News Releases

12.03.2021

Q&A: SALT & InflationWith U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley Q: What is the State and Local Tax (SALT) deduction? A: As a senior member of the tax-writing Senate Finance Committee, I helped steer the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act into law that led to the greatest economic expansion in America in the last half-century.  The 2017 tax law...

12.02.2021

WASHINGTON – Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Ranking Member of the Senate Judiciary Committee is continuing to press the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on its weak response to leaks of protected taxpayer records to ProPublica. Grassley was joined by Sen. Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), Ranking Member of the Senate Finance Committee and Finance Committee Republican...

12.02.2021

WASHINGTON – Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, today blocked Senate passage of the largely partisan H.R. 8 legislation, which would criminalize private transfers of firearms without government involvement.   Grassley objected to the unanimous consent request,...

Remarks

12.02.2021

Prepared Statement by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa)Ranking Member, Senate Judiciary CommitteeExecutive Business MeetingThursday, December 2, 2021Before we vote, I also wanted to take a minute to talk about comments that have been made about the Supreme Court and the Dobbs case it heard yesterday. A number of Democrats and activists on the left have...

12.01.2021

Prepared Floor Remarks by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of IowaDon’t Be Fooled, China is Still Very Much a Communist CountryWednesday, December 1, 2021VIDEO  It’s typical for commentators to talk about how China is no longer really communist. Of course, only the most ardent China apologist would question that it’s still a one-party authoritarian...

11.30.2021

Prepared Floor Remarks by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of IowaThe Justice Department and FBI Need to Be Held Accountable for Spreading MisinformationTuesday, November 30, 2021VIDEO On November 3, 2021, Special Counsel Durham indicted Christopher Steele’s primary sub-source, Igor Danchenko on five counts of lying to the FBI. He lied about his contacts and the...

Commentary

11.22.2021

ICYMI: Chuck Grassley: This National Adoption Month, consider foster care By Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa Ames Tribune  I encourage Iowans who are in a position to do so, to consider becoming foster parents to help kids in their community.  “What would happen if we said no?” Chris and Emily Norton asked themselves when they considered accepting their first...

11.19.2021

ICYMI: Iowa Youth Summit Fosters Civic Engagement By Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa Des Moines Register  Blue skies and blustery winds greeted 75 high school students representing 19 schools from central Iowa last week as they entered the federal courthouse in downtown Des Moines. They weren’t on trial or reporting for jury...

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...

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