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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 »

Nadler, Cicilline, Neguse and Members of the House Judiciary Committee Seek Answers from Trump Administration on its Apparent Exploitation of the COVID-19 Pandemic to Push a Reckless Deregulatory Agenda

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law Chairman David N. Cicilline (D-RI), Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law Vice Chairman Joe Neguse (D-CO), and ten additional Democratic members of the Judiciary Committee sent a letter seeking answers regarding the Trump Administra... 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 »

Chairman Nadler Statement on Trump Releasing Tear Gas on Peaceful DC Protesters for Photo Op & His Threat to Deploy the Military

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Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement after President Donald Trump threatened to deploy the military in our communities as protesters stand against police brutality: “President Trump has always shown us exactly who he wants to be—a dictator. Today, Trump demonstrated once again that he is incapable of leadership and ... Read more »

Congressman Nadler Floor Statement Before Passage of the Public Safety Officer Pandemic Response Act, H.R. 6509

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Washington, D.C. —Today, Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered remarks from the House floor before the passage of H.R. 6509, the Public Safety Officer Pandemic Response Act of 2020. Rep. Nadler, along with Rep. Max Rose (D-NY) and Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr. (D-NJ), led the effort to introduce the bill, which expands the existing Public Safety Officers' Benefits program (PSOB) to ensure that public safe... Read more »

Providing Unemployment Assistance To Those Impacted By The COVID-19 Crisis

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Dear friends, The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has decimated our nation's economy and led to a historic surge in unemployment claims. Independent contractors, gig workers, and self-employed individuals have been hit particularly hard because their income is generally not eligible for unemployment benefits. Understanding the economic reality of the crisis, and hearing from so many of my constitu... Read more »

Reps. Nadler and Jeffries Lead Letter to Gov. Cuomo Urging Him To Take Further Steps To Limit the Spread of COVID-19 in New York Correctional Facilities

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) led a group of New York Members on a letter to Governor Andrew Cuomo urging him to further limit the spread of COVID-19 in New York correctional facilities by releasing more inmates, making available widespread, accessible testing, providing PPE and health supplies, and rigorously enforcing social distancing for t... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Remarks for Virtual Roundtable on COVID-19 in Prisons & Jails

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following remarks, as prepared, during a Democratic virtual roundtable on the Trump Administration’s inadequate response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the impact of COVID-19 in prisons and jails: "It is critical that Members of this Committee gather together today, albeit virtually instead of in person,... Read more »

Friday: House Democrats to Hold Virtual Roundtable on COVID-19 in Prisons & Jails

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Washington, D.C. – On Friday, May 22, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. EST, House Democrats will hold a virtual roundtable to discuss the Trump Administration’s inadequate response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the impact of COVID-19 in prisons and jails. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Crime Subcommittee Chair Karen Bass (D-CA) have written to the U.S. Department of Justice, Federal ... Read more »

House Democrats Demand ICE End New "Binary Choice" Policy Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship Chair Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chair Joaquin Castro (D-TX),Congressional Black Caucus Chair Karen Bass (D-CA), Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus Chair Judy Chu (D-CA), and Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Pramila Jaypal (D-WA) ... Read more »

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