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Chuck Grassley Asks the State Department…

Why Hillary still has her security clearance: In the Aug. 24 letter, which marks a significant expansion of the Republican senator’s inquiry, Sen. Charles Grassley writes, “Since the [intelligence community inspector general] IC IG made a referral to the FBI pursuant to 50 U.S.C. Show More Summary

Morning Wrap: Feds Defend Megaupload Forfeiture | Clinton Lawyer David Kendall Gets a Grassley Letter

The U.S. Justice Department defends the government's seizure of millions of dollars in assets tied to the defunct Megaupload file-sharing site. Sen. Chuck Grassley grills Hillary Clinton's lawyer, David Kendall, over email security. And the NCAA on Monday won its appeal before the National Labor Relations Board over Northwestern University... Read the whole entry... »       

Sen. Grassley Vows to Hold Up State Dept. Nominations Over Clinton Inquiry

Sen. Chuck Grassley said he will hold up the nomination of 20 candidates for foreign service officer posts, in reprisal for the way he said State Department officials have handled his request for records on Hillary Clinton's email practices and dealings has secretary of state.

Grassley blocks State Department nominations over Clinton emails

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) is blocking 20 State Department nominations so that he, too, can get in on the Hillary Clinton email nothingburger. The chairman of the Judiciary Committee in a statement included in Wednesday's Congressional...Show More Summary

Schumer, Grassley Spar Over Pace of Judicial Nominations

Sens. Chuck Schumer, D-New York, and Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, exchanged barbs on the Senate floor on Thursday over the pace of judicial confirmations. Grassley blocked Schumer's request to immediately confirm three New York federal district court nominees whose votes have been pending since early June.       

Agri-Pulse Open Mic with Sen. Chuck Grassley

Agri-Pulse Open Mic this week features Sen. Chuck Grassley. With days left before the August Congressional recess, Grassley says leaders face some must pass legislation including highway funding and a final decision on Country-of-Origin Labeling. Show More Summary

Sen. Grassley Not Satisfied With Answers From The Red Cross

last monthNews : The Two-Way

The American Red Cross responded to detailed questions about how it spent almost half a million dollars in Haiti. But Sen. Chuck Grassley says he and the public need more information.

Sanctuary City 'Solutions' That Would Solve Nothing

Sen. Chuck Grassley and Rep. Duncan Hunter are honorable public servants who have helped fight the Obama administration’s efforts to gut American sovereignty. That’s why it’s so disappointing that their respective bills in response to the Kate Steinle killing are so inadequate. Show More Summary

Bereaved Father: Too Many Americans Are Being Killed By Undocumented Immigrant Felons

On Tuesday, Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) of the Senate Judiciary Committee presided over a hearing entitled, “Oversight of the Administration’s...

Why did the FBI Let a Benghazi Attack Suspect Go Free, Senator Asks

Iowa Republican U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley made the remarks, and he has a point: Why did the FBI let go a suspected terrorist who participated in the terrorist attacks on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya?

In The Debate Over Strong Encryption, Security And Liberty Must Win

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

  When Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) gaveled a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing into session on Wednesday, he called it the "start" of a conversation about privacy, security and encryption. Frankly, it was just the latest forum for a much older discussion. Show More Summary

Sen. Chuck Grassley Demands DOJ Respond to Questions About “Clinton Cash” Uranium Transfer to RUSSIA

The Clinton scandal saga just keeps growing, this time including the Russian government and controlling interest in a company owning 20 percent of America’s Uranium deposits. Sen. Charles Grassley sent

Supreme Court Urged to Allow Broadcast of Historic Opinion Announcements

Sixteen members of Congress, including Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to allow live broadcast of the historic opinion announcements expected in coming days.       

No worries: The FBI rarely tracks your phone from the sky

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Sen. Chuck Grassley, chief overseer of the surveillance state This is what passes for oversight these days by Congress over the surveillance state. WASHINGTON (AP)—The FBI assured Congress in an unusual, confidential briefing that its...Show More Summary

HUFFPOST HILL - More Like T-T-Tedious

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Chuck Grassley’s daughter hit a deer with her car, making the animal even less popular than History Channel in the Grassley household. Mark Penn is leaving Microsoft, marking the end of the company’s worst hiring decision since that talking paper clip. Show More Summary

Illegal Alien Charged With Child Molestation and Pornography Not Deported Thanks to Obama Amnesty

Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee Chuck Grassley has sent a letter to Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson demanding to know why an...

Toomey's Explanation for Restrepo Delay Raises More Questions

Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey has been taking a lot of heat at home for collaborating with Chuck Grassley's scheme to delay Phil Restrepo's confirmation to the Third Circuit for as long as possible. Restrepo was nominated in November, half a year ago. Show More Summary

Patent Reform Bill A Good Step, But Still Falls Way Short Of Fixing A Broken System

4 months agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

As was widely expected, earlier this week, a bunch of high-profile Senators introduced a big patent reform bill, known as the Protecting American Talent and Entrepreneurship (PATENT) Act. It's backed by Senators Chuck Grassley, Patrick Leahy, Chuck Schumer and John Cornyn, and has a decent chance of becoming law. Show More Summary

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