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Chairman Nadler Statement on GAO Decision Confirming Top DHS Appointments Were Invalid

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Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) confirmed that the appointments of Chad Wolf and Kenneth Cuccinelli to serve in the top two leadership positions at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) were invalid, in violation of the Homeland Security Act and the Federal Vacancies Act. In response, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the... Read more »

Nadler & Lofgren Lead House Democrats in Opposing Trump Administration Unlawful Rule Exploiting COVID-19 to Restrict Asylum

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Washington, D.C. –Yesterday, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Immigration and Citizenship Subcommittee Chair Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) led 40 Members of Congress in opposing a Trump Administration proposed rule that uses the COVID-19 global health crisis as a pretext to ban asylum seekers. The proposal is the latest in a series of administrative actions that seeks to exploit ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Hails The Appeals Court Ruling on McGahn Testimony

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Washington, D.C. – Today, the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit held that the House Judiciary Committee has standing to bring suits to enforce its subpoenas, and rejected the Trump Administration’s arguments that courts are powerless to resolve these disputes. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement on the ruling: “Today’s decision i... Read more »

Nadler, Neal, Lofgren Call for Changes to Ease the Admission of Temporary Health Workers During the COVID-19 Emergency

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Washington, D.C. – In response to President Trump’s decision to suspend the entry of certain temporary workers in a recently signed proclamation, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA), and Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship Chairwoman Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) expressed their concerns over the Proclamation’s impact on ... Read more »

Antitrust Subcommittee Chair Cicilline Statement for Hearing on "Online Platforms and Market Power, Part 6: Examining the Dominance of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google"

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law Subcommittee Chair David N. Cicilline (D-RI) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared, during a subcommittee hearing on"Online Platforms and Market Power, Part 6: Examining the Dominance of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google": "More than a year ago, this Subcommittee launched an investigation int... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement at Subcommittee Hearing on "Online Platforms and Market Power, Part 6: Examining the Dominance of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google"

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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 on "Online Platforms and Market Power, Part 6: Examining the Dominance of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google": "Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I want to thank you, Ranking Member Sensenbre... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Department of Justice Oversight Hearing With Attorney General Barr

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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 Department of Justice oversight hearing with Attorney General William Barr: "Thank you for being here, Mr. Barr. According to the Congressional Research Service, this is the first time you have appeared before the House Judiciary Committee—both during ... Read more »

Nadler & Lofgren Statement on Trump Administration Decision to Halt New DACA Applications

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Immigration and Citizenship Subcommittee Chair Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) released the following statement in response to today’s memo from the Trump Administration on DACA: “Rather than using the Supreme Court’s DACA decision as an opportunity to do what’s right, the Trump Administration has chosen to take a first step t... Read more »

Nadler, Waters and Clay Slam Trump Administration Decision to Terminate Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Rule

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Chairman of the House Committee on the Judiciary,Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Financial Services Committee, and Congressman Wm. Lacy Clay (D-MO), Chair of the Subcommittee on Housing, Community Development and Insurance, issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban... Read more »

House Passes the Commission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys Act

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Washington, D.C. –Today the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed the Commission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys Act (S.2163/H.R. 1636) by a vote of 368-1. The bill, which was introduced by Congresswoman Frederica Wilson (D-FL) and cosponsored by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), would establish a 19-member commission to examine the social disparit... Read more »