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Chairman Nadler Floor Statement in Support of H.R. 7120, the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act

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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.R. 7120, the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act: "Madam Speaker, the tragic and brutal death of George Floyd has been a wake-up call for millions of Americans. Across the nation and around the world, the streets are lined with prot... Read more »

Nadler, Neguse and Cicilline Applaud House Passage of Bill to Permanently Reauthorize a Critical Antitrust Program

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) joined Congressman Joe Neguse (D-CO),Vice Chair of the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law, and Congressman David N. Cicilline (D-RI), Chair of the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law, in praising the House passage of critical antitrust legislation. The Antitrust ... Read more »

Nadler, Durbin: Corporations Must Give Workers and Retirees Fair Treatment in Bankruptcy

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and U.S. Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) introduced a bicameral bill to curb abuses that deprive employees and retirees of their earnings and retirement savings when businesses file for bankruptcy. The Protecting Employees and Retirees in Business Bankruptcies Act would make reforms to rebalance the Chapt... Read more »

Ahead of House Vote, Parents of Eric Garner, Tamir Rice & John Crawford Endorse the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Gwen Carr, mother of Eric Garner; Samaria Rice, mother of Tamir Rice; and John Crawford, Jr., father of John Crawford III, released the following joint statement in support of the George Floyd Justice In Policing Act,legislation to hold police accountable, change the culture of law enforcement and build trust between law enforcement and our communities: “The unjust killi... Read more »

House Passes George Floyd Justice In Policing Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, the House passed the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, by a bipartisan vote of 236 to 181. The legislation is the first-ever bold, comprehensive approach to hold police accountable, change the culture of law enforcement, empower our communities, and build trust between law enforcement and our communities by addressing systemic racism and bias to help save lives. Cong... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Opening Statement for Oversight Hearing on Political Interference and Threats to Prosecutorial Independence

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared, during an oversight hearing on the unprecedented politicization of the Department of Justice under President Trump and Attorney General William Barr: "Last Friday, without explanation, Attorney General William Barr announced that Geoffrey Berman, the United Sta... Read more »

House Judiciary Releases Key Takeaways from Witness Testimony on Politicization of DOJ Under AG Barr

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released key takeaways from the testimony of Aaron S.J. Zelinsky and John W. Elias, who are testifying before the Committee on the unprecedented politicization of the Department of Justice under President Trump and Attorney General William Barr. Key takeaways from Mr. Zelinsky' testimony: Political interference in ... Read more »

Nadler & Lofgren Denounce Trump Executive Order Expanding Suspension on 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 on President Trump’s executive order limiting immigration to the United States: “As expected, the President is once again abusing the law in an attempt to distract the American public from his abject failure to combat COVID-19. Rather th... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement on Bill Barr's Purported Firing of SDNY Prosecutor

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement on the purported firing of United States Attorney Geoffrey S. Berman: "Last night, Attorney General Bill Barr told us that Geoffrey Berman of the SDNY had resigned—which was untrue. Today, Barr told us that the President asked him to fire Mr. Berman—which may also be untrue, given th... Read more »

Nadler & Lofgren Statement on SCOTUS Ruling Protecting DACA

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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 hailing the Supreme Court’s ruling that the Trump Administration’s attempt to end DACA was unlawful: “This is a wonderful day for young Americans across this country. Today’s Supreme Court decision on DACA is not only a win for... Read more »