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Bringing Attorney General Barr Before the House Judiciary Committee

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Dear Friends, This past week—which included two significant House Judiciary hearings and House Democrats efforts to advance a new federal relief package to help those impacted by COVID-19—was an especially active one. Read more about what happened this week and what I hope to accomplish in weeks to come. Congressman Nadler questioning Attorney General William Barr Bringing Attorney General Barr B... Read More »

Nadler, Neal, Lofgren Call for Changes to Ease the Admission of Temporary Health Workers During the COVID-19 Emergency

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Washington, D.C. – In response to President Trump’s decision to suspend the entry of certain temporary workers in a recently signed proclamation, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA), and Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship Chairwoman Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) expressed their concerns over the Proclamation’s impact on m... Read More »

Advancing Judiciary Committee Priorities

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Dear Friends, The House Judiciary Committee has been working tirelessly over the past several weeks, passing numerous bills through the House and marking up others that continue our commitment to defending the Constitution, American values, and the rule of law. Read more about our recent legislative accomplishments and our coming priorities. Passing the NO BAN Act Rep. Nadler speaking in support ... Read More »

Chairman Nadler Statement at Subcommittee Hearing on "Online Platforms and Market Power, Part 6: Examining the Dominance of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google"

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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 "Online Platforms and Market Power, Part 6: Examining the Dominance of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google": "Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I want to thank you, Ranking Member Sensenbre... Read More »

Representatives Nadler, García, Moore, Takano, and over 100 Members Highlight Urgent Need to Support Public Transportation Agencies

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Washington, DC. - Representatives Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Jesús “Chuy” García (D-IL ), Gwen Moore (D-WI), and Mark Takano (D-CA) led 106 Members of Congress in urging Congressional leadership to support public transportation agencies, including their workers, in the next relief package addressing the COVID-19 public health emergency. “Throughout the pandemic, and in the face of immediate and enormo... Read More »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Department of Justice Oversight Hearing With Attorney General Barr

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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 Department of Justice oversight hearing with Attorney General William Barr: "Thank you for being here, Mr. Barr. According to the Congressional Research Service, this is the first time you have appeared before the House Judiciary Committee—both during y... Read More »

Nadler & Lofgren Statement on Trump Administration Decision to Halt New DACA Applications

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Immigration and Citizenship Subcommittee Chair Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) released the following statement in response to today’s memo from the Trump Administration on DACA: “Rather than using the Supreme Court’s DACA decision as an opportunity to do what’s right, the Trump Administration has chosen to take a first step to... Read More »

Remembering Congressman John Lewis

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Dear Friends, These have been a busy few weeks in Washington, filled with legislative action, appropriations, and the loss of a legendary leader in Congressman John Lewis. I am proud of the bills that the House passed, many of which deliver needed funds and programs to New York City, and wanted to share with you my thoughts on some of these priority issues. Remembering John Lewis Standing alongsi... Read More »

Nadler, Lofgren Demand Trump Admin Accepts New DACA Applications

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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) sent a letter to President Donald Trump demanding that the Administration comply with the Supreme Court’s June decision protecting the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and begin processing new DACA applications. “Your Admin... Read More »

Chairmen Nadler, Serrano, Scott Release Groundbreaking GAO Report on 30th Anniversary of ADA that Finds Two-Thirds of U.S. Public Schools Have Barriers That May Limit Access for Students with Disabilities

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressmen Jerrold Nadler (NY-10), chairman of the House Committee on the Judiciary, José E. Serrano (NY-15), chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Congressman Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (VA-03), chairman of the House Committee on Education and Labor released a groundbreaking U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) report e... Read More »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 2678, the No President is Above the Law Act

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 2678, the No President is Above the Law Act: "The two bills we are considering today center around the same basic theme: presidential accountability. When the nation’s founders wrote the Constitution, after having just fought a war agains... Read More »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 7694, the Abuse of the Pardon Prevention Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 7694, the Abuse of the Pardon Prevention Act: "The Trump Administration has exposed certain holes in the fabric of our democracy by engaging in conduct that was once unthinkable. One area in which it has shredded basic norms that have go... Read More »

Chairman Nadler Statement in Support of Raskin Amendment to H.R. 7694, the Abuse of the Pardon Prevention Act

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following remarks in support of Congressman Jamie Raskin (D-MD)'s amendment to H.R. 7694, the Abuse of the Pardon Prevention Act: "I strongly support the Raskin amendment, which makes explicit that a President has no authority to pardon himself for his own crimes. "The Constitution itself would appear t... Read More »

DOJ & DHS IGs Launch Investigation into Trump Administration Use of Force Against Protestors After Nadler, Thompson & Maloney Demand Investigation

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Washington, D.C. – Today, the Inspectors General (IG) of the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced they will both launch investigations into the Trump Administration's use of violent tactics against peaceful protestors in Washington D.C., Portland, Oregon, and elsewhere around the country. The DOJ and DHS IGs announced the investigations after House Judici... Read More »

Nadler, House Democratic Leaders Call for Senate Action on the George Floyd Justice In Policing Act Four Weeks After Passage

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Washington, D.C. – Today, four weeks after the House passed the bipartisan George Floyd Justice In Policing Act, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10), House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (CA-12), Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) and Congressional Black Caucus Chair Karen Bass (CA-37) called on the Republican-led Senate to take action on the legislation. The law is named for Georg... Read More »

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