WASHINGTON DC (February 5, 2020) — Prepared opening statement by Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley, Chairman, Senate Finance Committee hearing on nominations:


Today, the Finance Committee will hear from three nominees. We will hear from a nominee to be an Assistant Secretary at the Department of the Treasury, a nominee to be an Assistant Secretary at the Department of Health and Human Services and a nominee to the Social Security Advisory Board.

WASHINGTON DC (February 5, 2020) – Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley issued the following statement regarding President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address.

“By almost every metric, the United States is better off than it was just a few years ago. Unemployment is lower, growth is higher and wages are rising faster than they have in recent memory.

WASHINGTON DC (February 5, 2020) — Oversight and investigations staff for Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley, chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, which has jurisdiction over the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), today received a classified briefing from the HHS Office of National Security (ONS) regarding the coronavirus threat and the status of US government efforts to combat the spread of the deadly virus.

WASHINGTON DC (February 4, 2020) — Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley, in his capacity as President pro tempore of the United States Senate, will accompany President Donald Trump into the chamber of the House of Representatives for the 68th annual State of the Union address as a member of the president’s escort committee.

WASHINGTON DC (February 3, 2020) — Following the conclusion of presentations in the Senate’s impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA), the Senate’s president pro tempore, announced that the House’s case falls well short of the constitutional bar to remove a sitting president. In an address on the Senate floor, Grassley criticized the House’s flawed process and evolving arguments, and expressed the importance of respecting precedent.

WASHINGTON DC (February 3, 2020) — Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-OR) described how the prescription-drug pricing-reform bill, passed by the Committee with an overwhelming bipartisan vote in July and updated in December, will help control the

Q: What makes the Iowa caucuses unique?

WASHINGTON DC (January 30, 2020) — The Ensuring Quality Care for Our Veterans Act, authored by Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) and co-sponsored by Sens. Chuck Grassley (R-IA), John Boozman (R-AR), and Chris Coons (D-DE) was voted unanimously out of the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. 

WASHINGTON DC (January 29, 2020) — Statement for the record by Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley on the First in the Nation Iowa Caucuses:


This coming Monday, the First in the Nation Iowa caucuses kick off the Presidential nomination process.

The Presidential preference part of the caucus is just one part, however.

In truth, the Iowa caucuses are an example of grassroots democracy.

WASHINGTON DC (January 28, 2020) — Statement for the record by Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley honoring the Iowa caucuses:


In a week, all political focus will be set on my home state of Iowa for the First in the Nation Precinct Caucuses.

Many pundits ask why Iowa should be awarded this much impact in the Presidential nomination process?

Iowans take this job seriously.