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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...

Chairman Nadler Statement Ahead of House Transmitting Article of Impeachment & Trump Impeachment Trial

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Washington, D.C. – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler released the following statement ahead of the House Impeachment Managers transmitting H.Res. 24, An Article of Impeachment Charging President Trump with Incitement of Insurrection, to the Senate. The impeachment trial will start the week of February 8th. “Today, our team of managers will deliver the article of impeachment to the ...

House Judiciary Chairman Nadler & Lead Impeachment Manager Raskin Announce New Counsels & Senior Staff to Support Senate Impeachment Trial

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Lead Impeachment Manager Jamie Raskin (D-MD) announced that Barry H. Berke, Esq. and Joshua Matz, Esq. have been retained on a consulting basis as counsels to the Majority Staff, to support the Committee’s Oversight Counsel team on matters related to the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. Barry ...

House Judiciary Chairman Nadler Releases Staff Report on Impeachment

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler released a majority staff report for the impeachment of President Donald J. Trump. The report details the history, purpose and meaning of the Constitution’s Impeachment Clause, and establishes that President Trump’s conduct as set forth in the Article of Impeachment satisfies the standard for high Crimes and Misdemeanors. ...

Five House Committees Seek Urgent Briefing on FBI’s Plans to Bring to Justice Those Involved in Incitement and Assault on U.S. Capitol

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Washington, D.C. – Today, five Committees of the U.S. House of Representatives sent a letter to Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director Christopher Wray seeking an immediate briefing on the FBI’s efforts to investigate the deadly attack on the U.S. Capitol. “We write to request an immediate and urgent briefing on the steps the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is taking to investigate a...

Chairman Nadler Statement in Support of Removal of President Trump

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement: "I support the immediate impeachment of the President and his removal from office. "Since taking office, President Trump has encouraged violence against the citizens of this country whenever it serves his selfish interests—when white supremacists marched on Charlottesville, when he fo...

Chairman Nadler Statement on Resignation of Attorney General William Barr

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement: “From misleading the American public about the Mueller report to his dangerous efforts to overturn COVID safety measures, from his callous disregard for civil rights to his rampant politicization of the Justice Department, William Barr was willing to do the President’s bidding on ever...

Chairman Nadler Statement on Appointment of U.S. Attorney John Durham as Special Counsel

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement on Attorney General William Barr's appointment of U.S. Attorney John Durham as a special counsel: "This order only further erodes the credibility of the Justice Department under Attorney General Barr’s tenure. On its face, this appointment appears to violate the Department’s own regula...

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