Exclusive: Sen. Chuck Schumer On What’s Next For Democrats From Infrastructure To Racial Equality 1

Exclusive: Sen. Chuck Schumer On What’s Next For Democrats From Infrastructure To Racial Equality

 

After the COVID relief bill being signed into law, more economic relief, infrastructure plans, new racial equality initiatives and more are on deck for Democrats Sen. Chuck Schumer tells Jonathan Capehart in an exclusive interview on The Sunday Show on MSNBC.» Subscribe to MSNBC:

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Exclusive: Sen. Chuck Schumer On What’s Next For Democrats From Infrastructure To Racial Equality

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  1. Good morning thanks for the update I really do appreciate it I think Chuck Schumer is doing a great job I think President Biden is doing a great job I think the Democrats are doing a great job Republican it’s time to get on board and work with all of Congress as well as the president so we can keep this job going the way you need to help the American people we should not have to be in this condition let’s work together as a unity country in God will bless us all thank God for America

    1. And we should think they would. And why. Has anybody ever handed your your fair share? Still waiting on that dream. In my mind I had a rich uncle. Than I woke up. And stared paddling.

    1. Jefferson Smith used it to stop the corrupt DC establishment, much like the anti-American Democratic Party.

    2. @Jay Roy Sims Democrats promoted riots and insurrection for the entirety of last summer, including at the capital. Who do you think you are kidding?

    3. @Robin Lillian Every single Republican Senator should have been required to be present the 11 hours it took Clerks to read aloud the 628 page Covid bill.
      How was that not a filibuster?

  2. And it is perfectly temporary unless something is done about the filibuster and, most especially, if voting rights are not protected and expanded.

    Oh noes! Monetary help for schools? How long until the “I didn’t get that” morons start squawking, like they did about forgiving student loans?

    1. @lynda medley not federal laws. We are being deceived. Not just this, everything. Just look what they have done at the boarder. How do you not see whats happening?

    2. @lynda medley and welcome to youtube new user. So many fresh accounts here in the comments these days. Anyway, tell me more about what makes voter id so bad? New user

    3. Manchin won’t remove the filibuster and Biden isn’t in favor of changing it. Whichever way you slice it, going after the filibuster is not good politics for dullard Schumer and the Democrat’s.

    4. Are you seriously that ignorant? ‘Hi, I’m Mickey Mouse where do I get my registration and ballot?’

  3. The host so wants to get words out every other second — he looks desperate to ask the next question, very odd

    1. @Penny Walendzik So spend the entire 45 minutes talking about the issues. Then you can use the other 23 hours in the day to talk about anything else you’d like to discuss .

    2. @Penny Walendzik Pretty simple concept actually. Cable news in America works on the dual principles of manufactured intent and manufactured consent. It is designed to heighten the viewer’s anxiety. You value something more, if scarcity can be imposed upon it. A good way to do that is to set up largely arbitrary time constraints. They can easily redesign it, if they wanted to. The fact that you are defending the format means they won’t want to or have to. You’re the problem.

    3. @Penny Walendzik There is zero things nutty or Q like about what I’ve said. You really that ignorant or is that simply your go to insult when you feel intellectually challenged?

    1. Yes PRO LIFE but…is ok to let kid starved. That is PRO LIFE and a good christian thinking. Wou…GOP is the way here are so many kids in poverty.

    2. Georgia Democrat Vernon Jones.
      Who said, My fellow Black Americans are expected to fit a certain mold & think a certain way. We’ve been socially conditioned to blindly support the Democrat Party, never straying from the Mental Plantation they’ve had us on for more than half a century.
      He also said, The purpose of my speech was to serve as a cultural shock, helping others break free of the groupthink-shackles placed on us by White Liberals. Black Americans like me are Free People with Free Minds. You hear that Joe Biden? We are NOT a Monolithic thinking group subservient to the Democrats electoral wishes.
      – Vernon Jones.
      And he is CORRECT.
      #ShutDownTheLeft #EnoughIsEnough #NoMore #Democrat #Foolishness

  4. No time for victory laps. Get to the funding and organization of this recovery effort and more importantly educate he people . Educate the low information voters on both sides of the aisle and remind them that the GOP did not want to help or compromise.

    1. Republicans were the only ones helping. Democrats held Covid relief to help Biden in the election ffs.

    2. The purpose of the so-called ‘victory lap” is to educate the people. Trump was constantly praising himself even when he did nothing or worse than nothing and lying in the process.

