Antitrust

Nadler: Trump Budget does Not Reflect Our Values

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Democratic staff released an analysis of President’s Trump’s proposed Fiscal Year 2019 Budget. House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement concerning the proposed budget: “President Trump’s budget is weak on crime, is anti-immigrant, and undermines civil rights, legal services and critical regulatory protections. Th... Read more »

AHEAD OF CENSURE RESOLUTION INTRODUCTION, RANKING MEMBER NADLER RAISES TRUMP’S “SHITHOLE” COMMENTS DURING COMMITTEE MARKUP, CALLING THEM “HATEFUL, DISCRIMINATORY, AND RACIST”

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Watch Here Today, during his opening statement in the House Judiciary Committee markup of H.R. 4170, the Disclosing Foreign Influence Act, Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) raised the censure resolution being led by the Congressional Black Caucus and House Judiciary Committee Democrats concerning President Trump’s racist “shithole” remarks last week, and called on his colleagues to formally rep... Read more »

NADLER STATEMENT ON “DISCLOSING FOREIGN INFLUENCE ACT”

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY.) delivered the following remarks during the House Judiciary Committee’s markup of “H.R. 4170, the “ Disclosing Foreign Influence Act.” H.R. 4170, the “Disclosing Foreign Influence Act,” appears to be a good faith attempt to strengthen the Department of Justice’s ability to enforce the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, or ... Read more »

Nadler Welcomes New Judiciary Democrat & Announces Subcommittee Assignments for Second Session of 115th Congress

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House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) welcomed Congresswoman Val Demings (FL-10) to the U.S. House Judiciary Committee and announced the new subcommittee structure for the second session of the 115th Congress. “I am pleased to welcome Congresswoman Val Demings to the House Judiciary Committee. Congresswoman Demings will bring invaluable real world experience to our commi... Read more »

Judiciary & Progressive Caucus Dems to Hold Briefing on the Impact of Dominant Internet Platforms on Competition, Innovation, & Democracy

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On Friday, December 1st from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., House Judiciary Committee Democrats and the Congressional Progressive Caucus will host a briefing on the impact of the largest internet companies on competition, innovation, and democracy. There is increasing concern that the size and power of some of the largest technology companies may harm competition, threaten the future of innovation, and ... Read more »

Conyers & Cicilline Push for Hearing on White House Political Interference in Telecom, Media Industries

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U.S. House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (MI-13) and U.S. House Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee Ranking Member David N. Cicilline (RI-01) pressed for a hearing on growing evidence of the Trump administration allowing politics to impact their review of mergers in the telecommunications and media industries. “We write to request that the House Judiciary Committee hold a heari... Read more »

Members of Congress Urge Supreme Court to Revisit Case Preventing States from Collecting Sales & Use Tax from Out-Of-State Businesses like Online Vendors

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U.S. Senators Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND), Mike Enzi (R-WY), Dick Durbin (D-IL), and Lamar Alexander (R-TN), along with U.S. Representatives Kristi Noem (R-SD) and John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI), today submitted an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court urging the Court to reconsider and overturn a 25 year-old case determining whether states can require out-of-state businesses like online vendors to collect a... Read more »

Press Advisory: Friday: Democrats to Host Forum on Traumatic Brain Injuries

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Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Judiciary Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI) will hold a joint forum to review recent studies highlighting the advances in sports research on traumatic brain injuries due to contact sports and pathways to address these injuries. During the forum, members from both committees will hear from experts, review medical studies, and di... Read more »

Florida Nursing Home Tragedy is a Wake-Up Call to Protect the Fundamental Rights of Residents Against Abuse

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In the wake of disturbing reports of the neglect of nursing home residents in the wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, 46 members of Congress called on Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma to maintain current protections for elder Americans against abuse in nursing homes. In Florida, 12 residents died and more than 100 were hospitalized after a long-term care fac... Read more »