There’s no method to the madness,’ said Sen. ). In the future when Republicans lose the Senate, he warned: ‘There will be a price to pay. Now that Trump is in charge, and the Senate majority is in play, Grassley wants to go as fast as possible. ). ‘It is a signal that they are worried about future control of the Senate in light of a Supreme Court vacancy. ) of Republicans. Sen. ). And there would be nothing more consequential in the Senate this year than a Supreme Court fight. ).