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Chuck Grassley hopes high Supreme Court pick will be confirmed by mid-April

Senate Judiciary Committee chair Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, said Wednesday that he hoped to have Judge Neil Gorsuch sworn in on the Supreme Court by the middle of April after President Trump said he’d urge Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., to “go nuclear” if his Supreme Court nominee is held up.  Going “nuclear” is Washington

Senate antagonist Cruz makes nice with campaign fundraisers

Longtime Senate troublemaker Ted Cruz is trying to make nice with some of his establishment colleagues, with peace offerings where it counts most: their campaign war chests. Invitations sent to top Republicans and donors on Wednesday said Cruz is teaming up with fellow Texan and Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn to host fundraisers in Houston

What is the FBI hiding?

Andrew P. Napolitano, The bureau has conspired to keep Congress in the dark about its Clinton probe. Earlier this week, Republican leaders in both houses of Congress took the FBI to task for its failure to be transparent. In the House, it was apparently necessary to serve a subpoena on an FBI agent to obtain

Top GOP lawmaker calls for FBI chief to release evidence on Clinton email probe

A top Republican lawmaker called on FBI Director James Comey Tuesday to release evidence gathered by the bureau surrounding the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s email use as secretary of state, calling for the agency to be “more transparent than ever.” Sen. Chuck Grassley, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, released a statement hours after Comey

Cruz apology to McConnell? ‘Ain’t gonna happen,’ he says

Washington, Ted Cruz said Thursday he will not apologize to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for accusing him of lying last year, despite suggestions from Senate colleagues it would help them unite behind his campaign. “That ain’t gonna happen,” Cruz told CNN’s Dana Bash in an interview that aired on “Erin Burnett OutFront.” “And if

Senator Accuses Obama Of Actively Allowing These Terrorists Into Country

B. Christopher Agee According to a bombshell accusation by Sen. Chuck Grassley, the Obama administration is actively allowing terrorists into America, placing some of them on a so-called “hands off” list defending them against any scrutiny by U.S. officials. His suspicions are reportedly confirmed by documents he secured that originated within the Department of Homeland

Republicans Shouldn’t Let Obama Pack the Courts


The fifth and sixth years of a presidency often end up being high noon for judicial politics. This time the first confrontation concerns the powerful D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, the venue for many important regulatory issues and a training ground for future Supreme Court justices. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says he intends to