    3. @HunterBiden’sGun . Your thought process is upside down and backwards. That is only conservative spew and vitriol.

  5. They didn’t work with you, don’t bend over to please them, close the door like they did & pass what “We The People” need, let’s fast forward & get it done quickly.

    1. Yes! All the GOP stalling and obstruction is to keep Democrats from successfully serving * all * of America. The GOP knows that’s the key to future Democrat wins, and they don’t care how they keep all the power for themselves.

    2. @Robin Lillian True right now, but we could all help enlarge that majority in 2022, and on, by never voting in anymore GOP Conservative Trojan Horse candidates wherever possible.

    3. @HunterBiden’sGun Lies like that Quanonsense you tell is what will land the #Jan62021Insurrection #DomesticTerrorists in prison while #TraitortRump limps off to Florida making even more money from all of you. Talk about useful idiots. Sad.

    4. and that’s what they’re doing. the president came in saying he wants to work with the other side and he gave them a chance, they said no so Democrats moved on. the American people want to see Democrats actually reaching out because each and every single time republicans will say no and they’ll be seen as the problem. republicans don’t believe in helping poor or working families they believe in helping the rich. the longer democrats show that the better.

  6. What about people on SSDI, we live below the poverty level after in many cases we have worked hard for decades paying our taxes into the system.

    1. Trump raised more money on the campaign road than he allocated to SSDI and healthcare… He was absolutely corrupt.

      I’m certain Biden will make positive changes to the system, as he’s showing us already. One day America will finally have #UniversalHealthcare

    2. @General G. Washington Creepy Joe had record numbers of kids in cages in his border concentration camps!!!! Yeah,so far so good!!! LOL

    3. Time to tax like we did in the golden ages when labor and middle class was flouring! Time to tax the rich and the corporation, trickle down didn’t! Time to raise those taxes

  7. LOL. Good to see McConnell reduced to begging right-wing dems to help him with his bogus agenda. No more gloating.

    1. @rwhunt99 Nah, petty is holding 700 bills on your desk and rushing in SCOTUS after denying Obama one a year before reelection.

    1. @Tracy Rowe nonsense. Just like in Georgia, all it takes is for the DNC to organize and get behind the primary challenger with money and resources. Game over. If POTUS and the VP campaign against him, even more so.

    2. @Mr. R We BARELY scraped by in GA. Do you really want to take that chance? I’m not willing to risk it.

    3. @Tracy Rowe If a Democrat is already getting elected in the state then we have more than that slim chance. Especially if you lean into the economic issues. If you fight the culture wars BS then, yes, you will lose. Progressive economic populism works. It’s the reason Florida passed $15 an hour.

  8. This is how it’s done We want the Democratic Party to NOTE that their doing a good job also we Want them to NOTE THAT THE BLACK, BROWN, POOR, AND MIDDLE CLASS
    ARE WATCHING, The filibuster must go. We need federal grants ect. it takes for ever to get one in most cases your turned down. We will NEVER ALLOW YOU AGAIN TO PLAY POLITICS WITH OUR VOTES, keep up the good work.

    1. How what’s done? The borrowing of money from China & giving it to foreign countries? I’m sure you don’t know that out of the $2TRILLION so called covid relief bill, only 9% of the cash will be given to Americans. Pakistan gets $100MILLION to conduct GENDER STUDIES! All the money is for liberal payoffs & projects. I suggest you read the bill & see how horribly Democrats are wasting tax dollars.

    2. @Christine Reed
      He’s better than trump with proof now tell us about trump’s great policies to help the poor the middle class and everyone between RIGHT CRICKETS

    1. @Lovey K You have to consider the timing. The Democrats’ majority is very slim. They can’t afford to spend their political capital on this when A LARGE PART OF AMERICA IS STILL EXTREMELY RACIST. They have to focus on laws that will allow them to continue holding power like the statehood of DC and the HB1 For the People bill.

    2. @Dymphna El Santo You’re right, but if it’s too complicated some people (too many) give up or don’t bother. The illiterate have a definite problem, you know that from working with Special Needs.
      The Elders seem especially stubborn. Trying to explain that they need “official” ID because not everyone knows them, it’s not a plot to sign them up for Soylent Green, & they will eventually meet someone who won’t accept their AARP card as valid ID.
      We need to work with people in our communities and our own families to make sure they have what they need and are not being held back.

