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... »
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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
Being a non-lawyer inexplicably in charge of the Senate Judiciary Committee, the fine details of legality sometimes to seem to evade Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley. Like why it’s bad to encourage FBI agents to leak information on an ongoing investigation. U.S. Show More Summary
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“If another liberal is nominated to the Court then even the reasonable restrictions on abortion, that have been enacted into law through the democratic process, these would be swept away,” said Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA). The post GOP Senator: Supreme Court Nominee Blocked to Protect Anti-Choice Laws appeared first on Rewire.
Paul Ryan isn't getting many takers for the hard sell he's making to get Republicans to show up to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland this summer—and is getting particular resistance from those GOP senators running for re-election this year. Show More Summary
That whole "let the people decide" rationale for Republicans blockading President Obama's Supreme Court nominee until after the election? Bullshit. And Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley admitted it in a conference call of anti-abortion activists hosted, by the Susan B. Show More Summary
A few weeks ago, Senate Judiciary Chairman, and Supreme Court blockader, Chuck Grassley wrote a widely panned op-ed in which he said the "sky wouldn't fall" with an empty seat on the Supreme Court for who knows how long. He argued "the...Show More Summary
The Des Moines Register Guard and columnist Kathie Obradovich (the writer who was recently on the receiving end of one of Sen. Chuck Grassley's unhinged tirades) are getting a little bit fed up with the senior senator from Iowa's myriad excuses for not having confirmation hearings on President Obama's Supreme Court nominee. Show More Summary
Rep. Steve King was instrumental in scuttling Republican efforts to find some (any) wiggle room in the immigration debate, doing so with a stream of memorable comments about how brown immigrants are mostly "drug dealers" with melon-sized calves from the gigantic bales of drugs they haul across the border. Show More Summary
Democrats are trying to pressure the Iowa senator to confirm Obama’s choice for the U.S. Supreme Court, but that strategy shows little sign of success so far.
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Breakfast is served Senate Judiciary Committee chairman and walking sour apple Chuck Grassley (R-IA) wolfed down some vittles with President Obama's Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland yesterday morning before storming off to take care of more important business. Show More Summary