit with floodlights has been set up in the snowy parking lot. The Citi field site was to open last month but was delayed by a nationwide vaccine supply shortage. Starting tomorrow. The site will be open 24 7 Wednesday through Saturday for Queens residents, food service workers and TLC drivers. Proof of employment. Or dress will be required and help is on the way for families struggling to pay funeral expenses under a federal program announced yesterday by Senator Chuck Schumer and Congresswoman Alexandria a Casio Cortez. Well, this pandemic was hitting all of us. On dwell. We were all in the same storm. We weren't on the same boat and some of us were writing very choppy waters and what that means was that communities that were being hardest hit were having higher levels of mortality and with money from a $2 billion pot of disaster relief funds, FEMA will reimburse families up to $7000 for funeral expenses. Dating back to March of 2020
Senate leaders reach agreement on impeachment trial rules
"Us senate leaders have reached a deal with house impeachment managers on the rose for the second trial of donald trump. According to senate majority leader chuck schumer quote. All parties have agreed to a structure that will ensure a fair and honest impeachment trial the structure. We have agreed to every fair it will allow for the trial to achieve its purpose truth and accountability. There will be a debate in a subsequent simple-majority vote later on today on the constitutionality of the trial. The democrats have more votes in the senate breaks for the fifty. Since cobbola harris would cast the deciding. Vote late last month. Five anti-trump republicans voted with democrats to proceed to a senatorial. Tomorrow there will be sixteen hours of debate for both the house. Impeachment managers and trump's defense lawyers trump has declined an invitation to testify on his
Trump's trial starting: 'Grievous crime' or just 'theater'?
"The Senate is set to open Donald trump's historic second impeachment trial it's just the fourth ever presidential impeachment trial and half have involved trump nearly three weeks after he left office the Senate will consider whether he should be convicted of inciting insurrection at the capitol when rioters breach the very chamber where lawmakers will gather we fight like hell his lawyers argue trump's remarks to backers minutes before the ride did not amount to incitement that they acted on their role in the trial itself is unconstitutional because he's now a private citizen top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer disagrees some people say oh let this go away now saying there must be accountability while trump's lawyers call this political theater Democrats argue trump committed the most grievous of constitutional crimes though he's likely to be acquitted by the narrowly divided Senate Sager mag ani Washington
Schumer, McConnell agree on how to conduct Trump's impeachment trial
"And 77 generally wavy see New York News Now I'm Rich Dennis and Fox News. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Republican leader Mitch McConnell have agreed on how to conduct former President Trump's impeachment trial. As opening arguments get underway. House impeachment managers and lawyers for President Trump will spend four hours convincing senators went there. Oh, not a trial is constitutional. Trump's legal team has said, since the former president is now a private citizen. The article of impeachment must be dismissed House Democrats site previous impeachments after an official left office.
Senate prepares to begin Trump's 2nd impeachment trial
"All parties have agreed to a structure that will ensure a fair And honest Senate impeachment trial of the former president, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer. Historic second impeachment trial Now former President Donald Trump gets under way tomorrow
Democrats unveil plan to erase $50,000 of student loan debt
"Biden to forgive up to $50,000 in federally held student loan debt per borrower. WGN news station correspondent Basil John in Washington. With that take a huge burden off so many people in America Thursday, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and other Democrats are calling on President Joe Biden Toe Act to cancel $50,000 in student debt. Democrats say the president should use Executive authority. Cancel federal student loan debt without any tax liability. Other presidents have done it. There is legal authority canceling student loan debt is the single most effective executive action that President Biden can take. The White House is considering the move. Also today in Wisconsin and
Democrats unveil plan to cancel $50,000 in federal student loans
"Administration is considering steps to provide student debt relief through executive action even as an urges Congress to pass legislation that would help borrowers and their families. A tweet from White House press secretary Jen Psaki appeared to go further than her comments at a briefing earlier today when she said President Biden was looking to Congress. The president has said he supports up to $10,000 in student loan forgiveness per borrower. Some Democrats say he isn't going far enough. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer is pushing the White House. To move more quickly and cancel $50,000 of student debt per borrower is very little. That the president could do with the flick of a pen that would boost our economy. More than canceling $50,000 in student debt will be a huge push into our economy. The bottom line is this is one of those things the president can do on his own. Legal scholars don't agree on whether President Biden would have the power to address loan relief. Some say it would not survive a legal challenge. College tuition increases of contributing to ballooning student debt More than 42 Million Americans now hold federal student loans totaling $1.5 trillion
Schumer pushes Biden on cancellation of student debt
"Today by Democrats in Congress would cancel student loan debt for millions of Americans. We are here today to introduce our proposal. Cancel $50,000 in student debt, right? Yeah, and take a huge burden. Off so many people in America that is Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, he says President Biden conduce oh it by executive action, Schumer says the crushing student debt impacts minority Americans, the most The Federal Trade
"chuck schumer" Discussed on The Beat with Ari Melber
"Not by member of the Senate is the objection signed by member of the Senate And of the Senate, the Senate is missing is the objection thaw signed by? Senator. Unfortunately Mr President has not signed by one single senator said Dinner Erica, Mister Peres. We can't find a senator. The Gentleman Texas Norman Wilson says. President. The gentleman will suspend. He dramatized factual moment where many Members were looking and as they put it, they couldn't find a single senator, a Democratic senator joining their challenges look what are you talking? About the Senate Democrats, not always fighting to the end. I can't tell you what happened in two thousand there but I can tell you what's going to happen. Now, we are fighting really hard to make sure they don't steal the elections the DNC or Senate Campaign Committee has the best election lawyer was one victory after victory he's little. Fighting case it just one two big ones in Pennsylvania and North Carolina there's a task force of senators with Amy Klobuchar Bernie Sanders. Chris Murphy Amy Temp Tammy Duckworth and Martin. That's reaching out in a variety of different ways to prevent them from stealing the election. We are going to fight tooth and nail. I don't know if you WANNA blame the senators or somebody else the Gore campaign or whatever. But we are going to fight fight fight and not let Donald Trump still election and we'll do everything that it takes. Would you say working on it now? Would you say then you're linked with the Biden campaign to be more aggressive perhaps than in the past. Much. Yeah. My last question you sir is a straightforward one. There's a lot of focus on Trump v Biden. Votes already out record-breaking early vote But what do you think is important that people keep in mind down ballot in the Senate race is how would their lives change if McConnell's out and you and the Democrats are in? Their lives would change in a whole lot of waste healthcare. There'd be greater many more jobs we would try to put broadband in home whether it'd be rural homes or inner city homes, which really matters to those folks. We would have immigration reform and say that immigration that immigrants are going to have a path to citizenship and can live in freedom and. On the economy and override of different ways we would make sure that the LGBTQ rights protected go up and down the line. We have a big bowl agenda that will make lives of average American families better. They will have more money in their pockets that kids will have more opportunity, Elizabeth Warren, and I are asking the Biden. Administration. On Day One we think they have the power to do it to forego fifty million every student has fifty thousand dollars of their loans forgiven. We worked in we are looking up and down the line at what ails average middle-class people the most and trying to make it a lot better. It'll be a strong bold agenda. And we're GONNA fight very hard to get it provided. Of course, we get the majority don't forget to vote everybody. Minority leader Chuck Schumer, and a very busy time. Thank you for coming on the beat. I. Hope you'll come back. Sir. Nice to talk to you. Thank you. And as senator encouraged everyone to vote, you can learn about who to vote for at this debate tonight in Nashville the final one is just away. We have updates on that our special coverage in one more thing when we come back..
