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Chairman Nadler Floor Statement on Motion to Go to Conference on H.R. 6172, USA FREEDOM Reauthorization Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) spoke on the House floor in support of a Motion to Go to Conference on H.R. 6172, the USA FREEDOM Reauthorization Act, which passed the House by a vote of 284-122. Chairman Nadler, the original sponsor of the USA FREEDOM Reauthorization Act, will serve on the conference committee with the Senate to finalize the leg... Read more »

House Judiciary Committee Democrats Demand DOJ Open Investigations in Response to Recent Murders of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, & George Floyd; Pledge Additional Oversight and Legislation

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Washington, D.C. – In response to the recent murders of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and George Floyd, House Judiciary Committee Democrats sent a letter to the Department of Justice (DOJ) demanding prompt action, including the opening of pattern and practice investigations of police misconduct. The letter calls for the DOJ to investigate the prosecutors involved in the case of Ahmaud Arbery, an ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement in Support of S.2746, Law Enforcement Suicide Data Collection Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following remarks, as prepared, on the House floor in support of S. 2746, the Law Enforcement Suicide Data Collection Act: "Madam Speaker – I rise in strong support of S. 2746, the 'Law Enforcement Suicide Data Collection Act,' which requires the FBI to establish a data collection program that gathers... Read more »

Congressman Nadler Floor Statement Before Passage of the Public Safety Officer Pandemic Response Act, H.R. 6509

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Washington, D.C. –Today, Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered remarks from the House floor before the passage of H.R. 6509, thePublic Safety Officer Pandemic Response Act of 2020. Rep. Nadler, along with Rep. Max Rose (D-NY) and Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr. (D-NJ), led the effort to introduce the bill, which expands the existing Public Safety Officers' Benefits program (PSOB) to ensure that public safe... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Remarks for Virtual Roundtable on COVID-19 in Prisons & Jails

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following remarks, as prepared, during a Democratic virtual roundtable onthe Trump Administration’s inadequate response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the impact of COVID-19 in prisons and jails: "It is critical that Members of this Committee gather together today, albeit virtually instead of in person,... Read more »

House Democrats Demand ICE End New "Binary Choice" Policy Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship Chair Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chair Joaquin Castro (D-TX),Congressional Black Caucus Chair Karen Bass (D-CA), Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus Chair Judy Chu (D-CA), and Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Pramila Jaypal (D-WA)... Read more »

Nadler, Lofgren, Klobuchar, and Durbin Lead Colleagues to Urge Administration to Ensure Access to Free Telephone Calls for Detainees at ICE Detention Centers

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Washington, D.C. – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), Chair of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship, and U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Dick Durbin (D-IL) led 27 senators and 52 representatives in sending a letter to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) urging the Admin... Read more »

Nadler & Bass Call on U.S. Marshals Service to Provide Answers Regarding their Handling of COVID-19 for those in Custody

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Washington, D.C. – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on Crime Chairwoman Karen Bass (D-CA) sent a letter to the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) Director Donald Washington to request that the agency provide Congress and the American people with information about their handling of COVID-19 for those in Marshals Service custody. Nadler and Bass have written to De... Read more »

Nadler, Blumenthal Statement on Appeals Court Decision Allowing D.C. & Maryland Emoluments Lawsuit to Proceed

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) andU.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, released the following joint statement on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit decision refusing President Trump's effort to dismiss D.C. and Maryland v. Trump,a lawsuit which seeks to block Trump International Hotel from... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement on the Passing of Aimee Stephens

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement in response to the passing of Aimee Stephens, plaintiff in R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral v. EEOC and Aimee Stephens, a Supreme Court case where the Court is expected to rule on whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act prohibits gender identity discrimination in employment: "I am deepl... Read more »