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  • Jerrold Nadler Puts an Ugly Face on the Biggest Threat to American Democracy

    02/19/2018 5:10:12 AM PST · by EyesOfTX · 16 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    Today’s Campaign Update (Because The Campaign Never Ends) I watched it on YouTube so you don’t have to, and trust me, you don’t want to. – Fergie butchered the Star Spangled Banner before the NBA All Star game last night so badly that Roseanne Barr was standing and yelling “I’m not the worst anymore! I’m not the worst anymore!” Fergie, sounding for all the world like a lounge singer skit on Saturday Night Live, was so awful that several players could be seen openly mocking her. She was so bad that commentator Shaquille O’Neal looked at Charles Barkley afterwards and...
  • Jerry Nadler’s Leaked Rebuttal of the Nunes Memo Is Very Weak

    02/04/2018 7:12:00 PM PST · by Rumierules · 46 replies
    National Review ^ | 2/4/2018 | Andrew McCarthy
    Representative Nadler is a shrewd lawyer but he has spent his life in legislatures rather than courtrooms. Representative Jerrold Nadler of New York, the senior Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, has written a six-page response to the FISA-abuse memo published Friday by the committee’s Republican staffers under the direction of Chairman Devin Nunes (R., Calif.). I won’t get sidetracked by the fact that Nadler’s “Dear Democratic Colleague” letter has been “exclusively obtained” by NBC News — i.e., that it was leaked to the media, whereas the so-called Nunes memo was provided to committee Democrats before publication so they could...
  • Don't Be Fooled: Democrats Are Eyeing Trump's Impeachment With This Guy On House Judiciary

    12/25/2017 12:38:39 PM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 102 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | Dec 25, 2017 | Matt Vespa
    If there is a blue wave next year, expect impeachment proceedings, or endless investigations into the Trump White House, from Democrats. They’re already laying the groundwork for that course of action with their latest pick to fill the top minority spot on the House Judiciary Committee. With Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) exiting public life after allegations of sexual harassment, one of which involved a $27,000 settlement in 2015, Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) took his place. He’s a constitutional law expert, so a fitting background for Democrats who want someone to be the point of the lance in their fight against...
  • Washington Post: Democrats Preparing To Impeach Trump If They Win Majority In 2018

    12/22/2017 2:38:38 PM PST · by blam · 109 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12-22-2017 | Adelle Nazarian
    The Democratic Party, on Wednesday, voted overwhelmingly for Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY) to replace resigned Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) on the House Judiciary Committee. Nadler, a constitutional law expert, won the spot over Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), an architect of immigration legislation, by secret ballot with 118 to 72 votes. The Washington Post noted on Thursday that the decision to fill their top spot on the committee demonstrates the Democratic Party’s willingness “[t]o ready themselves for a battle with Trump that could end with impeachment proceedings.” Should the Democrats regain control of the House during next year’s mid-term elections, they...
  • House votes to curb Syrian refugees, snubs Obama veto threat (veto-proof 289-137 margin)

    11/19/2015 12:26:21 PM PST · by xzins · 103 replies
    CNS ^ | November 19, 2015 | ALAN FRAM
    In a stinging rebuke to President Barack Obama by Republicans and Democrats, the House ignored a veto threat Thursday and overwhelmingly approved GOP legislation erecting fresh hurdles for Syrian and Iraqi refugees trying to enter the United States. Forty-seven Democrats joined all but two Republicans as the House passed the measure by a veto-proof 289-137 margin, a major setback to the lame duck president on an issue —the Islamic State group and the refugees fleeing it — that shows no signs of easing. The vote exceeded the two-thirds majority required to override a veto, and came despite a rushed, early...
  • Lawmakers: Make Stonewall Inn a national park site

    09/20/2015 10:46:15 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 14 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Sep 20, 2015 1:04 PM EDT
    Two New York legislators are launching a campaign to designate the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village as the first national park site honoring LGBT history. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and U.S. Rep. Jerrold Nadler are making their announcement in front of the tavern that was the scene of a 1969 uprising that was a key moment for the nascent gay rights movement. …
  • Rep. Nadler: Bill That Requires Bringing Abortion-Surviving Babies to Hospital ‘May Kill Children’

    09/18/2015 5:19:30 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 30 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | September 18, 2015 | 12:22 PM EDT | Melanie Hunter
    Speaking on the House floor Friday in opposition to the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (H.R. 3504), Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) said the requirement that a baby who survives an abortion be taken to the hospital “may kill children.” “It may be that the baby is too frail to transport, but along comes this bill and says, we don’t care about the real situation that doctor faces with that infant. We know how to practice medicine in every situation—we in Congress. So we’re going to say it must be brought to the hospital, even if that may kill the child....
  • Jerrold Nadler, New York Congressman, Endorses Iran Nuclear Deal

