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House Committee Chairs Statement on Unveiling of the America COMPETES Act of 2022

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Washington, D.C. – Today, the House posted text of the America Creating Opportunities for Manufacturing, Pre-Eminence in Technology and Economic Strength Act of 2022. The America COMPETES Act of 2022 includes a historic investment to surge production of American-made semiconductors, tackles supply chain vulnerabilities to make more goods in America, turbocharges America’s scientific research and t... Read more »

House & Senate Committee Leaders Request GAO Audit of CBP ‘Critical Incident Teams’

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Washington, D.C. - Today, Chairs of the House and Senate Homeland Security Committees, House and Senate Judiciary Committees, and House Oversight Committee sent a letter to the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) requesting it conduct a review of U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) use of Critical Incident Teams along the southwest border. The letter – sent by 10 Committee and Subco... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Hearing on "The First Step Act, The Pandemic, and Compassionate Release: What Are the Next Steps for the Federal Bureau of Prisons?"

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared, during a Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security hearing on "The First Step Act, The Pandemic, and Compassionate Release: What Are the Next Steps for the Federal Bureau of Prisons?": "Thank you, Madam Chair, for holding this very important heari... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Hearing on "Voter Suppression and Continuing Threats to Democracy"

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared, during a Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties hearing on "Voter Suppression and Continuing Threats to Democracy:" "Today’s hearing on 'Voter Suppression and Continuing Threats to Democracy' comes at a critical point in our history... Read more »

Nadler & Cicilline Applaud FTC, DOJ Review of Merger Guidelines

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law Chairman David N. Cicilline (D-RI) issued the following joint statement on the Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice Antitrust Division's review of corporate merger guidelines: “America has a monopoly problem. For years—across Republican ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Hearing on "For the Rule of Law, An Independent Immigration Court"

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared, during a Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship hearing on "For the Rule of Law, An Independent Immigration Court":" "With today’s hearing, we take a close look at our nation’s immigration court system—a system that bears little resemblance to other courts... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Hearing on "Reviving Competition, Part 5: Addressing the Effects of Economic Concentration on Americas Food Supply"

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared, during a Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law hearing entitled "Reviving Competition, Part 5: Addressing the Effects of Economic Concentration on Americas Food Supply:" "Thank you, Mr. Chairman, for holding today’s important hearing on ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Applauds President Biden’s Remarks on Voting Rights

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement on President Biden’s remarks on voting rights and the need to pass the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act: "The right to vote, which countless Americans have fought, marched, and given their lives for, lies at the very core of our democracy. It is fundamental to all our freedo... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Calls for DOJ IG to Investigate FBI Surveillance Operations Against Protestors in Portland

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Washington, D.C. - Following reports that FBI agents infiltrated protests in Portland, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) sent a letter to Department of Justice Inspector General (IG) Michael E. Horowitz requesting that an examination of these surveillance practices be included in the IG's ongoing review of use of force by federal law enforcement against Americans exercising ... Read more »

Nadler & Cicilline Statement on Federal Court Rejecting Purdue Pharma Bankruptcy Settlement

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Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law Subcommittee Chairman David N. Cicilline (D-RI) issued the following joint statement after the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York rejected the plan of reorganization for Purdue Pharma, the maker OxyContin, which would have released members of th... Read more »