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Nadler Statement Against Nomination of Gina Haspel for CIA Director

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement on President Trump’s nomination of Deputy Director Gina Haspel to replace Mike Pompeo as Director of the Central Intelligence Agency: “The Senate owes it to the American people to take a hard look at Deputy Director Haspel, whose career at the CIA coincides with some of the darkest moments in re... Read more »

Nadler, Lieu, Raskin Statement on Downgraded Security Clearance for Kushner and Other White House Aides

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Today, following news reports that President Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, and other White House aides working under interim security clearances will have their clearances downgraded over outstanding security concerns, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee, and Representatives Ted Lieu (D-CA) and Jamie Raskin (D-MD) issued the following joint stat... Read more »

House Judiciary Democrats Call for Emergency Hearings After Administration Official Reveals Russia Hacked U.S. Voter Rolls in 2016

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Today, Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) led Democratic Members of the House Judiciary Committee in sending a letter to Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) calling for immediate hearings examining the U.S. election infrastructure after a senior U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) official revealed that Russia hacked U.S. voter rolls. The letter asks the Majority for emergency hearings to look ... Read more »

Nadler & Thompson: New DHS/DOJ Terrorism Report is Misleading & Perpetuates Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Views

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House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler and House Homeland Security Ranking Member Bennie Thompson today released a joint statement in response to amisleading report released by the Department of Justice and Department of Homeland Security regarding terrorism in America. “Today, the Trump Administration released a report that purports to claim that foreign-born individuals commit t... Read more »

Democratic Ranking Members Send Letter to Speaker Ryan on House Republican's Refusal to Fully Investigate Russia's Threat to Our Democracy and National Security

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House Democratic Ranking Members Eliot Engel, Maxine Waters, Jerrold Nadler, Bennie Thompson, Elijah Cummings and Robert Brady sent a letter to Speaker Ryan today urging House Republicans to join Democrats to fully investigate and address Russia’s threat to our democracy and national security. This letter comes as we mark one year since the Office of the Director of National Intelligence’s report ... Read more »

Statement of Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler for the Markup of H.R. 2666 the “AMBER Alert in Indian Country Act of 2017”

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“Thank you, Mr. Chairman. H.R. 2666, the ‘AMBER Alert in Indian Country Act of 2017,’ is an important bill to give Indian tribes the ability to respond quickly to child abductions. Through the grant program authorized by this legislation, tribal law enforcement agencies would gain the ability to immediately initiate their own AMBER Alerts, while tribal alert systems could also be integrated with ... Read more »

Congressman Nadler Questions EPA Over Puerto Rico Response and Compares to Mistakes Made After 9/11

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Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler, senior Member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, questioned Pete Lopez, Administrator for Region 2 of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), during a hearing into the federal response to the 2017 hurricane season. Congressman Nadler asked Mr. Lopez about the EPA’s response in Puerto Rico, including the agency’s actions at the Dorado Su... Read more »

Congressman Nadler Joins Letter Urging President to Increase Federal Support for Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands Following Hurricane Maria

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Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) joined 144 Democratic colleagues in sending a letter to President Trump, urging a stronger federal response in the wake of Hurricane Maria. Given the storm’s devastating impact on the 3.6 million American citizens in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, the letter raises concerns that federal efforts, thus far, had been inadequate to meet the existing ... Read more »

Congressman Nadler Signs Discharge Petition to Bring DREAM Act to the House Floor

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Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), senior Member of the House Judiciary Committee, joined with House Democratic colleagues in signing a discharge petition to force a vote on the bipartisan DREAM Act (H.R.3440), which would provide a permanent solution to allow young undocumented immigrants brought here as children to remain in this country legally. The petition—if signed by a majority of M... Read more »

Congressman Nadler Statement on Trump Campaign Contacts with Russian Representative

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Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), senior Member of the House Judiciary Committee, released the following statement concerning new revelations of Trump campaign contacts with a Russian government representative during the 2016 election: “This morning’s New York Times report provided new and deeply troubling details surrounding a meeting between Donald Trump, Jr., Jared Kushner, and Paul Ma... Read more »

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