"chuck schumer" Discussed on The Beat with Ari Melber
"Is Not a decision, the members of the committee have taken lightly. But, a Republican majority has left us no choice. We are boycotting this illegitimate hearing. The nomination of Amy Coney Baruch is the most illegitimate process I have ever witnessed in the Senate. Joining me now is the top Democrat in United States. Senate Chuck Schumer Senate Minority Leader Busy. Times thanks for coming on the beat Sir. Mark. Leisure. In this campaign is you know Republicans closing by basically opposing obamacare and opposing Kobe Relief Senator What your party's response is voters are heading to the polls. Are Parties responses we want to call the deal. We want a big strong bold cova deal. This is the greatest economic. Crisis since the depression seventy, five years ago the greatest healthcare prices since the pandemic flu one hundred years ago, and the only the only instrument to get us out of this big bold federal package, our problem Mary. As you indicated there but a little deeper, there are twenty Republican senators in the Senate who want no money one of them set not one. They don't have any solution out of how to get out of this, but they have this ideological fervor that government shouldn't do anything except tax cuts they don't care about when that increases the deficit. And so they're just stock. So McConnell has a bunch of senators who were running for reelection who say help us, but then he's got close.
"chuck schumer" Discussed on The View
"Voice look it's not her qualifications or any personal characteristics about her. It's that on the issues the issues I mentioned a woman's right to choose and women's health care health care for all Americans. You know there are one hundred, thirty, million Americans who could have their health their insurance taken away or not being given new insurance because they have a pre existing condition we you know the union movement helped build a middle class, this court and Judge Justice Scalia. and. So many others were for taking eliminating labor unions and making America right to work. Climate look at what's going on with the fires now in California recently, the hurricanes in the Gulf, it's going to get a lot worse and the people who have her philosophy have reached gone not gone forward on climate but restricted vo clean. Air Act Clean Water Act she is on on the view on her the view, our views on the issues, not her personal characteristics which no one disputes She's so far away from the American people and it's a lifetime appointment it could set America back for generation. Senator this is sonny you know I. I don't think anyone should care I don't think anyone should care that judge Barrett is Catholic or devoutly Catholic but I do wonder because she she did write that Catholic judges should recuse themselves from cases that involve the death penalty. I'll those are her own words and we know that a Supreme Court justice can't recuse. Herself or himself from a death penalty case. What are your thoughts on? Shinning judge Barrett about her Catholic faith about her participation and what some are calling a fringe Catholic group. Called the would say her personal beliefs or religion her personal beliefs or religion have nothing to do with it. Her views on the issues that we must focus on, and that is the only path to victory because as the American people learn and as I said for the next two weeks, there's GonNa be lots of tweeting and emailing and protesting about these views They're going to feel that she's the wrong person for the court and they might might underlying might of be able to turn to more Republicans to to vote to just delay. They're not saying how they vote ultimately the but they're saying delayed till the next election, which was the position as I said of Mitch McConnell when it was nine months before the election. which would the position an opposite of McConnell's position when she was nine days, he said when it was nine months before we should delay now he's saying don't delay it doesn't add up doesn't make sense. And Tam. Sorry. We're coming back with more with Chuck Schumer and when.
"chuck schumer" Discussed on The View
"This nomination. Hey welcome back Senator Chuck Schumer is the hard line against you know who's Scotus nominee amy comedy Barrett but de-democrats really have any power to stop her from getting appointed. Please welcome back Senator Chuck Schumer. So senator show. Republicans seem to have the numbers to make this appointment. You've said you won't meet with Judge Barrett which surprised me because. You sent her nomination is really illegitimate but it surprised me that you said you wouldn't meet with her wouldn't even knowing how this is going to go. Wouldn't it be better to sit down with her and really find out because you're not questioning her I don't think when she comes up for everyone else. So No, you think it would be a good idea to have a conversation with her so that no one can say while they wouldn't even meet with me. Well we'll be her views are so pronounced that I don't think meeting with her would change anything and the process was so illegitimate that I don't want to validate it but the number one issue here is how her views affect people will be, and that's how we're going to try to win this fight uphill is it might be let me give you my little what happened with me. And my family? We were at our Russia Shana dinner or Jewish New Year's dinner. When we heard the horrible news sad news that are BG had died immediately my daughter turned to her wife who was sitting next to her and said, I wonder if our right to marriage will be limited or curtail my other daughter talked about her our little grandson her son and would the earth in any place that he could enjoy it because? Coney Barrett. So against anything on climate change my wife who remembered the days before Roe v Wade and how women were in back alleys with St Hangers, and when we go back to that, and my mom was worried about our healthcare, she has a pre existing condition. Parkinson's would she still get her benefits. So the only way we're going to win this. Win. This fight is illegitimate is what McConnell has done by totally reversing himself is let the American people know that their specific rights are at stake, the ones I mentioned right so. They could get rid of labor unions. That's another case that all these folks have decided the other way and if we do that, we have a chance to reverse to more Republicans when they go home and feel the heat. There's a huge national campaign over the next two weeks for for the voters to let people that amy. Coney Barrett on her views is so far away from the American people. One final point we get inspiration. From our. BG A- she was in that male dominated legal profession in the seventies and wanted a Fai gender discrimination everyone told her forget it. You'll never do it. She persisted and persisted and persisted and one. It's an inspiration to us to keep fighting fighting fighting and you never know they didn't think we could win on the keeping a preventing them from stopping obamacare we kept fighting and we did. So we're going to keep fighting. But. You know Senator Mitch McConnell, and the Republicans are frantically moving at record pace to judge Barrett's nominations row. So you know come on what's the truth? What's the real reason they're pushing it through so fast? Well, because the hard right which dominates Mitch McConnell and the Republican Party knows that they could never get these things done through the elected parts of government. You know even when they had the house and the Senate and the presidency, they couldn't get rid of Roe v Wade. They couldn't take away people's healthcare rights we beat them in the Senate, but in the courts, the one non-elected branch, they might get these things done and the and the justices they've put on are far far away from what average folks need and want and Amy Coney Barrett is even more more that more that way she said she's going to follow