Chuck Schumer

US Congress passes budget including $14 billion for Ukraine

With the deadline fast approaching, senators in the legislative body's upper chamber followed their House of Representatives colleagues, who green-lit the $1.5-trillion package on March 9.

published on : 11th March 2022

Ukraine aid grows to near $14 billion in $1.5 trillion in US government spending bill

Democrats and Republicans rallied solidly behind the Ukraine aid, with Russia's attack devastating parts of the country and prompting Europe's worst refugee crisis since World War II.

published on : 9th March 2022

Joe Biden acknowledges USD 2 Trillion bill stalled, but vows it will pass

"We will — we must — get Build Back Better passed," Biden said.

published on : 17th December 2021

US averts government shutdown one day ahead of deadline

With the clock ticking down to the 11:59 pm Friday deadline, the Senate voted by 69 to 28 to keep the lights on until February 18 with a resolution that had already advanced from the House.

published on : 3rd December 2021

Nancy Pelosi, Schumer, and Indian cabinet ministers to address annual leadership summit of USISPF

US India Strategic and Partnership Forum (USISPF) is a non-profit organisation committed to creating a powerful strategic partnership between the US and India.

published on : 26th September 2021

US Senate postpones vote on ending shutdown to Monday noon

The postponement to mid-day Monday means the United States will begin its upcoming work week with much of the federal government shuttered.

published on : 22nd January 2018

Donald Trump slams Chuck Schumer for criticising James Comey firing

At a press conference on Tuesday evening, Chuck Schumer had stated that he had apprised Trump that his decision to fire Comey was a "big mistake".

published on : 10th May 2017