    08/22/2015 11:31:46 AM PDT · by lbryce · 49 replies
    New York Times ^ | August 21,2015 | Alexander Burns
    Representative Jerrold Nadler, shown in 2014, is the lone Jewish Democrat from New York to endorse an agreement with Iran. Credit Andrew Burton/Getty Images Representative Jerrold Nadler was being pulled hard from all sides. Close allies in the pro-Israel community told him a nuclear deal with Iran would doom the Jewish state. His Jewish colleagues in New York’s congressional delegation had all condemned the pact. Then there was the lobbying from President Obama, first with a phone call, followed by a face-to-face talk in the White House — Mr. Nadler’s first such meeting in Mr. Obama’s tenure. Facing extraordinary pressure,...
  • Obama Sways Influential Jewish Lawmaker to Back Iran Deal

    08/21/2015 10:21:29 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 34 replies
    Wall St.J ^ | August 21, 2015g | SIOBHAN HUGHES
    Obama Sways Influential Jewish Lawmaker to Back Iran Deal Rep. Nadler’s endorsement capped a week in which president locked in support from several wavering Democrats By SIOBHAN HUGHES Aug. 21, 2015 WASHINGTON—Rep. Jerry Nadler on Friday endorsed the Iran nuclear deal, capping a week in which the Obama administration locked in support from several wavering Democrats before a critical vote next month on an agreement that could reshape the U.S. relationship with the Middle East. The Jewish Democrat from New York said that “for all its flaws,” the accord between Iran and six other nations “gives us the best chance...
  • Dems give Israeli ambassador earful over Netanyahu speech

    02/04/2015 11:51:08 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 48 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Feb 4, 2015 2:45 PM EST | Donna Cassata and Charles Babington
    In a sometimes heated meeting with Israel’s ambassador to the U.S., several House Democrats expressed anger Wednesday over Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s acceptance of a Republican invitation to address Congress next month. Some of the seven lawmakers—all of whom are Jewish and strong supporters of Israel—urged the prime minister to postpone the speech or hold it somewhere other than Congress, participants said. They told Ambassador Ron Dermer that Netanyahu was unwise to accept a GOP invitation that bypassed President Barack Obama, and to schedule the speech only two weeks before Netanyahu seeks another term in Israel’s elections. The meeting’s purpose...
  • MSNBC’s Chris Hayes: The Problem is the Constitution

    10/09/2013 8:21:23 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 85 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 9, 2013 | Michael Schaus
    There’s a narrative emerging among leftists pundits, commentators, and columnists that the current government shutdown is due to a fundamental flaw in the American form of government. Chris Hayes on MSNBC (ya know, the guy that looks like a 16 year old wannabe economist?) recently dedicated an entire segment of his show to exposing the “fatal flaw in our Constitution”. According to MSNBC’s woefully statist anchor, our Constitutional form of government inhibits the ability for government to adequately (or speedily) race toward action. Which, in a way, is true. Fascism, in comparison, enables for a rapid-response-government that forfeits deliberation for...
  • NY lawmakers want federal action against Zimmerman

    07/15/2013 5:03:47 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 38 replies
    AP ^ | July 15, 2013
    <p>Several members of New York City's congressional delegation on Monday condemned the acquittal of the man charged with killing Trayvon Martin and urged the Justice Department to intervene.</p> <p>Reps. Charles Rangel, Hakeem Jeffries, Jerrold Nadler and others bemoaned the Florida jury's failure to convict George Zimmerman in the shooting death of the unarmed Martin, a verdict that has led to widespread protests across the country.</p>
  • Rep. Nadler: Post-Five Month Abortion Ban ‘Morally Outrageous’

    06/19/2013 3:48:35 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 36 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | June 18, 2013 - 3:45 PM | Elizabeth Harrington
    Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) said Tuesday it is “morally outrageous” to ban abortions after five months of pregnancy. “It is morally outrageous, frankly,” Nadler said about the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.R. 1797), a bill that would ban abortions 20 weeks post-fertilization, or five months into pregnancy. “Here we go again,” he said. “Every single year we have to go through the same nonsense with the same morally presumptuous, morally arrogant attitude that we know better. ‘We know better than women and their doctors. We know better about their health care. We know better about their moral choices in...
  • New York Congresswoman Leads Opposition to Release of Terrorist Who Killed Israeli Diplomat

