News Releases

09.27.2021

WASHINGTON – Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, is pushing the Justice Department and FBI to detail efforts to detect and prevent travel by known terrorists or terrorist recruits to and from the United States following the Biden Administration’s disastrous withdrawal from Afghanistan.  “Congress and the...

09.27.2021

WASHINGTON – Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) today joined every Republican member of the Senate Finance and Banking Committees in urging Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) to abandon the Biden administration’s unprecedented proposal to expand the reporting of the private, confidential financial data of law-abiding Americans from...

09.24.2021

Q&A: Debt LimitWith U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley Q: What is the debt limit?  A: The debt limit is the amount of money the U.S. Treasury is authorized to borrow to meet spending obligations. The Constitution grants Congress the power of the purse strings and under federal law, the legislative branch of the federal government must approve...

Remarks

09.27.2021

Prepared Floors Remarks by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of IowaAfghanistan Collapse through the Lens of the Inspector GeneralMonday, September 27, 2021VIDEO In recent days, much has been said about Afghanistan. I spoke about it on the floor on September 15th. Today, I will look at it from a different angle – through the inspector general lens. The sudden...

09.23.2021

Prepared Floor Remarks by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of IowaThose Wanting to Close the Tax Gap Need Look No Further than the Successful IRS Private Debt Collection ProgramThursday, September 23, 2021VIDEO News accounts continue to mention plans to increase IRS enforcement funding and to impose onerous reporting requirements on sensitive banking...

09.23.2021

Prepared Floor Remarks by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of IowaOn Special Counsel Durham and the Democratic Party’s Impact on Crossfire HurricaneThursday, September 23, 2021VIDEO Last week, Special Counsel Durham indicted Michael Sussmann, an attorney for the Hillary Clinton Presidential Campaign, for lying to the FBI. The indictment gives example...

Commentary

09.15.2021

The chairman of the Senate Budget Committee came to Iowa recently to pitch the Democrats’ partisan $4.2 trillion budget blueprint. Senate Democrats passed the plan in a party line vote during a marathon session that stretched into the wee hours of August 11. When college students pull all-nighters, they’re cramming to pass a test. When Majority Leader...

08.11.2021

As former chairman and taxpayer watchdog serving on the tax-writing Senate Finance Committee, I’m girding for my next dogfight. President Biden has set his sights on enacting a new death tax on top of the existing estate tax. Yes, it’s as unfair as it sounds. The Democrats want to reach into the grave and tax Americans’ lifelong savings to pay...

07.19.2021

ICYMI: 2020 Saw a Scary Increase in U.S. Drug Overdoses. We Must Take National Action to Help Communities at Risk By Sens. Chuck Grassley of Iowa and Dianne Feinstein of CaliforniaTIME The rate of drug overdoses in the U.S. accelerated during the COVID-19 pandemic, worsening an existing public health crisis, and the numbers are staggering. The Centers for...

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