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Rep. Nadler Statement on the Trump Administration’s Inadequate Coronavirus Response

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Rep. Nadler Statement on the Trump Administration’s Inadequate Coronavirus Response Faced with the threat of a growing global pandemic, Americans deserve better than a White House totally unprepared and demonstrating no urgency to address coronavirus. Over 80,000 people in 37 countries have been infected with coronavirus and more than 2,500 have already died. Today, the Center for Disease Control ... Read More »

Rep. Nadler Floor Statement on H.J. Res. 79

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Today, Rep. Nadler delivered the following statement on the House floor urging the passage of H.J. Res. 79. “M. Speaker, this is long overdue legislation to ensure that the Equal Rights Amendment can finally become the 28th Amendment to the United States Constitution. “This year, we will celebrate the 100th anniversary of women gaining the right to vote. Despite the century that has elapsed, our C... Read More »

Velázquez, Nadler Want Answers from ICE After Shooting

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Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) have written to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement after reports that an agent shot a man in Brooklyn, today. In the letter, the lawmakers ask to be briefed and demand that ICE in no way impede access to counsel for the immigrants involved in the incident. The letter is online here and the full text is below. February 6, 2020 Matt... Read More »

Rep. Nadler Statement on S. 3201, the Temporary Reauthorization and Study of the Emergency Scheduling of Fentanyl Analogues Act

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Rep. Nadler Statement on S. 3201, the Temporary Reauthorization and Study of the Emergency Scheduling of Fentanyl Analogues Act On Wednesday, I voted against adoption of S. 3201, the Temporary Reauthorization and Study of the Emergency Scheduling of Fentanyl Analogues Act, which the Senate passed on January 16. It is absolutely true that the opioid crisis demands serious and appropriate action to ... Read More »

Serving as Manager in the Impeachment Trial of President Trump

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Serving as Manager in the Impeachment Trial of President Trump Rep. Nadler delivering the articles of impeachment from the House to the Senate with other House managers Over the past several months, as impeachment has gripped the nation and the Congress, I’ve returned time and again to a quote from 1787. Someone approached Benjamin Franklin at the close of the Constitutional Convention and asked ... Read More »

Rep. Nadler Statement on Amendments Limiting President Trump’s War Powers

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Rep. Nadler Statement on Amendments Limiting President Trump’s War Powers Today, I voted for two measures that reassert Congress’s constitutional responsibility to declare war and check the Trump Administration’s recent escalatory and dangerous military actions. The President’s ordered strike against Iranian General Soleimani earlier this month, without Congressional authorization, led us to the b... Read More »

Nadler, Velázquez Call for Federal Assistance after Chinatown Fire

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Washington, DC – Reps. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) have written the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), requesting the agency make available federal assistance for the Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA), which was damaged in five-alarm Chinatown fire last week. The fire started in a nearby former school that more recently housed several community organizations. Th... Read More »

Rep. Nadler Statement on Family Health Matter and Missing Part of Senate Impeachment Trial

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Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), one of the designated House Managers for the Senate Impeachment Trial of President Trump, issued the following statement: “In December, following the House Judiciary Committee markup of the Articles of Impeachment against President Donald J. Trump, my wife was admitted to the hospital where she was diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer. She has und... Read More »

Rep. Nadler Applauds Virginia's Historic Equal Rights Amendment Ratification Vote

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Washington, D.C. — Yesterday, the Virginia General Assembly voted to pass the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA), setting the state on the path to become the 38th and final state necessary to ratify the ERA to the Constitution. After the vote, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee Chair on Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Chair Steve Cohen (D-TN) release... Read More »

Rep. Nadler Applauds Ed & Labor Committee Passage of Bipartisan Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

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Washington, D.C. —Today, the Committee on Education and Labor advanced the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (H.R. 2694), a bipartisan proposal introduced by Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) to secure clear and strong protections for pregnant workers. The legislation guarantees pregnant workers’ right to reasonable accommodations–such as extra bathroom breaks, relief from heavy lifting, and other min... Read More »

Rep. Nadler Sends Letter to ICE Demanding End of Transgender Migrant Detention

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Washington, D.C. —Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler joined a group of forty Members of Congress in calling for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to release all transgender individuals currently in detention. LGBTQ immigrants are 97 times more likely to be sexually victimized in detention than straight and cis-gender immigrants and at least two transgender women, Roxs... Read More »

Rep. Nadler Statement on President Trump's Actions Escalating Hostilities with Iran

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Washington, D.C. —Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement on President Trump’s actions escalating hostilities with Iran and risking the safety and security of America and our allies: “President Trump not only represents a serious and pressing threat to our democracy, his actions risk the safety and security of our citizens, our interests, and our allies—including ... Read More »

In Face of Increased Violence Against Worshipers, Congressmembers Nadler, Rose, Clarke, Engel, Jeffries, Lowey, Maloney, Meeks, Meng, Velázquez Announce 50% Increase in Security Funding to Help Protect, Improve Security for High-Risk Nonprofits

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New York, N.Y. — Following a rise in anti-Semitism and attacks on worshippers, U.S. Representatives Jerrold Nadler, Max Rose, Yvette Clarke, Eliot Engel, Hakeem Jeffries, Carolyn Maloney, Nita Lowey, Gregory Meeks, Grace Meng, and Nydia Velázquez announced today that as part of the federal Appropriations legislation passed last month, Congress increased funding for the Nonprofit Security Grant Pro... Read More »

Nadler & Lofgren Send Letter Warning DHS of Improper Training Materials Related to Safe-Third Country Agreement with Guatemala

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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 the Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary Chad Wolf regarding the Trump Administration’s recent “Safe Third Country Agreement” with Guatemala. The letter follows the publication of training materials that are improper and coul... Read More »

Nadler, Rose, Velázquez Announce Split-Tolling Coming to Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge as Result of Bipartisan Budget Deal

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10), along with Reps. Max Rose (NY-11) and Nydia Velázquez (NY-7), announced, following their push, the repeal of the split-tolling ban on the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge, which spans the New York Harbor from Brooklyn to Staten Island, in the House-passed, bipartisan spending package for Fiscal Year 2020, expected to pass the full Congress thi... Read More »

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