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Chairman Nadler Remarks for Virtual Roundtable on ICE's Response to COVID-19

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following remarks during a Democratic virtual roundtable on ICE's response to the COVID-19 pandemic: "For most of our nation’s history, immigration matters were treated as issues of civil, not criminal justice. In that spirit, the detention of immigrants in facilities that are nearly indistinguishable ... Read more »

Nadler, Engel, Thompson, & Menendez Reject Administration's Legal Explanation for Halting Asylum Processing

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Chairmen Jerrold Nadler of the House Committee on the Judiciary, Eliot L. Engel of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Bennie G. Thompson of the House Committee on Homeland Security, and Ranking Member Bob Menendez of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations rejected the Trump Administration’s legal justification for its decision to halt asylum processing during the... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement on the Work of the Judiciary Committee on The Heroes Act

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement on the introduction of H.R. 6800, the Heroes Act, a comprehensive bill that responds to the challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic: "As our nation continues to face the COVID-19 pandemic, Congress has a duty to meet this unprecedented crisis with a comprehensive response. I am ... Read more »

Nadler, Cohen, Scanlon and Raskin Seek Answers on DOJ Threats Against State Imposed Coronavirus Restrictions

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties Chair Steve Cohen (D-TN), Committee Vice Chair Mary Gay Scanlon (D-PA), and Subcommittee Vice Chair Jamie Raskin (D-MD) sent a letter to Attorney General William Barr requesting a briefing on legal action the Department of Justice has taken—and has... Read more »

House Judiciary Democrats Call for IG Investigation into AG Barr's Politicization of DOJ

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) led Judiciary Committee Democratic Members in sending a letter to Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz asking him to investigate Attorney General William Barr's improper political interference into several ongoing criminal matters against President Trump's allies. Full text of the letter to Inspecto... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement on Murder of Ahmaud Arbery

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement on the murder of Ahmaud Arbery: “Over the last few days, through video footage, we have collectively witnessed yet another murder of an unarmed black man fueled by racism. The cell phone footage of the shooting of Ahmaud Arbery would appear to present clear probable cause for first ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement on DOJ's Decision to Drop Criminal Charges Against Michael Flynn

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement on the Department of Justice's decision to drop its criminal case against President Trump's former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn: “The decision to drop the charges against General Flynn is outrageous.The evidence against General Flynn is overwhelming. He pleaded guilty to ... Read more »

Nadler, Scott Statement on Education Department's Final Title IX Rule

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) and House Education and Labor Committee Chairman Bobby Scott (VA-03)issued the following statement after the Department of Education finalized a rule to revise standards for schools’ responsibility under the Title IX to respond to campus sexual assault and harassment. “It is alarming that instead of focusing on he... Read more »

House Judiciary Committee Calls on Jeff Bezos to Testify After Amazon Reportedly Misled Congress

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Antitrust Subcommittee Chairman David N. Cicilline (D-RI), Subcommittee Ranking Member F. James Sensenbrenner (R-WI), Subcommittee Vice Chairman Joe Neguse (D-CO), Representative Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), Representative Ken Buck (R-CO), and Representative Matt Gaetz (R-FL) sent a letter to Jeff Bezos, the CEO and Fo... Read more »

House Judiciary Members Seek Answers from ATF Regarding the Surge of Ghost Guns During COVID-19 Pandemic

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Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Members of the House Judiciary Committee, led by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Crime Subcommittee Chairwoman Karen Bass (D-CA), sent a letter to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) to seek answers regarding the measures the agency has undertaken to keep untraceable homemade firearms from falling into the wrong ... Read more »