as. Philosophy, which would lead to all of these benefits and rights to the American people being taken away. If Americans could vote on each of these things, these issues they vote overwhelmingly against what Amy Coney Barrett believes. So we have to make the fight It's an uphill fight. I don't deny that, but I wouldn't say it's over two more Republicans can change and you know a lot of them are up for reelection and their voters are saying give us a chance to show how we feel at the election and then choose the nominee. Senator, we've been quick to point out the Republicans seeming policy on the issue of appointing a justice during an election year but the same could be said of Democrats. You were in support of appointing Merrick Garland during election year in two thousand sixteen but opposed to president trump doing. So now, how do you respond to the charges that you flip flopped on this as well? We'll look it's all in Mitch McConnell's hands. Merrick Garland was nominated in February before an election that was nine months before an election and he said, no that was that that was unprecedented. All of a sudden they changed their own rules break their own rules. It's now thirty some odd days before an election people start. It's actually we started the election. A whole bunch of people have voted already and they do a complete flipflop it's you know the Republicans. Can. Say Blame the Democrats but it's not us who's in control it wasn't us who started with merit garland and then totally reversed reverse position when it came to Coney Barrick. And the American people are on our side they think there's hypocrisy and by a large margin fifteen, twenty points they think that we ought to wait till the next presidential election, we ought to wait for the election and then nominate the justice. Senator Schumer let me ask you this judge bear was confirmed to the Seventh Circuit Court of appeals in two thousand, seventeen in a bipartisan vote after the American bar. Association rated her as well qualified. She graduated summa cum laude from Notre Dame law school clerk Trenton and Scalia and has been highly regarded law professor for over fifteen years. Now given those credentials do you believe she is qualified to sit on the supreme? Court. Yeah well, that's Martha can see who's just looking at a little Campbell. Did recognize your..
"chuck schumer" Discussed on The View
"Welcome back. So Martha you went on a six thousand mile road trip across America to see what was on voter's minds. When did you find out? Well I think a lot of people are talking about the economy more than anything else I was very surprised because covert when you cross the country, you wouldn't really know it's happening. I. Was really shocked at how few people were wearing masks in certain areas. It's almost like look I'm tired of this. So I'm just going to get back doing what I wanted to do before, but the trump hardcore trump voter, some of the people you saw me talking to their. They basically say trump walks on water nothing will change their mind. In fact, this morning I called someone that I talked to on the road trip about Donald Trump in the tax story and he said good for Donald Trump is long as it wasn't illegal I want the name of his accountant. So those people that solid base is not going anywhere I I also found there. Wasn't a whole lot of enthusiasm for for Joe Biden. There's a lot of enthusiasm among Democratic voters and some independent to get donald trump out but not necessarily that. Him and you know I, I was thinking earlier today about the difference in those two debates the twenty twelve debate with Joe Biden and Paul Ryan was so simple. They were both dare I say gentleman we talked about foreign policy I. Don't think you're GONNA get a lot of that tonight and then at the very end of believe it or not how quaint is this at the end of the debate in twenty twelve I ask about the tone of the debate and how negative it had been seems quite Quaid two, thousand twelve I don't. Remember now at all it being that negative but then comes in two thousand sixteen and it was just right out of the gate but think about how extraordinary it will be to see those men come face to face the first time facing off in a debate they attacked one another. What will they do? Tonight I think Donald Trump again we'll be exactly as you expect Chris Christie says you know he's going through the rehearsals with him just just brush that tax story aside and I think that's what you'll see there's always something unpredictable as well. These are. SMART Sorry. Go ahead. Go ahead. I was just going to say these are the these I am that's me. I just think it's this is going to be a lot of the first couple of rounds of boxing where people are just squaring off I. Think they're going to spend a lotta time waiting to see what the other is going to do because I don't because I think everyone thinks they know what each of these guys is going to be about and the enthusiasm as joy I think you were going to say listen. I think Joe got into this race for reason, because he saw there was a lot of stuff going on that he didn't like it. He thought he could be the best one to fix it and you know it may not be resonating but I tell you if. Wonder if it will resonate with parents that they're sort of in between a rock and a hard place because now they got to figure out how to get their kids to school, and if the school is going to stay open, what about teachers and what about Cova? So you know it it may not be resonating with older folks but I wonder it's resonating in in other areas. Joy I cut you off. What were you saying? Well why was I wanted to speak to the fact that there's not a lot of enthusiasm on the on the left is on the right I think that the enthusiasm on the left is to save America from a criminal in the White House that I think is what is motivating vote is for Joe Biden and The reason that he's going to work because he also appeals to blue collar workers and so he is going to help people that trump promised to help. But did absolutely zilch for and these people who say good for Donald because he didn't pay anything but that's just dumb to me. That's just dumb army. We have a country here trying to the police force working and the Fire Department and these people think it's okay for the president of the United States. Should not contribute to America please please marlene isolation for us because the bottom line the bottom line here is that you know when you when you look at the numbers, there are people that have already decided who they're going to vote for but they're about fourteen percent that haven't decided what do they need to hear either from president trump or vice president biden, and do you think to change their minds because I actually I think that fourteen percent would be instrumental. Would absolutely be instrumental and change everything I. Think a lot of them frankly don't know they can't articulate it because believe me I ask that same question saying I can't believe you're undecided at this point Joe Biden's been around a long time Donald Trump you've seen for four years of a lot of them just say look I just WanNa hear what it'll do for America and Is that vague and I also found that people who are on the fence they will excuse Donald Trump's behavior to some degree, but then they go back to what they like about him. So when they go in that voting booth there either GonNa vote for what they believe in as a policy as an issue whether it's whether it's antiabortion whatever it is over what they believe Donald Trump has done for the country so it's even if He has helped them. They may be looking at a larger picture and how they view what he's done for the country or not done for the country right? So Sara. I'm GonNa I tell folks that Martha's going to be part of the action on the twenty twenty special. The main event first presidential debate coverage begins tonight at eight PM Eastern seven central right here. In ABC, did you want to weigh in before we go real quick I just wanted to ask..
