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Nadler Statement on Mass Shootings in El Paso and Dayton

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New York, N.Y. –Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement on the devastating mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio: "I am deeply saddened by the most recent mass shootings – coming less than 24 hours apart – and I wish to express my heartfelt condolences to the victims and their families in El Paso and Dayton. I would also like to thank the... Read more »

ICYMI: NYC Congressmembers Issue Joint Statement Regarding Eulen Employees at JFK

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New York, N.Y. — Yesterday Congressman Jerrold Nadler, along with Representatives Grace Meng, Adriano Espaillat, Greg Meeks, Nydia Velázquez, Max Rose, José E. Serrano, Carolyn Maloney, Yvette Clarke, Hakeem Jeffries, and Eliot Engel, issued the following joint statement regarding Eulen America’s treatment of its workers at John F. Kennedy Airport. Eulen is a private contractor at the airport whos... Read more »

Nadler Response to NYPD Deputy Commissioner of Trials Recommendation that Officer Responsible for Death of Eric Garner Be Fired

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New York, N.Y. — Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) issued the following statement in response to the New York Police Department (NYPD) Deputy Commissioner of Trials' recommendation that officer Daniel Pantaleo, who used an illegal chokehold leading to the death of Eric Garner, be fired: "The recommendation by the Deputy Commissioner of Trials to fire Officer Daniel Pantaleo for the reckles... Read more »

Nadler, Bass, Jackson Lee & Scanlon Demand Information from AG Barr on Policies that Prevent Human Trafficking Survivors from Accessing Funds to Clear Criminal Records

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Washington, D.C. – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Crime Subcommittee Chairwoman Karen Bass (D-CA), Representative Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) and House Judiciary Vice Chair Mary Gay Scanlon (D-PA), sent a letter to the Department of Justice demanding information regarding the Department’s policies that prohibit the use of grant funding for survivors of human trafficking to... Read more »

Nadler, Lofgren, Jayapal Statement on Trump Administration Safe-Third Country Agreement with Guatemala

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Washington, D.C. – On Friday, the Trump Administration announced it had signed a safe-third country agreement with Guatemala, which would allow the Administration to remove asylum seekers if they passed through Guatemala on their way to the United States. The Immigration and Nationality Act, however, sets conditions for such agreements, including that the relevant country “have access to a full a... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Announces Next Steps in Committee Investigation of Trump Obstruction, Corruption & Abuse of Power

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) announced the Committee will intensify efforts to hold President Donald Trump accountable as part of its investigation into obstruction, corruption and abuse of power by Trump and his associates. Nadler announced that the House Judiciary Committee filed a court petition to seek grand jury material from Special Couns... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Hearing on "Oversight of Family Separation and U.S. Customs and Border Protection Short-Term Custody Under the Trump Administration"

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement for the hearing on "Oversight of Family Separation and U.S. Customs and Border Protection Short-Term Custody under the Trump Administration:" "In February, the Judiciary Committee held a hearing to examine the Trump Administration’s indefensible and repugnant family separation policy.... Read more »

Nadler & Bass Statement on DOJ Reinstating the Federal Death Penalty

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Washington, D.C. – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security Chairwoman Karen Bass (D-CA) released the following statement on the Department of Justice reinstating the federal death penalty: “We are extremely concerned about Attorney General Barr’s announcement today that the Department of Justice will resume capital punishment and is sche... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Hearing on "Oversight of the Report on the Investigation into Russian Interference in the 2016 Presidential Election: Former Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller, III"

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared, for the oversight hearing with former Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III: "Director Mueller, thank you for being here. I want to say just a few words about our themes today: responsibility, integrity, and accountability. "Your career, for example, is a model of respon... Read more »

Nadler & Harris Introduce Comprehensive Marijuana Reform Legislation

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. Representative Jerrold Nadler (D-NY-10), Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, and U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris (D-CA) introduced the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act, one of the most comprehensive marijuana reform bills ever introduced in the U.S. Congress. “Despite the legalization of marijuana in states across the country, those with cr... Read more »

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