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Maintaining New York's Progress in the Fight Against COVID19

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Dear Friends, Over the past several weeks, we have seen the worst of America—the continued spread of COVID19, police brutality, and the pain and devastation created by generations of systemic racism, injustice and inequality. But we have also seen the best of our collective spirit, as Americans have come together in peaceful protest and continued, especially here in New York, to work together to c... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement on Testimony from Former DOJ Official and Subpoenas for Whistleblowers

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued two subpoenas for testimony from two Department of Justice whistleblowers. These individuals—John W. Elias and Aaron S.J. Zelinsky—are prepared to describe the unprecedented politicization of the Department under President Trump and Attorney General William Barr. Mr. Elias and Mr. Zelinsky will be joined by f... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Introduces Legislation to Reduce AG Barr's Budget, Reign in Efforts to Politicize DOJ

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) introduced legislation to cut $50 million from the Department of Justice (DOJ) General Administration account, which funds the Attorney General's personal office. The legislation is part of a series of actions Chairman Nadler announced earlier this week to counter Attorney General William Barr's continued defiance of... Read more »

House Judiciary Chairman Nadler Announces Actions to Hold AG Barr Accountable

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) announced a series of actions to counter Attorney General William Barr's continued defiance of Congress and improper politicization of the Department of Justice (DOJ). The announcement comes following the Attorney General’s refusal to appear before the House Judiciary Committee, the second time he has failed to do s... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Remarks for Virtual Roundtable on ICE's Response to COVID-19

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following remarks during a Democratic virtual roundtable on ICE's response to the COVID-19 pandemic: "For most of our nation’s history, immigration matters were treated as issues of civil, not criminal justice. In that spirit, the detention of immigrants in facilities that are nearly indistinguishable ... Read more »

Nadler, Cohen, Scanlon and Raskin Seek Answers on DOJ Threats Against State Imposed Coronavirus Restrictions

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties Chair Steve Cohen (D-TN), Committee Vice Chair Mary Gay Scanlon (D-PA), and Subcommittee Vice Chair Jamie Raskin (D-MD) sent a letter to Attorney General William Barr requesting a briefing on legal action the Department of Justice has taken—and has ... Read more »

House Judiciary Democrats Call for IG Investigation into AG Barr's Politicization of DOJ

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) led Judiciary Committee Democratic Members in sending a letter to Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz asking him to investigate Attorney General William Barr's improper political interference into several ongoing criminal matters against President Trump's allies. Full text of the letter to Inspector General Horowitz ... Read more »

House Judiciary Members Seek Answers from ATF Regarding the Surge of Ghost Guns During COVID-19 Pandemic

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Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Members of the House Judiciary Committee, led by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Crime Subcommittee Chairwoman Karen Bass (D-CA), sent a letter to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) to seek answers regarding the measures the agency has undertaken to keep untraceable homemade firearms from falling into the wrong h... Read more »

House Chairs Condemn President's Assault on IGs

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Washington, D.C. – Today, the chairs of multiple House Committees sent a letter condemning President Donald Trump’s assault on Inspectors General (IGs) and requesting direct input from the Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency on legislative and other proposals to increase the independence of IGs and protect them from retaliation. “Unlike any President in modern history, Pr... Read more »

Nadler, Cicilline, and Antitrust Subcommittee Democrats Demand Answers on FTC Approval of Covidien's Acquisition of Newport Medical Instruments

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Washington, D.C. –Today, the Democratic Members of the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law, led by Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee Chairman David N. Cicilline (D-RI), sent a letter to Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chairman Joseph Simons requesting documents regarding the FTC's investigation of Covidien's acquisition of rival medical device manufa... Read more »

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