Here's how quickly the Senate GOP folded on inspector general oversight: Ex-White House ethics director
Sen. Chuck Grassley (Screen capture)

On Friday, Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA), who had placed a hold on two Trump administration nominees in protest of the president's firing of inspectors general, lifted the holds, saying that he has now been satisfied by the info the administration has provided on the matter.


All told, Grassley's hold lasted just 15 days — and former Office of Government Ethics Director Walter Shaub was quick to put into perspective how short that really is: