Grassley Urges Obama To Pick DOJ Tax Chief

Law360, New York (September 16, 2010, 6:48 PM EDT) -- Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, who did not support President Barack Obama's nominee for the top post at the U.S. Department of Justice's Tax Division, has issued a statement criticizing the administration for leaving the position vacant.

Grassley, R-Iowa, ranking member of the Finance Committee and a senior member of the Judiciary Committee, said Wednesday that the extended vacancy called into question the administration's commitment to fighting tax fraud.

“There hasn’t been a top tax cop on the beat since the president took office,” Grassley said. “It...
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