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Senate Judiciary Chair: Hillary Probably Broke the Law & Could Be Prosecuted (Video)

US Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and member of the US Senate Finance Committee joined Steve Malzberg Tuesday to discuss Hillary Clinton’s email issue. Senator Grassley says Hillary Clinton could be prosecuted over her growing … Continue reading ?

US Justice Dep't Must Explain Cell Phone Tracking Technology Use - Senators

US Senators Patrick Leahy and Chuck Grassley addressed to the US Department of Justice in a letter, urging them to explain the usage of cell phone tracking technology that can track Americans’ cellular phone signals without their knowledge.

Obama DREAMER Accused Of Killing Four

Just another illegal alien doing the 1st degree murder that Americans won’t (Daily Caller) U.S. Sens. Chuck Grassley and Thom Tillis have confirmed that a 19-year-old gang member accused of

Bonus Quote of the Day

“From the standpoint of a budget, the less words of the English language you use, the better off you are.” — Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA), quoted by The Hill, noting that when it comes to saving money in entitlement programs, [...]

Republicans Backing Away From Immigration Battle

They don’t believe now is the right time for this fight. Senior Republicans generally say they support the goals of the bill from Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) that seeks to keep immigrants protected from deportation by President Obama’s executive actions from claiming several years’ worth of earned income tax credits. But with [...]

The Orwellian deception of Chuck Grassley’s “leniency industrial complex”

In a strongly-worded floor speech on Tuesday, Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Ia.) blasted the Smarter Sentencing Act, which is currently before his committee. Grassley accused the bill's bipartisan supporters, includingShow More Summary

Ethanol: The GOP-Supported Rip-Off

Can someone explain why the “party of limited government” continues, with a straight face, to support ethanol? Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa says about the heavily subsided product, “Everything

Des Moines Register– Iowa Ag Summit, Sen. Grassley

Christopher Doering reported on the front page of the Business Section of today’s Des Moines Register that, “Presidential hopefuls have reached out to Sen. Chuck Grassley for advice on agricultural issues, a step the Iowa lawmaker said could shed light on a topic that has struggled to get national attention in past races. “Grassley, who […]

Former Grassley staffer: Supreme Court 'doomsday scenario' would 'impact everyone'

Sen. Chuck Grassley was at the heart of the development of Obamacare, and one of his key staff members from that time has a dire warning about what the Supreme Court might do to gut the law. "The doomsday scenario could materialize,Show More Summary

Loretta Lynch Now Likely to Win Confirmation as Attorney General

It looks like Loretta Lynch is likely to be approved as our next Attorney General: Eight Republicans on the Senate judiciary committee, including chairman Chuck Grassley, opposed Lynch’s confirmation after what Democrats criticised as...Show More Summary

Jacob Sullum on Chuck Grassley's Opposition to Sentencing Reform

last monthNews : Reason

Last week he newly created Coalition for Public Safety, a bipartisan, ransideological campaign to reform the criminal justice system, made a big splash by bringing together political adversaries such as Koch Industries and the Center for American Progress. Show More Summary

DOJ Still Won't Admit If It Took Any Action Against NSA Analysts Spying On 'Love Interests'

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

In September 2013, in response to a question from Senator Chuck Grassley, the NSA revealed the 12 known cases it had on record over the past decade or so of intentional abuses of the NSA surveillance data, by individuals spying on people they clearly shouldn't have been spying on. Show More Summary

ACCOUNTABILITY IS FOR THE LITTLE PEOPLE: What ever happened to NSA officials who looked up lovers

ACCOUNTABILITY IS FOR THE LITTLE PEOPLE: What ever happened to NSA officials who looked up lovers’ records? It’s been a year since Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) asked Attorney General Eric Holder how it handled National Security Agency officials who abused the agency’s powers, and he still hasn’t gotten an answer. Now, the head of the […]

Grassley: Current Obamacare challenge 'ridiculous'

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) was one of the greatest impediments to the passage of the Affordable Care Act back in 2009 and 2010, holding out as part of then-Finance Chairman Max Baucus's bipartisan "gang" of senators, informally convened to work out a reform plan. Show More Summary

GOP Senator Chuck Grassley Reportedly Called Supreme Court Case Attacking Obamacare ‘Ridiculous’

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) may have done more than any other member of Congress to obstruct passage of the Affordable Care Act, and even he said that King v. Burwell is absurd. The post GOP Senator Chuck Grassley Reportedly Called Supreme Court Case Attacking Obamacare ‘Ridiculous’ appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Sen. Chuck Grassley Introduces Legislation to Stop ‘Catch and Release’ Policy for Dangerous Illegal Immigrants

Ever since Homeland Security instituted a policy of “catch and release” for illegal immigrants accused of serious felonies, they have been found time and time again committing violent assaults and

Sen. Whitehouse on Lynch hearings: 'A sound bite factory for Fox News and conspiracy theorists'

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Thursday was stupid Loretta Lynch nomination hearing day, when Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley brought in a cast of tea party characters who have real and imagined beefs with current Attorney General Eric Holder. The total absurdity of the hearing was encapsulated in the statement of Sen. Show More Summary

First day of Lynch nomination hearing might have proven that she is not Eric Holder

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch faced Sen. Chuck Grassley's (R-IA) Judiciary Committee Wednesday, the first day in her confirmation hearings. Most of the promised Republican crazy is going to come in a following hearing, where Grassley's hand-picked, nut-job witnesses will testify. Show More Summary

Grassley using creative math to grind Obama judicial confirmations to a halt

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

This is pretty ridiculous even for a Republican. The new chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) has been taking stock cooking the books of the committee's accomplishments, and has just decided to commandeer some of them. Under Grassley’s version of new math, the current Senate has already confirmed 11 judges. Show More Summary

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