National Security

Top Democrats Issue Statement on Trump and Pence Claims After DHS Provides Election Security Update

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Today, Reps. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD), Adam Smith (D-WA), and Robert A. Brady (D-PA), the Ranking Members of the House Committees on the Judiciary, Homeland Security, Oversight & Government Reform, Armed Services, and House Administration, issued a statement after the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) provided Committee staff with an unclassi... Read more »

Judiciary and Oversight Ranking Members Respond to Latest Subpoena from House GOP Seeking to Undermine Mueller Investigation

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Today, Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), the Ranking Member of the Committee on the Judiciary, and Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD), the Ranking Member of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, issued the following statement in response to the announcement that a new subpoena has been issued as part of the continuing Republican investigation into the actions of the FBI and Department of Justic... Read more »

Ranking Member Nadler Floor Statement to Bring Special Counsel Independence and Integrity Act to House Floor

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Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee, delivered the following remarks demanding immediate floor consideration of H.R. 5476, the Special Counsel Independence and Integrity Act. The House will vote on the previous question, which would bring the legislation to the House floor. Below is Ranking Member Nadler’s floor statement, as prepared: “Mr. Sp... Read more »

Ranking Member Nadler Calls for Immediate House Judiciary Committee Vote on Special Counsel Independence and Integrity Act

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Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee, called for an immediate vote on the Special Counsel Independence and Integrity Act in order to protect Special Counsel Mueller’s investigation from being improperly interfered with or subverted entirely. Recent reports that President Donald Trump may attempt to fire or force-out Deputy Attorney General Rod ... Read more »

Nadler on Trump Siding with Putin Denying Interference: This is a Catastrophe in the Making

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Today, after President Donald Trump’s meeting with Russia’s Vladimir Putin and subsequent remarks in Helsinki, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) motioned for the House Judiciary Committee to adjourn the current hearing on social media filtering and go into executive session, in order to discuss threats to our electoral process from Russia. Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler... Read more »

Bipartisan Bill Improves Protections for American Victims of International Terrorism

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House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.), Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), and Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee Ranking Member Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) today introduced bipartisan, bicameral legislation to protect American victims of international terrorism and ensure access to compens... Read more »

Ranking Member Nadler Statement on Senate Judiciary Committee Report on Trump Tower Meeting

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Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee, released the following statement after the Senate Judiciary Committee released more than 2,500 pages of documents related to its investigation into the 2016 Trump Tower meeting between top Trump aides and a delegation of Russians who promised to help the Trump presidential campaign: “These preliminary findin... Read more »

Judiciary and Oversight Committee Democrats Release Key Takeaways from Interview with Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower

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Today, Democratic Members of the House Committee on the Judiciary and the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform released the following key takeaways from yesterday's interview with Christopher Wylie, a Cambridge Analytica whistleblower who revealed that the firm—which the Trump Campaign used to target voters in the 2016 Presidential election—acquired and misused the personal informat... Read more »