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May 17, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced the appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel to investigate “any links and/or coordination between the Russian government and individuals associated with the campaign of President Donald Trump.”  

Rep. John Conyers, Jr., Ranking Member of the House Committee on the Judiciary, released the following statement in response:

May 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (May 16, 2017)—Today, all 33 Democratic Members of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform and the House Committee on the Judiciary sent a detailed letter to their respective Republican Chairmen outlining their demand for an immediate investigation into the actions of President Donald Trump, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, and top White House aides:

May 15, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (May 15, 2017) – Today, Reps. Elijah E. Cummings, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and John Conyers, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Judiciary, issued the following statement in response to press reports that President Donald Trump revealed highly classified information to Russian diplomats:

May 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Today, after President Donald Trump tweeted “better hope that there are no ‘tapes’ of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!” Rep. John Conyers, Jr., the Ranking Member of the House Committee on the Judiciary and Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, sent a letter to White House Counsel Donald F.

May 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (May 12, 2017)—Today, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and Rep.

May 11, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, all seventeen Democratic Members of the House Committee on the Judiciary sent a letter to Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), urging the Chairman to conduct immediate hearings into the firing of James Comey. 

May 9, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, after President Donald Trump abruptly fired Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director James Comey, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI) and House Judiciary Subcommittee Ranking Members Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), Steve Cohen (D-TN) and David N. Cicilline (D-RI), sent a letter to the U.S.