Remarks

  • 10.21.2021

    Prepared Floor Remarks by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of IowaDemocrats Child Tax Credit will Limit Opportunities for Families to Get AheadThursday, October 21, 2021VIDEO A little over 25 years ago, a Democrat President and a Republican Congress came together, to quote former President Clinton, “end welfare as we know it.” On a bipartisan basis...
  • 10.21.2021

    Prepared Floor Remarks by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of IowaPass the EAGLES Act to Help Stop Targeted ViolenceThursday, October 21, 2021VIDEO I’d like to talk about preventing acts of mass violence. Just earlier today, the shooter at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School tragedy in Parkland, Florida, pleaded guilty to multiple counts of first degree...
  • 10.19.2021

    Prepared Floor Remarks by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of IowaThe Media Misrepresented the Republican Trump Investigative Report  Tuesday, October 19, 2021VIDEO I’d like to discuss the media’s complete misrepresentation of the Republican report on Senator Durbin’s Trump investigation, in which my staff participated in accordance with committee...
  • 10.19.2021

    Prepared Floor Remarks by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of IowaDemocrats Partisan Proposal Hurts Innovation, Lowering Prescription Drug CostsTuesday, October 19, 2021VIDEO I hear about the rising cost of prescription drugs at nearly every one of my town hall meetings.  Three years ago, I began a bipartisan effort to lower prescription drug costs....
  • 10.19.2021

    Prepared Floor Remarks by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of IowaUnder Democratic Leadership, Government is a Helicopter ParentTuesday, October 19, 2021VIDEO At its core, Democrat’s $4.2 trillion reckless tax and spending spree is a massive government intrusion into the daily lives of American families. Under their vision for America, there isn’t any aspect...
  • 10.18.2021

    Prepared Floor Remarks by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of IowaPresident Biden Needs to Support Iowa Biofuel ProductionMonday, October 18, 2021VIDEO I’d like to speak on an issue that is hurting the pocketbooks of hard-working Americans, particularly in the state of Iowa.  The media has reported the White House has been in discussion with Big...
  • 10.18.2021

    Prepared Floor Remarks by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of IowaDepartment of Justice Should Not Tell Parents to Watch Their SpeechMonday, October 18, 2021VIDEO Earlier this month, Attorney General Garland released a memo instructing DOJ employees to respond to increasingly passionate school board meetings across the country. That memo talks about working...
  • 10.14.2021

    Prepared Opening Remarks by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of IowaCo-Chairman, Senate Caucus on International Narcotics ControlField Hearing: “Fighting for Iowans: Examining Drug Control, Prevention and Treatment Efforts”Thursday, October 14, 2021VIDEO Today’s Senate Drug Caucus field hearing is meant to highlight and discuss Iowa’s efforts in drug control...
  • 10.07.2021

    Prepared Floor Remarks by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of IowaCongratulates Iowa State Professor, Dr. Lisa Schulte Moore, on her Exemplary Work on Behalf of Farmers and Rural CommunitiesThursday, October 7, 2021VIDEO I’d like to take this time to recognize an impressive Iowan. Professor Lisa Schulte Moore, of Iowa State University is doing important work on...
  • 10.07.2021

    Prepared Remarks by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of IowaAt the House Agriculture Committee Hearing on the State of the Livestock IndustryThursday, October 7, 2021VIDEO Chairman Scott, Ranking Member Thompson, and other distinguished members of the House Agriculture Committee – it is an honor to testify today to discuss the state of the livestock...
  • 10.07.2021

    Prepared Floor Remarks by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of IowaTranscripts from Judiciary Committee Investigation Don’t Comport with Democrats NarrativeThursday, October 7, 2021VIDEO I’d like to address Chairman Durbin’s Trump investigation, examining the period of December 14, 2020 through January 3, 2021. We released our respective reports...
  • 10.06.2021

    Prepared Opening Remarks by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of IowaRanking Member, Senate Judiciary CommitteeHearing to Consider NominationsWednesday, October 6, 2021VIDEO We have five judicial nominees today: one for the Ninth Circuit, two for the district court in Michigan, and two for the Claims Court. We also have an executive nominee for the Assistant...
  • 10.05.2021

    Prepared Opening Statement by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of IowaRanking Member, Senate Judiciary CommitteeHearing on Renewing and Strengthening the Violence Against Women ActTuesday, October 5, 2021VIDEO I want to welcome everyone to our hearing on the Violence Against Women Act, or VAWA. I supported the enactment of the original Violence Against...
  • 09.29.2021

    Prepared Floor Remarks by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of IowaOn DOJ’s Failure to Investigate Leaks of American Taxpayer InformationWednesday, September 29, 2021VIDEO More than three months ago, ProPublica began publishing a series of stories based on what they have described as a “vast trove of Internal Revenue Service data on the tax returns of...
  • 09.29.2021

    Prepared Floor Remarks by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of IowaDemocrats are Increasing Taxes for Everyone, Not Just the RichWednesday, September 29, 2021VIDEO President Biden and Congressional Democrats have repeatedly pledged not to raise taxes on anyone earning under $400,000. They’ve said it so many times it’s begun to sound like a broken record....
  • 09.29.2021

    Prepared Statement by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa)Ranking Member, Senate Judiciary CommitteeHearing titled “Texas’s Unconstitutional Abortion Ban and the Role of the Shadow Docket”Wednesday, September 29, 2021 Today, we are having a hearing because the Supreme Court did something very ordinary. Let that sink in: we are having a hearing because...
  • 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

    NOTE: The FY 2021 PDC collection numbers for the 3rd quarter can be found: IRS PDC program FY 2021 quarterly update through June 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,...
  • 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...
  • 09.23.2021

    Prepared Floor Remarks by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of IowaChina is Blatantly Trying to Strong Arm the U.N.Thursday, September 23, 2021VIDEO With North Korea test firing ballistic missiles last week, you might ask “Where’s the United Nations?”   There are a series of international sanctions aimed at North Korea’s nuclear...