Patrick Leahy Quotes


54 Patrick Leahy quotes:



"We're in a Congress that much prefers to investigate than legislate, so we can assume that there will be hearings and an investigation."
Author: Leahy Quotes Category: Congress Quotes
"I find it very, very troubling, and I think most of Congress would,"
Author: Leahy Quotes Category: Congress Quotes
"If you're going to fix a broken system, it's going to require cooperation by the states, by the federal government, ... catalyst for the reforms that have to happen in the state capitals where most of these criminal cases come from."
Author: Leahy Quotes Category: Cooperation Quotes
"There is no reason why the date cannot be met, but we need the full cooperation of the administration,"
Author: Leahy Quotes Category: Cooperation Quotes
"You get fifteen Democrats in a room, and you get twenty opinions"
Author: Leahy Quotes Category: Democracy Quotes
"We have to consider the historical context of this debate,"
Author: Leahy Quotes Category: Debate Quotes
"We are a democracy -- let's have checks and balances. Let us have a government of checks and balances."
Author: Leahy Quotes Category: Democracy Quotes
"This is a needlessly provocative nomination. Instead of uniting the country through his choice, the president has chosen to reward one faction of his party, at the risk of dividing the country."
Author: Leahy Quotes Category: Choice Quotes
"The president has said we're not going to engage in torture under any circumstances. And so you're asking me to answer a hypothetical that is never going to occur."
Author: Leahy Quotes Category: Circumstance Quotes
"You're innocent until proven guilty. And you do not under any circumstances -- you do not, do not -- say that somebody has to come before whatever the tribunal is and prove they're innocent."
Author: Leahy Quotes Category: Circumstance Quotes
"Glory hallelujah, you're the first one in the administration that's said that."
Author: Leahy Quotes Category: Glory Quotes
"[But Roberts] is a man of integrity, ... I can only take him at his word that he does not have an ideological agenda."
Author: Leahy Quotes Category: Integrity Quotes
"He is a man of integrity. I have taken him at his word that he does not have an ideological agenda and will be his own man. I hope that he will, and I trust that he will."
Author: Leahy Quotes Category: Integrity Quotes
"I am appalled at their audacious disregard for the health of the American people, ... It is time to put people first, and to stop letting the big polluters and the special interests write the rules and run the show over at EPA."
Author: Leahy Quotes Category: Health Quotes
"let some healthy sunshine into the Senate to exposed a flawed rule that puts special interests over the health of the American people."
Author: Leahy Quotes Category: Health Quotes
"settled law of the land."
Author: Leahy Quotes Category: Land Quotes
"reputation for being loyal to this president."
Author: Leahy Quotes Category: Reputation Quotes
"While we have made some progress, much is left to be done."
Author: Leahy Quotes Category: Progress Quotes
"I regret that instead of accepting our many previous invitations to work with the Senate and increase the level of consultation and cooperation to help fill judicial vacancies, the White House repeatedly has chosen to continue down its path of trying to politicize the process,"
Author: Leahy Quotes Category: Regret Quotes
"They have squandered the surpluses ... the public's trust in corporate accountability and in the markets, and the opportunities to use the surpluses to protect and strengthen Medicare and Social Security and homeland defense,"
Author: Leahy Quotes Category: Trust Quotes



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