Charles Ellis Schumer is an American politician serving as the senior United States Senator from New York, a seat to which he was first elected in 1998. A member of the Democratic Party, he has also served as the Senate Minority Leader since 2017. He first defeated three-term Republican incumbent Al D'Amato before being reelected in 2004 with 71 percent of the vote, in 2010 with 66 percent of the vote, and in 2016 with 70 percent of the vote. He is the current dean of New York's congressional delegation.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday declined to say whether he is considering pardoning longtime adviser Roger Stone, who was found guilty last year of lying to Congress, obstruction and witness..
Donald Trump on Wednesday praised the head of the Justice Department for intervening on behalf of one of the president's friends and advisers who is facing sentencing after he was found guilty of seven..
President Donald Trump predicted Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez would challenge Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer. According to Business Insider, he said the young representative would beat Schumer..
By a vote of 51-49, the Republican-controlled Senate stopped Democrats' drive to hear testimony from witnesses and collect new evidence in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial. Chris Dignam has..
U.S. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer on Tuesday blasted the GOP on a proposal that is reportedly being floated by a moderate Republican to trade witnesses, which would include President Trump's..
Senate Republicans came under new pressure to allow witnesses and new documents in President Trump's impeachment trial after news that a former top aide wrote a book that undercuts Trump's versions of..
U.S. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said on Wednesday before opening arguments began in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, the lawyers for Trump 'seemed' to be 'loose with the truth'..
President Donald Trump's legal team argued against the relevance of testimony from Trump's former national security adviser John Bolton on Tuesday while the Senate braced for debate on whether to.. USATODAY.com - Published
Top Senate Democrat, Chuck Schumer calling for witnesses, says Former National Security Adviser John Bolton has relevant testimony that "gets to the heart' of the impeachment and Republicans call for.. USATODAY.com - Published
The senator from New York attacks one of President Trump’s attorneys: “He has the nerve and the gall to get up there and say that there is no eyewitness testimony when we know that John Bolton has.. NYTimes.com - Published
U.S. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer on Tuesday rejected a proposal from a couple of Republican senators that lawmakers view a book manuscript produced by a former adviser to President Donald.. Reuters - Published
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is calling on John Bolton to testify at President Donald Trump's impeachment trial after the revelation that a draft of Bolton's book undercuts a key defense.. USATODAY.com - Published
U.S. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer on Wednesday ruled out a so-called witness trade in which Republicans call witnesses Democrats want in exchange for former Vice President Joe Biden's son.. Reuters - Published
U.S. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer on Wednesday did not slam the door shut on the possibility of Joe Biden or his son Hunter testifying in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, but.. Reuters - Published
U.S. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said he will seek to amend the resolution coming later on Tuesday that outlines the procedure for President Donald Trump's impeachment trial in order to.. Reuters - Published
Senator Chuck Schumer, the Democratic leader, accused the majority leader, Senator Mitch McConnell, of keeping the chamber in the dark about his proposed rules and planning to conduct a rushed trial. NYTimes.com - Published
U.S. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said on Tuesday he believed a majority of 51 U.S. senators will approve a war powers resolution to block President Donald Trump from further military action,.. Reuters - Published
Senator Chuck Schumer, the minority leader, knows the Senate is unlikely to convict President Trump. So he is focusing on what constitutes a fair trial — and trying to put Republicans in a box. NYTimes.com - Published
Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell hailed the killing of Iran's top general Qassem Soleimani, saying "Iran's master terrorist is dead." Minority leader Chuck Schumer questioned the operation and.. USATODAY.com - Published
U.S. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said on Friday that the Senate must conduct a fair impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, with relevant witnesses and documents presented. Reuters - Published
The top Democrat in the U.S. Senate said on Friday that President Donald Trump does not have the authority to go to war with Iran without congressional authorization, and said he should have consulted.. Reuters - Published
U.S. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer on Monday outlined the kinds of documents he would like to have introduced as evidence in the upcoming impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, including.. Reuters - Published
The Senate's top Democrat Chuck Schumer on Tuesday accused Mitch McConnell, the Senate's top Republican, of wanting to use the institution to help participate in a "cover-up" as the Senate prepares for.. Reuters - Published
The FBI told Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer in a November letter it considers any app developed in Russia, such as the popular FaceApp, to be a "potential counterintelligence threat." CBS News - Published
The U.S. Army is undertaking a security assessment of China-owned social media platform TikTok after a Democratic lawmaker raised national security concerns over the app's handling of user data, Army.. Reuters - Published
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-New York discusses President Trump's immigration executive order, North Korea and the future of the Supreme Court with Face the Nation host John Dickerson. CBS News - Published
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says President Trump should partner with South Korea to condemn North Korea missile testing, but notes, the "real answer" to curtailing the hermit kingdom is.. CBS News - Published
This week on "Face the Nation," host John Dickerson interviews Senator Marco Rubio, House Speaker Paul Ryan, and Senator Chuck Schumer to discuss relief efforts in Puerto Rico and the Republican tax.. CBS News - Published
Senator Chuck Schumer, the top Senate Democrat, late on Thursday proposed a $454 billion plan over 10 years to help shift the United States away from gasoline-powered vehicles by offering cash vouchers.. Reuters - Published
Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell is calling President Donald Trump's use of the word "lynching" to describe the House impeachment inquiry as "unfortunate." Senator Chuck Schumer said Trump "never.. USATODAY.com - Published
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer on Thursday called an agreement between the United States and Turkey on a pause in Ankara's offensive in northeastern Syria a.. Reuters - Published
Protesters in New York are calling on Sen. Chuck Schumer and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand to push for a 'No Fly Zone' in norther Syria, after President Donald Trump announced his decision to pull back U.S... USATODAY.com - Published
The U.S. Senate intelligence panel should probe President Donald Trump's handling of Ukraine, Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer told reporters on Wednesday following the release of a memo.. Reuters - Published
The top Democrat in the U.S. Senate, Chuck Schumer, on Tuesday said that President Donald Trump's recent promise to release the transcript of a phone call believed to be at the heart of a whistleblower.. Reuters - Published
U.S. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer on Monday called on Senate Republicans to issue a subpoena for a whistleblower complaint from an unidentified U.S. government official and demand a.. Reuters - Published