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Chairman Nadler Invites Former Head of ORR Scott Lloyd To Clarify Testimony on Administration's Family Separation Policy

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) sent a letter to Scott Lloyd, the former head of the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), requesting that he clarify statements made during his testimony before the House Judiciary Committee on February 26, 2019. Full text of the letter is available here and below: March 2... Read more »

Following Meeting with Former Acting AG Whitaker, Chairman Nadler Demands Answers on White House's Expansive Claims of Executive Privilege

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Washington, D.C. –Following his meeting with former Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker last week, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) sent a letter to Steven Engel, Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Legal Counsel, demanding that the Department of Justice follow government policy and ascertain from the White House whether the President plans to assert executive privileg... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Update on Initial 81 Document Requests as Part of House Judiciary Committee's Investigation into Threats Against the Rule of Law

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Washington, D.C. – Two weeks ago, the House Judiciary Committee sent letters to 81 individuals, agencies, and entities requesting documents pertaining to the Committee's ongoing investigation into public corruption, obstruction of justice, and abuse of power by President Trump, his associates, and members of his Administration. The letters instructed that the document requests be answered by Marc... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement on Resolution Calling for Full Release of Special Counsel Mueller's Final Report

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) spoke on the House floor in support of H.Con.Res. 24, which calls for Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report to be released to the public and to Congress. Below are Rep. Nadler's full remarks, as prepared, and a video can be found here: "H. Con. Res. 24 expresses the Sense of Congress that any report Special Counse... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement on Introduction of the Equality Act

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) spoke at a bicameral press conference introducing H.R. 5, the Equality Act, which would explicitly prohibit discrimination against the LGBTQ community. Below are Rep. Nadler's full remarks, as prepared: "I am proud to join my colleagues today to mark the introduction of the Equality Act, and I want to thank a distinguished Me... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Lauds Committee Passage of Bipartisan Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization

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Washington, D.C. - Today, the House Judiciary Committee passed H.R. 1585, the bipartisan Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019 (VAWA), by a vote of 22 to 11. The legislation now heads to the House floor for a full vote in the U.S. House of Representatives. The bipartisan legislation was introduced by Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA), Chair of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Opening Statement for the Subcommittee Hearing on “The State of Competition in the Wireless Market: Examining the Impact of the Proposed Merger of T-Mobile and Sprint on Consumers, Workers, and the Internet”

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during a Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law hearing on the impact of the proposed merger of T-Mobile and Sprint on consumers, workers, and the Internet: “Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I appreciate this opportunity to consider carefully the impact of the p... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on "History and Enforcement of the Voting Rights Act of 1965"

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during a Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties hearing on "History and Enforcement of the Voting Rights Act of 1965:" "The Voting Rights Act is widely recognized as the crown jewel of our nation’s civil rights laws. Many Members past and present a... Read more »

Joint Letter on Industry City Rezoning Plan

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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Representatives Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Nydia Velázquez (D-NY), along with New York State Senator Zellnor Myrie (D-Crown Heights), wrote to the Department of City Planning regarding Industry City's rezoning plan. The text of the letter can be found below and here. March 8, 2019 Marisa Lago Director and Chairperson Department of City Planning 120 Broadway 31st Floor Ne... Read more »

House Chairs Introduce Resolution on Mueller Report

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Washington, D.C. – Today, the chairs of six committees in the U.S. House of Representatives introduced H. Con. Res. 24, a resolution expressing the sense of the Congress, that when completed, Special Counsel Mueller’s report should be made available to the public and to Congress. The chairs introducing the resolution during 'Sunshine Week', House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, Commi... Read more »

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