Grassley: I’m Confident FBI Will Not Succumb to Political Pressure During Kavanaugh Investigation

Grassley: “I’m confident that the FBI agents tasked with this responsibility will not succumb to public political pressure or politicians telling the agency how to do its job.”

Episode 61: Weighing the Kavanaugh Accusations

On the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart discusses the allegations of sexual misconduct against SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

Kavanaugh’s Nomination Advances Amidst Flake Out

U.S. Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) said he would vote for Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation now says he wants an FBI investigation before a floor vote is held.

We Need More Senators Like Ben Sasse

Shane Vander Hart: U.S. Senator Ben Sasse (R-NE) understands that a Senator’s role is to uphold the Constitution, not be the President’s cheerleader.

Episode 59: Why We Should Pull Our Kids From Public School Now

On the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Mary Hasson with the Ethics and Public Policy Center explains to Shane Vander Hart why parents should remove their kids from public school.

Iowa Republicans Respond to Trade Deal With Mexico

The Trump Administration announced a preliminary trade deal with Mexico. Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds, Congressman Rod Blum (R-Iowa), and U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley respond.

Episode 58: Sarah Abdouch Discusses the Conv​entio​​n of States

On this episode of the Caffeinated Thoughts Podcast, Shane Vander Hart has a conversation with Sarah Abdouch of the Convention of States Project. 

(Video) Sasse Warns Against Firing Attorney General Sessions

U.S. Senator Ben Sasse (R-NE): “It would be a very, very, very, bad idea to fire the Attorney General because he’s not executing his job as a political hack.”

Grassley: I’m Not Going to Delay Judge Kavanaugh’s Confirmation Hearing

Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Chuck Grassley said he would not delay the confirmation hearing for Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court after former Trump attorney Michael Cohen’s guilty plea on campaign finance reform violations.

House Should Launch an Impeachment Inquiry in Light of Cohen Plea

Adam Graham: I’ve seen no evidence that would merit Congress voting for an impeachment inquiry. Until the plea deal involving President Trump’s attorney Michael Cohen.

A Voice for Iowans

Congressman David Young (R-Iowa): As your congressman, it is my job to listen to you and be your voice in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Protecting Middle-Income Farmers and Refinery Workers

Mark Hahn: Republicans’ RFS compromise solutions have protected both middle-income farmers and blue-collar refinery workers. They should expand those reform efforts, not shrink them.

Trump’s Deplorable Tweet Directed at Omarosa

Shane Vander Hart offers three brief thoughts about President Donald Trump’s vitriol toward Omarosa Manigault Newman expressed on Twitter.

Omarosa’s White House Recording Raises Questions

Omarosa Manigault Newman’s recording her firing by White House Chief of Staff John Kelly raises questions.

SCOTUS, the Constitution, Freedom and Your Health

Dr. Elizbeth Lee Vliet: The confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court affects all of us, all our freedoms, and indeed, all aspects of our lives, for generations to come.

Reflecting on the First Half of 2018

Congressman David Young: 2018 is quickly passing by and it’s important to reflect on our accomplishments as a community and country, and continue to strive towards improvements for Iowa.