    3. @Pat Smith
      Some states are limiting absentee voting because of the fantastic turnout last fall. Too many people voting. Too much Democracy.
      You know Voter suppression is a specific tactic to suppress voters from voting.
      It’s not laziness if you find out at the poll you’ve been purged from the rolls or your voting precinct was closed the day before election.
      If your absentee ballot was thrown out would you ever know? According to an NPR report 550,000 absentee ballots were rejected in 2020.
      Donald Trump wanted ALL of them thrown out.

  9. Thank you I got my vaccine yesterday thank you thank you thank you Chuck Schumer Biden Pelosi well all of you thank you

  10. It’s sure good to finally have a government that’s working for the people rather than just the 1%.

    1. @HunterBiden’sGun Bart, good to know that you live in your mothers basement, hiding the bodies in the walls and the heads in your freezer. Dude, you are sick.

    2. Georgia Democrat Vernon Jones.
      Who said, My fellow Black Americans are expected to fit a certain mold & think a certain way. We’ve been socially conditioned to blindly support the Democrat Party, never straying from the Mental Plantation they’ve had us on for more than half a century.
      He also said, The purpose of my speech was to serve as a cultural shock, helping others break free of the groupthink-shackles placed on us by White Liberals. Black Americans like me are Free People with Free Minds. You hear that Joe Biden? We are NOT a Monolithic thinking group subservient to the Democrats electoral wishes.
      – Vernon Jones.

    3. Yes, we are seeing the biggest wealth transfer in history and it’s all upwards, dummy. Notice which party’s agenda big tech, Wall Street, and the corporate media/propaganda support. How are you people this clueless? Pull your head out.

  11. I just looked up “filibuster” so that I could understand it. interestingly, it is NOT part of the Constitution. It was not used for the first 200 years of our nation, until the voting rights acts of the 50’s and 60’s and only by Southern Senators who wanted to block voting rights to all Americans. Interesting parallel here. It is considered “obstructionism”.

    1. @Adrastos O lol of course! They’ve already started with their deficit crap, but the media aside from fox and other extreme right media are calling out republican’s on their hypocrisy. If the media treated trump the same way before his presidency maybe we could’ve dodged that bullet? Doubt it though our country seems to hate strong educated women although to be honest hillary has baggage, but not enough to think freaking Donald Trump should be president. LOL

    2. sounds like you are waking up to the FACTS… yes, the democrats did everything they could to stop blacks from voting – they fought against the 13th, 14th, and 15th amendments, instituted Jim Crow, and segregation – and democrats filibustered the 1964 Civil Rights Act… keep digging – you’ll uncover the NASTY TRUTH about the democrat party’s RACIST history.
      here’s more help: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7J_q8XhZ3dY&t=198s

    3. @Hugh Dougall well yes the right wing media is concentrating on the deficit because president Biden doesn’t make a good boogy man; however, the GOP leadership hasn’t been attacking the democrats on the deficit yet…. other than some worries about the cost of the covid relief bill.
      As for Mrs Clinton, she was a terrible candidate with horribly run campaign! She made so many mistakes with taking blue states like Michigan for granted and not even bothering to campaign there! And of course the incompetence with the emails, and being an extremely polarizing character! She was only running out of her own self interest to be the first female president! The only reason why she even came close was because of who she ran against! This was I think the worst election in us history with two candidates that the majority of Americans really didn’t like…..

    4. The Democrats used it to block the Civil Rights Act, led by China Joe’s buddy and KKK Exalted Cyclops Robert Byrd.

    5. LBJ almost had a Democrat scandal on his hands before he signed the body rights act. He had to use the N-word in order to coalesce support from the Democrat party.

  12. Schumer:
    “We had democratic unity.”

    (Now it’s time to cancel the undemocratic Republicans. Forever. )

    1. And special thanks to you, Mr Sanders. Age does mellow, I notice that in myself, and I notice it in you.
      I hope to meet you one day and just be two old men laughing at our youthful mistakes and stubbornness.

    2. 50 executive orders and cracking down on freedoms like speech are blantantly fascistic. This is democrats.

    1. The working class should have a say as to where and how taxpayers money is being spent. The rich should have no say due to be tax exempt.

    1. We need to start working on getting everyone out the is eligible to vote, they are doing everything they can to suppress the will of the people!

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