The hazard pay would go to employees deemed essential during the pandemic, including those who work in drug and grocery stores, and in health care, sanitation and transportation.
"President Trump, we need leadership." Schumer said Thursday. "We need to get the job done."
The president responded to Schumer's call for a military "czar" to coordinate supply distribution with an angry letter which contained numerous false claims.
"We need to provide our families with support right now. We have no time to waste," Congressman Joe Kennedy III tweeted on Wednesday.
"Someone needs to tell the Democrats in Congress that CoronaVirus doesn't care what party you are in," Trump wrote. "We need to protect ALL Americans!"
The New York senator also posted an attack advert claiming the president had lied "over and over again" about his health care plans.
How did this feud, which included a rare rebuke of a top elected official by America's highest judge, originate?
The Senate Minority Leader received strong criticism after he called out Supreme Court Justices Brett Kavanaugh and Neil Gorsuch over their views on abortion.
The ex-U.S. attorney Joyce Vance also accused Chief Justice Roberts of "permitting so much from Trump to go unacknowledged" after he rebuked Schumer.
"Justices know that criticisms come with the territory," Roberts wrote, "but threatening statements of this sort from the highest levels of government are not only inappropriate, they are dangerous."
"President Trump should have learned the lesson that China did: Hiding the truth makes things more dangerous," the Senate Minority Leader tweeted.
The Department of Homeland Security banned use of the social media platform on department-issued mobile devices.
On the 40th anniversary of the "Miracle on Ice," the sports and political worlds paid tribute to the U.S. team that pulled off one of the greatest upsets in sports history.
Only two Republican senators backed the Democrats in the motion to call for further witnesses in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer tweeted ahead of Friday's expected vote on additional testimony in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump that "just four" votes from Republican Senators "can ensure we get the truth."
Some of Washington's top Democratic leaders continue to warn that without witness testimony at Trump's impeachment trial, an acquittal by the chamber will be "meaningless."
Bolton reportedly said Trump told him he wanted to continue withholding military aid to Ukraine until its officials agreed to help probe his Democratic rivals.
During Wednesday's impeachment trial, an abortion protester interrupting the proceedings by yelling and calling Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer "the devil."
"But I'm not going to be making that vote today. I'm going to make that vote after the opening [arguments]," the GOP senator told CNN.
Although the president and his lawyers are probably right in their legal take, what matters to most senators is how their stance on impeachment will affect their own reelection. Both considerations should point them to the same conclusion.
Trump's impeachment trial is expected to begin Tuesday afternoon after a heated debate over GOP rules. It comes after a flurry of preparations by both sides over the weekend.
A new poll shows that 71 percent of Republicans believe that witnesses should testify during Trump's impeachment trial.
"China hasn't agreed to substantively do anything new," Senator Chris Murphy said.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told reporters new witnesses could potentially be called for Trump's Senate impeachment trial, leaving some wondering if Hunter Biden might testimony.
"It is unconscionable that an American president would mock Islam and Muslims in such a derogatory manner," a spokesperson for the Council on American-Islamic Relations told Newsweek.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer signaled that Democrats are ready to proceed with a looming impeachment trial and force Republicans at a later date to consider subpoenaing witnesses.
Andrew Napolitano cited "new emails of people getting instructions directly from the president to hold up on the sending of the [military] funds [to Ukraine]."
"This Media Post will serve as a reminder that war powers reside in the Congress under the United States Constitution," the House Foreign Affairs committee tweeted.
The event drew some 25,000 people as they marched across the bridge Sunday to show solidarity with the Jewish community.
The Senate minority leader said he wants the Senate and the American people to "hear all the evidence."