Chuck Grassley

United States Senator from Iowa

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Chairman Grassley Announces Seventh Hearing on Protecting U.S. Elections

Aug 14, 2018

WASHINGTON – Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa, Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, has announced a Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism hearing entitled: “Cyber Threats to Our Nation’s Critical Infrastructure” for Tuesday, August 21 at 2:30 p.m., in Room 226 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building.

This will be the seventh full committee or subcommittee hearing held under Grassley’s leadership on protecting the integrity of U.S. elections.

 

BACKGROUND:

  •          On June 26, 2018, Grassley authorized a Subcommittee hearing titled “Protecting Our Elections: Examining Shell Companies and Virtual Currencies as Avenues for Foreign Interference”

 

A readout and video of Grassley’s prepared statement is available here.

 

  •          On June 12, 2018, Grassley held a full committee hearing titled “Election Interference: Ensuring Law Enforcement is Equipped to Target Those Seeking to Do Harm.”

 

A readout and video of Grassley’s prepared statement are available .

 

  •          On October 31, 2017, Grassley authorized a Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism hearing chaired by Sen. Lindsay Graham of South Carolina entitled “Extremist Content and Russian Disinformation Online: Working with Tech to Find Solutions.” 

 

Video of the hearing is available .

 

  •          On July 26, 2017, Grassley held a full committee hearing titled “Oversight of the Foreign Agents Registration Act and Attempts to Influence U.S. Elections: Lessons Learned from Current and Prior Administrations.”

 

A readout and video of Grassley’s prepared statement are available .

 

  •          On May 8, 2017, Grassley authorized a Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism hearing chaired by Sen. Lindsay Graham of South Carolina titled “Russian Interference in the 2016 United States Election.” Former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates and former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper testified.

 

Video of the hearing is available .

 

 

  •          On March 15, 2017, Grassley authorized a Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism hearing chaired by Sen. Lindsay Graham of South Carolina titled “The Modus Operandi and Toolbox of Russia and Other Autocracies for Undermining Democracies Throughout the World.” 

 

A readout and video of Grassley’s prepared statement are available .

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