Constitution

Chairman Nadler Statement for Markup of H.R. 1569

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement for the markup of H.R. 1569, a bill to add Flagstaff and Yuma to the list of locations in which court shall be held in the judicial district for the State of Arizona: "H.R. 1569 would add Flagstaff and Yuma to the list of locations in which court may be held in the judicial district f... Read more »

Nadler Statement in Support of Resolution to Enforce Committee Subpoenas in Federal Court

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following floor statement in support of H.Res. 430, a resolution authorizing the Committee on the Judiciary to initiate or intervene in judicial proceedings to enforce certain subpoenas and for other purposes: "Mr. Speaker, when a congressional committee issues a subpoena, compliance is not optional. We expect w... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Hearing on "Threats to Reproductive Rights in America"

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during the Committee's first hearing on abortion rights in the 116th Congress. The hearing, which took place in the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties, focused on threats to reproductive rights at the state and court level, and how Congress can respond: ... Read more »

House Judiciary Committee to Hold Series of Hearings on Mueller Report

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Next Hearing Will Feature Former Nixon White House Counsel John Dean The House Judiciary Committee will continue hearings focused on the alleged crimes and other misconduct laid out in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report. The next hearing entitled “Lessons from the Mueller Report: Presidential Obstruction and Other Crimes” will take place on June 10th. The hearing will feature former White Hou... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Tells White House that Obstruction, Corruption & Abuse of Power Investigation Must Continue

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) sent a letter to the White House counsel Pat Cipollone in response to the White House counsel’s letter demanding that the House Judiciary Committee end its investigation into obstruction of justice, public corruption and abuses of power. In his letter, Chairman Nadler debunks the White House’s claims, details the su... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Hearing on Executive Privilege and Congressional Oversight

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks for the hearing on executive privilege and congressional oversight: "For more than 200 years, Congress has exercised its power under Article I of the Constitution to conduct oversight of the Executive Branch. Congress’s "power of inquiry"—recognized by the Supreme Court in case after ca... Read more »