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Chairman Nadler Statement for Markup of H.R. 2820, the Dream Act

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement for the markup of H.R. 2820, the Dream Act: "H.R. 2820, the "Dream Act of 2019," is vital legislation that would finally provide permanent protections for Dreamers—the undocumented people who were brought to this country as children, many of whom have lived here for most of their live... Read More »

Chairman Nadler Opening Statement Regarding Former White House Counsel Don McGahn's Failure to Appear for Hearing into President Trump's Obstruction of Justice

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks at a hearing where former White House Counsel Donald F. McGahn II failed to appear as part of the House Judiciary Committee’s investigation into obstruction of justice, corruption, and abuses of power by President Trump and his associates: "More than a year ago, White House Counsel Don ... Read More »

Chairman Nadler Issues Subpoenas for Hope Hicks & Annie Donaldson

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued subpoenas to Annie Donaldson, former chief of staff for former White House counsel Don McGahn and for Hope Hicks, former White House Communications Director. The subpoenas were issued for testimony and documents related to the House Judiciary Committee's ongoing investigation into obstruction of justice, public corrupti... Read More »

Chairman Nadler Statement on White House Blocking Former White House Counsel Don McGahn from Testifying on Evidence of Obstruction of Justice by President Trump

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement in response to the White House directing former White House Counsel DonaldF. McGahn II to defya subpoena for his testimony tomorrow as part of the House Judiciary Committee’s investigation into obstruction of justice, corruption, and abuses of power by President Trump and his associates: "The Mu... Read More »

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement in Support of the Equality Act

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following statement in support of H.R. 5, theEquality Act, whichexplicitly prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity: "I rise today in strong support of H.R. 5, the “Equality Act,” which amends the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other core civil rights statutes, to explicitly... Read More »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Subcommittee Hearing on “Justice Denied: Forced Arbitration and the Erosion of Our Legal System”

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during a Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law hearing on forced arbitration: “Thank you, Mr. Chairman, for holding today’s important hearing on forced arbitration. Nearly a century ago, Congress enacted the Federal Arbitration Act to allow merchants to... Read More »

Chairman Nadler Tells White House that Obstruction, Corruption & Abuse of Power Investigation Must Continue

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) sent a letter to the White House counsel Pat Cipollone in response to the White House counsel’s letter demanding that the House Judiciary Committee end its investigation into obstruction of justice, public corruption and abuses of power. In his letter, Chairman Nadler debunks the White House’s claims, details the su... Read More »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Hearing on Executive Privilege and Congressional Oversight

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks for the hearing on executive privilege and congressional oversight: "For more than 200 years, Congress has exercised its power under Article I of the Constitution to conduct oversight of the Executive Branch. Congress’s "power of inquiry"—recognized by the Supreme Court in case after ca... Read More »

Nadler Leads NYC Members in Opposing Northeast Supply Enhancement Project

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) led Members of the New York City Congressional delegation in a letter to Governor Andrew Cuomo expressing their concern over the proposed Northeast Supply Enhancement (NESE) Project. The project, also known as the Williams Pipeline, would transport fracked gas from Pennsylvania through New Jersey, traveling underwater in the Raritan Bay ... Read More »

Nadler, Murray, Scott Introduce Bill to End Forced Arbitration in the Workplace, To Allow Workers to Band Together to Enforce Their Legal Rights

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Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), Ranking Member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, U.S. Representative Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, and U.S. Representative Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (D-VA), Chairman of the House Committee on Education and Labor introduced the Restoring Justice for Workers Act, legisla... Read More »

Chairman Nadler’s Statement on WH Letter Demanding the Judiciary Committee End Obstruction, Corruption & Abuse of Power Investigation

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Washington, D.C. – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement in response to White House counsel Pat Cipollone’s letter demanding that the House Judiciary Committee end its investigation into obstruction of justice, public corruption and abuse of power: “Today, the White House made the extraordinary demand that the Committee discontinue its inquiry in... Read More »

Nadler, Katko, McBath, Herrera Beutler, Scott Reintroduce Bipartisan Pregnant Workers Fairness Act to Protect Pregnant Workers From Workplace Discrimination

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Representatives Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), John Katko (R-NY), Lucy McBath (D-GA), Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA), and Bobby Scott (D-VA) reintroduced the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act, legislation that would protect pregnant workers from workplace discrimination. The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act would address legal ambiguities and help ensure that pregnant women are treated f... Read More »

Nadler, Bass & Judiciary Dems Probe DOJ Policing Policies & Handling of Pattern and Practice Investigations Nationwide

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security Chairwoman & Congressional Black Caucus Chair Karen Bass (D-CA) and several House Judiciary Committee Democrats sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Justice to probe the handling of consent decrees and pattern and practice complaints, to request communicatio... Read More »

Nadler, Katko, Neguse, Durbin & Warren Introduce Bill Making Bankruptcy Relief Available For Student Loan Borrowers

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Washington, D.C. — Yesterday, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), U.S. Representatives John Katko (R-NY) and Joe Neguse (D-CO), and U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) introduced a bicameral bill that would give Americans overwhelmed by student loan debt the option of obtaining meaningful bankruptcy relief. The Student Borrower Bankruptcy Relief Act o... Read More »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Subcommittee Hearing on Oversight of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during a Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet hearing on oversight of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office: “Mr. Chairman, today’s hearing focuses on what has been a time of great change to our innovation landscape. In 2011, we passed the most signif... Read More »

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