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House Judiciary Releases Key Takeaways from Witness Testimony on Politicization of DOJ Under AG Barr

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released key takeaways from the testimony of Aaron S.J. Zelinsky and John W. Elias, who are testifying before the Committee on the unprecedented politicization of the Department of Justice under President Trump and Attorney General William Barr. Key takeaways from Mr. Zelinsky' testimony: Political interference in ... Read more »

Nadler & Lofgren Denounce Trump Executive Order Expanding Suspension on Immigration

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Immigration and Citizenship Chair Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) released the following on President Trump’s executive order limiting immigration to the United States: “As expected, the President is once again abusing the law in an attempt to distract the American public from his abject failure to combat COVID-19. Rather th... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement on Bill Barr's Purported Firing of SDNY Prosecutor

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement on the purported firing of United States Attorney Geoffrey S. Berman: "Last night, Attorney General Bill Barr told us that Geoffrey Berman of the SDNY had resigned—which was untrue. Today, Barr told us that the President asked him to fire Mr. Berman—which may also be untrue, given th... Read more »

Nadler & Lofgren Statement on SCOTUS Ruling Protecting DACA

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Immigration and Citizenship Chair Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) released the following statement hailing the Supreme Court’s ruling that the Trump Administration’s attempt to end DACA was unlawful: “This is a wonderful day for young Americans across this country. Today’s Supreme Court decision on DACA is not only a win for... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement on John Bolton and the Trump Administration's Attempt to Block Publication of his Book

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement on the Trump Administration's attempt to halt publication of former national security adviser John R. Bolton's memoir: “Most Americans already knew that President Trump is unfit for office, having abused his office again and again.That is precisely what was laid out during the House’... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Markup of H.R. 7120, the George Floyd Justice in Policing 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. 7120, the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020: "Last week, George Floyd’s brother, Philonise, sat in this room and he told us of the pain he felt watching the video of his brother being killed by a Minneapolis police officer. He... Read more »

House Judiciary Committee Passes George Floyd Justice In Policing Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Judiciary Committee passed the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, by a vote of 24 to 14. The legislation is the first-ever bold, comprehensive approach to hold police accountable, end racial profiling, change the culture of law enforcement, empower our communities, and build trust between law enforcement and our communities by addressing systemic racism and ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement on Testimony from Former DOJ Official and Subpoenas for Whistleblowers

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued two subpoenas for testimony from two Department of Justice whistleblowers. These individuals—John W. Elias and Aaron S.J. Zelinsky—are prepared to describe the unprecedented politicization of the Department under President Trump and Attorney General William Barr. Mr. Elias and Mr. Zelinsky will be joined by ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement on President Trump's Policing Executive Order

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released a statement on President Trump’s executive order on policing: "Tomorrow, the House Judiciary Committee will mark up the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, comprehensive policing legislation to hold police accountable, end racial profiling, change the culture of law enforcement and empower our communities... Read more »