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Chairman Nadler to GSA: Perform Your Duty and Ensure Peaceful Transition of Power

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) sent a letter to General Services Administrator Emily W. Murphy calling on the Administrator to produce the ascertainment of President-Elect Joseph R. Biden and Vice-President Elect Kamala Harris and to allow the Biden-Harris transition team to receive proper briefings from the Department of Justice and Department o... Read more »

Chairs Nadler and Maloney Urge Outgoing Trump Administration Against Midnight Rulemaking

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Oversight and Reform Committee Chairwoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) sent a letter to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) expressing their strong concern against a potential last-minute roll-back of protections by the outgoing Trump Administration, and urg... Read more »

House Committee Chairs Send Dozens of Letters Directing White House and Federal Agencies to Preserve Documents

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Committee Chairs across the House of Representatives sent letters directing the White House and more than 50 federal agencies within their jurisdictions to comply with federal record-keeping laws and preserve information responsive to congressional subpoenas and investigations. “As the Trump Administration prepares for the transition of power to the new Biden Administrat... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement on AG Barr Authorizing DOJ Probe of Election Fraud Without Credible Evidence

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement after Attorney General William Barr authorized federal prosecutors to examine allegations of voting irregularities, despite no evidence of widespread fraud existing: "Attorney General Barr’s memo is both flawed and deeply disturbing. It is unlikely to open new legal avenues for the Tru... Read more »

Judiciary Committee Releases Report on Trump Administration Family Separation Policy

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Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Judiciary Committee released the findings of its 21-month investigation into the development and execution of the Trump Administration's family separation policy, which resulted in more than 2,500 migrant children becoming unnecessarily separated from their parents. The report, entitled "The Trump Administration's Family Separation Policy: Trauma, Destruction, ... Read more »

Committee Chairs Ask IGs to Review Counterintelligence Investigation of President Trump’s Finances in Light of Secret Chinese Bank Account

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Jerrold L. Nadler, the Chairman of the Committee on the Judiciary, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, the Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, Rep. Stephen F. Lynch, the Chairman of the Subcommittee on National Security, Rep. Adam B. Schiff, the Chairman of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, Rep. Maxine Waters, the Chairwoman of the Committee on F... Read more »

Nadler, Lofgren, Feinstein, Durbin Statement Following Consultation with Trump Administration on Refugee Admissions

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Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, the Trump Administration conducted its legally required consultation with Members of the House and Senate Judiciary Committees. The Immigration and Nationality Act requires that by September 30, the President consult with Members on the House and Senate Judiciary Committees and set the number of refugees that will be admitted to the country during the upcoming fiscal... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement on DOJ Antitrust Lawsuit Against Google

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Tags: Antitrust

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement after the Department of Justice announced an antitrust lawsuit against Google: “There is bipartisan agreement in Congress and among federal and state antitrust enforcers that protecting competition and innovation online is essential to our economy. Today’s antitrust lawsuit against ... Read more »

House Judiciary & Committee on House Administration Democrats File Amicus Brief Opposing Texas Governor's Order Limiting Ballot Drop-Off Boxes

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Committee on House Administration Chairperson Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), along with all Democratic Members of both Committees, filed an amicus brief opposing Texas Governor Greg Abbott's executive order limiting the number of mail in voting drop-off boxes to one per county. The executive order, which was issued one mo... Read more »

Nadler & Lofgren Statement on Trump Administration Rules Restricting H-1B Visa Program

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Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Department of Labor (DOL) announced the imminent publication of two interim final rules that will usher in significant changes to the H-1B temporary visa program and impact certain employment-based green card categories. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Immigration and Citizenship Subcommittee ... Read more »