July 01, 2021

Grassley Statement on Arizona Ballot Harvesting Case; Open Invitation for Whistleblowers on Recently Filed Case against Georgia

WASHINGTON – Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Ranking Member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, issued the following statement regarding the decision issued by the Supreme Court today in Brnovich v. DNC. Grassley also issued an open invitation for whistleblowers in the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division concerned about politicization following the decision to file suit against the state of Georgia.
“Now that the Supreme Court reaffirmed that activists will have a steep hill to climb challenging common-sense election integrity measures under Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act, the Justice Department’s hail-Mary lawsuit in Georgia looks even more desperate. At this point the only purpose that lawsuit serves is political messaging, which is unbecoming of the Civil Rights Division and its dedicated career attorneys. My office welcomes any and all whistleblowers from the Justice Department who are dissatisfied with President Biden and Vanita Gupta’s politicization of their agency. If you think the Georgia suit was or is unwise, I want to hear from you.
“Eric Holder called the Civil Rights Division the ‘Crown Jewel’ of the Justice Department. I hope their career attorneys will embrace that tradition and follow the law and precedent outlined this morning by the Supreme Court. And if their political leadership won’t let them follow applicable law or regulations, our door is always open.”
Whistleblowers may contact Grassley’s office HERE.