Government Oversight

Chairman Nadler Opening Statement for Hearing on "The Impeachment Inquiry into President Donald J. Trump: Constitutional Grounds for Presidential Impeachment"

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Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement, as prepared, for the hearing on "The Impeachment Inquiry into President Donald J. Trump: Constitutional Grounds for Presidential Impeachment": "The facts before us are undisputed. "On July 25, President Trump called President Zelensky of Ukraine and, in President Trump’s words, asked him for a favor. "... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Closing Statement at First Impeachment Hearing

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following closing remarks for the hearing on "The Impeachment Inquiry into President Donald J. Trump: Constitutional Grounds for Presidential Impeachment": "George Washington’s farewell address warns of a moment when 'cunning, ambitious, and unprincipled men will be enabled to subvert the power of the people and to usur... Read more »

Wednesday: House Judiciary to Hold Hearing on Constitutional Grounds for Presidential Impeachment

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On Wednesday, December 4, 2019, the House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing entitled, “The Impeachment Inquiry into President Donald J. Trump: Constitutional Grounds for Presidential Impeachment.” Witnesses: Noah Feldman Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law and Director, Julis-Rabinowitz Program on Jewish and Israeli Law Harvard Law School Pamela S. Karlan Kenneth and Harle Montgomery Profess... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement on White House Refusal to Participate in First Impeachment Hearing

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement in response to White House Counsel Pat A. Cipollone's letter informing the Committee that President Trump would not participate in its first impeachment hearing scheduled for tomorrow: "Late last night, the President and his counsel turned down our invitation to participate in Wednesday’s hearing. His... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Notifies President Trump & Ranking Member Collins of Privileges Provided During Impeachment Inquiry

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) sent letters to President Donald Trump and House Judiciary Ranking Member Doug Collins (R-GA) regarding certain privileges afforded to them under House Resolution 660. Chairman Nadler has asked both the President and the Ranking Member to provide notice to the Committee of their intent to exercise these privileges no later than Decem... Read more »

Judiciary Committee Schedules Impeachment Hearing for December 4

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Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) noticed a hearing titled “The Impeachment Inquiry into President Donald J. Trump: Constitutional Grounds for Presidential Impeachment” for December 4, 2019 at 10:00am. The hearing will be the first impeachment inquiry hearing in the House Judiciary Committee since the passage of H. Res. 660, a resolution that lays out the process for this porti... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement on Victorious McGahn Ruling

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement regarding the court’s favorable decision in Committee on the Judiciary v. McGahn rejecting President Trump’s claim that his senior aides are “absolutely immune” from appearing before Congress in response to valid subpoenas: “I am pleased the court has recognized that the Trump Admin... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Announces Markup of the MORE Act

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House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) today announced the Committee will hold a markup on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 of H.R. 3884, the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act (MORE Act), comprehensive legislation to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level, reassess marijuana convictions, and invest in local communities. Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) introdu... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement at Subcommittee Hearing on "Online Platforms and Market Power, Part 4: Perspectives of the Antitrust Agencies"

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during a Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law hearing on "Online Platforms and Market Power, Part 4: Perspectives of the Antitrust Agencies": "Thank you, Mr. Chairman, for convening today’s oversight hearing of the antitrust agencies and our competition system. "As part ... Read more »

Nadler & Maloney Issue Statement Condemning Attacks on Whistleblower

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Today, Rep. Jerrold Nadler, the Chairman of the Judiciary Committee, and Rep. Carolyn Maloney, the Acting Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, issued the following joint statement condemning attacks on the Intelligence Community whistleblower: “The President is leading, with the help of Republican allies in Congress, a shameful effort to threaten, intimidate, and retaliate against... Read more »