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Nadler, Grijalva, Smith and Thompson Call for Answers on Trump Administration's Use of Force Against Peaceful DC Protestors

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Washington, D.C. – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Natural Resources Committee Chair Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ), Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith (D-WA), and Homeland Security Committee Chairman Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS) sent a letter yesterday seeking answers on the Trump Administration's use of tear gas, pepper spray, smoke canisters, stun grenades, and rubber ... Read More »

JUNE 10TH: House Judiciary Committee to Hold Hearing on Police Brutality & Racial Profiling

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Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. ET, the House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing to examine the crisis of racial profiling, police brutality and lost trust between police departments and the communities they serve. Witnesses to be announced. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement: “There are now protests taking pl... Read More »

Chairman Nadler Statement for House Judiciary Subcommittee Hearing on Protecting the Right to Vote During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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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 the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties hearing on "Protecting the Right to Vote During the COVID-19 Pandemic:" "Thank you, Chairman Cohen, and thanks to all of our witnesses for joining us today. "I want to note that althou... Read More »

Chairman Nadler Statement on Trump Releasing Tear Gas on Peaceful DC Protesters for Photo Op & His Threat to Deploy the Military

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Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement after President Donald Trump threatened to deploy the military in our communities as protesters stand against police brutality: “President Trump has always shown us exactly who he wants to be—a dictator. Today, Trump demonstrated once again that he is incapable of leadership and ... Read More »

House Judiciary Chairman Nadler Announces Actions to Hold AG Barr Accountable

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) announced a series of actions to counter Attorney General William Barr's continued defiance of Congress and improper politicization of the Department of Justice (DOJ). The announcement comes following the Attorney General’s refusal to appear before the House Judiciary Committee, the second time he has failed to do s... Read More »

House Democratic Leaders Demand DHS and ICE Halt Deportations of Unaccompanied Children and Guarantee Due Process Protections

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Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), along with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and other Democratic Committee Chairs, sent a letter to Acting DHS Secretary Wolf and Acting ICE Director Albence calling on DHS and ICE to halt deportations of unaccompanied children and guarantee due process protections. In addition to Chairman Nadler, the letter w... Read More »

House Democratic Leaders Call on HHS Watchdog to Investigate Reports ICE is Preventing Reunification Efforts and Deporting Unaccompanied Minors

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Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), along with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and other Democratic Committee Chairs, sent a letter to Health and Human Services Deputy Inspector General Grimm calling on him to investigate allegations that ICE is interfering with ORR’s legal obligation under the Flores Settlement to place children in the least r... Read More »

Chairman Nadler Statement on Trump Executive Order Targeting Social Media Platforms

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Washington, D.C. — Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement after President Trump signed an executive order attacking social media platforms: “Our country is in the midst of the most serious public health and economic crisis of our lifetimes. With this Executive Order aimed at internet companies who are finally trying to address misinformation ... Read More »

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement on Motion to Go to Conference on H.R. 6172, USA FREEDOM Reauthorization Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) spoke on the House floor in support of a Motion to Go to Conference on H.R. 6172, the USA FREEDOM Reauthorization Act, which passed the House by a vote of 284-122. Chairman Nadler, the original sponsor of the USA FREEDOM Reauthorization Act, will serve on the conference committee with the Senate to finalize the legi... Read More »

House Judiciary Committee Democrats Demand DOJ Open Investigations in Response to Recent Murders of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, & George Floyd; Pledge Additional Oversight and Legislation

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Washington, D.C. – In response to the recent murders of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and George Floyd, House Judiciary Committee Democrats sent a letter to the Department of Justice (DOJ) demanding prompt action, including the opening of pattern and practice investigations of police misconduct. The letter calls for the DOJ to investigate the prosecutors involved in the case of Ahmaud Arbery, an u... Read More »

Congressman Nadler Floor Statement Before Passage of the Public Safety Officer Pandemic Response Act, H.R. 6509

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Washington, D.C. —Today, Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered remarks from the House floor before the passage of H.R. 6509, the Public Safety Officer Pandemic Response Act of 2020. Rep. Nadler, along with Rep. Max Rose (D-NY) and Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr. (D-NJ), led the effort to introduce the bill, which expands the existing Public Safety Officers' Benefits program (PSOB) to ensure that public safe... Read More »

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement in Support of S.2746, Law Enforcement Suicide Data Collection Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following remarks, as prepared, on the House floor in support of S. 2746, the Law Enforcement Suicide Data Collection Act: "Madam Speaker – I rise in strong support of S. 2746, the 'Law Enforcement Suicide Data Collection Act,' which requires the FBI to establish a data collection program that gathers ... Read More »

Providing Unemployment Assistance To Those Impacted By The COVID-19 Crisis

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Dear friends, The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has decimated our nation's economy and led to a historic surge in unemployment claims. Independent contractors, gig workers, and self-employed individuals have been hit particularly hard because their income is generally not eligible for unemployment benefits. Understanding the economic reality of the crisis, and hearing from so many of my constitu... Read More »

Reps. Nadler and Jeffries Lead Letter to Gov. Cuomo Urging Him To Take Further Steps To Limit the Spread of COVID-19 in New York Correctional Facilities

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) led a group of New York Members on a letter to Governor Andrew Cuomo urging him to further limit the spread of COVID-19 in New York correctional facilities by releasing more inmates, making available widespread, accessible testing, providing PPE and health supplies, and rigorously enforcing social distancing for t... Read More »

Chairman Nadler Remarks for Virtual Roundtable on COVID-19 in Prisons & Jails

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following remarks, as prepared, during a Democratic virtual roundtable on the Trump Administration’s inadequate response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the impact of COVID-19 in prisons and jails: "It is critical that Members of this Committee gather together today, albeit virtually instead of in person,... Read More »

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