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Chairman Nadler Statement for Hearing on "Secrecy Orders and Prosecuting Leaks: Potential Legislative Responses to Deter Prosecutorial Abuse of Power"

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared, during a hearing on "Secrecy Orders and Prosecuting Leaks: Potential Legislative Responses to Deter Prosecutorial Abuse of Power": "On May 7, 2021, the Washington Post reported that the Trump Administration secretly obtained phone records and had sought email r...

House Judiciary Committee Announces Investigation Into Targeting of Members of Congress, Journalists

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement announcing that the Committee will open a formal investigation into the Department of Justice's surveillance of Members of Congress, journalists, and others: “Recent reports suggest that, during the Trump Administration, the Department of Justice used criminal investigations as a prete...

House Judiciary Committee Releases Transcript of Interview with Former White House Counsel Don McGahn

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released a transcript of the Committee’s June 4 interview with Donald F. McGahn, former White House Counsel. Chairman Nadler issued the following statement on the release of the transcript: “Mr. McGahn provided the Committee with substantial new information—including firsthand accounts of President Trump’s increasin...

Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on "Civil Enforcement of Congressional Authorities"

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared, during a Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet hearing on "Civil Enforcement of Congressional Authorities:" "I want to thank the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Subcommittee for holding this important hearing. Both have a lot of exp...

House Judiciary Democrats Urge DOJ to Reverse Position on Trump Defamation Lawsuit

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) led Committee Democrats in a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland urging the Department of Justice (DOJ) to reverse its decision to represent former President Trump in a defamation lawsuit brought by E. Jean Carroll. The Members also requested an immediate briefing to explain the Department's position in this ...

Chairman Nadler Statement on Testimony of Don McGahn

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Washington, D.C. —Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement on former White House Counsel Don McGahn's testimony before the Committee: "Under the terms of our agreement with the Department of Justice, we cannot yet comment on the specific details of Mr. McGahn’s testimony. We will release the full transcript as soon as we can. "But I can say tha...

Chairman Nadler Statement on Agreement in McGahn Lawsuit

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Washington, D.C. - Today, the House Judiciary Committee and the Department of Justice filed a joint motion to postpone oral argument in Judiciary v. McGahn after reaching agreement on a settlement for the testimony of former White House Counsel Don McGahn. Under the terms of the settlement, the Committee expects Mr. McGahn to appear for a transcribed interview. In that session, Mr. McGahn will res...

House Judiciary Committee Passes NO BAN Act & Access to Counsel Act

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Washington, D.C. - Today, the House Judiciary Committee passed H.R. 1333, the National Origin-Based Antidiscrimination for Nonimmigrants (NO BAN) Act and H.R. 1573, the Access to Counsel Act of 2021, sending the legislation to the House floor. The full House of Representatives is expected to vote on the bills next week. “I am proud the Judiciary Committee passed the NO BAN Act and the Access to Co...

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 1333, the NO BAN Act

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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. 1333, the National Origin-Based Antidiscrimination for Nonimmigrants (NO BAN) Act: "With today’s consideration of H.R. 1333, the 'National Origin-Based Antidiscrimination for Nonimmigrants Act,' or NO BAN Act, the House Judiciary Committ...

Chairman Nadler Statement on Senate Impeachment Vote

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, issued the following statement in response to the Senate's 57-43 vote to acquit former President Trump: “For four years, former President Trump spewed rhetoric of hate and menacing division, steadily inflaming tensions and raising the temperature of our national discourse. The horrific events of Januar...

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