    01/30/2013 5:14:09 AM PST · by SJackson · 15 replies
    Algemeiner ^ | 1-30-13 | Zach Pontz
    U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY) announced Sunday that she has spearheaded a bipartisan letter calling on the French government to cancel plans to release a convicted terrorist who was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of an American and an Israeli diplomat. The letter, which was sent to France’s Ambassador to the United States, urges French officials to stop the release of George Ibrahim Abdallah, the former head of the Lebanese Armed Revolutionary Brigade who was convicted in 1987 of killing an Israeli diplomat and a U.S. military attaché. The U.S. State Department has also expressed its opposition...
  • Dem. Jerrold Nadler: "2 to 4 self-defense shots are enough," he's a jackass--Period

    01/17/2013 9:00:04 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 70 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 1/17/13 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    For liberals facts are never really important. “Truth” to liberals like Democrat New York City Congressman Jerrold Nadler is what he “feels” it is. Nadler has said: “Hunters don’t use large ammunition clips, and as far as self- defense, I mean who are you defending yourself against? If you’re defending yourself against a robber… two or three or four shots should be enough—period.” It’s a safe bet Nadler has never faced an assailant fueled by adrenalin drugs and alcohol. That doesn’t matter, of course, since no one will ever challenge Nadler on his supposed knowledge of the danger presented by...
  • Cuomo: We Must ‘Crack Down on the Guns’ in Wake of Connecticut Shooting

    12/14/2012 8:15:03 PM PST · by Tailgunner Joe · 59 replies
    politicker.com ^ | December 14, 2012 | Colin Campbell
    In one of the worst school shootings in American history, over two dozen were left dead at a Newtown, Connecticut elementary school earlier today. And, although many facts have yet to emerge, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo called for the public to learn from “yet another senseless and horrific act of violence involving guns,” and for the government to act in response. “We as a society must unify and once and for all crack down on the guns that have cost the lives of far too many innocent Americans,” Mr. Cuomo said in a statement. “Let this terrible tragedy finally...
  • Nadler urges Obama to call the NRA enablers of mass murder

    12/14/2012 7:33:58 PM PST · by Tailgunner Joe · 108 replies
    capitalnewyork.com ^ | December 14, 2012 | Dana Rubinstein
    Today, following the shooting massacre of 20 children in a Connecticut school, President Obama said that "meaningful action" needed to be taken to prevent such tragedies from happening in the future. But what "meaningful action" can Obama actually take, given Republican control of the House and Congress' deeply felt fear of the politically mighty National Rifle Association? And politics aside, what new laws would actually solve or make a dent in the country's crazed-gunman problem? Rep. Jerry Nadler said thinks that the president has only one option. "There’s only one meaningful action he can take, which is to take on...
  • Dem. lawmaker: To get gun control, Obama must ‘exploit’ shooting

    12/14/2012 7:20:24 PM PST · by Tailgunner Joe · 69 replies
    washingtontimes.com ^ | December 14, 2012 | Ben Wolfgang
    A veteran Democratic lawmaker believes the nation will go along with stronger gun control laws if President Obama “exploits” the Newtown, Conn., tragedy and nudges Congress to action. Rep. Jerrold Nadler, who represents portions of New York City, said he was encouraged by Mr. Obama’s statement on Friday afternoon that the mass shooting, which claimed the lives of 20 young children, requires “meaningful action” by Congress, but hopes those words turn into concrete legislation. “These incidents, these horrible, horrible incidents … are happening more and more frequently. And they will continue to happen more and more frequently until someone with...
  • See Which Congressmen Voted Against 'In God We Trust'

    11/03/2011 2:06:19 PM PDT · by opentalk · 37 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 1, 2011 | Todd Starnes
    The House of Representatives passed a bi-partisan resolution Tuesday night reaffirming “In God We Trust” as the official motto of the United States. The 396-9 vote came at the request of Rep. Randy Forbes (R-VA) – in part over President Obama’s refusal to correct remarks he made that misstated the motto as “E pluribus unum” instead of “In God We Trust.”Lawmakers voting against “In God We Trust” include Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Rep. Gary Ackerman (D-NY), Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich), Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA), Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO), Rep. Mike Honda (D-CA), Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA), Rep. Bobby Scott (D-VA),...
  • 'Propaganda'?! U.S. Congressman Slanders the Constitution

    01/05/2011 10:27:49 AM PST · by JesseWatters · 52 replies
    For more than 200 years, Americans have revered the Constitution as the law of the land, but the GOP and tea party heralding of the document in recent months - and the planned recitation on the House floor Thursday - have caused some Democrats to worry that the charter is being misconstrued as the immutable word of God. "They are reading it like a sacred text," said Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.), the outgoing chairman of the House Judiciary subcommittee on the Constitution, civil rights and civil liberties