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Chairman Nadler Statement for the Subcommittee Hearing on H.R. 40, the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement at a Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties hearing on H.R. 40, the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act: “Thank you, Chairman Cohen, for calling this important hearing. This year, we marked the 400th anniversary ... Read More »

Nadler, Cummings, Thompson Question Legal Basis for Appointment of Ken Cuccinelli as Acting Director of USCIS

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Oversight and Reform Chairman Elijah Cummings (D-MD), and Homeland Security Chairman Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS) sent a letter to Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan demanding a full explanationregarding the appointment of Ken Cuccinelli to serve as Acting Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service... Read More »

Nadler Statement in Support of Fetal Tissue Research Amendment

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement following passage of Congressman Mark Pocan's (D-WI) amendment to H.R. 2740 in support of fetal tissue research. Rep. Nadler cosponsored the amendment, which will block the Trump Administration’s policy announced this month to stop fetal tissue research: "I was proud to cosponsor the Pocan Amendment to stop ... Read More »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Markup of H.R. 1327, the Never Forget the Heroes: Permanent Authorization of the the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund 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. 1327, theNever Forget the Heroes: Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act: "The September 11th attacks created an environmental nightmare. When the Twin Towers collapsed in my district in lower Manhattan, hundreds of tons of c... Read More »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 35, the Emmett Till Antilynching 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. 35, the Emmett Till Antilynching Act: “H.R. 35, the ‘Emmett Till Antilynching Act,’ is long-overdue legislation that would explicitly designate lynching as a hate crime under federal law. “The term ‘lynching’ has most often been used to characterize premeditated ... Read More »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Markup of H.R. 677, the 21st Century President 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. 677, the 21st Century President Act: "H.R. 677, the "21st Century President Act," modernizes current law criminalizing threats against former presidents and their families by removing gendered terms from the statute. "This provision, section 879 of title 18, was... Read More »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Markup of H.R. 1569

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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. 1569, a bill to addFlagstaff and Yuma to the list of locations in which court shall be held in the judicial district for the State of Arizona: "H.R. 1569 would add Flagstaff and Yuma to the list of locations in which court may be held in the judicial district fo... Read More »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Markup of H.R. 2368, the Supporting and Treating Officers In Crisis 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. 2368, the Supporting and Treating Officers In Crisis Act: "H.R. 2368, the "Supporting and Treating Officers In Crisis Act of 2019," would provide important mental health and suicide prevention services to law enforcement officers. "The bill would modify an exist... Read More »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Markup of H.R. 1986, the Effective Prosecution of Biological Toxins and Agents 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. 1986, the Effective Prosecution of Biological Toxins and Agents Act: "H.R. 1986, the "Effective Prosecution of Biological Toxins and Agents Act of 2019," would correct a "scrivener’s error" that has unintentionally resulted in an incomplete list of biological to... Read More »

Chairman Nadler Announces Hope Hicks to Appear for June 19 Interview

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) announced Hope Hicks, former senior Trump Campaign official and former White House Communications Director, will be appearing for a transcribed interview with the Committee on June 19. The interview will include questions related to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presiden... Read More »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on the Need to Reauthorize the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks, as prepared, during a Subcommittee on theConstitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties hearing on the need to reauthorize the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund: "Eighteen years ago, on September 11, 2001, Osama bin Laden orchestrated the deadliest terrorist attack in American hi... Read More »

Nadler Statement in Support of Resolution to Enforce Committee Subpoenas in Federal Court

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following floor statement in support of H.Res. 430, a resolution authorizing the Committee on the Judiciary to initiate or intervene in judicial proceedings to enforce certain subpoenas and for other purposes: "Mr. Speaker, when a congressional committee issues a subpoena, compliance is not optional. We expect w... Read More »

Nadler Reaches Agreement with DOJ for Mueller Report Evidence of Possible Presidential Obstruction

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) announced that he had reached an agreement with the Department of Justice (DOJ) over obtaining key evidence in the Mueller Report related to possible obstruction of justice by President Trump. Chairman Nadler made the following statement: "I am pleased to announce that the Department of Justice has agreed to begin complying ... Read More »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Hearing on "Lessons from the Mueller Report: Presidential Obstruction and Other Crimes"

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks for the hearing "Lessons from the Mueller Report: Presidential Obstruction and Other Crimes," the first of a series of hearings the Committee will conduct focused on the alleged crimes and other misconduct laid out in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report: "Just over two years ago, Sp... Read More »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on "Threats to Reproductive Rights in America"

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during the Committee's first hearing on abortion rights in the 116th Congress. The hearing, which took place in the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties, focused on threats to reproductive rights at the state and court level, and how Congress can respond: ... Read More »

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