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Demanding Justice at the Brooklyn Metropolitan Detention Center

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Demanding Justice at the Brooklyn Metropolitan Detention Center Rep. Nadler, along with Reps. Velazquez and Maloney, calling on the Bureau of Prisons to protect inmates at the Brooklyn MDC. Last week, I was mortified to read the New York Times story about the inhumane conditions inmates faced at the Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC) in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Inmates at the facility reported no ... Read more »

E-Newsletter: Ending the Government Shutdown

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Ending the Government Shutdown In my view, this is the President’s shutdown of the federal government. He is blackmailing the American people and holding the country hostage in order to build what I believe is an unnecessary and un-American border wall. I stood on the House floor last week to support numerous funding bills that would re-open critical government agencies. Too many Americans are wo... Read more »

E-Newsletter: Catastrophic Climate Report Demands Congressional Response

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Catastrophic Climate Report Demands Congressional Response The National Climate Assessment (NCA) released last month reaffirms what 97% of climate scientists have made abundantly clear: climate change poses a real danger to American’s health and economic well-being. The report also explains that the catastrophic damage done by climate change will continue to intensify, and that inaction will be fa... Read more »

E-Newsletter: Holding the Administration Accountable in the Next Congress

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Holding the Administration Accountable in the Next Congress With a new Democratic Majority in the House next year, I believe the American people have made clear that they want to see a government that is being held accountable to our laws and our democratic principles. In my view, Americans are tired of watching the current Majority fail to address real emergencies such as the family separation cr... Read more »

E-Newsletter: Expanding Protections for Victims of Domestic Violence

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Expanding Protections for Victims of Domestic Violence Rep. Nadler speaking in support of the Violence Against Women Act reauthorization to protect victims of domestic violence and assault. Last month, I led over 100 of my Democratic colleagues in introducing the reauthorization for the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) which has helped an incalculable number of women, men, and children recover f... Read more »

E-Newsletter: Judiciary Committee Failure to Conduct Oversight is Catastrophe in the Making

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Judiciary Committee Failure to Conduct Oversight is Catastrophe in the Making VIDEO: Click here to watch Rep. Nadler’s opening statement at the House Judiciary Committee hearing with Peter Strzok. Last week, the House Judiciary Committee held its second hearing in less than a month on the FBI and Department of Justice’s actions surrounding the 2016 election and the investigation into Hillary Clint... Read more »

E-Newsletter: Keeping Families Together and Protecting Asylum Seekers

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Keeping Families Together and Protecting Asylum Seekers Rep. Nadler speaking at press conference on the steps of the U.S. Capitol to introduce the Keep Families Together Act. This Father's Day, I made an unannounced visit to the Elizabeth Detention Facility in Elizabeth, NJ to speak with immigrant detainees being held after trying to enter our country seeking asylum. At the facility, I spoke with... Read more »

E-Newsletter: Family Separation Policy Runs Counter to American Values

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Family Separation Policy Runs Counter to American Values At a press conference, Rep. Nadler spoke in opposition to the Administration's new, zero tolerance immigration policy. From its earliest days to the present, I believe the Administration has relentlessly pushed an anti-immigrant agenda, including ending the DACA program and implementing a travel ban specifically targeting seven Muslim major... Read more »

E-Newsletter: We Must Act Now to Reduce Gun Violence

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We Must Act Now to Reduce Gun Violence At a press conference, Rep. Nadler spoke in opposition to legislation expanding the states where individuals can carry concealed weapons. Over 30,000 Americans lose their lives to gun violence every year. The news of another shooting has now become so routine that we are almost numb to the horror of each terrible event, to the lives lost, and the broken comm... Read more »

E-Newsletter: Budget Proposal Hurts New Yorkers and Middle Class

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Budget Proposal Hurts New Yorkers and Middle Class The Administration’s FY19 budget proposal continues what I believe has been a disgraceful record of rewarding the wealthy and powerful at the expense of working families. In my view, we knew these cuts to critical federal programs were coming when the Majority passed a $1.5 trillion tax cut which I feel rewarded only the wealthiest Americans. But... Read more »

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