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House and Senate Committee Leaders Call for SSA to Abandon Proposed Rule Changing the Agency's Appeals Process

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Washington, D.C. – Top Democrats from the House Ways and Means Committee, House Committee on Oversight and Reform, House Judiciary Committee, and Senate Finance Committee yesterday called for the Trump Administration to withdraw a Social Security Administration (SSA) proposal that would make it more difficult for eligible Americans to receive their Social Security benefits. The proposed changes t... Read more »

Top Judiciary & Homeland Democrats Condemn Deployment of Tactical CBP Agents to Various Cities in U.S.

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Washington, D.C. – In response to reports that U.S. Customs and Border Protection will deploy law enforcement tactical units to targeted cities in retaliation for their immigration policies, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Homeland Security Committee Chairman Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship Chair Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), and Subcommittee ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on "Protecting Federal Judiciary Employees from Sexual Harassment, Discrimination, and Other Workplace Misconduct"

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement for the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet hearing on "Protecting Federal Judiciary Employees from Sexual Harassment, Discrimination, and Other Workplace Misconduct": "Thank you, Chairman Johnson, for holding this hearing on workplace protections for Judic... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement in Support of H.J.Res. 79, "Removing the Deadline for the Ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment"

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following remarks, as prepared, on the House floor in support of H.J.Res. 79, a joint resolution that would remove the deadline for the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA): "Madam Speaker, H.J. Res. 79 is long overdue legislation to ensure that the Equal Rights Amendment can finally become ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 2214, the National Origin-Based Antidiscrimination for Nonimmigrants (NO BAN) Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during the markup of H.R. 2214, the National Origin-Based Antidiscrimination for Nonimmigrants (NO BAN) Act: "Today we consider H.R. 2214, the'National Origin-Based Antidiscrimination for Nonimmigrants Act,' or NO BAN Act. With this markup, the House Judiciary Committee takes ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement on President Trump's FY 2021 Budget

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Democratic staff released an analysis of President Trump's proposed Fiscal Year 2021 Budget. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement concerning the proposed budget: “Like previous years, President Trump’s budget proposal is an affront to American values. The President’s harsh anti-immigrant prioriti... Read more »

House Judiciary Democrats Announce AG Barr to Testify Before Committee

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) sent a letter signed by 23 Judiciary Committee Democratic Members confirming Attorney General William Barr will testify before the Committee on March 31st to address numerous concerns regarding his leadership of the Department of Justice and the President's improper influence over the Department and our criminal jus... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 5581, the Access to Counsel Act of 2020

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 5581, the Access to Counsel Act of 2020: "H.R. 5581, the 'Access to Counsel Act of 2020,' represents an important step in addressing a significant lack of due process occurring at our ports of entry: the failure to provide access to couns... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 5546, the Effective Assistance of Counsel in the Digital Era Act

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 5546, the Effective Assistance of Counsel in the Digital Era Act: "H.R. 5546, the 'Effective Assistance of Counsel in the Digital Era Act,' would require the Federal Bureau of Prisons to establish a system to exempt from monitoring any p... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 3283, Amending Title 4

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 3283, to amend title 4, United States Code, to permit the flag of the United States to be flown at half-staff in the event of the death of the Mayor of the District of Columbia: "H.R. 3283, introduced by Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norto... Read more »