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Chairman Nadler Introduces Legislation to Reduce AG Barr's Budget, Reign in Efforts to Politicize DOJ

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) introduced legislation to cut $50 million from the Department of Justice (DOJ) General Administration account, which funds the Attorney General's personal office. The legislation is part of a series of actions Chairman Nadler announced earlier this week to counter Attorney General William Barr's continued defiance o... Read more »

Nadler & Lofgren Seek GAO Investigation Into Improper Sharing of DACA Recipients' Personal Information Within DHS

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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) asked the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to open an investigation into the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) following reports that the agency is improperly sharing personal information of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients wi... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on Protecting the Right to Vote During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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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 the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties hearing on "Protecting the Right to Vote During the COVID-19 Pandemic:" "Thank you, Chairman Cohen, and thanks to all of our witnesses for joining us today. "I want to note that althou... Read more »

Nadler, Grijalva, Smith and Thompson Call for Answers on Trump Administration's Use of Force Against Peaceful DC Protestors

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Washington, D.C. –House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Natural Resources Committee Chair Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ), Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith (D-WA), and Homeland Security Committee Chairman Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS) sent a letter today seeking answers on the Trump Administration's use of tear gas, pepper spray, smoke canisters, stun grenades, and rubber bull... Read more »

JUNE 10TH: House Judiciary Committee to Hold Hearing on Police Brutality & Racial Profiling

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Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. ET, the House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing to examine the crisis of racial profiling, police brutality and lost trust between police departments and the communities they serve. Witnesses to be announced. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement: “There are now protests taking pl... Read more »

House Judiciary Chairman Announces Actions to Hold AG Barr Accountable

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) announced a series of actions to counter Attorney General William Barr's continued defiance of Congress and improper politicization of the Department of Justice (DOJ). The announcement comes following the Attorney General’s refusal to appear before the House Judiciary Committee, the second time he has failed to do s... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement on Trump Releasing Tear Gas on Peaceful DC Protesters for Photo Op & His Threat to Deploy the Military

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement after President Donald Trump threatened to deploy the military in our communities as protesters stand against police brutality: “President Trump has always shown us exactly who he wants to be—a dictator. Today, Trump demonstrated once again that he is incapable of leadership and kno... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement on Trump Executive Order Targeting Social Media Platforms

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement after President Trump signed an executive order attacking social media platforms: “Our country is in the midst of the most serious public health and economic crisis of our lifetimes. With this Executive Order aimed at internet companies who are finally trying to address misinformation ... Read more »

House Democratic Leaders Demand DHS and ICE Halt Deportations of Unaccompanied Children and Guarantee Due Process Protections

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), along with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and other Democratic Committee Chairs, sent a letter to Acting DHS Secretary Wolf and Acting ICE Director Albence calling on DHS and ICE to halt deportations of unaccompanied children and guarantee due process protections. In addition to Chairman Nadler, the letter was ... Read more »

House Democratic Leaders Call on HHS Watchdog to Investigate Reports ICE is Preventing Reunification Efforts and Deporting Unaccompanied Minors

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), along with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and other Democratic Committee Chairs, sent a letter to Health and Human Services Deputy Inspector General Grimm calling on him to investigate allegations that ICE is interfering with ORR’s legal obligation under the Flores Settlement to place children in the least restr... Read more »