101 Facts About Chuck Schumer

1. Chuck Schumer has his own book titled, "Positively American: Winning back the Middle-Class Majority One family at a Time.

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2. In 2016 Chuck Schumer was elected to succeed Harry Reid as minority leader of the Senate; he assumed the post when the new Congress convened in January 2017.

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3. In 1998 Chuck Schumer was elected to the US Senate, defeating Republican incumbent Alfonse D'Amato with nearly 55 percent of the vote.

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4. In 2016, Chuck Schumer was re-elected by the people of New York and at the same time, his colleagues elected him to serve as Leader of the Democratic Caucus, the first time a New York Senator has held the position.

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5. Chuck Schumer successfully led the DSCC for two consecutive cycles and greatly expanded the number of seats in his conference.

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6. In 2013, Chuck Schumer worked across the aisle to pass a comprehensive immigration reform package, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act, which passed the Senate with overwhelming bipartisan support.

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7. Chuck Schumer kicked off his first Senate term by announcing he would visit each of New York's 62 counties every year, a tradition he continues today to keep in touch with voters from every corner of the state.

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8. In 1998, Chuck Schumer was elected to the US Senate; he became New York's senior senator when Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan retired in 2000.

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9. In 1980, at 29, Chuck Schumer was elected as a congressman from the 9th Congressional District.

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10. Chuck Schumer has two daughters, Jessica and Alison, and he still resides in Brooklyn with his wife, Iris Weinshall.

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11. Chuck Schumer was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, where his dad owned a small exterminating business and his mom was a housewife.

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12. Chuck Schumer slammed President Trump's State of the Union address early Wednesday, saying the commander-in-chief was like "Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde" with his calls for bipartisanship amid divisive rhetoric.

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13. Chuck Schumer called out Trump for loving "hot-button issues that inflamed his base but divided America.

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14. Chuck Schumer told John Berman, host of CNN's "New Day", on Wednesday that there was "very little nice to say about" the president's speech to the joint session of Congress.

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15. Chuck Schumer is the first New Yorker, as well as the first Jew, to serve as a Senate leader.

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16. Chuck Schumer called on Israel to "strangle them economically until they see that's not the way to go".

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17. Chuck Schumer advocated for Trump to stop tweeting to better focus on working on behalf of the United States and said Trump had "severely damaged his credibility" through promoting conspiracy theories.

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18. Chuck Schumer advocated for the United States to tell China "they have to put the wood to North Korea in a much more serious way than they have done so far.

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19. Chuck Schumer introduced a Senate resolution celebrating the 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem.

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20. Chuck Schumer criticized President Barack Obama, saying: "past administrations—both Democrat and Republican—have protected Israel from the vagaries of this biased institution [UN].

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21. Chuck Schumer is a co-sponsor of a Senate resolution expressing objection to the UN Security Council Resolution 2334, which condemned Israeli settlement building in the occupied Palestinian territories as a violation of international law.

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22. Chuck Schumer called upon Iraq to "engage in a dialogue and peacefully determine the best way to accommodate the well-deserved and legitimate aspirations of the Iraqi Kurds".

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23. Chuck Schumer voted in favor of measures to help increase the efficiency of peace keepers serving in Darfur.

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24. Chuck Schumer was voiced much concern about Trump's choice for the Supreme Court to replace Anthony Kennedy, a position he believes would likely try to overturn Roe vs Wade.

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25. Chuck Schumer was one of 16 senators to vote against the Vitter Amendment, which prohibited the confiscation of legally owned firearms during a disaster.

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26. Chuck Schumer has a reputation for focusing on local issues that are important to average New Yorkers not normally associated with United States senators, ranging from tourism, to local taxes, to job creation.

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27. Chuck Schumer defeated Mills, the second-place finisher, by 2.8 million votes and won reelection with 71 percent of the vote.

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28. Chuck Schumer received 54 percent of the vote in the general election, defeating three-term incumbent Republican Al D'Amato.

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29. Chuck Schumer won the Democratic Senate primary with 51 percent of the votes against Geraldine Ferraro and Mark Green (19 percent).

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30. Chuck Schumer was re-elected eight times from the Brooklyn and Queens-based district, which changed numbers twice in his tenure.

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31. Chuck Schumer attended Harvard College, where he became interested in politics and campaigned for Eugene McCarthy, in 1968.

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32. Chuck Schumer attended public schools in Brooklyn, scoring a perfect 1600 on the SAT, and graduated as class valedictorian from James Madison High School, in 1967.

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33. Chuck Schumer was born in Brooklyn, the son of Selma and Abraham Schumer.

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34. Chuck Schumer was elected Vice Chairman of the Democratic Caucus in the Senate in 2006.

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35. Chuck Schumer is the current dean of New York's congressional delegation.

