Chuck Schumer Is Fighting Back Against Robocalls


June 25, 2017

Sen. Chuck Schumer on Sunday urged the government to hang up on telemarketers who want to bypass the national “Do Not Call” list by sending pitches directly to a person’s cell phone voicemail, pleading not to “throw gas on a robocall wildfire.”

“Just when you thought it couldn’t get any worse with these robocalls, the telemarketing industry had gone behind the scenes to deliver us the last stra,” Schumer (D-NY) said as he announced that he sent a letter to the Federal Communications Commission not to allow an exemption to the elephone Consumer Protection Ac and preserve consumers’ rights...