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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…
Happy #NationalPopcornDay! I hope everyone celebrates with a good movie and freshly popped #Iowa popcorn—heavy on t… last weekend, as I kicked off my 6th annual #99CountyTour, farmers from across SW Iowa told me about the need…
But there’s more to do. I met with @SecWilkie this week to discuss ways we can continue to support our veterans as… getting my HAVEN Act signed into law—which protects the economic security and well-being of veterans and famil… #ReligiousFreedomDay, let us support those around the globe facing religious persecution, and fight for a world… often we take our ability to think and worship freely for granted–a fundamental right that our nation has fough…
Today, Republicans delivered a #USMCAwin for America. WATCH:
Retweeted by Joni ErnstThe phase one trade agreement with China, a critical market for Iowans, will be a boon for our farmers and manufact… @SenJoniErnst Thank you for supporting America’s workers and employers and for your commitment to keep our economy…
Retweeted by Joni ErnstOn my #99CountyTour I've heard time and again from Iowa’s farmers, manufacturers, and business owners about the nee… Since day one, I've been fighting to pass a trade agreement with Iowa's two biggest trade partners, Mexic… talked with @SenJoniErnst minutes after the Phase One China Trade deal was signed. #USMCA is supposed to move on…
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…
My colleagues and I are sending a clear signal that we stand in support of the peaceful Iranian citizens protesting… Iranian regime’s lies, corruption, and brutality—as the world’s largest state sponsor of terrorism—have been me… 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… to join @IAGovernor and @ChuckGrassley at the White House for today’s signing ceremony. I’m proud of the wo…
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… was top-of-mind for the farmers I met with this weekend as I kicked off my #99CountyTour. In fact, Iowans ha… start of the new year also means the beginning of another #99CountyTour! There’s no better way to represent… the daughter of a farmer and as a proud Iowan, it was a privilege to vote in support of passing the #USMCA out o… is a true patriot, and I was humbled to be a part of this event celebrating her decorated military career. Than… both her capacity as the First Sergeant for the 232d Intelligence Squadron and as a Special Assistant for Vetera… weekend, I attended a ceremony for a member of my staff, Brenda Safranski, who retired as a Master Sergeant in… now ⬇️’m glad the Trump Administration is continuing to hold the Iranian’s regime feet to the fire. @POTUS' maximum pr… to #Iowa’s newest Speaker of the House, @PatGrassley! Iowa is lucky to have not one but two Grassle…
Assisting Iowans with casework issues is one of my top priorities, and I’m proud of the work my office did for our… to Pooja Kasiviswanathan from Ames, who was one of 300 students to be named a scholar in the Regeneron Sci…, IA: the birthplace of John Wayne & home of some incredible small businesses. I enjoyed talking with Madi…
Foster care plays an important role in the lives of kids across our state. It was inspiring to hear about the work…’re back! It was so great to start my sixth #99CountyTour in Montgomery County meeting farmers from across southw… to be kicking off my 6th #99CountyTour!
Thanks to pro-growth policies, the U.S. economy continued to deliver for American workers in 2019: ✅ 2.1 million j…, I joined @HughHewitt for a discussion on the leadership of @POTUS in holding the Iranian regime accounta…
Soleimani was a thug—a terrorist who was responsible for the slaughter of hundreds of Americans. The world is a saf… and her squad insisted impeachment was “urgent.” Yet, after voting on the articles, she's stalling.… #NationalLawEnforcementAppreciationDay, I want to thank Iowa’s law enforcement professionals for all they do to…’s great to have another senator who grew up on a family farm join @SenateAgGOP. I know @SenatorLoeffler will be… reports of sexual misconduct at the Coast Guard & its academy are alarming. We must do better for the Iowans… crossed the red line; and President @realdonaldtrump did the right thing by taking out Soleimani. We know he w…
While I’m hopeful Iran is choosing the smart path—for their own sake—by de-escalating, in the meantime we must cont… someone who’s worn our nation’s uniform, and served as a company commander in Iraq, I’m confident in the capabil… @realdonaldtrump's decisive action took out a thug and known terrorist, Qassem Soleimani, and sent a clea… me be clear, Soleimani was a brutal terrorist who orchestrated attacks of Americans around the globe. President… home, I hear from constituents about things that matter to Iowans—like the #USMCA and a trade agreement with C… continues with their aggression against American forces and our partners. Monitoring the situation in Iraq ton…
