Tag Archives: Sen. Chuck Grassley

Watchdog files FEC complaint over alleged DNC-Ukraine meeting on Trump oppo

A watchdog group wants the FEC to investigate the Democratic National Committee and a former consultant for allegedly soliciting illegal contributions from the Ukrainian government by seeking information about then-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort.

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Sen. Grassley Introduces Bill to Block Funding for Sanctuary Cities

Iowa Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley has introduced legislation that would block funding for sanctuary cities.

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IG to review ‘special’ program that let Clinton aide Huma Abedin have 2 jobs

The State Department’s IG plans to review a controversial program that allowed a longtime Hillary Clinton aide to work for a private firm at the same time she was working for the former secretary of state. Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, who originally sought a probe of Huma Abedin’s job status citing conflict of interest concerns, revealed the development on Friday – releasing a letter from Inspector General Steve Linick confirming the review.

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DEA paid Amtrak $854,460 for passenger lists it could have gotten for free

The DEA paid an Amtrak secretary $854,460 over nearly 20 years to obtain confidential information about train passengers, which the DEA could have lawfully obtained for free through a law enforcement network, The Associated Press has learned.

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Bankrupt U.S. battery company sold to China raises concerns

Rising security concerns over the sale of a bankrupt U.S. battery company to a Chinese automaker were re-aired during a classified briefing Thursday afternoon.  Those that attended the meeting included members of the Senate Banking Committee, as well as some Senate leaders’ staff members, a congressional source said.

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