He said the reporter was “not telling the truth” about an overheard conversation. “I’m not going to comment on a private conversation with a friend.”
Nadler, who represents parts of Manhattan and Brooklyn, replaces Conyers, who has been accused of sexual harassment.
“I have to say I’m disappointed, too. And I say that not just as a member of Congress, but also as an American Jew.”
Rep. Jerrold Nadler has been bombarded by angry calls over Israel’s decision not to create an egalitarian prayer space at the Western Wall.
Five of the nine Democrats leading the effort are Jewish: Reps. Eliot Engel, Nita Lowey and Jerrold Nadler (N.Y.), Brad Schneider (Ill.) and Ted Deutch (Fla.).
Opponents of Friedman trying to raise support in Senate for blocking his confirmation have yet to get the Democrats on board.
(JTA) — Two Jewish Democrats in Congress said President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for Israel ambassador is dangerous and out of sync with U.S. Jews and U.S. policies. U.S. Rep Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) said Friday that confirming David Friedman as the U.S. ambassador to Israel will have “dangerous consequences for both the United States and Israel.”…
While Hillary Clinton works to get out ahead of Donald Trump in the national election, New York Representative Jerry Nadler got out ahead of the line for kosher deli sandwiches.
It would take a political earthquake for Congressman Jerry Nadler to lose to his first primary challenger since 1996, but in a year of political earthquakes, the Democratic veteran is taking no chances.
The anonymous advertisements started soon after U.S. Rep. Jerry Nadler announced he would support the Iran nuclear agreement in September.