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Senator Joni Ernst late Friday said allied strikes against Syria make it clear the use of chemical weapons "will not be tolerated. ... As of 4:30 a.m. Saturday, Senator Chuck Grassley, Republican Congressman Steve King of Kiron and Congressman Dave Loebsack, a Democrat from Iowa City, had not ...
Chuck Grassley Wants Vote On Bill To Protect Special Counsel ... Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), chairman of the powerful Senate Judiciary Committee, said Wednesday he wants a vote as soon as possible on legislation to limit President Donald Trump's ability to ... Grassley said if he gets agreement from Sen.
After the killing of 17 people in the Florida school, the students asked Florida Sen. Marco Rubio to stop taking money from the NRA. I think we should question Sens. Charles Grassley and Joni Ernst and Rep. Steve King of Iowa if they also take money from the NRA and, if they do, ask them to stop. SCOTUS
For the last year, Foster — empowered by his boss, Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, the committee's chairman — has been the behind-the-scenes architect of an assault on the FBI, and most centrally its role in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of possible collusion between the Trump campaign ... SCOTUS

A: Social media has reinvented the way Americans share and digest news and information. As an early adopter of Twitter, for example, I embraced its efficiency to communicate a message, unfiltered, to a broad audience. Technology giants such as Facebook, Google, Apple and Amazon, have ... SCOTUS
Yet another lawmaker wants Mark Zuckerberg to testify about the data mining scandal that continues to haunt Facebook. On Monday, Republican Senator Chuck Grassley, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, called on the Facebook CEO to appear at an April 10 hearing about data privacy. SCOTUS
A letter to Chuck Grassley: Why not treat Trump the way you treated Bill Clinton? ... Sen. Grassley, have there not been more than sufficient examples of immorality, dishonesty and contempt for the judicial process to cause you to take a ... What happened to the principled senator who spoke up in 1999? SCOTUS
Sen. Chuck Grassley is blaming “moneyed” New York developers for crushing proposed legislation that would have extended the EB-5 visa program for five years. In a series of tweets on Friday, the Republican senator from Iowa indicated that his “EB-5 Reform Act” would not be included in the upcoming ... SCOTUS
Sen. Deb Fischer, R-Neb., told The World-Herald that she prefers the committee process but also said that there are a variety of ways to legislate. Even bills that have come to the floor without extensive work by Senate committees represent areas that have been thoroughly debated, such as immigration, ... SCOTUS
Chuck Grassley announces hearing on Parkland shooting: 'Government must be held accountable for its mistakes' ... Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, said events like the Valentine's Day mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that left 17 dead should be a reason to "come together in a ... SCOTUS
U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley set a record two years ago for the longest time in the U.S. Senate without missing a vote. But on Wednesday, the Iowa Republican disclosed he's having what he called a routine outpatient surgery on Friday that he hopes won't break his streak. Grassley, in his weekly conference ... SCOTUS
The Tribune News Service recently reported that Sen. Chuck Grassley received $232,337 from the National Rifle Association last year. I am disappointed to hear that our senator's vote is for sale, but I guess I should be encouraged that at least his vote is relatively expensive. I also should note that Sen. SCOTUS
The blue slip was not intended to give a single senator the power to veto the president's nominees for political or ideological reasons. But in 1956, Sen. James Eastland, D-Miss., became chairman of the Judiciary Committee and decided to change tradition. He imposed a strict policy requiring both ... SCOTUS
Sen. Chuck Grassley said Thursday that he plans to sit down with Sens. Dianne Feinstein and John Cornyn ... Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, speaks during the second day of confirmation hearings on the nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., to be U.S. attorney ... SCOTUS
Listen to AgriTalk every morning at 10am central on your local station, Agweb.com, or find it on wherever you get podcasts. ( Farm Journal ). AgriTalk Host Chip Flory talks a wide range of issues with Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley including 199A, the budget, and his thoughts on the hold-up of nominee Bill ... SCOTUS

As chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley decided to overturn an unwritten rule that both home-state senators had to consent to a judicial pick for it to move forward. Using paperwork known as “blue slips,” senators from the minority party could use the process to halt the ... SCOTUS
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Sen. Chuck Grassley and ranking member Sen. ... Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, the committee's chairman — has been the behind-the-scenes architect of an assault on the FBI, and most centrally its role in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of possible ... SCOTUS
WASHINGTON -- Just hours before Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was set to testify on Capitol Hill, the Republican chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee said Tuesday that the technology industry is "long overdue" for an examination of its privacy and transparency practices. GOP
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is set to testify before my committee on Tuesday. It's garnering a lot of fanfare, but it's important to stay focused on the reason for the hearing: to gather information and begin an open dialogue about how we address growing consumer privacy concerns.
Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley told CNN, "I think it would be suicide for the President to fire him. I think the less the President says about this ... "I think thematically he's said similar things before so I don't think that that's anything new in my opinion," Sen. Thom Tillis, a Republican from ...
Sen. Chuck Grassley: I have confidence in Robert Mueller. Sen. Chuck Grassley, (R-Iowa), on Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the Mueller investigation. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Grassley said on Tuesday that he still trusts Special Counsel Robert Mueller and that it would be reckless ...
Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley and the top Democrat on the committee, California Sen. Dianne Feinstein, wrote a letter to a lawyer ... Left: Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) speaks to Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) as U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions (not ...
Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and ranking member Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) arrive for a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing concerning firearm accessory regulation and enforcing federal and state reporting to the National Instant Criminal Background Check ...
Sen. Chuck Grassley, the top Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee, says if President Donald Trump were to fire special counsel Robert Mueller, "it would be suicide." Source: CNN. CNN Original Series on CNNgo. Watch Full episode on. Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown. HFR SEPTEMBER ...
Ten days ago, University of Wisconsin junior Marsha Howard found herself the target of an elected official, when Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) directed his constituents to “exprress outrage” at the women's basketball player for not standing during the national anthem during Wisconsin's road game against ...
On one side, there is Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, representing oil refiners' complaints about the Renewable Fuel Standard. The refiners argue that the ethanol mandate is costing them through the hefty sums they have to pay for ethanol credits, or RINs, to meet the Environmental Protection Agency's standard ...
The blue slip was not intended to give a single senator the power to veto the president's nominees for political or ideological reasons. But in 1956, Sen. James Eastland, D-Miss., became chairman of the Judiciary Committee and decided to change tradition. He imposed a strict policy requiring both ...
Her action was questioned by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley via Twitter: Iowa constituents asked me why a starter for Wisconsin women Bb wld not be patriotic enuf to stand for natl anthem song today /ASK THE WISCONSIN COACH/ Exprress outrage to university. — ChuckGrassley (@ChuckGrassley) ...
Republican Sens. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee and Johnny Isakson of Georgia quietly endorsed Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley's, R-Iowa, White House-aligned immigration amendment late Wednesday. Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., one of the co-sponsors of the Grassley amendment, ...
Sen. Chuck Grassley said Thursday that he plans to sit down with Sens. Dianne Feinstein and John Cornyn ... Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, speaks during the second day of confirmation hearings on the nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., to be U.S. attorney ...
U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he supported Republican U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley's immigration bill and urged the full Senate to back it, according to a statement issued by the White House. "I am asking all senators, in both parties, to support the Grassley bill and to oppose any ...
President Trump urged the Senate on Wednesday to pass a comprehensive immigration bill introduced this week by Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley, claiming the legislation goes beyond a "short-term 'Band-Aid' approach." "The Grassley bill accomplishes the four pillars of the White House Framework: a ...
Sessions opposed similar legislation when he was a senator on the committee in 2016. Since becoming the nation's top law enforcement officer roughly a year ago, Sessions has made fighting violent crime and drug offenses a top priority. Last year, he issued a memo instructing all U.S. Attorneys' offices to ...
Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee are urging the panel's chairman, Sen. Chuck Grassley, to hold public hearings related to its investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, including hearings during which Donald Trump Jr. and Jared Kushner testify. Led by Sen. Richard Blumenthal ...
Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) is surrounded by reporters as he heads from the Senate Subway to the Senate Floor for a vote during the second day of ... Last month, Iowa's other Republican senator, Joni Ernst, told the Iowa Corn Growers Association she was among a small group that met with Trump ...
Donald Trump jokes with Sens. Chuck Grassley and Lindsey Graham during a meeting with Republican senators at the White House in January. Jim Watson/Getty Images. Republican Sens. Chuck Grassley and Lindsey Graham have released a declassified version of their letter to Rod Rosenstein ...
Perhaps nothing has drawn the ire of top Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley like The History Channel's programming. For more than six years, the Iowa Republican has been relentlessly roasting the channel on Twitter in President Donald Trump-like fashion for its lack of history-based programming. Just last ...
The Senate Judiciary Committee's investigation into the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting is complete, says its Republican chairman, who signaled Thursday that he plans to release transcripts from interviews related to the meeting. "I believe this Committee's interviews of the witnesses surrounding the ...
Two top Republicans in the Senate want answers about what happened to text messages exchanged by a pair of senior FBI employees that the Department of Justice said it did not preserve. Senator Chuck Grassley, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and Senator Ron Johnson, the chairman ...
CARBONDALE — Southern Illinois University System President Randy Dunn has issued a response to a U.S. senator's questions regarding a late SIU ... Earlier this month, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, sent a letter to Dunn asking what “corrective action” SIU had taken to ...
Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., objected to an appeals court nominee from her state, but Judiciary Chairman Charles E. Grassley, R-Iowa, ... She withheld her “blue slip,” part of a tradition that asks a home-state senator to sign off on a blue piece of paper before the committee moves forward with a ...
The federal government is back in business this morning as an agreement was reached on a temporary spending bill late Monday. Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley says the next few weeks will be focused on finding a compromise on immigration. Grassley says it's more than just DACA, the Deferred Action for ...
Earlier this month, Senator Chuck Grassley, R-IA, wrote a letter to SIU System President Randy Dunn asking what corrective action SIU took after finding noncompliance in Dr. Halford's research, what process the school takes following a complaint of unapproved research, how many such reports have been ...
Chairman Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and Ranking Member Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., talk during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing in ... But conservative groups are pressuring Senate Judiciary Chairman Charles Grassley to abandon that tradition, and Grassley has indicated he may not ...
Republican Chuck Grassley says he supports “legalizing” immigrants brought to the United States illegally by their parents, if that's paired with other restrictions on immigration. “For humanitarian reasons, we gotta do legalization for that group of people,” Grassley says. “Connect it with border security, ...
From left, Sen. Chuck Grassley tours Rasmussen Mechanical Services with CEO Brian Rasmussen and President Bruce Rasmussen on Friday. ... The senator said the legislation should include increased spending on border security — including for a wall in some areas, fencing in other areas and ...
Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) was besieged at a town-hall style event in Logan, Iowa on Friday with questions about President Trump. Mr. Trump won Iowa by almost 10 percentage points, according to the Des Moines Register. While there were questions about local issues, constituents also focused on ...
Sen. Dianne Feinstein released the full transcript of Fusion GPS co-founder Glenn Simpson's August testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee without the approval of Sen. Chuck Grassley, the committee's Republican chairman. Why it matters: Last week, Grassley and Sen. Lindsey Graham were ...


 

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