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Pascrell Blisters IRS Chief on Refusal to Give Trump Tax Testimony

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In a surprise appearance with the House Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Government Operations, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), today harshly questioned Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner Charles Rettig on the IRS’s continued refusal to release details on Donald Trump’s tax returns and the IRS’s systematic failure to hold rich tax cheats to account. Pascrell appeared on the p... Read more »

Pascrell, Sherrill, Sires Support Federal Probe of Discarded Mail

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U.S. Reps. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), Mikie Sherrill (D-NJ-11), and Albio Sires (D-NJ-08) today have called for the United States Postal Service (USPS) Inspector General to open a new probe into habitually abandoned mail in North Jersey. “As you investigate the dumped mail in North Arlington, we ask that you determine whether there is a connection to other mail delivery issues that have plagued... Read more »

Pascrell, Sherrill Lead Legislation to Increase Oversight in Pandemic-Plagued Nursing Homes

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U.S. Reps. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) and Mikie Sherrill (D-NJ-11) will introduce two pieces of legislation to improve oversight of long-term care facilities crushed by the COVID-19 pandemic. While less than one percent of U.S. residents live in nursing homes, they have accounted for 40 percent of the nation’s COVID-19 deaths, including more than 7,100 in New Jersey. The Promoting Restoration of... Read more »

Pascrell Blasts U.S-Brazil Trade Deal

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), a member of the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee, today blasted reports that the United States would soon announce a new trade agreement with the Brazilian government. "The Bolsonaro regime is one of the must anti-worker, anti-environment, and outright repugnant governments in the world,” said Rep. Pascrell, one of Congress’s foremost critics of so... Read more »

The Star-Ledger: As tax scandal hits Trump, Pascrell sharpens his knives

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In today’s Sunday edition of the Star-Ledger, columnist Tom Moran has published an article diving into U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr.’s (D-NJ-09) unceasing fight to expose Donald Trump’s corruption and criminality. As the article notes, Pascrell was recently selected as Oversight Subcommittee Chairman on the Ways and Means Committee, which holds jurisdiction over all tax-related issues. Pascrell has... Read more »

Pascrell Decries Forced Hysterectomies, Medical Procedures Performed on Immigrant Women

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Today, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) voted to condemn unnecessary medical procedures — including hysterectomies — being performed on immigrant women without their consent at the Irwin County Detention Center in Ocilla, Georgia. This horrific practice was first revealed in whistleblower report made public in September. In response, U.S. Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA-07) introduced a resolutio... Read more »

Pascrell Backs Condemnation of Psychotic Cult

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) today voted in favor of H. Res. 1154, a House resolution condemning the violent psychotic and antisemitic cult “qanon” and rejecting the conspiracy theories it promotes. “Human civilization is built on trust in knowledge and charity towards our neighbors,” said Rep. Pascrell. “This psychotic cult, rooted in fantasies of violence and antisemitism, is an enemy ... Read more »

Pascrell, Gottheimer Praise New Jersey Attorney General Probe into Veterans Home Deaths

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U.S. Reps. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-9), and Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) today lauded reports that New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal has launched a probe into the dozens of deaths in state veterans and nursing home facilities. “The deaths of so many of our veterans and seniors will long remain one of the greatest tragedies of this pandemic,” said Rep. Pascrell. “It is so painful because many of th... Read more »

Pascrell, Porter, DeLauro Again Call Out HHS Favoritism of Private Equity

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U.S. Reps. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), Katie Porter (D-CA-45), and Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03) today again wrote to U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar demanding new answers to HHS and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) providing at least $1.5 billion interest-free loans to health care companies owned by multi-billion dollar Wall Street private equity firms whil... Read more »

Pascrell White House Letter Mocks Trump Tax Abuses

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U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09), the Chairman of the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight, has written directly to Donald Trump urging him to prove the New York Times reports wrong and finally release all of his business and personal tax returns. “To your predecessors, serving as Chief Executive was the honor of a lifetime. For you, however, the presidency is nothing more than ano... Read more »

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