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Judiciary Committee Schedules Impeachment Hearing for December 4

Washington, D.C. November 27, 2019 – House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) noticed a hearing titled “The Impeachment Inquiry into President Donald J. Trump: Constitutional Grounds for Presidential Impeachment” for December 4, 2019 at 10:00am.  The hearing will be the first impeachment inquiry hearing in the House Judiciary Committee since the passage of H. Res. […]

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House Judiciary Passes MORE Act to Decriminalize Marijuana at Federal Level

Washington, D.C. November 21, 2019 – Today, the House Judiciary Committee passed H.R. 3884, the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act, by a vote of 24-10. The MORE Act is one of the most comprehensive marijuana reforms bills ever introduced in the U.S. Congress. The MORE Act aims to correct the historical injustices of […]

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House Judiciary Committee Passes Resolution Removing Ratification Deadline for the ERA

Washington, D.C. Nov. 13, 2019 –Today, the House Judiciary Committee successfully marked-up H.J.Res. 79, a joint resolution which would clear the path for ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) and enshrine equality for both sexes into the U.S. Constitution.  Following the election results in Virginia, which changed the makeup of the state legislature and improved […]

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Thursday: House Judiciary to Consider Procedures Regarding Whether to Recommend Impeachment

Washington, D.C. Sept. 9, 2019 – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler announced the House Judiciary Committee will consider procedures on Thursday for future hearings related to its investigation to determine whether to recommend articles of impeachment with respect to President Donald Trump. Additionally, Chairman Nadler announced the Committee will hold a hearing on […]

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Nadler & Collins Demand Answers from Bureau of Prisons After Epstein’s Death

Washington, D.C. Aug. 12, 2019— “As the Attorney General stated, ‘Mr. Epstein’s death raises serious questions that must be answered.’ We agree, and therefore ask that you provide responses to the following questions concerning this incident.” Reps. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee and Doug Collins (R-GA), Ranking Member of the House […]

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Judge Orders Discovery in Blumenthal v. Trump, Emoluments Lawsuit by 215 Congressional Plaintiffs

WASHINGTON, DC, June 25, 2019 – In a victory for the Constitution and 215 Congressional plaintiffs, Judge Emmet Sullivan of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia denied President Trump’s request to delay the challenge brought by U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), and members of the Senate […]

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Chairman Nadler Statement for Hearing on “Lessons from the Mueller Report: Presidential Obstruction and Other Crimes”

Washington, D.C. June 11, 2019 – Yesterday, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks for the hearing “Lessons from the Mueller Report: Presidential Obstruction and Other Crimes,” the first of a series of hearings the Committee will conduct focused on the alleged crimes and other misconduct laid out in Special Counsel […]

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Nadler Statement Recommending House Find AG Barr in Contempt for Refusal to Comply with a Subpoena Issued by Committee on the Judiciary

Washington, D.C. May 8, 2019 – Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks during a markup of a committee report and resolution recommending that the U.S. House of Representatives find Attorney General William Barr in contempt for refusal to comply with a subpoena duly issued by the Committee on […]

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Nadler statement on Barr’s refusal to testify before House Judiciary Committee

WASHINGTON, DC, May 2, 2019 – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening remarks today at a hearing where Attorney General William Barr refused to testify: “Attorney General Barr has informed us that he will not appear today.  Although we worked to accommodate his concerns, he objects to the prospect of […]

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Chairman Nadler Statement for Markup to Authorize Subpoenas for Full Mueller Report and Related Matters

Washington, D.C. April 3, 2019 – Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) delivered the following opening statement during the Committee’s markup authorizing a subpoena for Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s full report, along with its underlying evidence and related matters, as well as subpoenas to five individuals—Donald McGahn, Steven Bannon, Hope Hicks, Reince Priebus and Ann […]

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House Committee Chairs Take Next Step for Release of Full Mueller Report & Underlying Evidence

Washington, D.C. April 2, 2019 – Yesterday, the chairs of six committees in the U.S. House of Representatives wrote to U.S. Attorney General William Barr moving forward on their demand that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report be made available to Congress together with the underlying evidence.  The letter was signed by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, […]

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House Judiciary Committee Unveils Investigation into Threats Against the Rule of Law

Washington, D.C. March 4, 2019 – Today, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) unveiled an investigation by the House Judiciary Committee into the alleged obstruction of justice, public corruption, and other abuses of power by President Trump, his associates, and members of his Administration.  As a first step, the Committee has served document requests to […]

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Judiciary Democrats Press Ivanka Trump Brand about Conflicts of Interest

WASHINGTON, DC, June 13, 2017 – After receiving a vague response to a previous inquiry, House Judiciary Committee Democrats pressed Ivanka Trump Operations for answers on their business dealings with foreign countries and Ivanka Trump’s involvement with the company. On May 3, 2017, every Democratic member of the House Judiciary Committee sent letters to White […]

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