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.

Q: Why are you looking into the nation’s organ-procurement and transplant system?

A: Advances in medical science, specifically organ-transplants, save lives and give loved-ones a new lease on life. Incredible gifts of life are made possible when family members and even total strangers donate to a patient in need.

DES MOINES, IOWA (December 26, 2019) — As this year nears its end, the Grassley family is grateful for another fall harvest. Like other family farms across Iowa, our three-generation farming operation experiences many of the uncertainties blanketing our profession.

For starters, our livelihoods are at the mercy of Mother Nature.

WASHINGTON DC (December 23, 2019) — Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley has nominated 50 Iowa students to be considered for appointments to the US service academies.

“These young Iowans who want to enter the academies and serve our country are a remarkable reflection on our state. Their accomplishments, leadership and desire to serve are exceptional, and signal continued excellence in the US armed forces,” Sen Grassley said.

WASHINGTON DC (December 20, 2019) — Following inquiries from Senator Charles "Chuck" Grassley regarding TransDigm Group Inc’s (TransDigm) price-gouging of spare parts purchased by the Department of Defense (DoD), Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment Ellen M Lord provided further information about DoD’s TransDigm contra