101 Facts About Chuck Grassley

1. Senator Chuck Grassley will be seated on the floor while Mrs Grassley will be in the gallery.

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2. Chuck Grassley said expects special counsel Robert Mueller will release a report on his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election "within a month.

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3. Chuck Grassley told radio host Hugh Hewitt Tuesday he expects special counsel Robert Mueller's conclusions to be released "within a month", if they ever do become public.

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4. Senator Chuck Grassley keeps close tabs on the enforcement of immigration laws enacted to uphold US sovereignty, ensure border security and protect the safety of Americans.

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5. Senator Chuck Grassley was sworn in as Senate president pro tempore for the 116th Congress which places him third in the presidential line of succession.

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6. Chuck Grassley said he invited drug companies to testify at the Finance Committee on Tuesday but all but two small ones refused.

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7. Chuck Grassley is only the second Iowan to serve six terms in the Senate; the other being Iowa's longest-serving senator, William B Allison.

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8. Chuck Grassley carried every county in the state except Johnson County, which hosts the University of Iowa.

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9. Chuck Grassley was reelected in 1986, 1992, 1998, 2004, 2010 and 2016; he is the longest-serving senator in Iowa history.

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10. In January 2018, Chuck Grassley was one of thirty-six Republican senators to sign a letter to President Trump requesting he preserve the North American Free Trade Agreement by modernizing it for the economy of the 21st Century.

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11. Chuck Grassley has, as of July 2012, cast almost 11,000 votes and had at that time only missed 35 votes in his Senate career.

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12. In May 2009, Chuck Grassley cosponsored a resolution to amend the US Constitution to prohibit flag burning.

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13. Chuck Grassley was born in New Hartford, Iowa, the son of Ruth and Louis Arthur Grassley, and raised on a farm.

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14. On November 14, 2018, Chuck 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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15. Chuck Grassley chaired the Senate Finance Committee from January to June 2001 and from January 2003 to December 2006.

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16. In a letter to the Justice Department, Chuck Grassley wrote that his second referral stemmed "from a second declaration he submitted to the Committee that appears to contain materially false statements.

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17. In a letter to the Justice Department, Chuck Grassley wrote that his second referral stemmed \"from a second declaration he submitted to the Committee that appears to contain materially false statements.

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18. Chuck Grassley referred Avenatti and his client, Julie Swetnick, to the Justice Department for a separate investigation Thursday, for three separate crimes: conspiracy, providing false statements to Congress and obstructing a Senate investigation.

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19. Chuck Grassley noted that the Flynn case has been talked and talked and talked about.

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20. Chuck Grassley explained that his request was not done on Flynn's behalf, nor on the FBI's.

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21. Chuck Grassley asked for any other notes or documents relating to the interview.

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22. Chuck Grassley entered the Senate in 1981, and over time he became one of the most-powerful Republican members of the body.

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23. Chuck Grassley was born in a small town in north-central Iowa and was raised on a nearby farm.

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24. Senator Chuck Grassley is not happy with the DOJ and FBI refusing to turn over documents and material surrounding the investigation of former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn.

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25. Senator Chuck Grassley has been asking about the earlier operation too.

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26. Senator Chuck Grassley spent the first three months of this inquiry seeking answers on his own.

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27. Chuck Grassley concluded by telling Sanders his last-minute complaint was not unique.

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28. Chuck Grassley responded to Sanders' letter and political posturing late Saturday night in terse and definitive fashion.

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29. Chuck Grassley has been married to his wife Barbara Ann since 1954.

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30. Chuck Grassley voted with the Republican Party 91.5 percent of the time, which ranked 10th among the 46 Senate Republican members as of June 2013.

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31. Chuck Grassley voted with the Republican Party 90.1 percent of the time, which ranked 15th among the 45 Senate Republican members as of July 2014.

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32. Chuck Grassley paid his congressional staff a total of $2,621,953 in 2011.

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33. Chuck Grassley was rated as a "rank and file Republican" in June 2013.

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34. Chuck Grassley ranked as the 44th most wealthy senator in 2012.

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35. Chuck Grassley spent $9.75 per general election vote received in 2016.

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36. On November 4, 1980, Chuck Grassley won election to the United States Senate.

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37. On November 4, 1986, Chuck Grassley won re-election to the United States Senate.

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38. On November 3, 1992, Chuck Grassley won re-election to the United States Senate.

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39. On November 3, 1998, Chuck Grassley won re-election to the United States Senate.

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40. Chuck Grassley faced no opponent in the Republican primary on June 7, 2016, while Judge defeated Rob Hogg, Bob Krause, and Tom Fiegen to win the Democratic nomination.

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41. Chuck Grassley appeared in a video from Real Clear Politics: Morning Commute's Tom Bevan to discuss the future of the Republican Party, and what role the Tea Party will play in it.

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42. Chuck Grassley was one of 30 Republican senators who did not support the filibuster.

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43. Chuck Grassley voted with 25 other Republican members against the bill.

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44. Chuck Grassley voted against the confirmation of John Brennan as Director of the Central Intelligence Agency.

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45. Chuck Grassley voted with 42 Republicans, 30 Democrats and one independent in favor of the bill.

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46. Chuck Grassley voted with 42 other Republican senators against Lynch's confirmation.

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47. Chuck Grassley voted with 51 Republicans and four Democrats to proceed to the measure of disapproval.

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48. Chuck Grassley voted with 53 other Republicans and four Democrats to proceed to the measure of disapproval.

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49. Chuck Grassley voted with 52 other Republican senators to approve the bill.

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50. Chuck Grassley voted with 50 other Republican senators to approve the bill.

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51. Chuck Grassley was one of 47 Republicans to vote in favor of the bill.

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52. Chuck Grassley voted with 47 other Republican senators to approve the bill.

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53. Chuck Grassley pursued graduate work in political science at the University of Iowa, Iowa City from 1957 to 1958.

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54. Chuck Grassley was born in 1933 in New Hartford, IA, where he attended high school.

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55. Chuck Grassley served in the United States House of Representatives from 1975 to 1981.

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56. Chuck Grassley is a member of The Family, the tax-exempt quasi-Christian political organization that organizes the National Prayer Breakfast.

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57. Senator Chuck Grassley is the current chairman of the Judiciary Committee of the 114th congress.

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58. Chuck Grassley was elected to his first political office in 1959 when he served as the Member of the Iowa House of Representative from the 73rd district.

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59. Chuck Grassley attended and graduated from the high school in his locale before proceeding to the Iowa State Teachers College where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1955.

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60. Senator Chuck Grassley is an American Republican politician who has been the senior Senator representing Iowa since 1981.

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61. In 1981, Chuck Grassley began working as the senior United States Senator from Iowa.

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62. From the late '50s to 1975, Chuck Grassley represented parts of Butler County in the Iowa House of Representatives.

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63. Chuck Grassley graduated from New Hampton High School and then went on to work as a secretary at a packing company in Waterloo, Iowa.

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64. Senator Chuck Grassley apparently knows how to plan ahead when it comes to saving for the future.

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65. Senator Chuck Grassley takes a lot of pride in his farmland.

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66. Chuck Grassley is the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee and has served in the Senate since 1980.

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67. Senator Chuck Grassley is co-chairman and co-founder of the bipartisan Senate Whistleblower Protection Caucus that advocates for enforcement and expansion of whistleblower protection laws.

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68. Senator Chuck Grassley has conducted at least one meeting in each of Iowa's 99 counties every year since his public service began in the US Senate.

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69. Chuck Grassley could not confirm reports of the House giving up work requirements to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, because he isn't on the conference committee.

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70. Chuck Grassley previously served as chairman of the Finance Committee in 2001 and from 2003 through 2007.

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71. Chuck Grassley called the OIG report of particular concern due to its revelations about the lack of preparedness for a cybersecurity event directed at medical devices.

