Charles Grassley

(Charles Ernest Grassley)

Charles Grassley
Charles Grassley
  • Born: September 17, 1933
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Charles Ernest Grassley is an American politician serving as the senior United States Senator from Iowa, first elected in 1980. A member of the Republican Party, Grassley previously served in the Iowa House of Representatives (1959–1975) and in the United States House of Representatives (1975–1981). He chaired the Senate Finance Committee from January to June 2001 and from January 2003 to December 2006. As of January 2015, Grassley was the Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee and is again United States Senate Committee on Finance chairman in 2019. When Orrin Hatch's term ended on January 3, 2019, Grassley became the most senior Republican in the Senate. On November 14, 2018, Grassley was nominated by the Republicans to be President pro tempore of the United States Senate for the 116th United States Congress to replace the retiring Orrin Hatch.

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… too big to jail Law, Courts, Jails, Crime & Law Enforcement
Are there two sets of laws in this country—one that applies to Congress and one for the rest of America? At a minimum, it goes to a lack of public accountability. At its worst, it's raw hypocrisy. The practice ought to stop, and today is as good a time as any to start. Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising
Gambling is the only addiction that the government promotes. Law, Courts, Jails, Crime & Law Enforcement
Here is a company that is a traitor!! Business, Commerce & Finance
If a negative ad is run against you and you don't answer it, it becomes the truth. Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising
If heads don’t roll, nobody makes any changes Management & Managing Government
We might have some problems with some countries. Why should we not take into consideration the country of origin [in making immigration decisions]? Immigration & Emigration ;Foreign Policy, World & International Affairs
You know the pharmaceutical industry. If they are involved with any deal with the government, they are not going to lose any money. Health, Healthcare & Medicine
You know the pharmaceutical industry. If they are involved with any deal with the government, they are not going to lose any money. Health, Healthcare & Medicine
You know the pharmaceutical industry. If they are involved with any deal with the government, they are not going to lose any money. Health, Healthcare & Medicine

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