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Nadler, Scott Introduce Legislation to Enforce Civil Rights in Education

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) and Education and Labor Committee Chairman Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (VA-03) led House Democrats in introducing the Equity and Inclusion Enforcement Act (EIEA), legislation to restore the right of students and parents to hold schools accountable for discrimination. The legislation, which passed the House last year, ... Read more »

Nadler & Lofgren Urge DHS to Follow New Enforcement Priorities

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Representative Zoe Lofgren,most recent Chair of the Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship, sent a letter urging Acting Secretary of Homeland Security David Pekoske to ensure that all current and future planned removals fit well within the interim enforcement priorities announced last month. According to a... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Seeks Answers on DOJ's Prosecution of January 6th Insurrectionists

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Washington, D.C. – Following reports that the U.S. Attorney’s Office is considering not charging a large portion of the insurrectionists who breached the United States Capitol on January 6th,House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) sent a letter to Acting Attorney General Monty Wilkinson demanding that the Department of Justice dedicate every available resource to its offices acro... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement Ahead of House Transmitting Article of Impeachment & Trump Impeachment Trial

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Washington, D.C. – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler released the following statement ahead of the House Impeachment Managers transmitting H.Res. 24, An Article of Impeachment Charging President Trump with Incitement of Insurrection, to the Senate. The impeachment trial will start the week of February 8th. “Today, our team of managers will deliver the article of impeachment to the... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Applauds Biden-Harris Actions to Modernize Federal Rulemaking and Repeal Harmful Deregulatory Executive Orders

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement on President Joe Biden’s Executive Order on federal regulation and memorandum on modernizing regulatory review: “Yesterday’s action by the Biden Administration to modernize our rulemaking system and repeal harmful Executive Orders is welcome relief for American families across the c... Read more »

Nadler & Lofgren Statement on President Biden's Day One Immigration Actions

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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’s day one actions on immigration, including his bold vision for immigration reform and executive actions that repeal Trump’s Muslim Ban, interior enforcement or... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Lauds Biden-Harris Day One Memorandum Ordering Regulatory Freeze

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement on the memorandum of Ronald A. Klain, Assistant to President Joe Biden and Chief of Staff, ordering a freeze on non-essential regulatory activity pending review: “As promised, President Biden and Vice President Harris are putting our health, safety, and environment first. Today’s ac... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Applauds Biden-Harris Day One Executive Action on Racial Equity

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement on President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris executive action on racial equity: “I applaud President Biden and Vice President Harris for taking a bold step on their first day in office to address racial inequality in our country. This executive order lays the groundwork t... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Applauds Introduction of Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) joined Rep. Brad Schneider (IL-10) and Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) in announcing the introduction of the Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act (DTPA) of 2021.In the House, the bill was introduced as H.R. 350. The legislation, which was passed by the House Judiciary Committee last Congress, strengthens the federal govern... Read more »

Committees Open Review of Insurrection at Capitol and Threats to Stop Peaceful Transition of Power

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Washington, D.C. – Today, the Committee on the Judiciary, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, the Committee on Homeland Security, and the Committee on Oversight and Reform sent a letter to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Department of Homeland Security Office of Intelligence and Analysis, the National Counterterrorism Center, and the Office of the Director of National I... Read more »