As quoted in Judiciary chair: 'Standard practice' to not confirm SCOTUS nominee in election year. (The Hill, 2/13/2016)
Grassley conveniently forgets about his participation in a 97-0 to confirm Reagan-nominee Arthur Kennedy on February 3, 1988, which occurred during a Presidential election year.
Here's his evidence:
You'd think this career politician would know better.
Ron Johnson misreads the Constitution and misinterprets originalism. (2/15/2016)
Dear Mitch McConnell, Where in your revered Constitution does it say that the people must have a voice in the selection of a Supreme Court justice?
Dear GOP, Where in your revered Constitution does it say that the President shall wait until after an election to make Supreme Court appointment? (2/14/2016)