"chuck schumer" Discussed on Alyssa Milano: Sorry Not Sorry
"I have the opportunity to have a conversation with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and we talked about the cares act. Which is the stimulus bill? Congress passed in response to the corona virus. Senator Schumer was the lead negotiator for the Democrats and had to make the difficult decision to block passage of the initial bill. Because of huge problems in the Republican's proposal these included a three billion dollar bailout forbid oral lack of oversight and less help to the people who needed it. Most blocking the bill was politically difficult but corrected. These problems and more. This work was so very important and Senator. Schumer provided insight into the process of getting it done on Capitol Hill this morning. Lawmakers are racing to pass a trillion dollar economic reform capital senior. Tonight a massive stimulus. Bill that would give financial relief to American emigrant span jobless but some party leaders claiming the bill is friendlier to cooperate. Each Senate Democrats have a plan that called workers first. We want to help to go just to the people who are losing. Their jobs have to pay monthly bills. Not just a one time shot of money and then what do they do next month when they have senators are back to negotiating this morning after they failed to agree on a nearly two trillion dollars twice rejected Senate Republicans earlier version of the bill arguing that it lacked proper oversight. The new version has an inspector general and an Oversight Board Minority Leader Chuck. Schumer said the deal would include one hundred fifty billion dollars in aid to state and local governments on top of support for hospitals corporations and unemployed workers. This is a good ending twists and turns enormous. There was some down moments. But as you know those of you who kept asking me and we're going to get a bill. I always had faith. We would first of all. Tell me how you're doing. Where are you? Are you isolating Brooklyn yes. I couldn't wait. I was in Washington for two weeks working on legislation. It was one of the most intense experiences I've ever had so at midnight on Wednesday night Thursday morning when we finish the legislation. I got in the car at midnight and drove back to New York for four thirty. Am I am staying in our apartment in Brooklyn but because my daughter and son in law and my one year old grandson. Their son doesn't have much room in. There's there with us as well and it's great to have everyone together and daughter in her wife comes over all the time for dinner there nearby but chasing a one year old around the house. I know my brother has a one year old. And they're just getting stir crazy. Let's talk about the stimulus. Bill I mean how did it come to be? Let's talk about some of the things that were included that you fought to remove look first administration's been behind the ball for a long time whether it's on the testing kits in late January. I'd suggest that they call for national emergency. Took them over a month to do it. And of course. Now we're paying the price with ventilators. Bp gloves masks and all the things we need here in New York and people need around the country so they've been behind the eight ball when it came to the stimulus bill. Because I knew they would be so stingy. I when they proposed a billion and a half dollars you know this was just on the medical side to deal with vaccines and stuff and they took half of it out of five hundred million out of Ebola which is still raging in Africa. That we better get moving ourselves so we proposed something that we called workers. First Marshall Plan for hospitals. We propose that instead of helping the big corporations I we help all the innocent people who are losing their jobs for no reason and make sure they're made whole and even more importantly that we get the healthcare resources we need right to the Front Lines Mitch. Mcconnell and the Republicans they first began to talk to us and then all of a sudden on Saturday night. They pulled out of negotiations and put in a Bill. That was basically just two things did have something that was okay which was direct money to people but they propose twelve hundred dollars for middle-class people in six hundred dollars for poor people and it was a one shot deal. You know maybe it would help you pay your rent the first month but what about wants to three and four and then they proposed a four hundred billion dollar sort of bail out to corporations with no oversight no one would know who got the contracts. What the contracts were for months and months and months so we blocked there bill and that was hard very hard one of the hardest decisions. I've had to make because people were clamoring for help but I realized in our caucus realized in everyone from Bernie Sanders to Joe Manchin from the most liberal to the most conservative was united here. But this bill was not gonna be with us for days or weeks but months and even years and Kenya proposed in one. We proposed a Marshall Plan for hospitals. One hundred fifty billion dollars to go to hospitals for ventilators. Pp and equipment for new doctors and nurses for new hospital beds. And we made it flexible. So let's say a nurse retired at age forty to raise their kids but she wanted to come back giving the emergency. There would be money to watch your kids. Who are no longer in school to do that. So that was number one. They have proposed much much less for hospitals second. We propose something very novel unemployment insurance on steroids and what it said was if you were laid off through no fault of your own. Let's say you're a waiter to restaurant no-one showing up at the restaurant or working in a small business. That had no orders. The Federal Government would pay you your full salary or very close to with four months till July thirty first. That would get the money where it's needed to the people who were laid off etc and what we propose there which I thought was really pretty smart. Was We propose that the company's laid you off with instead furlough you which means you'd stay officially on their payroll although the federal government was paying your salary but you keep whatever benefits they gave you health or whatever and most importantly because you were furloughed when God willing this corona virus crisis in school urges over the businesses would be able to reassemble quickly resume? Which still have its cook. And it's matronly and it's waiters and waitresses and all on the payroll and they could jump right up so we propose that we propose that every business profit and nonprofit there are a lot of nonprofits would get interest free loans. We would be paying their personnel expenses. But what about mortgage? What about utilities? What about these interest free loans? And if they kept a high percentage of their employees ninety percent or so they those loans would be forgiven when they hired them back so those businesses could stay in existence and we did it for middle sized businesses and larger businesses to not the fortune one thousand but everybody else and finally this four hundred billion dollar corporate giveaway. We proposed really tough oversight. At every contract they signed would be made public all of it not parts of it in fourteen days I worked with Elizabeth Warren on this who is really good at the oversight of the old tarp and we propose several layers of oversight with Subpoena Power. So they could find out what's going on here and we also said to any business that wants these loans even the big ones that you get your money forgiving. If You keep all your employees are very close to all one final thing forbearance no foreclosure on mortgages no eviction of renters who can't pay and that's six months so that's your people from losing their homes or losing their apartments much credit bill we held out and the Republicans had no choice but to vote for it and in a Active real I pars and statesmanship this bill which is probably the largest governmental undertaking since probably the great society. was passed ninety. Six enough in our Republican friends realized that we had to be large and strong so I guess what I'd say is quick. Helped bowl tells is on the way now. We have to make sure the administration which is not known for its competence implements properly right well and especially since Reagan. It's been the Republicans. Core identity took cut social welfare programs like cash assistance and food stamps. You know and healthcare while De regulating businesses and pushing for things like 401k. Accounts over pensions. Do you think it's fair to say that? Both the human and economic toll of this crisis is worse because of those policies yours are social programs. We're not prepared for this Corporations got away with far too much and I hope that this reversal which certainly happened in a big bold way stays with us because you know in this new world where technology is so dominant and IGUCHI forces but US pressure on people. You need a government that stronger and that helps people not help just the big boys. What you said is accurate and I think that it may portend the future in a better way than we've had in the last thirty years since Reagan. You're right well. It doesn't help that. This man goes up there and implies things like healthcare workers in New Yorker stealing medical supplies. I mean who does that young and and the unpreparedness and the erratic -ness of the presidential leadership is just a call ragging about your ratings and all of this while people are dying well well nurses and doctors terrified to go to work so I just WANNA ask you in A. This'll be my last question for you because I know you're so busy. What is your message to healthcare workers and first responders who are literally risking their lives. Right now to keep us safe. Thank you is my message. These people are amazing. You know after nine eleven we so so embraced and loved those. The police the fire the construction workers who rushed to the tower. These are the same people but their healthcare workers. They have rushed to danger. They have put their lives at risk for the common good and they are beautiful and wonderful and we treasure you. We embrace you and we're going to support you this Marshall Plan for hospitals. If it's administered correctly by the trump people should get to the help. You need quickly. Thank you very much senator. Schumer for all your work and I just I have so much respect for how hard congress been working on this bill for the people hold each other tight stay safe. Stay home I am with you. Sorry not sorry is executive produced by Eliza Motto. That's me our associate producer has been Jackson editing and Engineering Natasha's Jacobs and music by Josh Cooke. Alicia Eagle and Milo Bully Ari. That's my boy. Please subscribe on spotify Itunes or wherever you get your podcasts and if you like the show please rate review and spread the word. Sorry not sorry..
"chuck schumer" Discussed on The Daily
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"chuck schumer" Discussed on Impeachment: A Daily Podcast
"Daily podcast from WNYC. I'm Brian Lehrer. It's Friday January seventeen. Here's a contrast worth keeping in mind as the Senate gets ready to launch the trial of Donald Trump on Tuesday first. Here's thirty seconds of Senate Minority Leader. Chuck Schumer yesterday after all. The senators took the oath of impartial. Justice with Chief Justice Roberts. We've all been sworn in by the chief justice of the United States to serve as judges and jurors in the impeachment richman trial of president trump. When the chief justice walked in you could feel the weight of the moment I saw members on both sides of the aisle visibly gulp the weight of history sits on shoulders and produces sometimes uh-huh results? You never know will happen. Senator Schumer yesterday but never mind content for a minute even the tone of seriousness. The weight of history sitting on people shoulders that Schumer referred to as palpable in the Senate Chamber is the source of mockery on the other side. One example out of many that I could have chosen congressman. Doug Collins of Georgia. Remember him he was the Republican leader in the house. Judiciary Committee impeachment hearings last month. After Democratic Chairman Jerrold Nadler opened with a similar Miller message of gravity one day collins replied like this. I do not believe no matter what we'll send today. And even what has been said. This is not a solemn occasion when you go looking thing for something for three years and especially this year since January. You ought to be excited when you found it but they can't because I know what is now having took me last night but I was thinking about it. Why do we keep calling on this a solemn occasion when you've been wanting to this ever since the gentleman was elected Doug Collins last month just some context especially only been listening to Democrats talk but but there's an article on politico called how Schumer might get the last laugh on impeachment trial? Let's talk to the writer. Politico congressional correspondent Burgess Everett Everett. Happy Friday Burgess. Thanks for coming on of course Brian Nick or do you think the contrast in those clips just with respect to their relationship to this as a moment in history. The story tells us something about the procedure to come. Yeah I mean it definitely does right like the house inquiry especially in those open hearings. I mean it was really partisan people getting revved up There's lots of you know arguing cross talk all of these things that we sort of expect from Congress and the Senate trial there's really strict rules Decorum that at least yesterday. Which is the first day of the proceedings was being really strictly observed basically? Nobody was on their cell phone. Nobody was talking There was no interrupting or anything like that and so there really was this sort of difference between the two moments there. He's a contrast. I do not know whether that will continue. I mean this trial is going to probably become sort of a routine pattern for members. I think that sort of Solomon the will decrease the longer the trial goes. And once you know Tuesday there's GonNa be a bunch of partisan. Votes is our expectation and Chuck Schumer will be forcing some of those and I think that will sort of bring us back to the faith level of Democrats versus Republicans and predictable partisanship. Go into some of that because your article about Schumer says he will force a series of votes designed to squeeze vulnerable Republicans. What's the series of votes going to be? Well so basically what's happened here is is twenty years ago. The Senate leaders got together and wrote a framework to begin the trial and what they did when they did that as they punted this question of witnesses. This is new evidence until later in the debate. Schumer is refusing to that time. And so what's happened. Is Senate majority leader. Mitch McConnell said okay. I have the majority. I don't need you Senator Schumer and went to his members and now he has the votes to open the trial Without Democrats. And so what's going to happen. Schumer is going to try to amend what McConnell trying to do by saying no. We needed an agreement on witnesses. Now not later McConnell pumping this question for a couple of weeks and so who knows ultimately what happens with the witness question but initially Republicans including people like Susan Collins of Maine. WHO's on the moderate end of the spectrum are going when do vote against what Schumer is saying which is bringing mick? Mulvaney bringing John Bolton subpoena documents related to the withholding of Ukraine aid and requests of of investigations into Joe Biden and that vote will fail. But there's a bunch of Republicans up for reelection and tough states and Senator Schumer sort of sees this as a win win win. He may not get what he wants initially but he thinks the Republicans are taking bad votes. Politically saying we don't WanNa hear new evidence. Will you mentioned Susan Collins here. She is in one thousand nine hundred ninety nine calling four witnesses. In the Clinton Senate trial there is indeed a mountain of evidence but there is also a record trafford that is replete with conflicting statements with significant gaps and with unanswered questions. We need not to answer those questions in order to fulfill our duty to do impartial justice. I want to be fair to the president. I want to give him the opportunity to have his lawyers questioned witnesses. If in fact we get to that stage Susan Collins in nineteen ninety nine. How does that compare with a position? Today she was definitely stronger on witnesses back then I would also say. She wrote a lengthy statement yesterday thing. She's likely to support a debate on witnesses and the way this is going to boil down is after the opening arguments and after the question and answer period there will be a vote on. Should we have a debate on witnesses or should be on the trial now and she's saying she's likely to vote. Yes on having witnesses wind up consistent she may wind up consisted. That's right but I would say rhetorically it. It's definitely a little different. And I think that reflects how American politics has changed in the last twenty years I would also say that she ultimately voted to acquit Bill Clinton. who was the president of the opposing party to quit? Yes that's right so oh I don't think we should necessarily assume how she's GonNa vote on any specific witness at this point but I would also say she's the person who's under the most pressure right now on the question. She also pointed out the other day. That Chuck Schumer voted against witnesses in nineteen ninety nine so can we say both sides default to their parties interest on less public opinion pushes them not to. Yeah and I think that you know Chuck Schumer was in a super unique position. The nobody's in right now right. Nineteen Ninety Eight. The house is conducting its impeachment inquiry. He's on the Judiciary Committee in the House votes for the inquiry and he voted votes to impeach Saris of votes against the against the Korean votes against impeaching the president also running for Senate seat then so he has run as somebody who wants to stop the the Conviction of Bill Clinton in the Senate So he had his own politics in mind when this was all happening. And when you look at Senator Collins who's up for reelection in Maine later this year she's got the same thing going through her head. Yeah and in fact I think in that unique Schumer position from them. He was in the house. He got elected in November nineteen ninety eight to the Senate for the first time. The trial began in January of nineteen ninety nine so he went from being in the indicting party to A member of the jury in the Senate yeah and he actually ran has A candidate to acquit. So he he saw the politics and that's that's he was running running against an incumbent Republican senator who he thought was being wishy washy on this and so he was saying I'm a vote to acquit So he was playing partisan politics. It's unavoidable to come to that conclusion. is they're going to be a separate vote on admitting new documents versus new witness testimony testimony like after these left Parnasse. TV Interviews Republicans might succeed in the court of public opinion in dismissing him as an indicted fell in trying to save save his skin. But you can't dismiss the documents. He released showing things like claims of surveilling ambassador. Marie Ivanovich which already led the FBI to open investigation yesterday. So do you expect separate votes on witnesses versus documentary evidence so on Tuesday when Schumer forces these votes. I don't I don't know if he's going to separate these things out into different individual votes on the floor witnesses you want and the documents or whether it's all going to be together in a package saying thing we need to subpoena documents related to Ukraine So there will definitely be votes on documents whether they are singled out and specifically typically sort of targeted by the Democrats who can force votes whenever they want to SORTA remains to be seen. But what there is is there's a pact among the fifty three Republicans to not vote for what Schumer wants on Tuesday. Maybe after they hear the opening arguments on the question and answer period they decided they need to hear more but they're not going to entertain Matt this next week. Let me ask you about this idea. Being floated by some Republicans for what they're calling witness. Reciprocity if the Democrats get to call Bolton and Mulvaney and maybe others the Republicans get to call their witnesses. Hunter Biden maybe Joe Biden and maybe the whistle blower who's behind that idea So the the leading edge of that sort has been Senator Rand Paul from Kentucky And senator crews from Texas has also been pitching this Senator Cruz had a private meeting senator McConnell and a handful of other senators where he pitched this Senator Paul has been talking talking to Republicans at the lunch sort of threatening them with. We'll don't think you can just bring in John Bolton you're GonNa need to vote on these other folks to what this really is is an effort route to make that witness. Vote Fail and stuttle the debate over witnesses move it basically saying rand. Paul's basically saying to the people who we're up for reelection. You're going to have to take these really tough votes on Hunter Biden. This is not a vote if you're cory Gardner of Colorado is your Susan Collins Collins of Maine is not really a vote you WanNa take you know. Republicans Day trump voters are going to want you to subpoena Hunter Biden and Independence and Democrats. Democrats are probably going to think that doesn't make a lot of sense So it's basically a way to bring the pain to people in his own party. That Rand Paul is saying And it's really intended to head off the witness debate altogether. He told me in an interview this week. He doesn't want to have witnesses. But if we're GONNA talk about witnesses we're going to talk about witnesses the president well. How would that work? Would it be deal. Between Democrats and Republicans for witness reciprocity votes or would it just be a series of votes like Susan Collins Votes to hear John Bolton next there'll be emotion and she and the others will have to vote on one hundred bucks. I think the ladder scenario is more likely. I have a hard time envisioning Democrats wanting to bring in Hunter Biden. I mean their whole argument. Mint is here's people. 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"chuck schumer" Discussed on The View
"Is set to deliver the articles of impeachment to the Senate tomorrow but Majority Leader Mitch. McConnell says his vote to dismiss is already in. So how are the Democrats GonNa make sure that there's a fair trial. How let's find out from one of the people you hear from the most Senator Chuck Sumer who joins us now via satellite eight Chuck Schumer? But uh-huh start with the guy in the White House re tweeted a doctored photo showing you and Speaker Pelosi in front of an Iranian flag lag dressed in traditional Middle Eastern style clothing with the caption the corrupted dams trying their best to come to the toes rescue. Now now why he would make it about the clothing or any of this. I mean is this what is what is the point of this. Is this this just him being dumb. Well it's I if it were just that it's you know I say. How low can the president go go and it relates to a larger point Whoopi? which is the foreign policy that he has created whether it's in North Korea or in Syria or in Russia can be summarized in three words erratic impulsive and egotistical stickle and? That's why we're so worried about what's happening in Iran. The mothers and fathers of America don't want another endless war in the Middle East and yet the president could force us into one or even more likely bumble into one. And that's why we're doing impeachment later in the week but earlier hopefully in the next day we'll vote on something called the war powers resolution which says he can't go to war increase large numbers of troops use in the Middle East without congressional approval. That's what our founding fathers wanted. They didn't want the president to be able to declare war on his own. Something out I just wanted to make sure that people understand you know. There's a lot of folks who wear the Habib's and.
"chuck schumer" Discussed on All In with Chris Hayes
"Doing that. So our strategy if we were today to say to Republicans come out and vote with us even though we have indeed even most of us haven't said finally our voting. We're waiting to see the evidence but make sure you vote to get rid of president trump. We wouldn't get anywhere but asking for witnesses something so reasonable and supported by sixty four percent of Republicans is I expect. We'll get a bunch Republican with us on these requests. I do I do is there. So this is this sort of Arcane procedural point an important one so you will be able to call those votes right. There's there is you have. That's that's not the case right in the minority in the house there. Is You have as minority leader. I intend to use them on on D. Two force votes at the very least force votes on these specific questions of documents and witness production. Absolutely and we're going to do a whole bunch of them so any Republican thinks they can escape having to vote on this matter. How quickly Mitch? McConnell tries to trunk eight trial doesn't know the rules. Do you think what what is the sense sense in your caucus about the meaning of this trial in the house You know we saw basically every frontline Democrat every Democrat representing representing a district that trump one come out in favour impeachment often with statement saying look. I didn't WanNa do this. It's with sorrow and doing this. There's a little less exposure. Frankly on the Senate Senate side just because of the way. The map works out next November. So how were you in the caucus thinking about what the goal of this trial is. What would be the benchmark for something that was well done and actually produced a just outcome? I E R bench our benchmark. Our goal is to get the truth. Let the truth come out. You know as Joe Joe Friday said on dragnet just the facts Ma'am that's all we want and we don't know what they'll be but we're willing to take the take the risk that those facts will not take the risk. We're willing to live with those facts. Whatever they may be? And then if McConnell and the fifty one republicans don't allow it to trial will be regarded as a sham to just have the house. Managers say their side of the case. The.
"chuck schumer" Discussed on All In with Chris Hayes
"Mitch. McConnell responded Democratic leader Chuck Schumer's proposal for the Senate to call call several witnesses who hasn't been heard from also subpoenaed documents in order to add the factual record for the Senate impeachment trial which will probably begin January. Perhaps it's not surprisingly the man who brags about being the grim reaper. Try To shut that proposal down speech on the Senate floor saying it's not his job to investigate. The Senate is meant to act as you J- in jury trial to rerun the entire fact crowning investigation because angry partisans rush sloppily through it. It's got. The Sun is job to leap into the breach in search desperately for ways to get the guilty that would hardly be impartial. Justice interesting that mccown would bring up impartial justice considering that McConnell also responded today the criticism that by already announcing on trump TV is coordinating with the White House and the impeachment trial. He has already abdicated his constitutional role which requires him to literally take an oath of of quote impartial. Justice Department. Your this is a political process is not anything. Judicial about impeachment is a political decision. The House made a partisan political decision to impeach. I would anticipate we will have a largely partisan outcome in the Senate. I'm not impartial about this. At Paul joins me now respond to all of this Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer. WHO's a Democrat from New York? I I I WANNA get your response to that that statement this is not a judicial process. It's Flat Liam baldly a political process. He's an partisan and we have the votes on our side. Well George Washington Benjamin. Franklin James Madison would be rolling. There is the whole reason. Read the Federalist Paper Number Fifty Nine Alexander Hamilton. To choose the Senate would be that they are in the Senate should A. B. and they hoped it would be impartial and dispassionate and ready to hear both sides and make Gay Independent Judgement Mitch. McConnell L. is just turning everything inside out and it's easy to see why he knows that he is covering up facts. We have asked for something very simple. Not to rehash as McConnell said but four witnesses probably the four who most know what happened. They were eyewitnesses to everything that happened in the White House. They have not been heard from an all we've asked is that. They testified before us. McConnell has no good answer why they shouldn't so he he ties himself and all these knots to find his constitutional mandate at some moments. He says he's impartial. It's a moment. He says he's partial at some moments. He said he's public. Look at some moments. He said he's private. He's just twisted in a not because when we ask for witnesses and documents he has no good response and I am hopeful title. I am very very hopeful that even though McConnell.
"chuck schumer" Discussed on The View
"Senate minority leader, Chuck Schumer. Senator midterms are just fifty days away and pulls her looking very good for you guys and they were looking really good for Hillary Clinton though as well. So how confident are you that the Democrats will take back the house come? I think we have a very, very, very good chance of taking back the house, but here's the real surprise. We have a much better chance of taking back the Senate than anybody ever imagined. I really think it we have tough map. You know, we have ten senators running Democrats in states that Trump won. But when you look at each individual state and see how strong candidates are, and I'll tell you the number one issue in America, whether you're in a blue state, purple state, or as it is healthcare people can't afford health care. They can't get healthcare. They know that Donald Trump and the Republicans are trying to take it away from them, and we are going to give them better and stronger healthcare. And it resonates not just in New York, but in. Every state, even the red estates of the country. So I am really optimistic that we can get this done. And Furthermore, so healthcare is an important issue jobs or an important issue. But Donald Trump has broken his promises to people, you know, he campaigned to sort of populous. He said, I'm going to be against the democratic establishment and the Republican establishment he gets in office. Any embraces not the average Republicans, but even the hard right. And they did these tax breaks for the wealthiest people. They wanted to repeal health care for thirty million Americans. They wanted to undo all our environmental laws. They wanna cut back on Roe v, Wade. They wanna cut back on any reasonable restrictions on guns. That's not what the American people bargain four near learning it. And guess we're there seem to be learning more than any other place. The very midwestern states that's won the election Trump back in two thousand sixteen, we'll. So it's good. We saw the Republican base I under. Stand thinks that this so-called democratic wave is fake news. Isn't that good? We shall see. I don't think so biting you in the butt, but the thing that that will make a difference either way is always the people you're right. It's about getting the people out to vote. That is key right people can people seem more energized than they've ever been before. Take Florida. Okay. Where there was just a election, the Republican turnout. These little technical was about the same just a little bit more than it has been in every midterm, right? The democratic turnout nearly doubled. So there's a lot. There's a view out there that Democrats and many moderate Republicans. Women are so upset not just with Trump's policies, but the way he's conducted the presidency, the narcissism, the ego, the divisiveness, the picking on people, the bullying people, Americans of all political. Likly Asians don't like that. And that's having a real effect as well. You're talking about a lot of new blood in the democrat party, which we love across the country, but there's also a frustration. I think with people like Nancy Pelosi and say, we need new blood in recent polls that show what was it fifty Democrats that are running for office. Nine of them are incumbent who said they would like it if she were not in power, fifty percent in another full of just Democrats in general work with Nancy closely. You know, she's the democratic leader, the house she is tough. She is strong and I'll tell you something when you're a leader, you have to sometimes take a bullet. A lot of leaders always say, choke, you take it, she takes she's strong in good. I think she's a good leader. Yeah, so so you've got Mitch McConnell on one side. The other. You never know. But the key to all of this is in your hands..
