Iowan Reaction to Phase One China Trade Deal

President Donald Trump signed the first phase of a new trade deal with China, cautious optimism marked most of the reaction from Iowa’s elected officials.

Grassley on Iranian Aggression: ‘Sometimes You Have to Stand Up to the Bully’

U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley: “Sometimes you have to stand up to a bully to get him to back off or else you invite further aggression.”

Iowa Republicans React to Introduction of Articles of Impeachment

Iowa Republican elected officials and candidates responded to House Democrats announcing two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.

Iowa Elected Officials Respond to USMCA

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds and Iowa’s Congressional Delegation react to the deal reached between House Democrats and the White House on USMCA.

Grassley Blasts FBI on Abusing Surveillance Power

U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley: “The FBI’s job is to protect Americans, our democracy and our rights. Its actions have done great harm to the public trust.”

Reynolds, Grassley, and Ernst to EPA: Uphold Renewable Fuel Standards

Kim Reynolds, Joni Ernst, and Chuck Grassley to EPA Administrator Wheeler: uphold the RFS and provide certainty to Iowa farmers and biofuels producers.

Iowan Reaction to House Vote on Trump Impeachment Inquiry

Iowa’s elected officials and candidates running for federal office sounded off on the U.S. House vote to formalize an impeachment inquiry of President Trump.

The Trajectory of Pat Grassley

Shane Vander Hart: State Rep. Pat Grassley of New Hartford was tapped to be Iowa’s next Speaker of House, but could this set up a run for higher office?

Ernst, Grassley Respond to Pelosi’s Impeachment Announcement

U.S. Sens. Joni Ernst and Chuck Grassley support the Senate’s inquiry into Ukraine whistleblower claims, but criticized the move toward impeaching Trump.

Will Others Follow Grassley’s Lead on Suprise Medical Billing?

Dr. Michael Davis: Chuck Grassley has obviously thought through the issues related to surprise medical billing carefully, hopefully others follows his lead.

Grassley: Who Will Watch the Watchmen on New Kavanaugh Allegations?

Chuck Grassley: The New York Times’ article on Brett Kavanaugh “included some embarrassing, irresponsible missteps. Mistakes that warrant serious self-reflection.”

Grassley: Comey’s Self-Serving Decisions Did Great Harm to FBI

U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley: “Americans expect federal officials, particularly those at the highest level of law enforcement, to live by the same laws and regulations that they enforce.”

Ernst, Grassley Push Army Corps to Begin Levee Reconstruction in Hamburg

U.S. Senators Joni Ernst and Chuck Grassley pressed the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) to follow through on rebuilding a levee near Hamburg, Iowa.

Grassley to Complete 39th Annual 99 County Tour in Spencer

U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, will complete his annual 99 county meetings of 2019 on August 27 by holding a town meeting in Clay County.

Ernst, Grassley Vote to Suspend Debt Ceiling, Increase National Debt

U.S. Sens. Joni Ernst and Chuck Grassley approved of a budget deal that suspends the debt ceiling and sets discretionary spending at $1.37 Trillion.

Axne Should Not Be Criticized for Not Politicizing a Tragedy

Shane Vander Hart: I am disappointed by the Republican Party of Iowa’s decision to turn a triple murder in Des Moines into a cudgel to attack Cindy Axne.