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Ranking Member Nadler Floor Statement on H.R. 6090, the “Antisemitism Awareness Act of 2023”

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Today, Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following statement on the House Floor, as prepared, in opposition to H.R. 6090, the “Antisemitism Awareness Act of 2023”: "Mr. Speaker, I have devoted much of my life to combatting antisemitism, and I am as attuned as anyone to threats and bigotry aimed at Jewish people.  I will take lectures from no one about the…

Ranking Member Nadler Opening Statement for House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Federal Government Surveillance Hearing on “Overreach: An Examination of Federal Statutory and Regulatory Crimes”

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"Thank you, Mr. Chairman, for convening this important hearing.  Roughly a decade ago, we learned through this Committee’s bipartisan Overcriminalization Task Force—of which I was a member—that there are simply too many federal criminal laws on the books, that their reach is often too broad, and that too many individuals are jailed for far too long because of them.  For…

Representatives Nadler, Espaillat and Goldman Condemn Antisemitism and Targeting of Jewish Students at Columbia University

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Today, Representatives Jerry Nadler, Adriano Espaillat, and Daniel Goldman issued the following joint statement condemning antisemitism on the campus of Columbia University: “Over the past week, we’ve witnessed what could be legitimate debate venture into dangerous antisemitic rhetoric, attacks and intimidation on Columbia University’s campus. We are united in our strong condemnation…

Congressman Nadler Statement on House Passage of the Foreign Security and Humanitarian Aid Funding Package

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Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement after House passage of the foreign security and humanitarian aid funding package: "I proudly voted in favor of crucial assistance for our democratic allies—Israel, Ukraine, South Korea, Taiwan, and Japan, as well as vital humanitarian assistance for Gaza and other vulnerable populations. The United States'…

Ranking Member Nadler Floor Statement on H.R. 4639, the "Fourth Amendment is Not for Sale Act"

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Today, Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following statement on the House Floor, as prepared, in support of H.R. 4639, the "Fourth Amendment is Not for Sale Act": "Mr. Chairman, I rise in strong support of H.R. 4639, the “Fourth Amendment Is Not for Sale Act.”  I was proud to join Congressman Davidson in introducing this strong bipartisan legislation to…

Ranking Member Nadler Opening Statement for House Judiciary Constitution and Limited Government Subcommittee Hearing on “Liberty, Tyranny, and Accountability: COVID-19 and the Constitution”

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Today, Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared, for the House Judiciary Constitution and Limited Government Subcommittee Hearing on “Liberty, Tyranny, and Accountability: COVID-19 and the Constitution”: "Mr. Chairman, our former colleague, and current Ambassador to Japan, Rahm Emmanuel, is often quoted as saying “You never…

Nadler, Castro Raise Competition Concerns with Disney-FOX-WBD Joint Sports Streaming Venture

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler and Representative Joaquin Castro (D-TX) sent a letter to the Chief Executive Officers of the Walt Disney Company, Warner Bros. Discovery, and FOX, seeking more information about the companies’ new joint sports streaming venture (“JV”). The unnamed JV, which was announced in February and is expected to debut this fall, unites…

Nadler Applauds EEOC Finalized Rule Implementing the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act that Includes Abortion Related Accommodations

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  Finalized rule includes abortion in its definition of “pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions,” after Congressman Nadler led 82 House Democrats in a letter to the EEOC urging its inclusion   Rule also expands leave for prenatal appointments and recovery from childbirth as accommodations for millions who lack any right to time off under the…

Ranking Member Nadler Opening Statement for House Judiciary Committee Constitution and Limited Government Subcommittee Hearing on “Fighting for a Free Press: Protecting Journalists and their Sources”

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Today, Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement as prepared for the House Judiciary Committee Constitution and Limited Government Subcommittee Hearing titled, “Fighting for a Free Press: Protecting Journalists and their Sources”: "Mr. Chairman, over the course of the last two decades, repeated overzealous prosecutions of leaks to the press…

Ranking Member Nadler Opening Statement for House Judiciary Committee IP Subcommittee Hearing on Artificial Intelligence and Intellectual Property: Part III – IP Protection for AI-Assisted Inventions and Creative Works

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Today, Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement for the House Judiciary Committee Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet Subcommittee hearing titled, "Artificial Intelligence and Intellectual Property: Part III – IP Protection for AI-Assisted Inventions and Creative Works": "I would like to begin by thanking Chairman Issa and…

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