Statement by Senator Chuck GrassleyOn Legislation to Increase
Information Sharing and Stop CounterfeitsApril 20, 2021VIDEO I
want to talk about counterfeits and the need for the Federal government to
modernize its approach to information sharing. Counterfeits
pose a danger to the health and safety of consumers. They also infringe on...
Prepared Floor Statement of
Senator Chuck Grassley of IowaUnited States SenateOn the Border Crisis and
Democratic DenialApril 20, 2021VIDEO Today, I want to talk about the crisis at the
southern border. During the past several
months, the American people have watched as a full-blown crisis has developed. It’s
reached a catastrophic phase and...
Prepared Statement by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa)Ranking Member, Senate Judiciary CommitteeHearing on the Right to Vote Tuesday, April 20, 2021VIDEO This is supposed to be a hearing about
voting rights. Unfortunately it’s just the latest attack on one of our States
for enacting election-integrity laws. National Democrats and big business...
Remarks by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of IowaOn Discharging the
Nomination of Vanita Gupta to be Associate Attorney GeneralWednesday, April
15, 2021VIDEO I’m
opposed to this effort to discharge Vanita Gupta from the Judiciary Committee.
In fact, it’s not properly in order. In
theory we’re moving this nomination because it failed in...
Remarks by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of IowaRestoring Faith in
American ElectionsWednesday, April
14, 2021VIDEO Between Democrats who believe Russia rigged the vote to
elect Trump, and Republicans who believe various theories questioning Biden’s
election victory, we seem to have a bipartisan super-majority of Americans casting
Remarks by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of IowaOn the Rise in
Hate Crimes Against Asian Americans and Pacific IslandersWednesday, April
14, 2021VIDEO Today
I express my concern over the rise in violent crime, in particular hate crimes
against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. Every
single one of us is horrified to see our fellow...
Prepared Statement by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa)Ranking Member, Senate Judiciary CommitteeHearing on Nominations of Kristen Clarke and Todd Kim to be
Assistant Attorneys General Wednesday, April 14, 2021 We are here to evaluate two nominees for
top positions at the Department of Justice: Kristen Clarke to be Assistant
Attorney General of the...
Remarks by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of IowaThe Clock is
Ticking to Address the Fentanyl CrisisTuesday, April 13,
pose the following question to my fellow Senators: If a deadly poison was
killing thousands of Americans each year, what would you do? Would you work to
find the solution to prevent these deaths? Or would you...
Remarks by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of IowaHonors Iowa State
Patrol Sergeant Jim SmithTuesday, April 13,
I want to pay tribute to Iowa State Patrol Sergeant Jim Smith, who courageously
gave his life in the line of duty this past Friday. Sergeant
Smith, a 27-year Iowa State Patrol veteran and tactical team leader,...
Floor Remarks by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of IowaOn
Big Tech Interfering with Free SpeechMonday,
April 12, 2021VIDEO I recently spoke on the Senate floor about
the importance of free speech. Today I’d like to speak on the power of Big Tech
to censor free speech. It has been 25 years since Section 230 of
the Communications Decency...
Remarks by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of IowaOur Constituents
Expect Us to Work in a Bipartisan WayMonday, April 12,
the Easter break, I held Q&As in 24 counties to hear what’s on the minds of
my constituent’s agenda, not my agenda that we discuss. From
my cattle market transparency bill to the...
Prepared Opening Statement of Sen. Chuck Grassley of
IowaRanking Member, Senate Judiciary CommitteeExecutive Business MeetingMarch 25, 2021 The
terrible problem of gun violence is on all of our minds. After attacks in
Atlanta and Boulder, we want to find solutions that will deliver results, and
reduce crime. I’m glad we had a hearing earlier this week...
Remarks by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of IowaRep. Miller-Meeks
Won Fair and SquareWednesday, March
24, 2021VIDEO Congress should not overturn a legal, state-certified
election. I defended President Trump’s right to litigate claims of
election irregularities in our independent court system and deferred to the
judgments of independent judges. I...
Remark by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of IowaOn the Growing
Border CrisisWednesday, March
24, 2021VIDEO I want to speak once again about the border crisis
created by the Biden administration. I spoke on this issue last week, and the situation has
not improved since then. Encounters with family units and unaccompanied alien
Remarks by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of IowaCattle Producers
are Counting on usWednesday, March
24, 2021VIDEO Over
the years, the consolidation of the beef industry has threatened the livelihood
of Iowa farm families and the rural communities where they reside. I
have been working since 2002 to increase producers' leverage against...
Remarks by Sen. Chuck Grassley of IowaRanking
Member, Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing
on “Constitutional and Common Sense Steps to Reduce Gun Violence”Tuesday,
March 23, 2021 The violence that this country has
seen over the past year has been appalling. We saw an unprecedented spike of
murders along with a period of prolonged civil unrest....
Floor Remarks by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of IowaFree Speech and the
Free PressThursday, March 18,
come to the floor over the last few weeks to talk about the First Amendment,
one of America’s most cherished pillars of freedom. Unfortunately, in recent
years, we’ve seen a corrosive culture undermining sacred civic...
Prepared Floor Remarks
by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of IowaOn China’s Propaganda
MachineDelivered on Wednesday,
March 10, 2021VIDEO Recently,
the Biden administration withdrew a proposed Trump administration rule that would’ve
required universities and K-12 schools to identify their connections with
Confucius Institutes. I’ve
asked the Biden...
Remarks by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of IowaRanking Member,
Senate Judiciary CommitteeOn the Nomination
of Judge Merrick Garland to be Attorney GeneralTuesday, March 9,
the senate will start consideration of Judge Merrick Garland’s nomination to be
Attorney General of the United States. I will be supporting his...
Remarks by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of IowaRaises Concerns about
Free Speech on College CampusesTuesday, March 9,
2021VIDEO I have spoken on the Senate floor recently on free speech
as it applies to the world of digital media. The principles of free speech are
timeless and are applicable to new forms of communication. Still, it is...