WASHINGTON – Sens. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), ranking member of the Senate
Judiciary Committee, and Tom Cotton (R-Ark) Ranking Member of the Subcommittee
on Criminal Justice and Counterterrorism, today called for the committee to
convene a hearing on hate crimes. “We are
concerned to see that such an important issue has not already received
Falsehoods Undermine Voter ConfidenceWith U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley Q: What’s wrong with For the
People Act? A: The House of Representatives passed an 800-page bill along
a party-line vote under pretext of preventing election irregularities after we
were told this was the most secure and fair election in history. Unfortunately,
H.R. 1, For the People...
WASHINGTON – Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa)
praised the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration
(EDA) as they announced a $1.5 million grant to the city of Ames to
provide critical water infrastructure for a new industrial park and a $1
million grant to the city of Sioux City to support growth in the aviation
sector. The EDA...
WASHINGTON – Senator James Lankford (R-Okla.) and Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa)
sent a cautionary letter to the Biden Administration following reports that
they are considering allowing the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) to
unconditionally re-open its Washington office, which would violate the terms
set forth in Lankford’s Promoting Security and...
– Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Ranking Member of the Senate Judiciary
Committee, is pushing for information and transparency after whistleblowers
allege significant ethics lapses and potential leaks of market-sensitive
information at the Veterans Benefits Administration, a division of the
Department of Veterans Affairs. Grassley
WASHINGTON – Sens.
Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and
Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), ranking member of the Permanent Subcommittee on
Investigations, are pressing the U.S. Secret Service to answer questions about
its involvement with Hunter Biden. The Secret Service recently told
the senators that it did not provide...
BUTLER COUNTY, IOWA – Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), ranking member of
the Senate Judiciary Committee, today issued the following statement regarding
the incident at the U.S. Capitol today the claimed the life of one U.S. Capitol
Police officer and injured another: “I take very personally the death of a Capitol Police officer. The
United States Capitol...
Q&A: Senate FilibusterWith
U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley Q:
What is a filibuster? A: Many Americans
may be surprised to learn the Senate rules do not define what constitutes a
filibuster. The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines a filibuster as “the use of
extreme dilatory tactics in an attempt to delay or prevent action especially in
– Sens. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and John Cornyn (R-Texas), Ranking Members of
the Senate Judiciary Committee and Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship,
and Border Safety, are urging their Democrat counterparts to schedule hearings
about the ongoing crisis on the southern border. The
senators today wrote to Judiciary Committee Chairman...
BUTLER COUNTY, IOWA – Sen.
Chuck Grassley today made the following statement regarding Rita Hart’s
decision to withdraw her request that the U.S. House of Representatives depart
from Iowa law to reverse the certified election results in Iowa’s Second
Congressional District: “Midwest
common sense has again prevailed over party politics in Washington....
WASHINGTON – Sens.
Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Ranking Member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and Ron
Johnson (R-Wis.) Ranking Member of the HSGAC Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations,
are seeking all U.S. intelligence records relating to Biden family business
associates linked to Chinese intelligence services.
Senator Grassley's weekly Capitol Hill Report can be found here: Capitol Hill Report 03-31-21Topics include: the Second Amendment, the crisis at the southern border, rural broadband, coronavirus economic relief, police reform and the Rural Health Care Protection Act.
COUNTY, IOWA – Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) last week visited several
facilities and areas on the Texas-Mexico border affected by the ongoing crisis sparked
and exacerbated by Biden administration policy. Grassley conducted the visit as
part of a 18-member delegation from the Senate. The
delegation of senators received information and briefings from...
USDA Pandemic Relief Re-OpensWith U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley Q: When will the USDA open
the next round of pandemic relief assistance for producers? A: Just as planting season gets into full swing, Farm Service
Agencies across the country will open the application process for the third
round of pandemic relief assistance starting April 5, 2021 for at...
WASHINGTON – U.S.
Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL), Chair of the Senate Judiciary
Committee, and U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Ranking Member of the Senate
Judiciary Committee, today applauded final passage of the COVID-19
Bankruptcy Relief Extension Act, bipartisan legislation they introduced to
temporarily extend COVID-19 bankruptcy relief...
WASHINGTON -- Sens.
Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) are seeking information from federal
law enforcement agencies regarding their reported role in an incident involving
a firearm belonging to Hunter Biden long after Biden’s U.S. Secret Service protection
had ended. Biden’s
gun was discarded in a trashcan behind a grocery store near a...
WASHINGTON – Senators
Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas), Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky), Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), and
Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) sent a letter to trade associations, firms, and
businesses who spoke out about Republicans objecting to the electoral college.
The letter asks these businesses to hold the Democrats attempting to
overturn the election...
WASHINGTON – As the result of Sen. Chuck Grassley’s (R-Iowa) leadership, the
Health Clinic Protection Act was added to a health care extenders package that passed the U.S.
Senate today. Rural health clinics in Iowa communities – including in Denver,
Grinnell, Hawarden, North English, Ottumwa, Perry and Waverly – will be
protected from a...