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Chairman Nadler Statement for Hearing on "Oversight of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act"

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement for the hearing "Oversight of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act:" "The Judiciary Committee is holding today’s hearing to carry out one of its most important tasks: to ensure that the tools used by our government to keep us safe are consistent with our values and with the freed... Read More »

Chairman Nadler Statement at Hearing on Presidential Obstruction of Justice and Abuse of Power

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during a hearing with Corey Lewandowski, President Trump’s former campaign manager, as part of the investigation to determine whether to recommend articles of impeachment with respect to President Donald J. Trump: “Today’s hearing is entitled ‘Presidential Obstruction of Just... Read More »

Nadler Statement on White House Obstruction of Dearborn, Porter & Lewandowski Testimony

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Washington, D.C. –Today, the White House and Department of Justice ordered Rob Porter, former White House staff secretary and Rick Dearborn, former White House Deputy chief of staff for policy implementation, to defy subpoenas issued for their testimony before the House Judiciary Committee as part of its impeachment investigation. The White House also placed unprecedented limitations on the testim... Read More »

House Antitrust Subcommittee Issues Document Requests as Part of Digital Markets Investigation

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Reps. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.), Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee; Doug Collins (R-Ga.), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee; David Cicilline (D-R.I.), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law; and Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law sent docum... Read More »

Nadler, Lofgren Demand Administration Comply with Legal Requirement for Refugee Consultation, Urge Against Further Cuts to Refugee Admissions

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship Chair Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) sent a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo,Acting Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kevin McAleenan, andHealth and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar demanding the Administration engage in consultations with Congress, as require... Read More »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of the Resolution of Investigative Procedures

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler delivered the following opening remarks during a markup of a resolution to implement procedures for future hearings related to the House Judiciary Committee’s investigation to determine whether to recommend articles of impeachment with respect to President Donald Trump: "The resolution before us represents the necessary ne... Read More »

Nadler & Lofgren Statement on Supreme Court Ruling Upholding Trump Administration Asylum Ban

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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 Supreme Court’s decision to allow Department of Homeland Security's to enforce an interim final rule that bars individuals from seeking asylum unless they first sought asylum in a third-countr... Read More »

Congressman Nadler Statement on the Anniversary of September 11th

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following statement on the 18th anniversary of September 11: "It is hard to believe it has been 18 years. Like many New Yorkers, 9/11 seems both long ago and immediate, a memory and something I live with every day. "I was in Washington that morning and immediately rushed back to New York by train. I saw the smoking wreckage ... Read More »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on "Evidence of Current and Ongoing Voting Discrimination"

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement during a Subcommittee on Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties hearing on "Evidence of Current and Ongoing Voting Discrimination:" "Since the Supreme Court’s disastrous 2013 decision in Shelby County v. Holder, which effectively gutted the most critical enforcement provisio... Read More »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 1423, the Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during a markup of H.R. 1423, the Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act (FAIR Act): “H.R. 1423, the ‘Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act,’ or the ‘FAIR Act,’ would restore access to justice for millions of Americans who are currently locked out of the court system and ar... Read More »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 1236 The Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2019

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during a markup of H.R. 1236, the Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2019: “Last month, the country was rocked by news of mass shootings on two successive days, in El Paso, Texas—where 22 people were killed and 26 were wounded—and in Dayton, Ohio—where 9 people were killed a... Read More »

House Judiciary Committee Passes Critical Gun Violence Prevention Legislation

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Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Judiciary Committee passed a series of bills to help respond to gun violence -- H.R. 1186, the Keep Americans Safe Act passed by a vote of 23-16; H.R. 1236, the Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2019, amended to also include provisions from H.R. 3076, the Federal Extreme Risk Protection Order Act, passed by a vote of 22-16; and H.R. 2708, the Disarm Hate Act ... Read More »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 2426, the Copyright Alternatives in Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2019

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during a markup of H.R. 2426, the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2019: “H.R. 2426, the ‘Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2019’ or the ‘CASE Act,’ would establish a voluntary small claims court within the Copyright Office to hea... Read More »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 4018

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks for the markup of H.R. 4018, a criminal justice reform bill regarding elderly offenders: “H.R. 4018 is a modest, but important, bill to address an inadvertent drafting error in the Second Chance Act that has prevented elderly and terminally ill offenders who qualify for early ... Read More »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 2708, the Disarm Hate Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during a markup of H.R. 2708, the Disarm Hate Act: “With the sharp increase in hate crimes in this country, it is sadly important that the Committee today adopt H.R. 2708, the ‘Disarm Hate Act.’ This bill, introduced by our colleague, the Gentleman from Rhode Island, Mr. Cicil... Read More »

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