Senator Chuck Grassley, (R-Iowa) is a powerful man. He heads the Senate Judiciary Committee and is essentially the blockage that will stop any Supreme Court Nominee from even getting a hearing in the Senate.
He’s been in the Senate a long time. He’s an old farmer from “Flyover Country” perhaps getting the last laugh at the DC cabal.
Grassley is showing no signs of caving into the mounting pressure coming from the White House to at least schedule hearings for the nominee.
Grassley told NBC News via KWWL:
The Republican chairman of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary on Thursday said he and others won’t bow to pressure to hold hearings on President Barack Obama’s pick for the Supreme Court.
“When I make a decision on sound principle, I am not about to flip-flop because the left has organized what they call a pressure campaign,”…