Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) has gone into quarantine after he was exposed to COVID-19.
The 87-year-old president pro tempore of the Senate said in a statement on Tuesday he "learned today that I've been exposed to the coronavirus" and will "immediately" begin to quarantine while awaiting test results.
"I'm feeling well and not currently experiencing any symptoms, but it's important we all follow public health guidelines to keep each other healthy," Grassley said.
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Grassley, who is third in the presidential line of succession and is the second-oldest U.S. senator, has never missed a vote since 1993, The Washington Post's Seung Min Kim notes. His statement said he will continue to work from home.
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