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February 9, 2021 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Impeachment Managers, on behalf of the U.S. House of Representatives, filed with the Secretary of the Senate a Reply Memorandum to the Trial Memorandum filed by former President Donald J. Trump in his impeachment trial. In their Reply, the Managers respond to former President Trump’s meritless legal arguments and baseless assertions.
Washington, D.C. — Today, the House Impeachment Managers, on behalf of the U.S. House of Representatives, filed with the Secretary of the Senate a Replication to the Response to the Summons of former President Donald J. Trump to the Article of Impeachment.
February 4, 2021 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Today, Lead Impeachment Manager Jamie Raskin issued the following statement in response to President Donald Trump's refusal to testify under oath, either before or during the Senate impeachment trial:
February 4, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Jackie Speier (CA-14) and Jamie Raskin (MD-08) and Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) introduced a bill to establish strong whistleblower protections for the employees of entities that receive federal COVID-19 relief funds. The multi-trillion-dollar COVID-19 relief effort is unprecedented in our nation’s history and Congress must ensure that robust accountability measures are put in place in order to guard against waste, fraud, and abuse. No one is better positioned to observe and report the misuse of these critical dollars than the people who work for entities that receive COVID-19 relief funds—from government contractors to frontline workers.
Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Impeachment Managers filed their Trial Memorandum of the United States House of Representatives in the Impeachment Trial of President Donald J. Trump. The brief lays out the case for the conviction of former President Donald J. Trump for “incitement of insurrection against the Republic he swore to protect.” As directed by the Senate, the memorandum also describes the Senate’s obligation to hear this case, affirming that “[t]he Constitution governs the first day of the President’s term, the last day, and every moment in between.”
January 25, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Jamie Raskin, Lead Impeachment Manager, released the following statement after leading the House Impeachment Managers to the Senate:
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, the Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, and senior Committee Member Jamie Raskin led all Committee Democrats in sending a letter to the Major Cities Chiefs Association requesting help with identifying and preventing the ongoing threat of additional violent attacks in Washington, D.C., and elsewhere over the coming days.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and Lead Impeachment Manager Jamie Raskin (D-MD) announced that Barry H. Berke, Esq. and Joshua Matz, Esq. have been retained on a consulting basis as counsels to the Majority Staff, to support the Committee’s Oversight Counsel team on matters related to the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, Rep. Jerrold Nadler, Chairman of the Committee on the Judiciary, Rep. Jamie Raskin, and Rep. Zoe Lofgren issued the following statement in response to a new report from the Department of Justice Inspector General entitled, “Review of the Department of Justice’s Planning and Implementation of Its Zero Tolerance Policy and Its Coordination with the Departments of Homeland Security and Health and Human Services”:
January 12, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi today announced nine House Democrats will serve as Impeachment Managers, with Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) serving as lead manager.