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House Democratic Leaders Condemn Prolonged Detention of Children by Trump Administration

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Washington, D.C. – Today, November 25, 2020, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairman Joaquin Castro and Democratic lawmakers sent a letter to Chad F. Wolf to express grave concerns for the neglect of children detained at the U.S. southern border. The Department of Homeland Security continues to disregard federal law, agency standards, and the... Read More »

Chairman Nadler Statement on the Pardon of Michael Flynn

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement on President Trump's pardon of Michael Flynn: "This pardon is undeserved, unprincipled, and one more stain on President Trump’s rapidly diminishing legacy. "Michael Flynn was fired from the White house for lying to senior officials. He pleaded guilty—twice—to lying to federal investiga... Read More »

Chairman Nadler to GSA: Perform Your Duty and Ensure Peaceful Transition of Power

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) sent a letter to General Services Administrator Emily W. Murphy calling on the Administrator to produce the ascertainment of President-Elect Joseph R. Biden and Vice-President Elect Kamala Harris and to allow the Biden-Harris transition team to receive proper briefings from the Department of Justice and Department of... Read More »

Chairs Nadler and Maloney Urge Outgoing Trump Administration Against Midnight Rulemaking

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Oversight and Reform Committee Chairwoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) sent a letter to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) expressing their strong concern against a potential last-minute roll-back of protections by the outgoing Trump Administration, and urgi... Read More »

Nadler, Velázquez Write Governor Cuomo in Support of Empire Wind Proposal to Reactivate South Brooklyn Marine Terminal for Clean Energy

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New York, NY – Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) have sent a letter to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo in support of Empire Wind’s Port Infrastructure Improvement Plan to build what would become the nation’s first offshore wind production hub at the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal (SBMT) in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. “A project at SBMT will be part of the ecosystem of working... Read More »

House Committee Chairs Send Dozens of Letters Directing White House and Federal Agencies to Preserve Documents

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Committee Chairs across the House of Representatives sent letters directing the White House and more than 50 federal agencies within their jurisdictions to comply with federal record-keeping laws and preserve information responsive to congressional subpoenas and investigations. “As the Trump Administration prepares for the transition of power to the new Biden Administrati... Read More »

Chairman Nadler Statement on AG Barr Authorizing DOJ Probe of Election Fraud Without Credible Evidence

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement after Attorney General William Barr authorized federal prosecutors to examine allegations of voting irregularities, despite no evidence of widespread fraud existing: "Attorney General Barr’s memo is both flawed and deeply disturbing. It is unlikely to open new legal avenues for the Tru... Read More »

Congressman Nadler Statement on Election of President-Elect Joe Biden

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement: “Every vote matters. Every vote is a manifestation of the constitutional rights belonging to every American, to choose their own representation in the highest office in the land. Today, as states across this country have carefully set about counting ballots during this unprecedented time of pandemic and d... Read More »

Judiciary Committee Releases Report on Trump Administration Family Separation Policy

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Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Judiciary Committee released the findings of its 21-month investigation into the development and execution of the Trump Administration's family separation policy, which resulted in more than 2,500 migrant children becoming unnecessarily separated from their parents. The report, entitled "The Trump Administration's Family Separation Policy: Trauma, Destruction, ... Read More »

Committee Chairs Ask IGs to Review Counterintelligence Investigation of President Trump’s Finances in Light of Secret Chinese Bank Account

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Jerrold Nadler, the Chairman of the Committee on the Judiciary, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, the Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, Rep. Stephen F. Lynch, the Chairman of the Subcommittee on National Security, Rep. Adam B. Schiff, the Chairman of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, Rep. Maxine Waters, the Chairwoman of the Committee on Fina... Read More »

ICYMI: Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee Investigation Reveals Digital Economy Highly Concentrated, Impacted By Monopoly Power

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Washington, D.C. — Yesterday, the House Judiciary Committee’s Antitrust Subcommittee released the findings of its more than 16-month long investigation into the state of competition in the digital economy, especially the challenges presented by the dominance of Apple, Amazon, Google, and Facebook and their business practices. The report, entitled Investigation of Competition in the Digital Marketp... Read More »

Chairman Nadler Statement in Support of Resolution Condemning High Rates of Hysterectomies Performed on Immigrant Women Detained at Irwin County Detention Center

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Washington, D.C. – Today, in response to whistleblower allegations of mass hysterectomies being performed on women detained at the privately-run Irwin County Detention Center in Ocilla, Ga., House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement in support of H.Res.113, a resolution condemning unwanted, unnecessary medical procedures on individuals without their fu... Read More »

Passing the Updated Heroes Act

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Dear Friends, Working in Washington to advance key Heroes Act priorities As our country continues to weather the COVID19 crisis, families across America are struggling to make ends meet—delivering federal support so that rent checks can be paid and food put on the table has never been more important. Unfortunately, while House Democrats first passed the Heroes Act on May 15th, the Republican-cont... Read More »

Congressman Nadler Delivers Statement for the Record on Updated Heroes Act

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Washington D.C. — Today, Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following statement for the record in support of the House amendment to the Senate amendments to H.R. 925, the updated Heroes Act: "I rise in strong support of the updated Heroes Act (H.R. 925), a stimulus package that rises to the seriousness of the crisis that our nation is facing. "I am pleased that this legislation once again pr... Read More »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on "Proposals to Strengthen the Antitrust Laws and Restore Competition Online"

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared, during a Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law hearing on "Proposals to Strengthen the Antitrust Laws and Restore Competition Online": "Thank you, Mr. Chairman, for holding today’s hearing. "It has been a pleasure to take part in this hi... Read More »

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