James Baker Quotes

14 James Baker quotes:

"This is what happens, when, for the first time in modern history, a candidate resorts to lawsuits to try to overturn the outcome of an election for president."
Author: Baker Quotes Category: History Quotes
"There was a significant lift in sales that went on for a good few months there."
Author: Baker Quotes Category: Sales Quotes
"Some will argue, as was done in 1990, that going for United Nations authority and not getting it will weaken our case,"
Author: Baker Quotes Category: Authority Quotes
"We think this ruling is inconsistent with Florida law, federal law and the United States Constitution. We have no alternative but to appeal to U.S. Supreme Court for relief, ... We have already put in motion a process to do that."
Author: Baker Quotes Category: Constitution Quotes
"Ladies and gentlemen, at some point -- at some point -- there must be closure,"
Author: Baker Quotes Category: Gentlemen Quotes
"It would not, as (U.S. Supreme Court) Justice Scalia says, remove a cloud, it would create a cloud because ... the recount is being done in an unconstitutional way as far as we are concerned, and it's being done in a way that changes the rules after the game has been played."
Author: Baker Quotes Category: Justice Quotes
"Every one of the recommendations in our report, whether they are recommendations to the Congress or recommendations to the states, are designed to improve confidence in our system of federal elections."
Author: Baker Quotes Category: Congress Quotes
"Did we break the law or not ... it's real concerning to me and real concerning to the public."
Author: Baker Quotes Category: Law Quotes
"I don't think the legitimacy argument washes. I think that whoever wins this election, provided that they do so in a constitutional way and in a fair way, is going to have the country rally behind them, whether that's Vice President Gore or Governor Bush."
Author: Baker Quotes Category: Argument Quotes
"[Describing his reception by the French as] warm, ... We want to do what we can to reduce the oppressive debt burden on the Iraqi people so that they can enjoy freedom and prosperity, and we would like to do that in 2004 through the mechanism of the Paris Club."
Author: Baker Quotes Category: Debt Quotes
"I understand personally, ... that it is frustrating to lose presidential elections by narrow margins."
Author: Baker Quotes Category: Elections Quotes
"We haven't seen a normal winter for the past three years because of El Nino and La Nina, but those conditions have disappeared and we're going back to what we've seen more normally in the past 10 or 20 years,"
Author: Baker Quotes Category: Past Quotes
"We're very optimistic that nanotechnology can markedly improve cancer therapy."
Author: Baker Quotes Category: Cancer Quotes
"We are aware that there have been some complaints filed in terms of pre-election activities by way of efforts to buy votes, ... We're not sure of the significance of those."

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