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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...

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...

Statement of Ranking Member Nadler for the Markup of H.R. 5954, the “Anti-terrorism Clarification Act of 2018”

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Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee, delivered the following opening remarks during the Committee markup of H.R. 5954, the “Anti-terrorism Clarification Act of 2018.” “Mr. Chairman, I am proud to be the lead Democratic cosponsor of H.R. 5954, the “Anti-terrorism Clarification Act of 2018.” This bill amends the Antiterrorism Act, or ATA, to mak...

Nadler Statement on Trump’s Withdrawal from Iran Nuclear Deal

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Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee, released the following statement in response to President Trump’s announced decision to withdrawn from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action: “Today, President Trump presented no coherent argument or factual reason to justify his withdrawal of the United States from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (...

Nadler Statement on BDS Campaign at New York University

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Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee who represents the West Side of Manhattan and parts of Brooklyn, published a statement on the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign recently launched at New York Univesity. Below is an excerpt of Congressman Nadler's statement, which can be found published in full on his Medium page here: "Earlier ...

Congressman Nadler Statement on BDS Campaign at Barnard College

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Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee who represents the West Side of Manhattan and parts of Brooklyn, published a statement on the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign recently launched at Columbia University's Barnard College. Below is an excerpt of Congressman Nadler's statement, which can be found published in full on his Medium ...

Congressman Nadler Statement on President Trump’s Jerusalem Announcement

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Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), who represents parts of Manhattan and Brooklyn, released the following statement regarding President Trump’s Jerusalem announcement: “I have long recognized Jerusalem as the historic capital of Israel, and have called for the eventual relocation of the United States Embassy to Jerusalem, the seat of the Israeli government. While President Trump’s announce...

Congressman Nadler NY Daily News Op-Ed on Trump’s Destructive Made-For-TV Move to Decertify Iran Nuclear Agreement

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Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) authored an Op-Ed in the New York Daily News following President Trump’s announcement that he will decertify to Congress Iran’s compliance with the Iran nuclear agreement, otherwise known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). A preview of the Op-Ed can be found below, with the full version published by the New York Daily News available here: “...

New York Lawmakers Urge Secretary of State Tillerson to Personally Intervene in Deportation of Nazi Guard Living Illegally in U.S.

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Today, Members of the New York Congressional Delegation wrote a letter urging Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to personally seek the deportation of a Nazi prison guard living in Queens. Led by Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Congressman Joe Crowley (D-NY), and Congressman Dan Donovan (R-NY), the lawmakers asked Secretary Tillerson to use his influence to ensure that Jakiw Palij—a convicted Na...

Congressman Nadler Statement on Israeli Government's Decision Regarding Western Wall Prayer Space

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Yesterday, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement on the Israeli government's decision to withdraw from an agreement over the creation of an egalitarian prayer space at the Western Wall: “The Israeli government’s decision to withdraw from an agreement to create a space at the Kotel for all Jews to pray should disappoint everyone who extols Israel as a champion of religi...

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