Congress Quotes


858 Congress quotes:



"Stripping jurisdiction from the court after they have decided is far-reaching and, I think, premature. Congress can override the Supreme Court, but in this case I don't consider it the right thing to do."
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"No drug or device has been regulated like this, ... It begs the question: Who gets to decide, Congress or FDA?"
Author: Cooper Quotes Category: Congress Quotes
"If the refuge is approved and land is placed in the refuge, then the reservoir cannot be built unless Congress passes a bill removing the land from the refuge system. This is because the state or local agencies involved can't condemn federal land. Once before, a Texas congressman (Ralph Hall) tried to remove a refuge from the refuge system so that a reservoir could be built on the site, and he met with widespread opposition, both in Texas and around the country. But it would be possible."
Author: Bezanson Quotes Category: Congress Quotes
"It's a temporary tool and as soon as Congress raises the limit, all interest will be restored and there will be no adverse consequences for G-fund investors."
"The Congress president has taken a serious note of the unfortunate deaths in Assam and raised the issue at appropriate quarters."
Author: Singhvi Quotes Category: Congress Quotes
"You shouldn't be talking to me. You should be down asking your representatives in Congress how did they let this happen."
Author: Raymond Quotes Category: Congress Quotes
"The country is facing unprecedented challenges ever since the Congress-led coalition came to power at the centre and the government has failed on all fronts."
Author: Singh Quotes Category: Congress Quotes
"I will not deny that there are men in the district better qualified than I to go to Congress, but gentlemen, these men are not in the race."
Author: Rayburn Quotes Category: Congress Quotes
"The congress will bring ratification, reiteration of the fundamentals of the revolution."
Author: Alarcon Quotes Category: Congress Quotes
"This violates one of the most fundamental guarantees in the Constitution, namely that both houses of Congress have to agree on all elements of a bill before it becomes law."
Author: Vladeck Quotes Category: Congress Quotes
"They are late enough (in the process) so members of Congress are not able to be aware of them or debate them. Those are the ones that are vulnerable to abuse. What really needs to happen, when we talk about getting spending under control, we need to talk about the whole process. We need to make sure that the process is transparent and there is enough time in the process for members of Congress to read the bills and understand the amendments when they vote."
Author: Rainville Quotes Category: Congress Quotes
"Over the last few years Social Security has come under attack ... The President and Congress must place the issue of Social Security reform as a top priority. We cannot afford to wait. Reform is necessary and responsible action must be taken to preserve our future."
Author: Gray Quotes Category: Congress Quotes
"By allowing this vote, and allowing the will of Congress to be freely expressed, you will be doing the right thing morally and, at the same time, encouraging Turkey to deal honestly with its past and more openly with its future,"
Author: Tankian Quotes Category: Congress Quotes
"For Congress and the president, because they have had to make so much money to get elected, their options to implement reform are limited and probably not politically feasible."
Author: Makinson Quotes Category: Congress Quotes
"Unfortunately, the (budget) does not ... help Congress reform such programs as Medicaid and Medicare, which both grow at average rate of around 8 percent each year through 2015 and will continue to eat up more of the total federal budget."
Author: Cornyn Quotes Category: Congress Quotes
"Unfortunately, the [budget] does not ... help Congress reform such programs as Medicaid and Medicare, which both grow at average rate of around 8 percent each year through 2015 and will continue to eat up more of the total federal budget."
Author: Cornyn Quotes Category: Congress Quotes
"To let the senators know how we feel about the legislation in Congress ... It's a peaceful assembly."
Author: Meyers Quotes Category: Congress Quotes
"Congress must not do something just for the sake of doing something. We must carefully and thoughtfully consider the implications of any action and whether that action will help or hinder our ultimate mission of protecting U.S. citizens from terror."
Author: Burr Quotes Category: Congress Quotes
"The Senate is never easy, ... But when you get a new administration and a new Congress, it gives you sort of an opportunity to take a little time out and see what we can do together."
Author: Lott Quotes Category: Congress Quotes
"Congress has the duty to see that local government, your first line of response, has the resources to help the federal government execute a homeland security strategy, ... You can't do that with nothing."
Author: Williams Quotes Category: Congress Quotes


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