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House Judiciary Committee Releases Staff Report on Constitutional Grounds for Impeachment

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Today, the House Judiciary Committee released a report by the majority staff entitled “Constitutional Grounds for Presidential Impeachment.” The report details the history, purpose and meaning of the Constitution’s Impeachment Clause. It addresses legal questions about the impeachment process and rebuts false claims about impeachment. The staff of the House Judiciary Committee first produced a re... Read more »

Monday: House Judiciary Hearing to Receive Counsel Presentations of Evidence in the Impeachment Inquiry of President Donald Trump

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On Monday, December 9, 2019, the House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing to receive presentations from counsels to the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and the House Judiciary Committee, as authorized by the House of Representatives under H. Res. 660. Today, Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the names of the counsels who will present before the Committee: House Committ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement on White House Refusal to Participate in House Impeachment Inquiry

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement in response to White House Counsel Pat A. Cipollone's letter informing the Committee that President Trump will not participate in the House impeachment inquiry: “The American people deserve answers from President Trump. The House invited, and then subpoenaed, his top advisors. The President ordered th... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement in Support of H.R. 4, the Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2019

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following remarks on the House floor in support of H.R. 4, the Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2019: "Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong support of H.R. 4, the Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2019. H.R. 4 is comprehensive and much-needed legislation to restore the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to its full vitality. "This bill ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Opening Statement for Hearing on "The Impeachment Inquiry into President Donald J. Trump: Constitutional Grounds for Presidential Impeachment"

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Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared, for the hearing on "The Impeachment Inquiry into President Donald J. Trump: Constitutional Grounds for Presidential Impeachment": "The facts before us are undisputed. "On July 25, President Trump called President Zelensky of Ukraine and, in President Trump’s words, asked him for a favor. "... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Closing Statement at First Impeachment Hearing

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following closing remarks for the hearing on "The Impeachment Inquiry into President Donald J. Trump: Constitutional Grounds for Presidential Impeachment": "George Washington’s farewell address warns of a moment when 'cunning, ambitious, and unprincipled men will be enabled to subvert the power of the people and to usur... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement in Support of H.R. 4803, the Citizenship for Children of Military Members and Civil Servants Act of 2019

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following remarks on the House floor in support of H.R. 4803, the Citizenship for Children of Military Members Act of 2019: "I rise today to urge my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to support H.R. 4803, the “Citizenship for Children of Military Members and Civil Servants Act.”This bipartisan legi... Read more »

Nadler and Collins Laud Passage of Bipartisan Immigration Fix for Children of Military and Civil Servants

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Ranking Member Doug Collins (R-GA) praised the House passage of H.R. 4803, theCitizenship for Children of Military Members and Civil Servants Act, bipartisan legislationintroduced by the Chairman and the Ranking Member that fixes a problem in current citizenship laws thatmakes it difficult for children born abr... Read more »

House Passes Prison Reform for Elderly Offenders

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Washington, D.C. –Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 4018 to provide the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) the authority to transfer eligible, elderly offenders from a BOP facility into home confinement when these individuals have reached 60 years of age and served two-thirds of the terms of imprisonment they were sentenced to. House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Ranking Member Dou... Read more »