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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.
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.”
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.
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.
This Bill Continues Warrantless Access to Email and Phone Calls
Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY.) delivered the following remarks during the House Judiciary Committee’s markup of “H.R. 506, the “Preventing Crimes Against Veterans Act of 2017.”
Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I am pleased to support H.R. 506, the “Preventing Crimes Against Veterans Act.”
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.
Twelve members of the United States Senate and 33 members of the United States House filed a Congressional amicus brief in the appeal of the case City of Chicago v. Sessions, which is the lawsuit that the City of Chicago brought in August seeking a preliminary injunction to stop Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) from blocking critical violence prevention funds from American cities in order to boost the Trump Administration’s extreme immigration agenda.
Earlier today, the Rules Committee posted notice of a meeting on S. 139, a bill to reauthorize Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. The proposal is scheduled for consideration by the House next week. Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Committee on the Judiciary, issued the following statement in reaction to the bill: