Fielding questions for almost an hour from students, U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley shared his thoughts on gay marriage, Donald Trump, President Obama, nuclear weapons, Social Security and his relationship with fellow Iowa Senator Tom Harkin.
Grassley, who visited West Branch High School on Friday afternoon, said he was surprised at phone calls his office received when gay marriage was allowed in Iowa.
“It was a bigger issue in 2010 than I anticipated,” he said.
He said he does not want to see gay marriage recognized at the federal level, but he also does not approve of efforts to impeach Iowa judges that overturned the statewide ban.
“How can you argue when things are done constitutionally?” he said.
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