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September 4th: House Judiciary to Markup Gun Violence Prevention Bills

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New York, N.Y. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) announced that he is calling the House Judiciary Committee back into session during the Congressional District work period to address the issue of gun violence prevention. On September 4, 2019 at 10:00 am, the House Judiciary Committee will mark up a series of bills to help respond to the growing problem of gun violen... Read More »

Nadler Statement on Israeli Government's Decision to Deny Entry to Two Members of Congress

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New York, N.Y. — Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following statement regarding the Israeli government's decision to deny entry to Representatives Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI): “It is utterly egregious for the Israeli government to deny entry to two sitting members of the United States Congress. The close relationship enjoyed by the United States and Israel shou... Read More »

House Judiciary Committee Subpoenas Two Witnesses to Trump Crimes Detailed in Mueller Report

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) announced the Committee has served subpoenas on Corey Lewandowski and Rick Dearborn for public testimony on September 17, 2019. These witnesses were involved in President Trump’s extensive efforts to obstruct the Special Counsel’s investigation. Chairman Nadler released the following statement: “It is clear that any... Read More »

Congressman Nadler Announces Over $1.1 Million in NEH Funding to Six New York-based Institutions

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New York, N.Y. — Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) announced more than $1.1 million in federal funding provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for six New York institutions, including New York University and the New York Historical Society. This funding will support a range of projects in New York which make important contributions to our history and culture, and ensure... Read More »

Chairman Nadler Condemns Trump Administration Plan to Gut a Key Federal Nondiscrimination Protection

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement on the Trump Administration’s plan to add a religious exemption to Executive Order 11246, gutting critical federal nondiscrimination protections: “Today, the Trump Administration once again demonstrated its hostility towards LGBTQ Americans, minorities, and women by announcing its in... Read More »

Nadler & Lofgren Statement on DOJ Petition to Decertify the National Association of Immigration Judges

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Washington, D.C. - Last week, the Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a petition with the Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) in an attempt to decertify the National Association of Immigration Judges (NAIJ), the 40-year-old collective bargaining representative of U.S. Immigration Judges. Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizens... Read More »

Nadler & Lofgren Criticize New DHS Rule to Restrict Immigration of Working Class Families

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship Chair Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) released the following statement in response to the Department of Homeland Security's recently released final rule to prevent the immigration of individuals based on the Department's mere suspicion that such individuals may one day use lawfully... Read More »

Nadler & Collins Demand Answers from Bureau of Prisons After Epstein’s Death

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Washington, D.C. — Reps. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee and Doug Collins (R-GA), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee, today sent a letter to the Acting Director of the Bureau of Prisons, Hugh Hurwitz, to demand answers after Jeffrey Epstein was found dead from an apparent suicide while in custody at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in New York. Ful... Read More »

Chairman Nadler Announces Filing of Lawsuit for Testimony of Former White House Counsel Don McGahn

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) announced the Committee will continue its efforts to hold President Donald Trump accountable as part of its investigation into obstruction, corruption and abuse of power by Trump and his associates. Nadler announced that the House Judiciary Committee filed a complaint to compel former White House Counsel Don McGahn ... Read More »

Nadler & Johnson Request Justice Kavanaugh’s White House Records

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet Chairman Hank Johnson (D-GA) sent a letter to the National Archives and Records Administration to request that the National Archives complete its review and release records to the Committee related to Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh’s service in the White... Read More »

Nadler Statement on Mass Shootings in El Paso and Dayton

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New York, N.Y. –Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement on the devastating mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio: "I am deeply saddened by the most recent mass shootings – coming less than 24 hours apart – and I wish to express my heartfelt condolences to the victims and their families in El Paso and Dayton. I would also like to thank the... Read More »

ICYMI: NYC Congressmembers Issue Joint Statement Regarding Eulen Employees at JFK

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New York, N.Y. — Yesterday Congressman Jerrold Nadler, along with Representatives Grace Meng, Adriano Espaillat, Greg Meeks, Nydia Velázquez, Max Rose, José E. Serrano, Carolyn Maloney, Yvette Clarke, Hakeem Jeffries, and Eliot Engel, issued the following joint statement regarding Eulen America’s treatment of its workers at John F. Kennedy Airport. Eulen is a private contractor at the airport whos... Read More »

Nadler Response to NYPD Deputy Commissioner of Trials Recommendation that Officer Responsible for Death of Eric Garner Be Fired

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New York, N.Y. — Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) issued the following statement in response to the New York Police Department (NYPD) Deputy Commissioner of Trials' recommendation that officer Daniel Pantaleo, who used an illegal chokehold leading to the death of Eric Garner, be fired: "The recommendation by the Deputy Commissioner of Trials to fire Officer Daniel Pantaleo for the reckles... Read More »

Nadler, Bass, Jackson Lee & Scanlon Demand Information from AG Barr on Policies that Prevent Human Trafficking Survivors from Accessing Funds to Clear Criminal Records

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Washington, D.C. – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Crime Subcommittee Chairwoman Karen Bass (D-CA), Representative Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) and House Judiciary Vice Chair Mary Gay Scanlon (D-PA), sent a letter to the Department of Justice demanding information regarding the Department’s policies that prohibit the use of grant funding for survivors of human trafficking to... Read More »

Nadler, Lofgren, Jayapal Statement on Trump Administration Safe-Third Country Agreement with Guatemala

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Washington, D.C. – On Friday, the Trump Administration announced it had signed a safe-third country agreement with Guatemala, which would allow the Administration to remove asylum seekers if they passed through Guatemala on their way to the United States. The Immigration and Nationality Act, however, sets conditions for such agreements, including that the relevant country “have access to a full a... Read More »

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