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Chairman Nadler Seeks Answers on DOJ's Prosecution of January 6th Insurrectionists

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Washington, D.C. – Following reports that the U.S. Attorney’s Office is considering not charging a large portion of the insurrectionists who breached the United States Capitol on January 6th, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) sent a letter to Acting Attorney General Monty Wilkinson demanding that the Department of Justice dedicate every available resource to its offices acro... Read more »

Nadler, Quigley, Roybal-Allard Lead Bicameral Letter Calling on the Biden Administration to Protect UASI Funding

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Washington D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Mike Quigley (D-IL), and Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA) led a letter to incoming DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas to request that the Biden administration reject the proposed changes by the Trump administration’s FEMA that threaten to divert funding in the Urban Areas Security Initiative (UASI) away from cities that rely on the fun... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Applauds Introduction of Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) joined Rep. Brad Schneider (IL-10) and Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) in announcing the introduction of the Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act (DTPA) of 2021. In the House, the bill was introduced as H.R. 350. The legislation, which was passed by the House Judiciary Committee last Congress, strengthens the federal gover... Read more »

House Democratic Leaders Condemn Prolonged Detention of Children by Trump Administration

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Washington, D.C. – Today, November 25, 2020, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Chairman Joaquin Castro and Democratic lawmakers sent a letter to Chad F. Wolf to express grave concerns for the neglect of children detained at the U.S. southern border. The Department of Homeland Security continues to disregard federal law, agency standards, and the... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement in Support of Resolution Condemning High Rates of Hysterectomies Performed on Immigrant Women Detained at Irwin County Detention Center

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Washington, D.C. – Today, in response to whistleblower allegations of mass hysterectomies being performed on women detained at the privately-run Irwin County Detention Center in Ocilla, Ga., House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement in support of H.Res.113, a resolution condemning unwanted, unnecessary medical procedures on individuals without their fu... Read more »

173 Members of Congress Urge DHS Inspector General to Open Investigation Into Whistleblower Allegations Regarding High Rates of Hysterectomies Being Performed on Immigrant Women

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Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Jerrold Nadler (NY-10), Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Judy Chu (CA-27) and Zoe Lofgen (CA-19) led 173 members of Congress in urging the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Inspector General Joseph Cuffari to open an immediate investigation into new whistleblower allegations of mass hysterectomies being performed on women detained at the privately-run I... Read more »

Demanding an Investigation Into Horrifying Reports of ICE's Inhumane Treatment of Immigrants

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Dear Friends, This week, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Inspector General received a horrifying whistleblower complaint about cruel and inhumane treatment of immigrants detained at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Irwin County Detention Center in Georgia. The report outlined multiple abuses of immigration women, including mass hysterectomies seemingly performed without the ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement on Trump Plan to Nominate Chad Wolf as DHS Secretary

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Washington, D.C. – On the heels of the recent announcement from the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) declaring invalid Chad Wolf’s appointment as Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), President Trump today announced his intention to nominate Mr. Wolf to serve as Secretary of Homeland Security. In response, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY)... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement on Motion to Go to Conference on H.R. 6172, USA FREEDOM Reauthorization Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) spoke on the House floor in support of a Motion to Go to Conference on H.R. 6172, the USA FREEDOM Reauthorization Act, which passed the House by a vote of 284-122. Chairman Nadler, the original sponsor of the USA FREEDOM Reauthorization Act, will serve on the conference committee with the Senate to finalize the legi... Read more »

Rep. Nadler Statement on the Trump Administration’s Inadequate Coronavirus Response

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Rep. Nadler Statement on the Trump Administration’s Inadequate Coronavirus Response Faced with the threat of a growing global pandemic, Americans deserve better than a White House totally unprepared and demonstrating no urgency to address coronavirus. Over 80,000 people in 37 countries have been infected with coronavirus and more than 2,500 have already died. Today, the Center for Disease Control ... Read more »

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