Charles Schumer's file

Schumer

Democrat from New York

Charles Schumer is a Democratic senator from New York and the Senate minority leader.

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Recent stories featuring Charles Schumer

Fact-checking Trump, Pelosi and Schumer’s White House fight over the border wall, shutdown

President Donald Trump and Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer sparred before news cameras over the need and effectiveness of a southern border wall, at times fact-checking and speaking over one another.

Here’s a recap of what was said, fact-checked and with added context.

Timeline: DACA, the Trump administration and a government shutdown

Lawmakers have agreed to reopen the federal government after a shutdown due to failure to compromise on federal funding and on a deal for young immigrants at risk of deportation, so-called "Dreamers."

(Fill in the Blank) to Nowhere still possible

Sen. Charles Schumer says Bridge to Nowhere, the poster child for earmark waste, could not happen in today's system. We say it could.