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Jan 19, 2018 Press Release

Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY.) delivered the following remarks on the House Floor during the debate of “H.R 4712, the “Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act.”

Jan 18, 2018 Press Release

Today, the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) and the House Judiciary Committee – led by CBC Chairman Cedric L. Richmond (D-LA-02) and Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY-10) respectively – introduced a resolution to censure President Trump for the racist “shithole” comments he made about Haiti and African countries during a bipartisan January 11, 2018, meeting on American immigration policy. The resolution currently has nearly 150 Democratic co-sponsors.

Jan 18, 2018 Press Release

Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement denouncing the Trump Administration’s decision to reorganize the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office of Civil Rights (OCR) to focus on defending health care workers who refuse—because of their personal moral and religious beliefs—to care for patients based on their sexual orientation, gender identity, or reproductive health choices:

Jan 17, 2018 Press Release

Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY.) delivered the following remarks during the House Judiciary Committee’s markup of “H.R. 4170, the “ Disclosing Foreign Influence Act.

Jan 12, 2018 Press Release

Today, Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Cedric Richmond (D-LA) and House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) announced that they plan to introduce a censure resolution following the MLK holiday next week, in response to President Donald Trump’s comments on American immigration policy regarding Haiti and African countries during a January 11, 2018 meeting with Members of Congress.

Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Richmond and House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Nadler released the following joint statement:

Jan 11, 2018 Press Release

Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY.) delivered the following remarks on the House Floor during the debate of “S.139, the “FISA Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 2017.”

 

I rise in strong opposition to S. 139, the “FISA Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 2017,” which reauthorizes Section 702 of FISA for six years without enacting adequate protections for our privacy.

 

Jan 10, 2018 Fact Sheets

This Bill Continues Warrantless Access to Email and Phone Calls

Jan 10, 2018 Press Release

House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (NY-10) welcomed Congresswoman Val Demings (FL-10) to the U.S. House Judiciary Committee and announced the new subcommittee structure for the second session of the 115th Congress. 

Jan 9, 2018 Press Release

House Democratic Ranking Members Eliot Engel, Maxine Waters, Jerrold Nadler, Bennie Thompson, Elijah Cummings and Robert Brady sent a letter to Speaker Ryan today urging House Republicans to join Democrats to fully investigate and address Russia’s threat to our democracy and national security.  This letter comes as we mark one year since the Office of the Director of National Intelligence’s report confirming Russia’s meddling into the 2016 election and America’s continued vulnerability to foreign interference.