Sen. Joni Ernst: Biden’s Afghanistan withdrawal puts American lives at risk

When an American president makes a decision on military deployment, the action sends signals to friends and foes alike around the globe. Take for example President Joe Biden’s decision to…

Sen. Joni Ernst: Heartland daughter – July 4th a time to remember values I learned growing up in Iowa

I’ve worn many hats in my lifetime – as a farm girl growing up in a rural community, as a mother raising a daughter who has delighted me and made…

Sen. Joni Ernst: Celebrating Flag Day – here’s the special meaning it holds for this combat veteran

In the town square of my hometown of Red Oak, Iowa, you see her gleaming in the sunlight. And you see her wave in metro centers and main streets spanning…

Ernst introduces bill to reduce size of federal bureaucracy, keep political appointees from ‘burrowing’

EXCLUSIVE: Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, is introducing a new bill to cut the size of the federal bureaucracy and prevent political appointees from turning their appointments into lifelong, career positions. The…

Sen. Ernst presses for answers on China, origin of COVID: ‘Crickets’ from Biden

Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, told “Fox & Friends” on Tuesday that the Biden administration is not taking significant action toward China, which is still suspected of being involved with the origins…

Ernst presses China on whether COVID originated from Wuhan lab: ‘The world deserves answers’

Iowa Republican Joni Ernst demanded Saturday that China “stop their cover-up” of the origins of the coronavirus and called for a complete investigation to prevent a “recurrence.” “The Communist Party…

Sen. Joni Ernst to lead GOP ‘prebuttal’ to Biden’s joint address to Congress

EXCLUSIVE: Sen. Joni Ernst, the vice chair of the Senate GOP conference, will lead a “prebuttal” Wednesday afternoon to President Biden‘s joint address to Congress.  Ernst, R-Iowa, and at least five…

Sen. Joni Ernst: Biden must own border crisis as emerging national security threat to US

It’s a tragedy that seems to play on an endless loop. Unaccompanied children, and families, making perilous journeys at the hands of ruthless smugglers to enter the U.S. through our southern…

Sen. Ernst & Lukas: COVID and women – their careers, businesses at risk if we don’t reopen soon. Here’s how

Coronavirus and the economic shutdowns have affected everyone – but it hasn’t impacted everyone equally. Women have been among the hardest hit by the economic fallout from COVID-19, losing nearly 2.2 million jobs between February…

Sen. Joni Ernst: Georgia Senate runoffs — Let’s win the Peach State and save America

The two Senate runoff elections in Georgia on Tuesday will determine the direction of our nation.   As Americans, we are blessed to live in the greatest country on the…