Congratulations to our new Administrator of @SBAgov, Jovita Carranza! As a member of @SmallBizCmte, I l look forwar… you @ChuckGrassley & @RonWyden for moving quickly to pass the bipartisan #USMCA out of @SenFinance. Iowa’s fa… aren’t going to put up with this. Speaker Pelosi and her squad need to send over the articles so that we can… are fed up with this political exercise that’s slowing us down from getting important things done. Speaker P… hearing from Iowans about the need for more ways to save for retirement, I fought to pass the SECURE Act. I’m… was honored to escort @SenatorLoeffler to be officially sworn in as a United States Senator! I’m excited to have…
Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, has introduced legislation that could lead to better-fitting equipment for female service…
Retweeted by Joni ErnstI’m holding the VA accountable for not protecting veterans from these scammers. Learn more about my bill: in Iowa and across the country are owed the benefits they’ve earned in service to our country. Unfortunate…
After hearing from #Iowa farmers, I fought to include legislation in the #FarmBill to legalize industrial hemp. N…
We should expect, and demand, the highest standard of care for Iowa’s veterans. My bipartisan bill builds on my eff…
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…“Nearly all of Ernst’s priorities from the Senate-passed NDAA were included in the FY20 NDAA Conference Report.” Re… @RiponAdvance: Ernst seeks equal opportunity flood controls for rural communities 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.…
Since @realdonaldtrump’s inauguration, the Senate has confirmed 187 judges to the federal bench, including 102 last… all get ‘em: intrusive & illegal robocalls! I’m pleased to help get the bipartisan TRACED Act across the finish…
Happy New Year! I’m excited to continue to work hard for Iowans in the year ahead. you @realdonaldtrump for signing this important legislation into law.
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… strongly condemn the attack orchestrated by Iran on the US Embassy in Baghdad. America will not be intimidated by…
Opportunity Zones are a promising tool for driving investment in distressed communities in Iowa. The IMPACT Act, a…
After months of work, I’m proud the bipartisan #FY20NDAA includes a number of my priorities that will directly impa…
We must work to ensure children are being adequately represented in federal research. That’s why I’ve put forward a… this day in 1846, #Iowa became the 29th state to join the Union. Happy 173rd birthday, Iowa! It’s an honor to re…
Taxpayers in Iowa deserve to know exactly how their hard-earned dollars are being spent. That’s why I’m glad my pro…’s communities, like Hamburg, deserve the same flood protection as any other community across the country. My b…
Happy #Kwanzaa! As we celebrate community, and family, we wish you happiness, and peace in the coming year.
Retweeted by Joni ErnstUncle Sam sure doesn’t make a good Santa! Our federal government has wasted millions on unwanted, unneeded, and unu… know that Christmas present that you didn’t want & will never use? We’ve all gotten them. And whether you reali…
From my family to yours, I’d like to wish all Iowans, and all Americans, a very Merry Christmas! #Christmas from the Senate Republican Conference! Wishing you a holiday of comfort, joy, and family.
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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from @SenateGOP!
Right now, female servicemembers are facing injuries due to ill-fitting equipment. We must do better. My bill will…
Wishing you and yours a very happy Hanukkah! years later, #TaxReform continues to deliver real results for hardworking Americans. In Iowa, small businesses…
As a combat veteran and member of the conference committee for the #FY20NDAA, I’m proud this year’s bipartisan defe…
I fought hard to include this incentive for biofuels producers in the tax package to continue to: ✅ create good-pay… 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…
While it’s unfortunate @SpeakerPelosi waited so long, I’m glad the House has finally acted on the #USMCA. Iowa’s fa… sent a letter to Attorney General Barr asking what prevented the DOJ from initiating this investigation more quic… allegations of abuse at the Glenwood & Woodward Resource Centers deserve the full attention of the feder… I traveled the state this year on my #99CountyTour, I heard from countless Iowans about intrusive & illegal robo… it comes to expanding broadband in #Iowa—especially in our rural areas—it’s crucial we have accurate data to k… were guaranteed a deal in September, and we were assured of that same deal in October, yet @EPA rolled out, and… shaking hands in the Oval Office this fall, @EPA had an opportunity to restore the broken trust of farmers an…
I also applaud local law enforcement for their immediate and professional response and handling of the situation. M… 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.