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Top Judiciary Dems: “Heritage Foundation’s ‘Federal Clerkship Training Academy’ is the latest effort by conservatives to undermine the impartiality of the federal judiciary.”
Trump’s acceptance of foreign government payments violates the Constitution’s Foreign Emoluments Clause
Members also blast Trump’s limited & inadequate promise to donate “all profits from foreign governments’ patronage,” which allows him to continue collecting large sums of revenue with no transparency or accountability
Ruling allows Members to argue President should be accountable for full range of foreign government benefits he accepts without consent of Congress
Washington, D.C. – Today, House Judiciary Committee Democrats urged their Republican committee colleagues to join them in sending a notice to Chairman Goodlatte to force consideration of H.R. 5476, the Special Counsel Independence and Integrity Act, legislation to protect the Special Counsel investigation.
Washington, D.C. (Sept. 11, 2018)—Today, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, the Ranking Member of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and Rep. Jerrold Nadler, the Ranking Member of the Committee on the Judiciary, issued the following statement in response to the leaked portions of texts between Peter Strzok and Lisa Page that were mischaracterized by Republican House Members and then repeated by President Donald Trump:
Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, the House Judiciary and House Oversight committees conducted a joint interview with Bruce Ohr, a senior career attorney at the Department of Justice, for nearly eight hours. The interview was part of the Majority’s continuing investigation of the FBI’s handling of the Hillary Clinton investigation. Republicans have alleged that Mr. Ohr’s testimony casts doubt on the early stages of the investigation into links between the Russian government and the Trump campaign. In response to these allegations, Ranking Members Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Elijah E.
Washington, D.C. – Today, in the wake of continuing fallout from the guilty plea of President Donald Trump's longtime personal lawyer, Michael Cohen; the conviction of his former campaign manager, Paul Manafort; grants of immunity for David Pecker, Chairman of American Media and the Trump Organization’s chief financial officer, Allen Weisselberg; and President Trump
Washington, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and House Education and the Workforce Ranking Member Bobby Scott (D-VA), sent a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, to raise concerns and request a briefing on the Religious Liberty Task Force established by the Department of Justice on July 30, 2018.