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72. Chuck Grassley asked what the agency is doing to deal with cybersecurity issues highlighted in a recent HHS Office of Inspector General (OIG) report.

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73. Chuck Grassley took to Twitter Monday to slam President Trump for his recent public criticism of his own White House Chief of Staff John Kelly.

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74. Senator Chuck Grassley knocked Chief Justice John Roberts a bit over his surprise statement today criticizing President Donald Trump for his comments about an "Obama judge.

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75. Chuck Grassley is eligible to serve as head of the Senate finance panel for one full Congress.

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76. Chuck Grassley is a longtime supporter of importing drugs from Canada, a position that isn't shared by many of his GOP colleagues.

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77. Chuck Grassley offered a rare rebuke of President Donald Trump on Monday, writing on Twitter that he wished the president would stop publicly criticizing John Kelly, his chief of staff.

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78. Chuck Grassley takes over as head of the Senate Finance Committee.

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79. Chuck Grassley has some thoughts about Trump's attacks on federal judges.

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80. Chuck Grassley was named the hardest working member of Congress by The Hill newspaper in June 2010, tied with Max Baucus.

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81. Chuck Grassley is known for his widely reported and long-running "feud" with The History Channel over its perceived lack of actual history programming.

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82. Chuck Grassley is a member of The Family, the organization that organizes the National Prayer Breakfast.

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83. Chuck Grassley was unopposed in the Republican primary, although some conservatives said he has drifted "too far to the left".

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84. Chuck Grassley was elected to his Senate seat in 1980, defeating the Democratic incumbent, John Culver.

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85. In 2008, for the first time, Chuck Grassley asked the American Psychiatric Association to disclose how much of its annual budget came from drug industry funds.

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86. Chuck Grassley began an investigation about unreported payments to physicians by pharmaceutical companies.

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87. In April 2014, Chuck Grassley announced plans to create a caucus in the Senate dedicated to strengthening whistleblower protections.

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88. Chuck Grassley received a lifetime achievement award on May 17, 2007 from the National Whistleblower Center.

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89. Chuck Grassley condemned Feinstein, saying that her decision was "confounding" and that it deterred future witnesses in the Russia 2016 investigation.

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90. In February 2017, Chuck Grassley said that while Russian interference in US elections was "bothersome", the United States did not have clean hands and had, for instance, interfered with the 1948 Italian election.

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91. In August 2018, Chuck Grassley was one of ten Republican senators to cosponsor legislation intended to protect ObamaCare provisions for people with pre-existing conditions.

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92. In July 2017, Chuck Grassley stated that Senate Republicans should be ashamed for not having passed their healthcare bill and this could translate to a loss of their majority in the 2018 elections.

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93. Chuck Grassley believes that the Senate's version of the AHCA, will provide health insurers certainty.

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94. Chuck Grassley has been critical of the Affordable Care Act but does not believe the law can be completely repealed.

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95. In early 2017, Chuck Grassley sponsored legislation that expanded access to mentally disabled individuals, claiming that the previous ban against mentally ill individuals purchasing guns "mistreats disabled Americans.

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96. Chuck Grassley has an "A" rating from the National Rifle Association for his consistent support of NRA-supported gun-related laws and ongoing sponsoring and authoring of legislature.

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97. Chuck Grassley has expressed concern about the impact of regulations by the Environmental Protection Agency on farming.

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98. In December 1981, Chuck Grassley voted for a proposed constitutional amendment by Orrin Hatch that would allow both Congress and the states to ban or regulate abortion.

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99. In June 2015, Chuck Grassley introduced legislation to help protect taxpayers from alleged abuses by the Internal Revenue Service.

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100. Chuck Grassley has not missed a roll call vote since 1993, when he was touring Iowa with President Bill Clinton to survey flood damage.

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101. As of December 2013, Chuck Grassley has cast 6,806 consecutive roll call votes, placing him second behind the all-time consecutive vote record holder, Senator William Proxmire.

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