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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican from Kentucky, center, speaks as Senator Orrin Hatch, a Republican from Utah and chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, right, and Senator Chuck Grassley, a Republican from Iowa, listen during a meeting with members of the committee on tax reform legislation at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017. Senate Republicans released their vision for a tax-cut plan Thursday that would cut the corporate tax rate to 20 percent, with a one-year delay to 2019, as Congress moves quickly to fulfill one of the GOPs biggest and most long-awaited goals. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Conservatives Praise Trump, McConnell, and Grassley on Judges

The Judicial Crisis Network (JCN) has launched a six-figure ad campaign thanking President Donald Trump and Senators Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) for their historic achievements on appointing federal judges during the first year of the Trump presidency.

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Grassley Will Not Allow Senators to Use ‘Blue Slip Courtesy’ to Block Trump’s Judicial Nominees

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) announced Monday that he will not allow any senator to abuse the “blue slip courtesy” to block a judicial nomination. This paves the way for all of President Donald Trump’s nominees to get through Grassley’s committee for a confirmation vote by the full Senate, giving the president a major victory for the 2018 midterms.

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 08: Senate Judicary Committee Chairman Charles Grassley (R-IA) listens to witnesses during a subcommittee hearing on Russian interference in the 2016 election in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill May 8, 2017 in Washington, DC. Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates testified to the subcommittee that she had warned the White House about contacts between former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn and Russia that might make him vulnerable to blackmail. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Chuck Grassley Calls for Special Counsel in Uranium One Scandal

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) called Tuesday for the Department of Justice to appoint a special counsel to investigate the Uranium One scandal after reports that suggest the FBI knew of Russian bribery and money laundering leading up to the 2010 deal.