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36. Chuck Schumer is popular for his inputs when it comes to the functions of the legislative arm of governance in the US.

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37. Chuck Schumer is the typical Jew and his remarks are mild to what Jews truly think and feel about the GOY.

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38. Chuck Schumer is a pampered and perverted punkish prissy prima donna.

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39. Chuck Schumer served nine terms in the office and was finally succeeded by Anthony Weiner on January 3, 1999.

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40. Chuck Schumer is married to Iris Weinshall since 1980 with two children: Jessica and Alison.

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41. Chuck Schumer was born on November 23, 1950 to father Abraham Schumer and mother Selma.

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42. Chuck Schumer called for both the FBI report and the directive given to the FBI by the White House be made public.

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43. Chuck Schumer placed the blame on President Donald Trump, and specifically his decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal.

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44. Lena Dunham recently revealed that Chuck Schumer auditioned for the principal role of Shoshanna.

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45. Chuck Schumer appeared in two episodes of Girls as Angie, the annoying friend of Adam's girlfriend, Natalia, but she originally auditioned for a starring role.

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46. Chuck Schumer chose to chant rather than read from the Torah and completely cracked on her closing note.

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47. At that house Chuck Schumer was known for leaving a trail of crumbs behind him and was partial to cold cereal for breakfast—usually a bowl of Frosted Mini-Wheats.

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48. Chuck Schumer firing a gun popped up online in February 2018, as the debate on gun control ramped up in the aftermath of a mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida that left seventeen people dead.

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49. Chuck Schumer came out against the Iran deal and voted to reject it in 2015.

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50. Chuck Schumer said he did not regret voting against the deal in 2015.

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51. Chuck Schumer wanted to keep the sanctions on Iran and pursue a different path to denuclearization.

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52. Chuck Schumer came out against the deal about a month before the Senate voted on the measure.

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53. Chuck Schumer has maintained a distinctive personality in Congress, recognized for his no-nonsense, zippy way of running his office and interacting with peers that showcase his Brooklyn roots.

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54. Chuck Schumer offers to increase military spending and fully fund border security measures in exchange for a pledge to protect beneficiaries of the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals program.

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55. Chuck Schumer is not the only senator who doesn't like Donald Trump.

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56. Chuck Schumer has his own book titled, "Positively American: Winning back the Middle-Class Majority One family at a Time.

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57. Chuck Schumer was raised in Brooklyn and studied in the public schools located in the area.

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58. Chuck Schumer has locked horns with president Trump on numerous occasions especially after the shutdown.

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59. Chuck Schumer has his own achievements as a senator and the Minority Leader.

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60. Chuck Schumer is one of the most popular politicians in the US coming from the Democratic Party, which is the opposition party.

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61. Chuck Schumer was a leader in passing the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, a bill that he said would help the middle class in New York state and the rest of the country.

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62. In 1995, Chuck Schumer made his first TV show appearance on the News talk show, Charlie Rose.

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63. Chuck Schumer started his political career immediately after graduating from Harvard Law School.

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64. Chuck Schumer is looking ready to meet Donald Trump partway in his bid to build a wall at the Mexican border, and Democrats appear ready to oust their Senate Minority Leader.

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65. Chuck Schumer said that opinion showed that Roberts believes voting discrimination no longer exists.

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66. Chuck Schumer said on the Senate floor that Farr "stands for the disenfranchisement of voters", then raised the 2013 Supreme Court case Shelby County v Holder.

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67. Chuck Schumer caused a few double-takes with this tweet: I don't agree very often with Chief Justice Roberts, especially his partisan decisions which seem highly political on Citizens United, Janus, and Shelby.

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68. Chuck Schumer caused a few double-takes with this tweet: I don't agree very often with Chief Justice Roberts, especially his partisan decisions which seem highly.

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69. Chuck Schumer has previously offered Trump funding for the border wall that he keeps falsely claiming is already under construction.

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70. Chuck Schumer offers Trump $1.6 billion for his border wall.

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71. Chuck Schumer was the chairman of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, part of the Democratic senate leadership, with primary responsibility for raising funds and recruiting Democratic candidates in the 2006 Senate election.

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72. In July 2018, Chuck Schumer confronted Senator Mark Warner, who is one of Facebook's harshest critics, and told him that he ought to work with Facebook, not act in ways that could harm the company, because they needed to have a working relationship with Facebook.

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73. In June 2018, Chuck Schumer delivered a Senate floor speech decrying a call by Congresswoman Maxine Waters to harass members of the Trump administration as protest of the administration's policies: "I strongly disagree with those who advocate harassing folks if they don't agree with you.

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74. In March 2017, Chuck Schumer released a statement calling for Trump to apologize for claiming the Obama administration had wiretapped him during his presidential campaign.

