Chuck Grassley of Iowa said the list was “encouraging” for conservatives who worried about the Supreme Court nominations that could happen in the next presidential term. Photo by Gage Skidmore
Is Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley feeling all right? I know he's been under considerable stress lately, what with the pressure of not doing things and coming up with new reasons for not doing things, but his sad-eyed acceptance of Donald...Show More Summary
Donald Trump's list of potential Supreme Court nominees has already received praise from Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley and now, the...
HEH: “Do you think I spend my day wondering about how Chuck Grassley will go down in history?”
"I don’t care if I ever go down in history. I’m here to do a job and how the history books treat me — my name will probably never be mentioned in the history books."The old what-about-your-legacy move — whipped out by Harry Reid over the Merrick Garland nomination — doesn't work on Chuck Grassley.Ironically, this is the post that gets me to make a Chuck Grassley tag.
It’s not knowable what Senator Chuck Grassley really thinks about his party’s decision to deny Merrick Garland even a hearing on his nomination to the Supreme Court. All we know...
From the Daily Signal: Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, is pushing back against the idea that the judicial nomination process is broken after being criticized for not holding a hearing to confirm President Barack Obama’s Supreme Court nominee. The Senate Judiciary Committee, tasked with checking the president’s power to appoint federal judges, has held hearings for […]
Chuck Grassley is doubling down on his endorsement of Donald Trump as the guy to make a Supreme Court. Just a few weeks ago, Grassley was calling the proposition of Trump making a nomination "a gamble," but he'll all over that now. It's...Show More Summary
Patty Judge has released a hard-hitting web ad calling out Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley's Supreme Court blockade. (Watch it below the fold.) This is after polling from the Center for American Progress, conducted by GBP strategies, shows Grassley's vulnerability on the issue. Show More Summary
Hey, remember last week, when lots of folks were super excited about the US House of Representatives unanimously voting in favor of the Email Privacy Act? They voted 419 to 0. That kinda thing doesn't happen all that often. I mean, sure it happens when condemning ISIS, but they couldn't even make it when trying to put sanctions on North Korea. Show More Summary
Early on in the Senate Republicans' blockade of any nominee from President Obama to replace Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court, Chuck Grassley went in search of a rationale and landed on something he called the "Biden Rule."...Show More Summary
When it comes to the Supreme Court, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) just said exactly what Democrats wanted him to say.
Just a few weeks ago Chuck Grassley was calling his Supreme Court blockade a “gamble” with Donald Trump about to secure the GOP nomination. Now that Trump’s candidacy is inevitable, Grassley's decided he's not worried anymore—the Supreme Court will be just fine in Trump's hands. Show More Summary
Sen. Chuck Grassley said Wednesday he thinks Donald Trump, now the presumptive Republican nominee for president, would nominate the “right t...
Mitch McConnell and Chuck Grassley's strategy of opposing every Obama SCOTUS nominee is set to backfire
Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, is the latest casualty of Sen. Mitch McConnell’s misbegotten mission to block consideration of Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland at any cost. Though Grassley’s...Show More Summary
"I would have to admit it’s a gamble," Sen. Chuck Grassley, the judiciary chairman, says about the GOP's block on the nomination of Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court. President Obama announces eight new court picks, including two for the D.C. federal trial bench. And a criminal justice reform bill moves forward in the Senate. This is a... Read the whole entry... »
Not that they should, or anything!
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As if it just occurred to him, Sen. Chuck Grassley is admitting that the whole blockade of President Obama's Supreme Court nominee for the duration of his last year in office might have a bit of a downside: the Republican front-runner. "If Trump's elected president, it probably is a little more unknown than if there's a [Sen. Show More Summary