WASHINGTON DC (January 10, 2020) — Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley (R-IA), Senate president pro tempore, and Senate Finance Committee Chairman, today released the following statement regarding House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) announcing that she will soon transmit articles of impeachment to the United States Senate.

Q: What’s in store for 2020?

WASHINGTON DC (January 10, 2020) — Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley (R-IA) joined Sen Ted Cruz (R-TX) and 41 Senate colleagues in supporting a resolution honoring the members of the military and intelligence community who carried out the successful mission that killed Qasem Soleimani, the head of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps-Quds Force (IRGC-QF) and a designated terrorist.

WASHINGTON DC (January 9, 2020) — The federal government recovered more than $3 billion in taxpayer dollars lost to fraud in 2019, using a law championed by Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley. Whistleblower claims account for more than two-thirds of those recoveries. Since its enactment in 1986, The False Claims Act is responsible for more than $62 billion in recoveries, with Sen Grassley’s whistleblower provision saving taxpayers more than $44.7 billion.

WASHINGTON DC (January 9, 2020) — Prepared floor remarks by Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley on Iranian aggression:

Over the past year, the Iranian regime has been increasingly aggressive, attacking oil tankers in the Persian Gulf, shooting down a US drone, seizing a British tanker, attacking a Saudi oil facility, attacking US military bases in Iraq, and storming the US Embassy in Baghdad.

WASHINGTON DC (January 8, 2020) — Prepared floor remarks by Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley on the House of Representatives legislative graveyard:

There is a story where George Washington is said to have told Jefferson that the Senate was created to "cool" House legislation as a saucer is used to cool hot tea.

Whether historically accurate or not, it is a good summation of the role of the Senate. 

WASHINGTON DC (January 7, 2020) — Senate Finance Committee Chairman Charles "Chuck" Grassley (R-IA) and Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-OR) today released the following statements regarding the broad, bipartisan passage of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement Implementation Act, which was reported out of committee on a 25-3 basis and will update the North American Free Trade Agreement.

WASHINGTON DC (January 7, 2020) — Prepared opening Statement by Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley, Chairman, Senate Finance Committee, Executive Session on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement Implementing Act:

The committee will come to order. We are meeting today to consider HR5430, the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement Implementation Act.

WASHINGTON DC (January 6, 2020) — Prepared floor remarks by Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley on looking ahead to the New Year:

I want to wish all Iowans a happy New Year.

As 2020 begins, I’m focused on passing the United States-Mexico-Canada trade agreement.

I’m leading a meeting of the Finance Committee tomorrow to report out the bill, so a Senate floor vote is imminent.

WASHINGTON DC (December 31, 2019) — Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley (R-IA) marked a series of policy and oversight accomplishments of 2019.

“Serving the people of Iowa as their United States Senator is my first priority and it’s an honor that I take seriously. As chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, and through my extensive oversight efforts, my work focuses on making government more transparent, efficient, and accountable to Iowans and all Americans,” Sen Grassley said.

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