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Passing the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act Through the House

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Dear Friends, These past several weeks have been busy. I have been active in Washington, working to pass legislation, advocating for my constituents, and helping our nation recover from the devastating COVID-19 pandemic. Read more below on what I have accomplished. Rep. Nadler delivering remarks on the House floor in support of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act Passing the Pregnant Workers Fairne...

Congressman Nadler Leads Letter Urging President Biden to Pursue Consistent and Creative Diplomatic Engagement in Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler, along with a number of other Jewish Members of Congress, sent a letter to President Joe Biden urging the Biden Administration to facilitate de-escalation to stop the pain and suffering of both Israelis and Palestinians The letter can be found here and below. The Honorable Joseph R. Biden President of the United States The White House 1600 Penns...

Congressman Nadler Statement on Israel-United Arab Emirates Agreement

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Washington, D.C. —In response to today's announcement that Israel and the United Arab Emirates had reached a diplomatic agreement, Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement: "The newly announced normalization agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates is a positive development for Israel and the Middle East as a region and is to be commended. And while I am relieved th...

Serving as Manager in the Impeachment Trial of President Trump

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Serving as Manager in the Impeachment Trial of President Trump Rep. Nadler delivering the articles of impeachment from the House to the Senate with other House managers Over the past several months, as impeachment has gripped the nation and the Congress, I’ve returned time and again to a quote from 1787. Someone approached Benjamin Franklin at the close of the Constitutional Convention and asked ...

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...

Rep. Nadler Statement on President Trump's Actions Escalating Hostilities with Iran

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Washington, D.C. —Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement on President Trump’s actions escalating hostilities with Iran and risking the safety and security of America and our allies: “President Trump not only represents a serious and pressing threat to our democracy, his actions risk the safety and security of our citizens, our interests, and our allies—including ...

Rep. Nadler Votes to Pass Lower Drug Costs Now Act, Opposes Funding for Endless Wars

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Dear Friends, This week, while the House Judiciary Committee continued its work on impeachment, I voted on two major pieces of legislation on the House floor. On Thursday, I voted in support of H.R. 3, the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Prices Now Act. This landmark legislation will, for the first time, allow Medicare to negotiate drug prices directly with drug companies to bring down the cost of ...

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

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Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, the Trump Administration published two notices in the federal register which would implement the "Asylum Cooperative Agreement" or "Safe Third Country Agreement" signed with Guatemala in July. In response, Jerrold Nadler, Chair of the House Committee on the Judiciary, and Zoe Lofgren, Chair of the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship, released the following st...

Nadler Statement on Israeli Government's Decision to Deny Entry to Two Members of Congress

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New York, N.Y. — Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following statement regarding the Israeli government's decision to deny entry to Representatives Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI): “It is utterly egregious for the Israeli government to deny entry to two sitting members of the United States Congress. The close relationship enjoyed by the United States and Israel shou...

Congressman Nadler Statement in Support of H.Res. 246, Opposing Efforts to Delegitimize the State of Israel and the Global BDS Movement Targeting Israel

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following floor statement in support of H.Res. 246, a resolution opposing efforts to delegitimize the State of Israel and the Global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) Movement targeting Israel: "Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong support of H. Res. 246. "This Resolution, modeled on legislation passed by the New York City C...

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