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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 ... Read more »

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 ... Read more »

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. ... Read more »

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... Read more »

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... Read more »

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... Read more »

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... Read more »

Chairman Nadler to GSA: Perform Your Duty and Ensure Peaceful Transition of Power

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) sent a letter to General Services Administrator Emily W. Murphy calling on the Administrator to produce the ascertainment of President-Elect Joseph R. Biden and Vice-President Elect Kamala Harris and to allow the Biden-Harris transition team to receive proper briefings from the Department of Justice and Department of... Read more »

Chairs Nadler and Maloney Urge Outgoing Trump Administration Against Midnight Rulemaking

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Oversight and Reform Committee Chairwoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) sent a letter to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) expressing their strong concern against a potential last-minute roll-back of protections by the outgoing Trump Administration, and urgi... Read more »

House Democrats Introduce Landmark Reforms Package, the Protecting Our Democracy Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, on Wednesday, September 23, 2020, House Democrats introduced the Protecting Our Democracy Act – a landmark reforms package that will prevent future presidential abuses, restore our system of checks and balances, strengthen accountability and transparency, and protect our elections. Earlier this year, Speaker Pelosi directed Committee chairs to write a package of sweeping ... Read more »

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