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75. In 2014, Chuck Schumer was recognized for helping to achieve the award of $700,000 in compensation monies from the Federal Emergency Management Agency for Gowanda, New York as a result of the devastating flood that occurred there in 2009.

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76. In 1999, Chuck Schumer commented in support of Congress's repeal of the Glass–Steagall Act of 1933: "There are many reasons for this bill, but first and foremost is to ensure that US financial firms remain competitive.

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77. In 1987 then-congressman Chuck Schumer wrote a New York Times op-ed opposing the repeal of the Glass–Steagall Act of 1933, which was entitled "Don't Let Banks Become Casinos".

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78. On June 26, 2008, Chuck Schumer took the extraordinary step of publicly releasing letters he had written to regulators regarding IndyMac Bank, the seventh largest savings and loan association and the ninth largest originator of mortgage loans in the United States, which he considered to be a severely troubled institution.

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79. Chuck Schumer said that Mukasey told him Bush would have "no legal authority" to ignore such a law.

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80. Chuck Schumer said that Mukasey assured him in a private meeting that he would enforce any law declaring waterboarding illegal.

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81. On March 11, 2007, Chuck Schumer became the first lawmaker in either chamber to call for Attorney General Alberto Gonzales to resign for the firing of eight United States Attorneys.

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82. Chuck Schumer was a member of the House of Representatives during a December 1998 lame-duck session of Congress, voting "no" on all counts in committee and on the floor of the House.

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83. Chuck Schumer voted on the impeachment charges of President Bill Clinton in both houses of Congress.

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84. Chuck Schumer offered Trump congressional approval of upward of $20 billion for his border wall in exchange for protecting recipients of DACA.

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85. At the time, Chuck Schumer was the chairman of the Immigration, Refugees, and Border Security subcommittee of the Senate Judiciary Committee.

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86. Chuck Schumer was one of the Gang of Eight, a bipartisan group of four Democratic and four Republican senators who wrote and sponsored a 2013 comprehensive immigration reform bill.

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87. In March 2009, Chuck Schumer announced his support for same-sex marriage, noting that it "was time".

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88. Chuck Schumer voted for the Defense of Marriage Act in 1996.

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89. In May 2018, Chuck Schumer called for Kim Jong-un to be removed from the commemorative coin memorializing the 2018 North KoreaUnited States summit, citing Kim as a "brutal dictator" and offering the Peace House as a more appropriate alternative.

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90. In February 2017, Chuck Schumer said that North Korea had demonstrated itself to be "an irresponsible nation in every way" and China could be used to curtail North Korea as most of North Korea's imports and exports went through China.

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91. Chuck Schumer spearheaded a nonbinding resolution in July 2018 "warning President Trump not to let the Russian government question diplomats and other officials".

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92. In October 2009, Chuck Schumer said, "It cost us $6 trillion and 4,500 lives, approximately, to bring stability to Iraq.

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93. In May 2018, Chuck Schumer praised President Donald Trump for opening the US embassy in Jerusalem, saying "I sponsored legislation to do this two decades ago, and I applaud President Trump for doing it.

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94. In December 2016, Chuck Schumer demanded a congressional inquiry into Russian meddling of US affairs.

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95. Chuck Schumer supported President Barack Obama's health reform legislation; he voted for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in December 2009, and he voted for the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010.

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96. In January 2018, Chuck Schumer announced that all 49 members of the Democratic caucus supported a resolution overturning the FCC vote on net neutrality and said congressional Republicans "have the opportunity to right the administration's wrong and show the American people whose side they're on: Big ISPs and major corporations or consumers, entrepreneurs, and small business owners.

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97. In November 2017, Chuck Schumer said, "Just as our free highway system helped build jobs in America in the 20th century, Net Neutrality will help build jobs in the 21st century.

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98. In November, after the 2016 elections, Chuck Schumer said the Democrats were "going to go at" President-elect Trump if he did not nominate Supreme Court candidates who were mainstream and that the Republicans did not have "clean hands" for having blocked the Garland nomination for months.

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99. Chuck Schumer said Roberts had negatives on "the question of compassion and humanity", the Bush administration declining to show documents written by Roberts during his tenure as deputy solicitor general, and Roberts declining to answer many questions posed to him by the committee.

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100. In January 2018, Chuck Schumer said since the Mueller investigation began the United States "has had to endure conspiracy after conspiracy from the right wing, Republican congressmen, senators and of course the right-wing press, which acts in total cahoots" in regards to their views on the FBI and that Republican attempts to discredit Mueller "has now devolved into delusional, self-serving paranoia.

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101. Chuck Schumer joined Patrick Leahy to report that the Justice Department supported the legislation.

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