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Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on "Constitutional Means to Prevent Abuse of the Clemency Power"

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement for the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties hearing on "Constitutional Means to Prevent Abuse of the Clemency Power": "Today’s hearing is an important opportunity for us to consider how to address abusive exercises of the pardon power. "This Committee—un... Read more »

U.S. House of Representatives Files Reply to Former President Trump’s Impeachment Trial Brief

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Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Impeachment Managers, on behalf of the U.S. House of Representatives, filed with the Secretary of the Senate a Reply Memorandum to the Trial Memorandum filed by former President Donald J. Trump in his impeachment trial. In their Reply, the Managers respond to former President Trump’s meritless legal arguments and baseless assertions. In the Reply, the Managers ... Read more »

U.S. House of Representatives Files Replication to Former President Trump's Answer to the Article of Impeachment

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Washington, DC —Today, the House Impeachment Managers, on behalf of the U.S. House of Representatives, filed with the Secretary of the Senate a Replication to the Response to the Summons of former President Donald J. Trump to the Article of Impeachment. In the Replication, the House Managers write: “The evidence of President Trump’s conduct is overwhelming. He has no valid excuse or defense for h... Read more »

House Impeachment Managers Request Former President Trump Testify Under Oath Next Week

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Lead Impeachment Manager Jamie Raskin sent a letter to former President Donald Trump requesting that he provide testimony under oath, either before or during the Senate impeachment trial, about his conduct on January 6. The letter comes after former President Trump’s legal team filed an answer to the Article of Impeachment, denying incontrovertible facts about the Presid... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Holds First Judiciary Committee Meeting of the 117th Congress, Announces Committee Roster

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Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Judiciary Committee held its first full Committee meeting to introduce new Members, adopt Committee Rules of Procedure, appoint Subcommittee Chairs and Ranking Members, and approve the assignment of Members to Subcommittees. Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement after the Committee’s first meeting of the 117thCongress: “I’m proud to we... Read more »

Nadler & Lofgren Praise President Biden's Actions to Strengthen Refugee Program

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Washington, D.C. – This week, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Immigration and Citizenship Subcommittee Chair Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) sent a letter to President Biden detailing recommendations for rebuilding the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program. Today, President Biden signed an executive order to restore and strengthen the refugee program and announced his intent to increase... Read more »

Lead Impeachment Manager Raskin Statement on Former President Trump's Refusal to Testify Under Oath

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Lead Impeachment Manager Jamie Raskin issued the following statement in response to former President Donald Trump's refusal to testify under oath, either before or during the Senate impeachment trial: "Today, we offered President Trump the opportunity to testify about the events of January 6 and he refused to do so. Despite his lawyers’ rhetoric, any official accused of ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Welcomes New Democratic Members and Announces Democratic Subcommittee Assignments for 117th Congress

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) welcomed the new Democratic Members to the House Judiciary Committee and announced subcommittee assignments for Democratic Members for the 117th Congress. The three new Members who joined the Democratic Majority on the Committee are Representatives Mondaire Jones (NY-17), Deborah Ross (NC-2), and Cori Bush (MO-1).T... Read more »

Impeachment Managers File Trial Brief, Explain Senate’s Obligation to Hear Case against Donald Trump

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Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Impeachment Managers filed their Trial Memorandum of the United States House of Representatives in the Impeachment Trial of President Donald J. Trump. The brief lays out the case for the conviction of former President Donald J. Trump for “incitement of insurrection against the Republic he swore to protect.” As directed by the Senate, the memorandum also describ... Read more »

Nadler & Lofgren Applaud President Biden's Latest Actions to Rebuild Our Immigration System

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. Jerrold Nadler, Chairman of the Committee on the Judiciary and Rep. Zoe Lofgren, most recent Chair of the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship*issued the following statement applauding President Biden for his latest actions on immigration to prioritize the reunification of separated families, restore due process and order at the border, address the root cause... Read more »