Sen. Chuck Grassley sworn in as Senate President Pro Tempore

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WASHINGTON (KWWL) – Sen. Chuck Grassley was unanimously named to be Senate president pro tempore today.

Historically, the position is given to the most senior member of the majority party in the upper chamber of congress.

Upon his swearing in, Grassley became the third in line of presidential succession following the vice president and the speaker of the House of Representatives.

 

Leslie Stone

Leslie Stone

Content Producer at KWWL.
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