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Today we honor the legacy of one of the greatest heroes and leaders in American history, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr… https://t.co/13BiAtRKlg
1/20
2020
Happy #NationalPopcornDay! I hope everyone celebrates with a good movie and freshly popped #Iowa popcorn—heavy on t… https://t.co/E5PuGLqJbGJust last weekend, as I kicked off my 6th annual #99CountyTour, farmers from across SW Iowa told me about the need… https://t.co/uaQzQQSpLu
1/19
2020
But there’s more to do. I met with @SecWilkie this week to discuss ways we can continue to support our veterans as… https://t.co/m4sCwO8PYIFrom getting my HAVEN Act signed into law—which protects the economic security and well-being of veterans and famil… https://t.co/3pFVylKXWKOn #ReligiousFreedomDay, let us support those around the globe facing religious persecution, and fight for a world… https://t.co/fWJLLUaSiBToo often we take our ability to think and worship freely for granted–a fundamental right that our nation has fough… https://t.co/jFQmby0Lt3
1/17
2020
Today, Republicans delivered a #USMCAwin for America. WATCH: https://t.co/JiwMCjpjjc
Retweeted by Joni ErnstThe phase one trade agreement with China, a critical market for Iowans, will be a boon for our farmers and manufact… https://t.co/QA8BrhT2wt @SenJoniErnst Thank you for supporting America’s workers and employers and for your commitment to keep our economy… https://t.co/CTGBusZdYx
Retweeted by Joni ErnstOn my #99CountyTour I've heard time and again from Iowa’s farmers, manufacturers, and business owners about the nee… https://t.co/JOY0VVVcsxBREAKING: Since day one, I've been fighting to pass a trade agreement with Iowa's two biggest trade partners, Mexic… https://t.co/PycxlXyWobI talked with @SenJoniErnst minutes after the Phase One China Trade deal was signed. #USMCA is supposed to move on… https://t.co/Atr1QBBOp6
Retweeted by Joni ErnstThere’s no doubt that this is an exciting start to the new year for our great state of #Iowa. From the phase one Ch… https://t.co/T3qODQMjHC
1/16
2020
My colleagues and I are sending a clear signal that we stand in support of the peaceful Iranian citizens protesting… https://t.co/Zunbg4kJiSThe Iranian regime’s lies, corruption, and brutality—as the world’s largest state sponsor of terrorism—have been me… https://t.co/ljxBkImm8pSOON: I’ll be live on @FoxBusiness from the White House lawn to discuss the phase one trade agreement with China. 📺 Tune in!The gang’s all here! As #Iowa’s 4th largest trading partner, China is a critically important market for Iowans, and… https://t.co/GIiVZrSB0KExcited to join @IAGovernor and @ChuckGrassley at the White House for today’s signing ceremony. I’m proud of the wo… https://t.co/a3IAb9t0fh
1/15
2020
But now, it’s the Senate’s turn to do the work, and I’m glad to report back to those farmers that… USMCA is mooooov… https://t.co/98MFQOjnTu#USMCA was top-of-mind for the farmers I met with this weekend as I kicked off my #99CountyTour. In fact, Iowans ha… https://t.co/s5ErzBZw2PThe start of the new year also means the beginning of another #99CountyTour! There’s no better way to represent… https://t.co/Ni9oIaSdZmAs the daughter of a farmer and as a proud Iowan, it was a privilege to vote in support of passing the #USMCA out o… https://t.co/ZbMOOgkJ0LShe is a true patriot, and I was humbled to be a part of this event celebrating her decorated military career. Than… https://t.co/WcTVAUz3AkIn both her capacity as the First Sergeant for the 232d Intelligence Squadron and as a Special Assistant for Vetera… https://t.co/JEgYb7AaOBThis weekend, I attended a ceremony for a member of my staff, Brenda Safranski, who retired as a Master Sergeant in… https://t.co/mM7uziXlbZHappening now ⬇️ https://t.co/oqPLI3pfLRI’m glad the Trump Administration is continuing to hold the Iranian’s regime feet to the fire. @POTUS' maximum pr… https://t.co/PwanLibv3vCongratulations to #Iowa’s newest Speaker of the House, @PatGrassley! Iowa is lucky to have not one but two Grassle… https://t.co/oqVYrKZbkc
1/14
2020
Assisting Iowans with casework issues is one of my top priorities, and I’m proud of the work my office did for our… https://t.co/S6bBXUSvTPCongrats to Pooja Kasiviswanathan from Ames, who was one of 300 students to be named a scholar in the Regeneron Sci… https://t.co/COjQdCyd1qWinterset, IA: the birthplace of John Wayne & home of some incredible small businesses. I enjoyed talking with Madi… https://t.co/qPvsztw4Hj
1/13
2020
Foster care plays an important role in the lives of kids across our state. It was inspiring to hear about the work… https://t.co/A005wjkOXuWe’re back! It was so great to start my sixth #99CountyTour in Montgomery County meeting farmers from across southw… https://t.co/NYn8B8LUDeExcited to be kicking off my 6th #99CountyTour! https://t.co/VkOrACzbeP
1/11
2020
Thanks to pro-growth policies, the U.S. economy continued to deliver for American workers in 2019: ✅ 2.1 million j… https://t.co/yAtIEBdbDTYesterday, I joined @HughHewitt for a discussion on the leadership of @POTUS in holding the Iranian regime accounta… https://t.co/nobSUY71jY
1/10
2020
Soleimani was a thug—a terrorist who was responsible for the slaughter of hundreds of Americans. The world is a saf… https://t.co/pYh6UI4EPB.@SpeakerPelosi and her squad insisted impeachment was “urgent.” Yet, after voting on the articles, she's stalling.… https://t.co/w983Ia7tWQOn #NationalLawEnforcementAppreciationDay, I want to thank Iowa’s law enforcement professionals for all they do to… https://t.co/JASN2GyL7fIt’s great to have another senator who grew up on a family farm join @SenateAgGOP. I know @SenatorLoeffler will be… https://t.co/P3cA7ZBjJURecent reports of sexual misconduct at the Coast Guard & its academy are alarming. We must do better for the Iowans… https://t.co/8xIbwmcUQyIran crossed the red line; and President @realdonaldtrump did the right thing by taking out Soleimani. We know he w… https://t.co/XkLutd91ry
1/9
2020
While I’m hopeful Iran is choosing the smart path—for their own sake—by de-escalating, in the meantime we must cont… https://t.co/M0HEgNAUXBAs someone who’s worn our nation’s uniform, and served as a company commander in Iraq, I’m confident in the capabil… https://t.co/rNK3adN3l8President @realdonaldtrump's decisive action took out a thug and known terrorist, Qassem Soleimani, and sent a clea… https://t.co/FlF1AXCMVQLet me be clear, Soleimani was a brutal terrorist who orchestrated attacks of Americans around the globe. President… https://t.co/EV3TGlMTNlBack home, I hear from constituents about things that matter to Iowans—like the #USMCA and a trade agreement with C… https://t.co/ptN5pt8Y3HIran continues with their aggression against American forces and our partners. Monitoring the situation in Iraq ton… https://t.co/MvijhpOU63
1/8
2020
Congratulations to our new Administrator of @SBAgov, Jovita Carranza! As a member of @SmallBizCmte, I l look forwar… https://t.co/xDEpmPHPA8Thank you @ChuckGrassley & @RonWyden for moving quickly to pass the bipartisan #USMCA out of @SenFinance. Iowa’s fa… https://t.co/z3iOAgGpT9Iowans aren’t going to put up with this. Speaker Pelosi and her squad need to send over the articles so that we can… https://t.co/TRip98sFMuIowans are fed up with this political exercise that’s slowing us down from getting important things done. Speaker P… https://t.co/zvlslzunK7After hearing from Iowans about the need for more ways to save for retirement, I fought to pass the SECURE Act. I’m… https://t.co/hbJzEjxGcsI was honored to escort @SenatorLoeffler to be officially sworn in as a United States Senator! I’m excited to have… https://t.co/FyhGHOTqzS
1/7
2020
Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, has introduced legislation that could lead to better-fitting equipment for female service… https://t.co/lEIooR1Kx5
Retweeted by Joni ErnstI’m holding the VA accountable for not protecting veterans from these scammers. Learn more about my bill: https://t.co/uZL3PvYy9JVeterans in Iowa and across the country are owed the benefits they’ve earned in service to our country. Unfortunate… https://t.co/UhRe4KNuYF
1/6
2020
After hearing from #Iowa farmers, I fought to include legislation in the #FarmBill to legalize industrial hemp. N… https://t.co/LPBEW1p1yW
1/5
2020
We should expect, and demand, the highest standard of care for Iowa’s veterans. My bipartisan bill builds on my eff… https://t.co/PTdIV9VpyX
1/4
2020
I’m glad it has passed the Senate, & I will continue to push for this important bill to be signed into law.The bipartisan Broadband DATA Act will enhance the @FCC’s data collection process and improve accuracy in its mappi… https://t.co/SubgtCc5Pr“Nearly all of Ernst’s priorities from the Senate-passed NDAA were included in the FY20 NDAA Conference Report.” Re… https://t.co/ZY3U2jEThL#ICYMI @RiponAdvance: Ernst seeks equal opportunity flood controls for rural communities https://t.co/teiBMRFNa1I applaud the work of U.S. military personnel in carrying out this mission. America, and our world, is safer because of Soleimani’s death.Qassem Soleimani orchestrated heinous and reckless actions, including the slaughter of Americans, for far too long.… https://t.co/en0dWBQkNZ
1/3
2020
Since @realdonaldtrump’s inauguration, the Senate has confirmed 187 judges to the federal bench, including 102 last… https://t.co/vAlk2c7CmEWe all get ‘em: intrusive & illegal robocalls! I’m pleased to help get the bipartisan TRACED Act across the finish… https://t.co/2up5qCYfXB
1/2
2020
Happy New Year! I’m excited to continue to work hard for Iowans in the year ahead. https://t.co/UhxImO2YYpThank you @realdonaldtrump for signing this important legislation into law. https://t.co/LyM58nMjSn
1/1
2019
As 2019 comes to a close, I’m proud to reflect on the work we’ve done to help Iowa’s farmers & producers, support o… https://t.co/0uyK3ek1naI strongly condemn the attack orchestrated by Iran on the US Embassy in Baghdad. America will not be intimidated by… https://t.co/9fJtdho1UR
12/31
2019
Opportunity Zones are a promising tool for driving investment in distressed communities in Iowa. The IMPACT Act, a… https://t.co/IlUnyCkcFo
12/30
2019
After months of work, I’m proud the bipartisan #FY20NDAA includes a number of my priorities that will directly impa… https://t.co/GA7PE0UUiS
12/29
2019
We must work to ensure children are being adequately represented in federal research. That’s why I’ve put forward a… https://t.co/iz8ykNh7jkOn this day in 1846, #Iowa became the 29th state to join the Union. Happy 173rd birthday, Iowa! It’s an honor to re… https://t.co/wVpKXdKP5P
12/28
2019
Taxpayers in Iowa deserve to know exactly how their hard-earned dollars are being spent. That’s why I’m glad my pro… https://t.co/0CsH95D3o3Iowa’s communities, like Hamburg, deserve the same flood protection as any other community across the country. My b… https://t.co/nYaQ8uZSqF
12/27
2019
Happy #Kwanzaa! As we celebrate community, and family, we wish you happiness, and peace in the coming year. https://t.co/CmqwxKrdCK
Retweeted by Joni ErnstUncle Sam sure doesn’t make a good Santa! Our federal government has wasted millions on unwanted, unneeded, and unu… https://t.co/9k6ushujSrYou know that Christmas present that you didn’t want & will never use? We’ve all gotten them. And whether you reali… https://t.co/SiBCcyNPCp
12/26
2019
From my family to yours, I’d like to wish all Iowans, and all Americans, a very Merry Christmas! https://t.co/Dm0bSphXC8Merry #Christmas from the Senate Republican Conference! Wishing you a holiday of comfort, joy, and family. https://t.co/CXHrAFGkxK
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12/25
2019
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from @SenateGOP! https://t.co/Z2GjX8sJ7l
12/24
2019
Right now, female servicemembers are facing injuries due to ill-fitting equipment. We must do better. My bill will… https://t.co/WzbLV9LSJx
12/23
2019
Wishing you and yours a very happy Hanukkah! https://t.co/ZMl2SaRpPcTwo years later, #TaxReform continues to deliver real results for hardworking Americans. In Iowa, small businesses… https://t.co/61trOrfgBe
12/22
2019
As a combat veteran and member of the conference committee for the #FY20NDAA, I’m proud this year’s bipartisan defe… https://t.co/L5fczyXm6t
12/21
2019
I fought hard to include this incentive for biofuels producers in the tax package to continue to: ✅ create good-pay… https://t.co/71BvxHV4OJExtending the #BiodieselTaxIncentive is critical to growing Iowa’s biofuels industry, which is especially vital in our state’s rural areas.Today marks the one-year anniversary of the 2018 #FarmBill! From strengthening conservation programs to providing c… https://t.co/OrCHVyMzhb
12/20
2019
While it’s unfortunate @SpeakerPelosi waited so long, I’m glad the House has finally acted on the #USMCA. Iowa’s fa… https://t.co/OL6DTIkaL3I sent a letter to Attorney General Barr asking what prevented the DOJ from initiating this investigation more quic… https://t.co/LOsJXgsS62Disturbing allegations of abuse at the Glenwood & Woodward Resource Centers deserve the full attention of the feder… https://t.co/FIvl9vqApbAs I traveled the state this year on my #99CountyTour, I heard from countless Iowans about intrusive & illegal robo… https://t.co/oTlD3zog8ZWhen it comes to expanding broadband in #Iowa—especially in our rural areas—it’s crucial we have accurate data to k… https://t.co/x02cs2yXrjWe were guaranteed a deal in September, and we were assured of that same deal in October, yet @EPA rolled out, and… https://t.co/yclCGKNP15After shaking hands in the Oval Office this fall, @EPA had an opportunity to restore the broken trust of farmers an… https://t.co/eL3dliPW1k
12/19
2019
I also applaud local law enforcement for their immediate and professional response and handling of the situation. M… https://t.co/g76sVkXGTOFirst and foremost, I’m relieved to hear everyone in the Camp Dodge and Johnston communities is safe and that no one was in danger today.
12/18
2019

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