By Megan R. Wilson - 03/15/13 04:17 PM EDT
Grassley first introduced the Judicial Transparency and Ethics Enhancement Act in 2011, but it never reached the Senate floor for a vote, nor did it pick up any co-sponsors. Sensenbrenner’s companion House bill had the same fate in 2011.
“Yet all three of these entities have an Office of Inspector General. If we in Congress believed that these entities could use an inspector general, I cannot see why the judiciary wouldn't deserve the same assistance.”