Washington, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 115, the so-called “Thin Blue Line Act.” House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI) spoke on the House floor in opposition to the bill before its passage. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery:
Through my time here in Congress, I have seen many legislative fights and stood up against many injustices. And yet through it all I have always found comfort in the values and ideals of this great nation.
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.”
WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (D-RI), Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ), and House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI) introduced a bill to repeal the Congressional Review Act, a measure Republicans have exploited this year to overturn public health, environmental, and consumer protections while advancing special interests.
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:
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.
Washington, DC - Today, the Department of Justice announced the issuance of memorandum from Attorney General Jeff Sessions to all federal prosecutors, establishing new policies for charging criminal offenses and seeking sentences when convictions are obtained. The memorandum explicitly rescinds prior memoranda of the Department of Justice, which includes memoranda issued by former Att
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.