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Nadler & Lofgren Statement on SCOTUS Ruling Protecting DACA

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Immigration and Citizenship Chair Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) released the following statement hailing the Supreme Court’s ruling that the Trump Administration’s attempt to end DACA was unlawful: “This is a wonderful day for young Americans across this country. Today’s Supreme Court decision on DACA is not only a win for... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement on John Bolton and the Trump Administration's Attempt to Block Publication of his Book

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement on the Trump Administration's attempt to halt publication of former national security adviser John R. Bolton's memoir: “Most Americans already knew that President Trump is unfit for office, having abused his office again and again.That is precisely what was laid out during the House’... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Markup of H.R. 7120, the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 7120, the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020: "Last week, George Floyd’s brother, Philonise, sat in this room and he told us of the pain he felt watching the video of his brother being killed by a Minneapolis police officer. He ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement on Testimony from Former DOJ Official and Subpoenas for Whistleblowers

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued two subpoenas for testimony from two Department of Justice whistleblowers. These individuals—John W. Elias and Aaron S.J. Zelinsky—are prepared to describe the unprecedented politicization of the Department under President Trump and Attorney General William Barr. Mr. Elias and Mr. Zelinsky will be joined by f... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement on President Trump's Policing Executive Order

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released a statement on President Trump’s executive order on policing: "Tomorrow, the House Judiciary Committee will mark up the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, comprehensive policing legislation to hold police accountable, end racial profiling, change the culture of law enforcement and empower our communities... Read more »

Nadler & Cohen Denounce Trump Administration Rollback of Civil Rights Protections in Healthcare

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties Chair Steve Cohen (D-TN) denounced the Trump Administration's decision to eliminate health care protections for vulnerable communities, including LGBTQ individuals. The new rule from the Trump Administration also rolls back nondiscrimination pro... Read more »

Nadler & Cohen Statement on SCOTUS Ruling Protecting LGBTQ Workers from Discrimination

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Washington, D.C. – In response to the Supreme Court’s ruling in Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia, R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes Inc. v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and Altitude Express Inc. v. Zarda, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties Chair Steve Cohen (D-TN) released the following state... Read more »

Nadler, Bass & Cohen Statement on SCOTUS Refusal to Re-examine Qualified Immunity

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Congressional Black Caucus Chair Karen Bass (D-CA), and Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties Chair Steve Cohen (D-TN) released the following statement on the Supreme Court's refusal to re-examine the doctrine of qualified immunity: "Today, the Supreme Court refused to re-examine its misg... Read more »

Nadler & Lofgren Condemn Trump Administration Proposed Rule Restricting Asylum

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), and Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship Chair Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) released the following statement condemning the Trump Administration’s new proposed regulation that will dramatically rewrite our nation’s asylum laws: “The Trump Administration’s renewed efforts to dismantle our nation’s asylum system are abhorr... Read more »

Nadler & Bass Demand Answers on Deployment of BOP Officers in DC Following Peaceful Protests

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on Crime Chair Karen Bass (D-CA) sent a letter to Bureau of Prisons (BOP) Director Michael Carvajal condemning the deployment of officers from BOP's Special Operations Response Team (SORT) throughout Washington, D.C. in response to peaceful protests. The Member's are seeking answers on the rationale ... Read more »

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