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Coronavirus: Senator Chuck Grassley, third in line to US presidency, tests positive

Senior US Senator Chuck Grassley, 87, tested positive for the coronavirus on Tuesday, the latest of some two dozen American lawmakers who have contracted Covid-19 this year as the pandemic surges nationwide.“I’ve tested positive for coronavirus. I’ll b following my doctors’ orders/CDC guidelines & continue to quarantine,” tweeted the Iowa Republican, who is the second-oldest senator in the 100-member chamber.Grassley is also president pro tempore of the US Senate, which makes him third in line…

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