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House Passes H.R. 1280, the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act

Washington, D.C. March 3, 2021–Today, the House of Representatives passed the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, by a vote of 220 to 212. The legislation is a bold, comprehensive approach to hold police accountable, change the culture of law enforcement, empower our communities, and build trust between law enforcement and our communities by addressing […]

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House Judiciary Subcommittee Hearing on the Rise of Domestic Terrorism in America (VIDEO)

February 24, 2021 – Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security. The Rise of Domestic Terrorism in America. Witnesses Michael GermanBrennan Center for Juctice Witness Statement [PDF] Truth in Testimony [PDF] Witness Biography [PDF] Wade HendersonInterim President and CEO, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights Witness Statement [PDF] Truth in Testimony [PDF] Witness […]

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U.S. House of Representatives Files Replication to Former President Trump’s Answer to the Article of Impeachment

Washington, DC, February 8, 2021 – Today, the House Impeachment Managers, on behalf of the U.S. House of Representatives, filed with the Secretary of the Senate a Replication to the Response to the Summons of former President Donald J. Trump to the Article of Impeachment. In the Replication, the House Managers write: “The evidence of President […]

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Impeachment Managers File Trial Brief, Explain Senate’s Obligation to Hear Case against Donald Trump

Washington, D.C. February 2, 2021 – Today, the House Impeachment Managers filed their Trial Memorandum of the United States House of Representatives in the Impeachment Trial of President Donald J. Trump. The brief lays out the case for the conviction of former President Donald J. Trump for “incitement of insurrection against the Republic he swore to […]

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Chairman Nadler Statement on AG Barr Authorizing DOJ Probe of Election Fraud Without Credible Evidence

Washington, D.C. November 10, 2020 –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) issued the following statement after Attorney General William Barr authorized federal prosecutors to examine allegations of voting irregularities, despite no evidence of widespread fraud existing: “Attorney General Barr’s memo is both flawed and deeply disturbing. It is unlikely to open new legal […]

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Judiciary Committee Releases Report on Trump Administration Family Separation Policy

Washington, D.C. October 29, 2020 – Today, the House Judiciary Committee released the findings of its 21-month investigation into the development and execution of the Trump Administration’s family separation policy, which resulted in more than 2,500 migrant children becoming unnecessarily separated from their parents. The report, entitled “The Trump Administration’s Family Separation Policy: Trauma, Destruction, and Chaos,” provides the […]

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Nadler, Lofgren Denounce DHS Proposal Targeting International Students, Journalists

Washington, D.C. September 25, 2020– Today, the Department of Homeland Security issued a proposed regulation that would significantly reduce flexibility in the visa process for foreign students, scholars, and journalists, in favor of rigid rules to limit the period of time that such individuals can be admitted to the United States. The proposal also discriminates […]

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Lawmakers Demand Action, Answers, Documents From DHS Following Horrifying Medical Procedures Performed on Detained Women

Washington, D.C. September 23, 2020 – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship Vice Chair Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), and Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship Chair Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) sent a letter to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acting Secretary Chad Wolf that calls on him to urgently take specified […]

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House Chairs Demand Emergency IG Investigation Into AG Barr’s Efforts to Improperly Influence November Presidential Election

Washington, D.C. September 18, 2020 – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA), Oversight and Reform Committee Chairwoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), and House Administration Committee Chairperson Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) called on the Department of Justice (DOJ) Inspector General to open an emergency investigation into […]

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173 Members of Congress Urge DHS IG to Investigate Whistleblower Allegations of Mass Hysterectomies Performed on Immigrants

Washington, D.C. Sept. 16, 2020 – Today, U.S. Representatives Jerrold Nadler (NY-10), Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Judy Chu (CA-27) and Zoe Lofgen (CA-19) led 173 members of Congress in urging the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Inspector General Joseph Cuffari to open an immediate investigation into new whistleblower allegations of mass hysterectomies being performed on women […]

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Chairs Nadler and Maloney Statement on Roger Stone Commutation

Washington, D.C. July 10, 2020 – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Oversight and Reform Committee Chairwoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) released the following joint statement on President Trump’s decision to commute the sentence of Roger Stone: “The facts are clear:  Roger Stone lied to investigators.  He threatened to harm a witness to […]

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Nadler Statement on SCOTUS Decision to Grant Certiorari in Lawsuit Regarding Mueller Grand Jury Material

Washington, D.C. July 2, 2020 – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement regarding the Supreme Court’s decision to grant certiorari in Department of Justice v. House Committee on the Judiciary: “I am disappointed by the Court’s decision to prolong this case further, but I am confident we will prevail. In […]

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Statement of Philonise Floyd for Hearing on Policing Practices and Law Enforcement Accountability

Washington, D.C. June 10, 2020 –Today, Philonise Floyd, the brother of George Floyd, who was killed by Minneapolis police officers on May 25, 2020, delivered the following testimony before the House Judiciary Committee during a hearing examining the crisis of racial profiling, police brutality and lost trust between police departments and the communities they serve: “Thank […]

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Chair Bass, Senators Booker and Harris, and Chair Nadler Introduce the Justice in Policing Act of 2020

Washington, D.C. June 8, 2020 – Today, Congressional Black Caucus Chair Karen Bass (D-CA), Senators Corey Booker (D-NJ) and Kamala Harris (D-CA), and House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) introduced the Justice in Policing Act of 2020, the first-ever bold, comprehensive approach to hold police accountable, change the culture of law enforcement and build trust between […]

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Chairman Nadler Statement on Victorious D.C. Circuit Ruling Regarding Mueller Grand Jury Material

Washington, D.C. March 10, 2020 –Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit upheld a lower court order that requires the Department of Justice turn over redacted 6(e) grand jury material from Special Counsel Mueller’s report: “I applaud today’s decision. Almost […]

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House and Senate Committee Leaders Call for SSA to Abandon Proposed Rule Changing the Agency’s Appeals Process

Top Democrats from the House Ways and Means Committee, House Committee on Oversight and Reform, House Judiciary Committee, and Senate Finance Committee yesterday called for the Trump Administration to withdraw a Social Security Administration (SSA) proposal that would make it more difficult for eligible Americans to receive their Social Security benefits. The proposed changes to […]

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House Judiciary Democrats Announce AG Barr to Testify Before Committee

Washington, D.C. Feb. 12, 2020 – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) sent a letter signed by 23 Judiciary Committee Democratic Members confirming Attorney General William Barr will testify before the Committee on March 31st to address numerous concerns regarding his leadership of the Department of Justice and the President’s improper influence over […]

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Nadler and Maloney Issue Statement on Department of Justice Inspector General Report

Washington, D.C. Dec. 9, 2019  – Today, Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), the Chairman of the Judiciary Committee, and Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY), the Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, issued the following joint statement on the Department of Justice (DOJ) Inspector General (IG) Report on the origins of the Russia investigation: “The report […]

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Wednesday: House Judiciary to Hold Hearing on Constitutional Grounds for Presidential Impeachment

Washington, D.C. Dec. 3, 2019 – On Wednesday, December 4, 2019, the House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing entitled, “The Impeachment Inquiry into President Donald J. Trump: Constitutional Grounds for Presidential Impeachment.” Witnesses:                         Noah Feldman                     […]