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Chairman Nadler Statement on D.C. Circuit Ruling on McGahn

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement regarding the appeals court decision inCommittee on the Judiciary v. McGahn: "I strongly disagree with today’s split decision. It is fundamentally hostile to reason and precedent, as the dissent recognized. If upheld, it would destroy the power of Congress to gather information and ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement in Support of H.R. 35, the Emmett Till Antilynching 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 H.R. 35, the Emmett Till Antilynching Act: "Madam Speaker, H.R. 35, the 'Emmett Till Antilynching Act,' is long-overdue legislation that would criminalize lynching for the first time under federal law. "The term 'lynching' generally refer... Read more »

Nadler, Cohen, Bass Applaud House Passage of Historic Antilynching Legislation

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Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 35, the Emmett Till Antilynching Act, which explicitly designates lynching as a hate crime under federal law, by a vote of 410-4. This historic legislation, introduced by Congressman Bobby L. Rush (D-IL), is the only antilyncing legislation to successfully pass the House in nearly 100 years. In February 2019, the U.S. Senate ... Read more »

Hoyer, Nadler, Rush, and Bass Announce House Vote on Historic Antilynching Legislation

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Washington, D.C. –Yesterday,House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD), Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Congressman Bobby L. Rush (D-IL), and Congressional Black Caucus Chair Karen Bass (D-CA) announced thatthe House of Representatives will vote on H.R. 35, the Emmett Till Antilynching Act, on Wednesday, February 26. The legislation, introduced by Congressman Rush, would desi... Read more »

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 »