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Chairman Nadler Statement on Murder of Ahmaud Arbery

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement on the murder of Ahmaud Arbery: “Over the last few days, through video footage, we have collectively witnessed yet another murder of an unarmed black man fueled by racism. The cell phone footage of the shooting of Ahmaud Arbery would appear to present clear probable cause for first ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement on DOJ's Decision to Drop Criminal Charges Against Michael Flynn

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement on the Department of Justice's decision to drop its criminal case against President Trump's former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn: “The decision to drop the charges against General Flynn is outrageous.The evidence against General Flynn is overwhelming. He pleaded guilty to ... Read more »

Nadler, Scott Statement on Education Department's Final Title IX Rule

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) and House Education and Labor Committee Chairman Bobby Scott (VA-03)issued the following statement after the Department of Education finalized a rule to revise standards for schools’ responsibility under the Title IX to respond to campus sexual assault and harassment. “It is alarming that instead of focusing on he... Read more »

House Judiciary Committee Calls on Jeff Bezos to Testify After Amazon Reportedly Misled Congress

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Antitrust Subcommittee Chairman David N. Cicilline (D-RI), Subcommittee Ranking Member F. James Sensenbrenner (R-WI), Subcommittee Vice Chairman Joe Neguse (D-CO), Representative Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), Representative Ken Buck (R-CO), and Representative Matt Gaetz (R-FL) sent a letter to Jeff Bezos, the CEO and Fo... Read more »

House Judiciary Members Seek Answers from ATF Regarding the Surge of Ghost Guns During COVID-19 Pandemic

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Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Members of the House Judiciary Committee, led by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Crime Subcommittee Chairwoman Karen Bass (D-CA), sent a letter to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) to seek answers regarding the measures the agency has undertaken to keep untraceable homemade firearms from falling into the wrong ... Read more »

Nadler, Cohen Seek Answers from DOJ on President Trump's Use of Emergency Powers During COVID-19 Pandemic

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Washington, D.C. – In light of President Trump's repeated threats to invoke "very strong emergency powers" in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties Chairman Steve Cohen (D-TN) sent a letter to Attorney General William Barr requesting a briefing and documents on the Adminis... Read more »

Nadler, Cicilline Condemn Amazon's Apparent Lack of Candor in Response to Bombshell News Report

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Washington, D.C. – Today, in response to a Wall Street Journal report that Amazon used sensitive business information from third-party sellers on its platform to develop competing products---contradicting its sworn testimony to Congress---House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Antitrust Subcommittee Chairman David N. Cicilline (D-RI) released the following statements: “If tr... Read more »

Nadler, Lofgren Statement on Executive Order Halting 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 statement on President Trump's executive order pausing immigration for 60 days: "As we predicted based on his earlier tweet, Trump’s executive order is simply meant to divide and distract us from his tragic failure to effectively combat ... Read more »

Schiff, Nadler Call for Inspector General to Review Attorney General Barr's Comments on Atkinson Firing

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), the Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, sent a letter to the Department of Justice’s Acting Director of the Office of Professional Responsibility Jeffrey Ragsdale and Inspector General Michael Horowitz. In the letter, Schiff and Nadler cal... Read more »