Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) said Wednesday he is “symptom-free” and feeling “good” after he announced that he had tested positive for the coronavirus on Tuesday.
“I remain symptom free & in isolation. I continue to feel good Thx for all the messages of encouragement & prayers,” 87-year-old Grassley wrote in a tweet.
I remain symptom free & in isolation. I continue to feel good Thx for all the messages of encouragement & prayers
— ChuckGrassley (@ChuckGrassley) November 18, 2020
Grassley, the Senate president pro tempore and oldest living Republican senator currently serving, stated he is following his “doctors’ orders” and will follow CDC guidelines as he quarantines at his home near Washington, D.C.
Grassley is also the second-oldest current serving U.S. senator, following California Democrat Sen. Dianne Feinstein.
In a Tuesday evening tweet, Grassley stated that he “will keep up on my work for the ppl of Iowa