National Security

NADLER’S STATEMENT ON “PREVENTABLE VIOLENCE IN AMERICA: AN EXAMINATION OF LAW ENFORCEMENT INFORMATION SHARING AND MISGUIDED PUBLIC POLICY”

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Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee, delivered the following remarks during the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations hearing entitled, “Preventable Violence in America: An Examination of Law Enforcement Information Sharing and Misguided Public Policy” Mr. Chairman, it is appropriate for the Judiciary Committee... Read more »

NADLER’S STATEMENT IN SUPPORT OF THE “STOP SCHOOL VIOLENCE ACT”

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Today, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee, delivered the following remarks on the House floor on the STOP School Violence Act: “I rise today in support of H.R. 4909, the STOP School Violence Act, as amended. But, I do so with serious concerns about some of its provisions and what the bill fails to do. H.R. 4909 would authorize $50 million annually fo... Read more »

Nadler Joins Students in Gun Violence Protest, Calls on Congress to Finally Act

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) attended a rally outside of the U.S. Capitol to support students across the country who staged protests demanding Congress address gun violence in America, before speaking on the House floor on the STOP School Violence Act. Ranking Member Nadler supported passage of H.R. 4909, the STOP School Violence Act, legislation, which, as... Read more »

Nadler Statement Against Nomination of Gina Haspel for CIA Director

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement on President Trump’s nomination of Deputy Director Gina Haspel to replace Mike Pompeo as Director of the Central Intelligence Agency: “The Senate owes it to the American people to take a hard look at Deputy Director Haspel, whose career at the CIA coincides with some of the darkest moments in rec... Read more »

Nadler Statement on Sessions Attack on Due Process Rights of Asylum Seekers

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement on Justice Department Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ decision to eliminate a requirement for those seeking asylum to have a full hearing before an immigration judge: “This week, Attorney General Sessions unilaterally vacated a decision finding that asylum seekers are entitled to a full hearing, ... Read more »

Nadler Calls for Swift Action to Address Gun Violence during Judiciary Markup

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During today’s Judiciary Committee markup, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) called for the House Judiciary Committee to address gun violence in America. Watch Here Ranking Member Nadler delivered the following remarks at the beginning of the markup: “Mr. Chairman and colleagues – Before I discuss the bill before us, I want to say a word about what is not before us, na... Read more »

NADLER’S STATEMENT ON THE “CITIZENS’ RIGHT TO KNOW ACT OF 2017”

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Mr. Chairman, I believe the consideration of the issues underlying this bill is timely, but unfortunately misguided. This Committee should examine pretrial services and bail issues with the goal of reforming our Nation’s bail system, not for the purpose of protecting the use of money bail, which is unfair to the indigent, unproductive, and expensive for American taxpayers. H.R. 2152, the “Citizen... Read more »

Nadler Statement on Partisan Goodlatte & Gowdy Request for a Special Counsel to Investigate FISA Abuse

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement in response to Oversight Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-SC) and Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte’s (R-VA) request for a second special counsel to investigate “decisions made and not made by the Department of Justice and the FBI in 2016 and 2017”: “The Nunes memo has now been thoroughly discredited. Speci... Read more »

NADLER’S STATEMENT ON THE SURVIVORS’ BILL OF RIGHTS ACT OF 2016

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY.) delivered the following remarks during the House Judiciary Committee’s hearing on the “Survivors’ Bill of Rights Act of 2016” by the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations. Thank you, Mr. Chairman. In October of 2016, we enacted the “Survivor’s Bill of Rights Act,” an important law to provide mu... Read more »

Nadler: Trump Budget does Not Reflect Our Values

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Democratic staff released an analysis of President’s Trump’s proposed Fiscal Year 2019 Budget. House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement concerning the proposed budget: “President Trump’s budget is weak on crime, is anti-immigrant, and undermines civil rights, legal services and critical regulatory protections. Th... Read more »