Government Oversight

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 »

Chairman Nadler Statement on President Trump's FY 2021 Budget

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Democratic staff released an analysis of President Trump's proposed Fiscal Year 2021 Budget. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement concerning the proposed budget: “Like previous years, President Trump’s budget proposal is an affront to American values. The President’s harsh anti-immigrant prioriti... Read more »

House Judiciary Democrats Announce AG Barr to Testify Before Committee

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) sent a letter signed by 23 Judiciary Committee Democratic Members confirming Attorney General William Barr will testify before the Committee on March 31st to address numerous concerns regarding his leadership of the Department of Justice and the President's improper influence over the Department and our criminal jus... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Demands Answers from AG Barr on Giuliani Back Channel to DOJ

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) sent a letter to Attorney General William Barr to demand answers after Senator Lindsey Graham and Attorney General Barr admit that Rudy Giuliani is sending information concerning Ukraine to the Department of Justice through a special intake process. Full text of the letter is availablehereand below: February 10, 20... Read more »

February 13: House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts to Hold Hearing on Harassment and Discrimination in the Federal Judiciary

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Washington, D.C. – On February 13, 2020 the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet will hold a hearing on “Protecting Federal Judiciary Employees from Sexual Harassment, Discrimination, and Other Workplace Misconduct.” The hearing will examine the state of the Federal Judiciary’s protections against workplace harassment, discrimination and other misconduct.... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Oversight Hearing with FBI Director Wray

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Washington, D.C. –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement during an oversight hearing with Federal Bureau of Investigation Director Christopher Wray: "Thank you, Director Wray, for being here. "Although we have a great deal of ground to cover today, nearly every topic we discuss will be linked to two questions:How is the FBI workin... Read more »

House Managers Statement on Senate Blocking Witnesses and Documents

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Washington, DC – Today, the House Managers for the impeachment trial of President Donald J. Trump issued the following statement: Senators just voted to make this the first impeachment trial in the history of the United States without witnesses and documents, which were blocked by President Trump during the inquiry. The House Managers proved their case with a mountain of evidence, as some Republic... Read more »

President's Impeachment Defense Continues to Contradict DOJ's Arguments in Lawsuit to Obtain Mueller Grand Jury Material

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Washington, D.C. – Today, as part of the House Judiciary Committee's lawsuit to compel the Trump Administration to produce grand jury material related to former Special Counsel Mueller’s investigation, the General Counsel to the House of Representatives informed the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit that the Trump Administration is once again taking positions during the President’s impeac... Read more »

House Managers Statement on New York Times Report on John Bolton

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Washington, DC – Today, the House Managers in the impeachment trial of the President of the United States, Donald J. Trump – Adam Schiff, Jerrold Nadler, Zoe Lofgren, Hakeem Jeffries, Val Demings, Jason Crow, and Sylvia Garcia – issued the following joint statement: “Today’s explosive revelation that President Trump personally told former National Security Advisor John Bolton that he would continu... Read more »