Government Oversight

Joint Statement from Chairmen Nadler and Schiff on Reports of DOJ Opening a Criminal Investigation into President Trump's Political Opponents

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Today, Rep. Jerrold Nadler, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, and Rep. Adam Schiff, Chairman of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, released the following statement regarding reports of the Department of Justice opening a politically motivated investigation into perceived opponents of President Trump: "These reports, if true, raise profound new concerns that the Department of... Read more »

Nadler and Collins Introduce Bipartisan Immigration Fix for Children of Military and Civil Servants

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Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) joined with House Judiciary Ranking Member Doug Collins (R-GA) to introduce H.R. 4803, the Citizenship for Children of Military Members and Civil Servants Act. The bipartisan legislation aims to fix a problem in current citizenship laws that serves as a disadvantage to certain children who are born abroad and reside with a parent serving overs... Read more »

As Trump Continues to Flagrantly Violate Foreign Emoluments Clause, Nadler, Blumenthal & Congressional Plaintiffs' Lawsuit Moves Forward

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), U.S. Representative Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, and more than two hundred Members of Congress filed a brief with the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals in their ongoing legal action to hold President Trump accountable for increasingly flagrant violations of the Foreign Emoluments Clause. Last week, A... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Hearing on Securing America's Elections Part II: Oversight of Government Agencies

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement for the hearing on “Securing America’s Elections Part II: Oversight of Government Agencies.” “In 2016, our elections were attacked. Three years later, our intelligence community has universally confirmed that foreign actors have redoubled their efforts and are preparing, as we speak, t... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement at Subcommittee Hearing on "Online Platforms and Market Power, Part III: The Role of Data and Privacy in Competition"

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Washington, D.C. – 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 III: The Role of Data and Privacy in Competition.” "Digital technologies have provided Americans with a remarkable array of services. It has never been eas... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement on Trump Hosting G7 at His Doral Resort in Miami

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Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement in response to President Donald Trump's decision to hold the 2020 G7 Summit at Trump National Doral Miami, a potential violation of the Constitution’s Emoluments Clauses: “The Administration’s announcement that President Trump's Doral Miami resort will be the site of the next G7 summit is among the most brazen ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement at Oversight Hearing on the Bureau of Prisons and Implementation of the First Step Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during a Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security hearing on oversight of the Bureau of Prisons and implementation of the First Step Act: “I thank our Crime Subcommittee Chair, the Gentlelady from California, Ms. Bass, for holding this hearing today to carry out... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Markup of H.R. 3942, the Preventing Online Sales of E-Cigarettes to Children Act

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during a markup of H.R. 3942, the Preventing Online Sales of E-Cigarettes to Children Act: “H.R. 3942, the ‘Preventing Online Sales of E-Cigarettes to Children Act,’ seeks to address a growing threat to the health of our young people—the use of e-cigarettes, which can be purch... Read more »

Nadler, Lofgren Statement on Trump Administration Failure to Consult Congress on Refugee Admissions

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Before the beginning of each fiscal year, October 1, Cabinet-level representatives of the President are required by law to consult in-person with Members on the House and Senate Judiciary Committees on the number of refugees that will be admitted to the country during the upcoming year. This year, that consultation has yet to occur. As a result, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (... Read more »