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Nadler, Jayapal and Lofgren Demand Action, Answers and Documents From DHS Following the Horrifying Medical Procedures Performed on Women Detained at Irwin County Detention Center

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship Vice Chair Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), and Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship Chair Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) sent a letter to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acting Secretary Chad Wolf that calls on him to urgently take specified actions and immediately respond to a... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Applauds House Passage of 10 Judiciary Bills

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Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed 10 bills advanced out of the Judiciary Committee: "I am extremely proud of the bipartisan legislation shepherded by the Judiciary Committee and passed by the House of Representatives," said Chairman Nadler. "The legislation passed would en... Read more »

Nadler, Johnson Congratulate Shira Perlmutter on Copyright Appointment

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Tags: Copyright

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet Chairman Henry C. "Hank" Johnson, Jr. (D-GA) released the following joint statement congratulating Shira Perlmutter on her appointment as the 14th Register of Copyrights: "We applaud today’s appointment of Shira Perlmutter to be the 14th Register o... Read more »

House Chairs Demand Emergency Inspector General Investigation Into AG Barr's Efforts to Improperly Influence November Presidential Election

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA), Oversight and Reform Committee Chairwoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), and House Administration Committee Chairperson Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) called on the Department of Justice (DOJ) Inspector General to open an emergency investigation into whether ... Read more »

Rep. Nadler Statement on the Passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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Washington, D.C. – Tonight, Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement mourning the loss of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: "Ruth Bader Ginsburg has left an indelible mark on this country, and her loss will be deeply felt. She will be remembered for her brilliant mind, her razor sharp wit, and her tenacious and lifelong fight to protect the rights of women in this countr... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement in Support of H.Res. 908, Condemning all forms of anti-Asian sentiment as related to COVID-19

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following statement, as prepared, on the House floor in support of H.Res. 908, Condemning all forms of anti-Asian sentiment as related to COVID-19: "Madam Speaker, I rise in strong support of H. Res. 908, a resolution condemning all forms of anti-Asian sentiment as related to COVID-19. "Among other th... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Condemns AG Barr's Statement Comparing COVID-19 Restrictions to Slavery

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement in response to Attorney General William Barr's comment comparing stay-at-home orders issued by governors to mitigate the spread of coronavirus to slavery: "In addition to his outrageously offensive comments, Attorney General Barr’s entire worldview is dangerous and wrong.Instead of pro... Read more »

173 Members of Congress Urge DHS Inspector General to Open Investigation Into Whistleblower Allegations Regarding High Rates of Hysterectomies Being Performed on Immigrant Women

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Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Jerrold Nadler (NY-10), Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Judy Chu (CA-27) and Zoe Lofgen (CA-19) led 173 members of Congress in urging the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Inspector General Joseph Cuffari to open an immediate investigation into new whistleblower allegations of mass hysterectomies being performed on women detained at the privately-run ... Read more »

Nadler, Neguse, Cicilline and Sensenbrenner Introduce Bicameral Legislation to Protect Whistleblowers

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Washington, D.C. – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), along with Congressman Joe Neguse (D-CO), Congressman David Cicilline (D-RI), Chairman of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law and Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI), Ranking Member of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law introduced the Crimina... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 7718, the Protecting the Health and Wellness of Babies and Pregnant Women in Custody Act

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Tags: Crime

Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks, as prepared, during the markup of H.R. 7718, the Protecting the Health and Wellness of Babies and Pregnant Women in Custody Act: "Women are the fastest growing segment of the incarcerated population in the United States. But, as originally developed, our carceral system was ... Read more »