National Security

Groups Oppodsing the So-Called "Balanced Budget Amendment"

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AMERICAN FEDERATION OF STATE, COUNTY AND MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES, AFL-CIO LEADERSHIP COUNCIL OF AGING ORGANIZATIONS NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS OPPOSING THE BALANCED BUDGET AMENDMENT ALLIANCE FOR RETIRED AMERICANS KEY POINTS TO HJRES 2 (STANDARD BBA) NAACP NATIONAL EDUCATION ASSOCIATION WAYS AND MEANS Read more »

NADLER’S STATEMENT ON INTRODUCTION OF SPECIAL COUNSEL INDEPENDENCE AND INTEGRITY ACT

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Today, House Judiciary Democrats, led by Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), held a joint press conference to introduce the Special Counsel Independence and Integrity Act, a companion bill to the bipartisan Senate legislation which would limit President Trump's ability to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller and interfere in the Russian election meddling investigation. Below are Ranking Member Na... Read more »

HOUSE NATIONAL SECURITY DEMS DEMAND ANSWERS ON TRUMP’S BORDER TROOP DEPLOYMENT

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Seven House Democratic national security leaders sent a letter to Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen and Defense Secretary James Mattis to oppose President Trump’s recent decision to deploy National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border. Given the potential cost and with border crossings at a 40-year low, the Administration must provide a thorough justification and plan for any deployment of troo... Read more »

Nadler's Statement for Markup of Classification Bills Making Technical Amendments to Update Statutory References to Certain Provisions Classified to the United States Code

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Today we are considering four classification bills. These are noncontroversial and bipartisan bills and I hope that we can move through them quickly. To that end, I am incorporating my comments on all four bills into this single statement. H.R. 5283, H.R. 5293, H.R. 5335, and H.R. 5344 -- make a series of long-overdue technical amendments to the United States Code. They are the product of a metic... Read more »

NADLER STATEMENT ON DOJ IG INVESTIGATION OF “FISA ABUSE”

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement after the Department of Justice Inspector General announced he is opening an investigation into potential Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) abuses by the Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI): “It is a shame that the Inspector General has to devote resourc... Read more »

Cummings and Nadler Investigate Potential Campaign Law Violations by Cambridge Analytica

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Today, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and Rep. Jerrold Nadler, the Ranking Member of the House Committee on the Judiciary, sent a letter requesting information about a recent report that Cambridge Analytica may have violated U.S. election regulations that prohibit high-level strategy or analysis work by foreign nationals in U.... Read more »

NADLER STATEMENT ON GOODLATTE’S PARTISAN SUBPOENA

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement after Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) issued a unilateral subpoena: “Instead of using our time and resources to conduct oversight on pressing matters that actually impact our country today—like the Russian government’s ongoing attack on our elections or President Trump’s crusade to undermine the in... Read more »

RANKING MEMBER NADLER LETTER TO GOODLATTE CONDEMNING “APPLAUSE” OF TRUMP ATTACKS ON DOJ & DEMANDING CAMBRIDGE ANALYTICA BE BROUGHT IN FOR IMMEDIATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE HEARING

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) sent a letter to House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), urging him to investigate attacks on Special Counsel Robert Mueller and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) investigators, and to call in Christopher Wylie, a whistleblower who helped found Cambridge Analytica, the Trump Campaign data firm that acquired... Read more »

Nadler, Jackson Lee Blast Hearing Held to Undermine Critical Reforms to School Discipline & Ignore Need to Strengthen Gun Laws

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Watch Here Today, the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland, Security, and Investigations conducted a hearing examining school safety issues and the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) inadequate response to tips concerning the man who shot and killed 17 students and staff at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on February 14. Among the issues examine... Read more »