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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. – Today, 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 kno... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement on Trump Executive Order Targeting Social Media Platforms

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement after President Trump signed an executive order attacking social media platforms: “Our country is in the midst of the most serious public health and economic crisis of our lifetimes. With this Executive Order aimed at internet companies who are finally trying to address misinformation ... Read more »

House Democratic Leaders Demand DHS and ICE Halt Deportations of Unaccompanied Children and Guarantee Due Process Protections

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), along with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and other Democratic Committee Chairs, sent a letter to Acting DHS Secretary Wolf and Acting ICE Director Albence calling on DHS and ICE to halt deportations of unaccompanied children and guarantee due process protections. In addition to Chairman Nadler, the letter was ... Read more »

House Democratic Leaders Call on HHS Watchdog to Investigate Reports ICE is Preventing Reunification Efforts and Deporting Unaccompanied Minors

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), along with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and other Democratic Committee Chairs, sent a letter to Health and Human Services Deputy Inspector General Grimm calling on him to investigate allegations that ICE is interfering with ORR’s legal obligation under the Flores Settlement to place children in the least restr... 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 leg... Read more »

House Judiciary Committee Democrats Demand DOJ Open Investigations in Response to Recent Murders of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, & George Floyd; Pledge Additional Oversight and Legislation

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Washington, D.C. – In response to the recent murders of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and George Floyd, House Judiciary Committee Democrats sent a letter to the Department of Justice (DOJ) demanding prompt action, including the opening of pattern and practice investigations of police misconduct. The letter calls for the DOJ to investigate the prosecutors involved in the case of Ahmaud Arbery, an ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement in Support of S.2746, Law Enforcement Suicide Data Collection Act

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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 S. 2746, the Law Enforcement Suicide Data Collection Act: "Madam Speaker – I rise in strong support of S. 2746, the 'Law Enforcement Suicide Data Collection Act,' which requires the FBI to establish a data collection program that gathers... 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, thePublic 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 »

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 onthe 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 »

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 »