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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 »

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 »

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