Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations
The Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security has jurisdiction over the Federal Criminal Code, drug enforcement, sentencing, parole and pardons, internal and homeland security, the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, prisons and criminal law enforcement.
Today, House Judiciary Democrats, led by Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), held a joint press conference to introduce the Special Counsel Independence and Integrity Act, a companion bill to the bipartisan Senate legislation which would limit President Trump's ability to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller and interfere in the Russian election meddling investigation.
Today we are considering four classification bills. These are noncontroversial and bipartisan bills and I hope that we can move through them quickly. To that end, I am incorporating my comments on all four bills into this single statement.
Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement after the Department of Justice Inspector General announced he is opening an investigation into potential Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) abuses by the Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI):
Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement after Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) issued a unilateral subpoena: