Tag Archives: Jerry Nadler

Live Video: Judiciary Committee Impeachment Hearing

The Associated Press reports: Pushing ahead with articles of impeachment, the House Judiciary Committee convenes Monday to formally receive the investigative findings against President Donald Trump as the White House and its allies launch an aggressive attack on Democrats and the proceedings. Chairman Jerrold Nadler expects the committee to vote soon, possibly this week, on at least two or more …

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Nadler: Vote On Impeachment Articles Coming Soon

The Hill reports: House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) said Sunday that he is confident in the case against President Trump ahead of a vote on impeachment. “We have a very rock-solid case,” Nadler said Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union.” “I think the case we have if presented to a jury would be a guilty verdict in about …

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House Judiciary Committee Issues Impeachment Report

Reuters reports: Previewing potential articles of impeachment, the House Democrats on Saturday issued a lengthy report drawing on history and the Founding Fathers to lay out the legal argument over the case against President Donald Trump’s actions toward Ukraine. The findings from the House Judiciary Committee do not spell out the formal charges against the president, which are being drafted …

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WH Tells Nadler They Will Boycott His Hearings

Fox News reports: The White House said Friday it will not participate in House Judiciary Committee impeachment hearings, blasting the inquiry as “completely baseless” in response to a deadline from Democrats. “House Democrats have wasted enough of America’s time with this charade,” White House counsel Pat Cipollone said in a scathing letter to Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., obtained …

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Live Video: Judiciary Committee Impeachment Hearing

The Associated Press reports: Same pillared House hearing room. Different chairman with his own mission. When House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler gavels open Wednesday’s impeachment hearings against the nation’s 45th president, he’ll launch the business of actually writing an indictment against Donald Trump. The question is no longer whether to impeach Trump. It’s on what charges — abuse of …

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Nadler Snap: Innocent People Don’t Dodge Hearings

Just in via press release: Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement in response to White House Counsel Pat A. Cipollone’s letter informing the Committee that President Trump would not participate in its first impeachment hearing scheduled for tomorrow: “Late last night, the President and his counsel turned down our invitation to participate in Wednesday’s …

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Nadler Gives Trump Dec. 6th Deadline On Hearings

Politico reports: House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) has informed President Trump that he has until Dec. 6 to let the committee know whether his counsel will participate in upcoming impeachment proceedings. “I am writing to determine if your counsel will participate in the upcoming impeachment proceedings. In particular, please provide the Committee notice of whether your counsel intends …

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House Judiciary Committee Invites Trump And Counsel To Attend Its First Impeachment Hearing On Dec. 4th

Reuters reports: The U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee will hold its first hearing in the impeachment of President Donald Trump on Dec. 4, with legal experts as witnesses, a Democratic aide said. The aide declined comment on whether the Judiciary Committee expected it would have a report on the Intelligence Committee-led investigation into the Trump administration’s dealings with Ukraine …

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Dems Pressure Nadler: Hold Lewandowski In Contempt

Talking Points Memo reports: Democrats are pressuring House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) to hold Corey Lewandowski in contempt of Congress after the former Trump campaign manager stonewalled lawmakers during his testimony earlier in the week. “He operated in contempt of Congress, and yes, I believe he should be” held in contempt. “And I’ve expressed that to the chair,” …

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Nadler: Impeachment Is Unlikely To Remove Trump But It’s Also “Imperative To Vindicate The Constitution”

WNYC reports: House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) pressed Monday that he personally believes President Trump should be impeached as senior Democrats try to defend their recent muddled messaging on the issue. “Personally, I think the president ought to be impeached,” Nadler told WNYC’s Brian Lehrer. He acknowledged that impeachment is unlikely to lead to Trump’s removal, given widespread …

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LIVE VIDEO: House Panel Debates Impeachment Rules

The Associated Press reports: The House Judiciary Committee will vote Thursday to establish rules for hearings on impeachment, escalating the panel’s investigations of President Donald Trump even as many Democrats remain wary of the effort. The resolution is a technical step, and the panel would still have to introduce impeachment articles against Trump and win approval from the House to …

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House Panel To Vote On Impeachment Hearing Rules

CBS News reports: House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler has released a resolution outlining the parameters for an impeachment investigation into President Trump, heating up talk of impeachment on Congress’ first day back from its summer recess. Nadler on Monday released a resolution, which his committee is expected to vote on Thursday, laying out the rules for any impeachment hearings. …

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Lewandowski “Happy” To Testify Before House Panel

Reuters reports: President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, said on Friday that he was “happy” to testify before the Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee as part of a congressional investigation of the Trump presidency. The panel, which is considering whether to recommend Trump’s impeachment, subpoenaed Lewandowski on Thursday as a witness to an alleged attempt by the president …

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US House Committee Demands Answers On Epstein

The Associated Press reports: The House Judiciary Committee is demanding answers from the Bureau of Prisons after wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein was found dead in a New York jail while awaiting sex trafficking charges. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler and the top Republican on the panel, Georgia Rep. Doug Collins, wrote the bureau’s acting director on Monday with several …

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House Seeks Unsealing Of Mueller Grand Jury Secrets

The New York Times reports: The House Judiciary Committee on Friday said it would ask a federal judge to unseal grand jury secrets related to Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation and use the court filing to make the most explicit declaration yet that lawmakers are weighing whether to impeach President Trump. In a significant escalation, Representative Jerrold Nadler of New …

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Nadler Asks Hope Hicks To “Clarify” Hush Money Lies

Vox reports: Former Trump campaign and White House aide Hope Hicks may be out of the woods when it comes to the Southern District of New York’s now-concluded investigation of the illegal hush payments former Trump fixer Michael Cohen made to women who say they had affairs with Donald Trump. But House Judiciary Chair Jerry Nadler (D-NY) still has some …

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DOJ Agrees To Hand Over Key Mueller Report Evidence, Nadler Puts Bill Barr’s Contempt Charge “In Abeyance”

The New York Times reports: The Justice Department, after weeks of tense negotiations, has agreed to provide Congress with key evidence collected by Robert S. Mueller III that could shed light on possible obstruction of justice and abuse of power by President Trump, the House Judiciary Committee said on Monday. The exact scope of the material the Justice Department has …

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Pelosi To Jerry Nadler: I Want To See Trump In Prison

Politico reports: Speaker Nancy Pelosi told senior Democrats that she’d like to see President Donald Trump “in prison” as she clashed with House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler in a meeting on Tuesday night over whether to launch impeachment proceedings. Nadler pressed Pelosi to allow his committee to launch an impeachment inquiry against Trump — the second such request he’s made …

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Nadler: Mueller Has Shown Trump Is Lying [VIDEO]

“We would like to thank Special Counsel Robert Mueller for his service to our nation over the past two years. In his statement this morning, Special Counsel Mueller reaffirmed his report, which found substantial evidence that Russia attacked our political system and that the President sought to obstruct Mueller’s investigation over and over again. “He also confirmed three central points: …

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LIVE VIDEO: House Votes On Holding Barr In Contempt

ABC News reports: The Democratic chairman of the House Judiciary Committee said Wednesday said he will go forward with a vote to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for not complying with a subpoena to turn over the full Mueller report despite a last-minute threat from the Justice Department that if it happens, it will ask President …

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