House GOP leadership is discussing including border security language in an emergency spending bill that has drawn fire from top immigration hawks, including the Heritage Foundation and Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA), as being insufficient. Show More Summary
President Barack Obama’s announcement that he will endeavor an administrative fix to the nation’s immigration system has raised the ire of Republicans with direct jurisdiction over U.S. immigration policy. “Just because the legislative...Show More Summary
In March 2012, Sen. Charles Grassley (R-IA) was one of twelve GOP senators who signed a letter to the IRS urging that, if it was going to conduct probes of Tea Party groups, it needed to act in an “even-handed and transparent manner.” In so doing, Grassley drew an IRS target on his back. Show More Summary
The latest faux-scandal-within-faux-scandal promoted by Fox News involves Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley and the hapless scapegoat Lois Lerner. And as usual, the whole thing is based on one AP headline that got the story wrong by suggesting...Show More Summary
Chuck Grassley and the GOP wildly spin an IRS email, and the media happily go along for the ride
IRS official Lois Lerner mistakenly got a email invitation meant for Sen. Chuck Grassley, inviting him and his wife and offering to pay their way. So, of course her first instinct is to audit the Republican: The event organizer apparently offered to pay for Grassley’s wife to attend the event. Show More Summary
A misleading Associated Press (AP) headline sparked a storm of right-wing media accusations that former IRS official Lois Lerner targeted Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) for audit, though records only show that Lerner asked an expert a legal...Show More Summary
According to emails released by the House Ways and Means Committee late Wednesday, former head of tax exempt groups at the IRS Lois Lerner...
In response to Lois Lerner Sought Audit Involving Sen Chuck Grassley: It's not surprising that the outrage meter pegged on this because the target was a sitting Republican Senator who just happens to be sitting on the Finance Committee. Show More Summary
In a segment on CNN’s “New Day” on Thursday, panelist argued that emails showing that former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner tried to have Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) audited, bolsters the case that the agency was involved in a “witch-hunt” against conservatives. Show More Summary
Fox News runs with they headline that she did, and Rep. David Camp thinks she did, but, Grassley thinks she was targeting a Tea Party group. Some news orgs follow along with the Grassley targeted meme, others go with group targeted Congressional...Show More Summary
Halfway through the Wednesday edition of her eponymous program this evening, CNN's Erin Burnett turned to her colleague Joe Johns for breaking news regarding a fresh development in the IRS scandal: email evidence suggesting Lois Lerner...Show More Summary
(Scott Johnson) The House Ways and Means Committee has issued a press release stating that Lois Lerner sought to target Republican Senator Chuck Chuck Grassley for audit. The press release is based on email messages that the committee has posted here. Show More Summary
An email has surfaced indicating former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner " sought an audit involving" Republican Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa. Grassley in 2012 after a mix up somehow led to her inadvertently led to her receiving an event invitation meant for Grassley. Show More Summary
Former IRS official Lois Lerner sought to refer U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) for an audit in 2012, according to new emails released by the Republican-controlled House Ways and Means Committee on Wednesday. The emails from December...Show More Summary
New emails suggest IRS official wanted to audit GOP Senator
#IRS Emails reveal Lerner mistakenly received invitation to a speaking event for Grassley. Referred him for possible tax probe.— Chad Pergram (@ChadPergram) June 25, 2014 Here's the email in which Lerner asks if she should refer him to "Exam," which...
Emails released today by the House Ways and Means Committee reveal that former IRS official Lois Lerner floated the idea of auditing Republican Senator Chuck Grassley after accidentally receiving an invitation to an event that was meant for the senator.
Ha, ha! Who didn't see this coming? Chuck Grassley, apparently! Via TPM: Early last year, Wall Street traders somehow found out that the Obama administration planned to make a policy change to Medicare before the news was even announced.The...Show More Summary
Lawmakers on Monday agreed to a revised bill to make it legal for people to unlock their cell phones. Senator Patrick Leahy and Ranking Member Chuck Grassley introduced the Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act last year in order to restore consumers' ability to unlock their phones. Show More Summary