Government Oversight

House Investigative Chairs Joint Statement on Court of Appeals Ruling in McGahn Case

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Washington, D.C. –Following today's U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ruling in the House Judiciary Committee v. McGahn case, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA), Oversight and Reform Committee Chairwoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Eliot L. Engel (D-NY),... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Department of Justice Oversight Hearing With Attorney General Barr

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared, during a Department of Justice oversight hearing with Attorney General William Barr: "Thank you for being here, Mr. Barr. According to the Congressional Research Service, this is the first time you have appeared before the House Judiciary Committee—both during ... Read more »

Nadler, Smith, Thompson Joint Statement on Trump Administration's Action in Portland

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Washington, D.C. – Representatives Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, Adam Smith (D-Wash.), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, and Bennie G. Thompson (D-Miss.), Chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, today issued the following statement after the Trump Administration continued to use violent tactics against protestors in Portland, Oregon thr... Read more »

House Judiciary Committee Releases Transcript of Interview with Former SDNY Prosecutor Geoffrey Berman

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released a transcript of the Committee's July 9th interview with Geoffrey Berman, former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York (SDNY). Chairman Nadler issued the following statement on the release of the transcript: “While Mr. Berman was U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, his office ... Read more »

Chairs Nadler and Maloney Statement on Roger Stone Commutation

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Oversight and Reform Committee Chairwoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) released the following joint statement on President Trump's decision to commute the sentence of Roger Stone: “The facts are clear: Roger Stone lied to investigators. He threatened to harm a witness to his crimes. A jury of our fellow Americans f... Read more »

Judiciary Committee Releases Key Takeaways from Interview with Former SDNY Prosecutor Geoffrey Berman

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Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Judiciary Committee conducted a transcribed interview with Geoffrey Berman, former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York (SDNY). In June, Attorney General William Barr attempted to push Berman out of office and bring in his handpicked replacement to run SDNY. Berman ultimately stepped down after ensuring that his deputy would act as interim U.S. A... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement on SCOTUS Decision to Grant Certiorari in Lawsuit Regarding Mueller Grand Jury Material

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement regarding the Supreme Court’s decision to grant certiorari in Department of Justice v. House Committee on the Judiciary: “I am disappointed by the Court’s decision to prolong this case further, but I am confident we will prevail. In every administration before this one, DOJ has coop... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement in Support of H.R. 6172, the USA FREEDOM Reauthorization Act of 2020

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following statement, as prepared, on the House floor in support of H.R. 6172, the USA FREEDOM Reauthorization Act of 2020: "Madam Speaker, the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act—or FISA—authorizes the government to collect foreign intelligence in the United States under the supervision of a secret c... Read more »

House Judiciary Files Petition for Rehearing in Lawsuit for Testimony of Former WH Counsel Don McGahn

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Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Judiciary Committee filed a petition for rehearing before the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in its litigation to enforce its subpoena to former White House Counsel Don McGahn. Last Friday, a divided three-judge panel held that the judiciary has no place resolving these types of disputes. As today’s petition argues, “this unprecedented ruling co... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement on D.C. Circuit Ruling on McGahn

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement regarding the appeals court decision inCommittee on the Judiciary v. McGahn: "I strongly disagree with today’s split decision. It is fundamentally hostile to reason and precedent, as the dissent recognized. If upheld, it would destroy the power of Congress to gather information and ... Read more »