Michael Chertoff Quotes


27 Michael Chertoff quotes:



"She obviously has the confidence of the president, and that has a huge impact on her ability to influence the process,"
Author: Chertoff Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"[In an interview on ABC's] Good Morning America, ... The lesson is that when the storm hits, the best place to be is to be out of the path. ... There's plenty of (advance) notice about Rita."
Author: Chertoff Quotes Category: America Quotes
"[In an interview on ABC television's] Good Morning America, ... The lesson is that when the storm hits, the best place to be is to be out of the path. There's plenty of (advance) notice about Rita."
Author: Chertoff Quotes Category: America Quotes
"We've seen them attack in London, for example; we've seen them attack in Spain; we've seen them attack elsewhere, so I think we have to operate on the assumption that they do have some capability and they certainly have the intent."
Author: Chertoff Quotes Category: Example Quotes
"I think we need to prepare the country for what's coming, ... What's going to happen when we de-water and remove the water from New Orleans is we're going to uncover people who died, maybe hiding in houses, got caught by the flood, people whose remains are going to be found in the streets. ... It is going to be about as ugly of a scene as I think you can imagine."
Author: Chertoff Quotes Category: Country Quotes
"One of the things we'll look at is why in the middle of this emerging crisis there was kind of a conflict on the information,"
Author: Chertoff Quotes Category: Crisis Quotes
"A lot of challenges,"
"We have to operate with a new level of cooperation and commitment with members of the international community,"
"Completing the Border Infrastructure System will strengthen our efforts to reduce illegal entry to the United States. Congress provided us the authority to ensure this project is completed, and I intend to use it,"
Author: Chertoff Quotes Category: Congress Quotes
"Bush, Congress, the mayor — each of them are symptoms of a bigger problem, that we don't have accountability for disasters or challenges of this scale. That's all the public wants in trying times — accountability."
Author: Chertoff Quotes Category: Congress Quotes
"because our constitutional system really places the primary authority in each state with the governor."
Author: Chertoff Quotes Category: Authority Quotes
"I was very unhappy with the lack of situational awareness I had in the couple of days after Katrina. I never want to be in the position again where I don't have real eyes on the ground to tell me what is going on in no uncertain terms as opposed to waiting to get reports coming through the media or inconsistencies from the field."
Author: Chertoff Quotes Category: Awareness Quotes
"We face an extraordinary threat to our national security and physical safety of the American people of a character that, at least in my lifetime, we have never faced before,"
Author: Chertoff Quotes Category: Character Quotes
"Our department must drive improvement with a sense of urgency. . . . We as a department must be nimble and decisive, ... We will be straightforward. If something goes wrong, we will not only acknowledge it, we will correct it."
"I think we're going to be ready when it does hit land,"
Author: Chertoff Quotes Category: Land Quotes
"We cannot hermetically seal 7,000 miles of land borders and keep out 100 percent of illegal crossers, ... But we can create such a high likelihood of interdiction that it will have a strong and unequivocal deterrent effect on those who wish to cross illegally."
Author: Chertoff Quotes Category: Land Quotes
"Searching Jane and Mary Doe for evidence beyond the scope of the warrant and without probable cause violated their clearly established 4th Amendment rights,"
"We are taking a giant step forward in implementing this risk-based strategy."
Author: Chertoff Quotes Category: Risk Quotes
"We will work tirelessly to ensure that our fellow citizens have the sustained support and the necessary aid to reclaim their homes, their lives and their communities,"
Author: Chertoff Quotes Category: Support Quotes
"We will work tirelessly to ensure that our fellow citizens have the sustained support and the necessary aid to recover and reclaim their homes, their lives and their communities,"
Author: Chertoff Quotes Category: Support Quotes



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