Chuck Schumer

100 Days of Trump: Should Trump ask McConnell to go “nuclear” on the filibuster?

If you thought Trump stirred up a hornets nest with his executive orders, wait until his Supreme Court pick is announced. Plus, Trump’s family business ties will continue to be an issue; for now he deserves the benefit of the doubt, and, Since when does keeping one’s promises equate to a permanent campaign?

Transition to Trump: History will mark today as the day America became great again

No one knows how successful Donald Trump will be in “Making America Great Again” but we can be very sure he’ll give it his best shot. Plus, As Trump takes office, plans are already in place to slice the size of the federal government, and, Trump won’t let the Democrats’ stonewalling of cabinet nominees stop him from making change right away.

Schumer threatens filibuster if Trump doesn't pick 'mainstream' court candidate

Jessie Hellmann, The Hill

Incoming Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) warned Sunday that Democrats would filibuster Donald Trump's Supreme Court candidates if they are not "mainstream." "If he doesn't nominate a mainstream candidate, we're going to go at him with everything we've got ... Because this is so, so important," Schumer said on NBC's "Meet the Press."

Cutting Counterterrorism, Increasing “Clean Tech” Cronyism

New York's intensely partisan Democratic Senator Charles Schumer claims "New York City remains terror target number one," yet Obama has cut a major counterterrorism program by $300 million and New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio is dismantling the New York Police Department's counterterrorism operations against radical Islam.