Tag Archives: Charles Grassley

Sen. Charles Grassley Asks DoD to Respond to Questions About JEDI Cloud Program

Sen. Charles Grassley

Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa), chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, has asked the Department of Defense (DoD) to respond by Oct. 19th to several questions in relation to the findings and recommendations by DoD’s office of the inspector general about the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) cloud computing program.

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Senate Confirms Rep. John Ratcliffe as Director of National Intelligence; Sen. Marco Rubio, Sen. Charles Grassley Quoted

Rep. John Ratcliffe

The Senate Intelligence Committee confirmed of Representative John Ratcliffe (R-Texas) to be the nation’s top intelligence official on Tuesday. Today, the Senate Intelligence Panel endorsed Ratcliffe as director of National Intelligence. 

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King & Spalding Partner Christopher Wray Confirmed as FBI Director

The Senate voted 92-5 Tuesday to confirm Christopher Wray, a litigation partner at international law firm King & Spalding, as FBI director, the Washington Post reported Tuesday. Wray’s confirmation came nearly two months after President Donald Trump nominated him for the post following the dismissal of James Comey as FBI chief in May. Senate Judiciary …

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Lawmakers Goodlatte, Grassley Raise Legal Concerns Over NTIA’s Internet DNS Oversight Transfer Plan

Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) and Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-Virginia) have asked whether the National Telecommunications and Information Administration‘s plan to transfer oversight of the internet domain name system to a multi-stakeholder community complies with the Constitution. NTIA might relinquish ownership of a U.S. property without Congress authorization if it follows the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names …

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Byron Todd Jones Confirmed as ATF Director

Byron Todd Jones has received Senate confirmation to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, which has not had a permanent director in seven years, USA Today reported Wednesday. Deirdre Shesgreen writes Jones, who has temporarily held the post since 2011 and won a vote of 53-42 upon …

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