Grassley Sworn In for Seventh Term, Begins Work in 115th Congress

Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa was sworn in Tuesday for his seventh term as United States Senator.  The Senate will convened at 11 a.m. (CT), noon (ET) Tuesday for the swearing-in of new and re-elected senators. Vice President Biden presided over the proceedings.

Grassley will continue to serve on the Senate Judiciary, Finance, Agriculture and Budget committees.  He is also expected to retain his position as Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee.

“The broad jurisdictions of my committee assignments and my work on a variety of issues will be helpful in serving the best interests of Iowans and the country as a whole.  I’m glad to begin work in a new congress in service to the people of Iowa,” Grassley said.

The proceedings aired live on CSPAN-2 and online at on CSPAN’s website

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