Chuck Schumer in today speech when he is addressing to the public he felt cry during speech.
Chuck Schumer said in his speech..
my fellow Americans we live in a challenging and tumultuous time are quickly evolving ever more interconnected world a rapidly changing economy that benefits too few while leaving too many behind a fractured media of politics frequently consumed by rancor we faced threats foreign and domestic in such times faith in our government our institutions and even our country.
Can road despite these challenges I stand here. today confident in this great country for one reason you the American people we Americans have always been a forward-looking problem-solving optimistic patriotic and decent people.
Whatever our race religion sexual orientation gender identity whether we are immigrants or native-born whether we live with disabilities or do not in wealth or in poverty we are all exceptional in are commonly held yet fierce devotion to our country and in our willingness to sacrifice our time energy and even our lives to making it a more perfect union today we celebrate one of democracies core attributes the peaceful transfer of power and everyday we stand up for core democratic principles in shock enshrined in the Constitution the rule of law equal protection for all under law the freedom of speech press religion that the things that make america america and we can gain strength from reading our history and listening to the voices of average Americans they always save us in times of strife one such American with major Sullivan Ballou on july fourteenth 1861 when the north and south were lining up for their first battle a time when our country was bitterly divided and faith in the future of our country was a nadir major blue of the 2nd Rhode Island volunteers penned a letter to his wife Sarah it is one of the greatest letters in American history it shows the strength and courage of the average American allow me to read some of his words which echo through the ages.
My very dear Sarah he wrote the indications are very strong that we shall move in a few days perhaps tomorrow if it is necessary that I should fall on the battlefield for my country I am ready I have no misgivings about or lack of confidence in the cause in which i am engaged and my courage does not halt or falter I know how strongly American civilization now leans upon the triumph of the government and how great a debt we owe to those whowent before us through the blood and suffering of the Revolution and I am willing perfectly willing to lay down all my Joy’s in this life to help maintain this government and to pay that debt Sarah my love for you is desolate…