South Carolina Republican could chair the committee if Charles Grassley of Iowa decides to replace Orrin Hatch of Utah as Finance Committee chairman. All of this may depend on whether Republicans maintain control of Senate in this year’s elections.
The New Yorker would lead the committee if the Democrats take over the House. The panel has jurisdiction over impeachments as well as criminal justice issues. Nadler defeated Rep. Zoe Lofgren of California to succeed John Conyers of Michigan.