"chuck schumer" Discussed on KMOX News Radio 1120
"Good old overnight america i can't believe it's still like in the eighties outside and it's about to turn midnight at is just way too hot man way too hot a couple of clips for you chuck schumer he's feeling a little sauces believes he can get enough votes to block president trump's candidate for the supreme court when he campaigned president trump said he will only appoint prolife judges he wanted to send row back to the states that means repeal that's what he thinks he can get enough votes based on that alone president trump with the nomination of judge cavenaugh has fulfilled or is fulfilling two of his campaign promises i to undo women's reproductive freedom second to undo a aca and so i will oppose him with everything i've got while the interesting part of the aca is they had their chance and if you remember mccain coming with the thumbs down there was an opportunity for that they decided to take it on the tax side of it there's portions of the aca that could be up for debate in debated i gas or at least brought up to the supreme court level but then again the only half a certain amount of cases that they'll here and they don't always hear them just because they're controversial or just because it's something that fits a certain political agenda of the president doesn't necessarily work like that but you're going to hear a lot of this same rhetoric over and over and over again it really doesn't matter who the candidate was they've already filled out the cheat sheet they've handed it out to all the democrats in the senate and they said just make sure you ask all these questions in this sort of way we need to get this sort of rhetoric out there we need to keep pounding on this because we're going to try to change the impression of people if we can't beat the ideas if we can't forget a sound rock to stand on when it comes to their philosophies when they just don't know the go to the rhetoric and that's their best shot right now that's the strategy of chuck schumer as he tries to block this nomination let's see nancy pelosi if confirmed he would be among the most conservative justices in supreme court history yeah that's not really true at all don't even think most democrats believe that based on looking at his record his views are outside the mainstream and there's every reason to believe he would overturn roe okay the last thing you said you could believe that his ideas are outside mainstream it's crazy when you're a judge coming into this saying that i want to uphold the constitution i want to uphold the laws of this nation oh you're don't longer mainstream maybe her impression of america is what's not mainstream maybe it's just this bubble she's living in or maybe that's what she wants to try to produce let's see scott jennings cnn may say this about every republican supreme court nominee every time we put somebody forward look at no back and look at what they said about kennedy all those years ago when he was put forward they do the same playbook every time chuck schumer says he's gonna fight this thing with everything he's got let me tell you what he's got a slingshot and a pocket full of dryer lint he's got i can't follow dryer lint does he look like a pocketful the dryer lint kinda guy yeah look in my pockets i wanna see it now yeah everyone's got dryer lint unless you just discard your clothes every time after wearing them you got dryer lint mike anderson in your pocket of course you do and a pocket full of dryer lint doesn't that sound like a rage against the machine song pocketful lynn i think it is a rage against the machine song he's got nothing as long as the republican stay united it's a mainstream conservative choice donald trump is put these red state democrats in a real box they can either go home and vote what their constituents want which is this guy cavenaugh on the court or.
"chuck schumer" Discussed on KSFO-AM
"Like to take a second to hear the moral bob grants thoughts about the world today a latest job is sick and it's getting sicker now back to the sean hannity show we'll get to your calls in just a minute twenty five now til the top of the hour the president on fire in nashville last night talking about spy gate how unprecedented it is and asking the crowds i thought it was a very funny line any spies here raise your hand and then ripping democrats calling out nancy pelosi's comments over ms thirteen and making fun of crying chuck schumer and the visa lottery system and you know that he wants to still repeal and replace healthcare and apparently republicans are going to give this another shot before the election and standing by his call that mexico will pay for the wall and he explains how they will people infiltrating our cam can you imagine can you imagine can you imagine people infiltrating our campaign is there anybody in this big beautiful arena right now that's infiltrating our campaign would you please raise your hand that would take gurry now look you take a look at what's going on never in the history of our country has something taken place like took place during this election he's an absolute total of chuck chuck schumer he's a jew of chuck schumer and of course the ms thirteen lover nancy pelosi i said their animals she said how dare you say that how dare you say that have you seen what they've done have you seen what they're doing to us and we're taking them out of our country by the thousands out and then of course you have the wonderful lottery system that was started by chuck schumer or sometimes referred to as crying chop germ right so always i know him for so many years i know him from new york solo ryan shock remember he was crying he was so sad he got up he was crying he was working those years he was trying so hard he was trying.
"chuck schumer" Discussed on WLOB
"Yeah a total just bring wealth where white man is looked upon as something evil even more a commercial at um you play on this have chapter talking about a new future he names everybody blacks latinos nah mention anything about okay should like thing was against white every you've been left out the blue wall then left out i just feel like a be in safety i doubt i mean maybe it's like you said you must be a definitely change space and i believe the democrats and not intelligence they say chuck schumer chuck schumer more chuck schumer go on tv and we will not this man you know let them it's not about you you don't want to leave i'll give you guys at the i got to go out there and say something like that back with more that's where we are today's world it's sad said that's not bad thank you for the call uh what was your typical firetrucks going by lisa leeson welcome how how are you break who don't lie why republican ripon i really think i really think that the republican party should look at these reasons because they could gain a lot of democrats by changing a you're their policy what with what would you have them change if they could just stop the whole pro life being such a huge movement one time and they could just shy away from all the religious faith um they're out what they think about okay care eight marriages not correct if they could get away their religion and stop carrying so much about what these women are doing with their own bodies they could gain so much more because i know a ton of democrats that are into social programs that don't wanna go down that path.