Constitution

Nadler & Bass Statement on DOJ Reinstating the Federal Death Penalty

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Washington, D.C. – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security Chairwoman Karen Bass (D-CA) released the following statement on the Department of Justice reinstating the federal death penalty: “We are extremely concerned about Attorney General Barr’s announcement today that the Department of Justice will resume capital punishment and is sche... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Hearing on "Oversight of Family Separation and U.S. Customs and Border Protection Short-Term Custody Under the Trump Administration"

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement for the hearing on "Oversight of Family Separation and U.S. Customs and Border Protection Short-Term Custody under the Trump Administration:" "In February, the Judiciary Committee held a hearing to examine the Trump Administration’s indefensible and repugnant family separation policy.... Read more »

First Judicial Subpoenas Served in Foreign Emoluments Clause Lawsuit Brought by Blumenthal, Nadler & 213 Other Members of Congress

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[] – After Judge Emmet Sullivan of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia issued a ruling allowing U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), U.S. Representative Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), and more than two hundred Congressional plaintiffs to proceed with discovery in their effort to hold President Trump accountable for violations of the Foreign Emoluments Clause, thirty-seven judicial sub... Read more »

Nadler, Cummings, Thompson Question Legal Basis for Appointment of Ken Cuccinelli as Acting Director of USCIS

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Oversight and Reform Chairman Elijah Cummings (D-MD), and Homeland Security Chairman Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS) sent a letter to Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan demanding a full explanationregarding the appointment of Ken Cuccinelli to serve as Acting Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service... Read more »