Government Oversight

Joint Statement from Committee Chairs on Release of Ukraine Call Record

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Today, Rep. Jerrold Nadler, the Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, Rep. Adam Schiff, the Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, the Chairman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, and Rep. Eliot L. Engel, the Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, issued the following statement: “The transcript is an unambiguous, damning, and s... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Subcommittee Joint Hearing on "Oversight of the Trump Administration's Muslim Ban"

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Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement during a Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship and Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations joint hearing on "Oversight of the Trump Administration's Muslim Ban:" "When the Trump Administration issued its first version of the Muslim Ban in January 2017, it was immediately appa... Read more »

President’s Attacks on Intelligence Community Whistleblower Threaten National Security and Accountability

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Washington, D.C. (Sept. 20, 2019)—Today, House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Adam B. Schiff, Committee on Oversight and Reform Chairman Elijah E. Cummings, Committee on the Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler, and Committee on Foreign Affairs Chairman Eliot L. Engel issued the following statement in response to President Donald Trump personally attacking an Intelligence Communi... Read more »

Nadler & Cicilline Demand Answers from WH & DOJ About Antitrust Investigation into Automakers Who Struck Vehicle Emissions Deal with CA

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Washington, D.C. – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law Chairman David N. Cicilline (D-RI) sent a letter to the White House and Department of Justice about the Trump Administration’s antitrust investigation into automakers who reached an agreement with California regarding state emissions standards. The letter is ... Read more »

Chairman Nadler and Ranking Member Collins Express Concerns About Trade Agreement Language Mirroring Section 512 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act

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Washington, D.C. – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Ranking Member Doug Collins (R-GA) sent a letter to United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer expressing their concerns regarding the use of language mirroring Section 512 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act in trade agreements. “The effects of Section 512 and the appropriate role of a copyright safe har... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for the Oversight Hearing on Policing Practices

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Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during a hearing on policing practices: “Today’s hearing furthers our Committee’s longstanding commitment to conducting meaningful oversight of state and federal law enforcement, as initiated by former Chairman Goodlatte and his establishment of the bipartisan Policing Strateg... Read more »

Chairman Nadler Statement for Hearing on "Oversight of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act"

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Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement for the hearing "Oversight of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act:" "The Judiciary Committee is holding today’s hearing to carry out one of its most important tasks: to ensure that the tools used by our government to keep us safe are consistent with our values and with the freedoms guaranteed by ... Read more »

September 19th: House Judiciary Committee to Hold Hearing on Policing

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On Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 10:00 a.m., the House Judiciary Committee will hold an oversight hearing on policing practices. The hearing will focus on the role of the federal government in addressing concerns about unconstitutional practices, enhancing accountability and in developing 21st century policing practices. Witnesses: Gwen Carr, Mother of Eric Garner James Blake, Former Pro Tennis... Read more »