Best 286 of Congress quotes - MyQuotes
Serving in Congress is like having a second shot at high school.
Congress can raise taxes because it can persuade a sizable fraction of the populace that somebody else will pay
In the wiretapping, despite all the momentum for a more assertive Congress, you're seeing Congress backing down, because there are many Republicans and even Democrats who are afraid of being seen as preventing the president from protecting the nation.
Congress must also enact pro-growth policies that encourage the economy to expand: like making tax relief permanent and repealing the death tax.
It's awfully hard to convey a sense of credibility to allies when you [the Congress] voted for the war and then you declared: Wrong war, wrong place, wrong time.
Hillary's explanation of the Libyan action to Congress was so good, I wonder who explained it to her?
Modi Model of Development is more a hype than reality, and the Congress has always stood for inclusive development.
I told the Congress, 'Thanks, but no thanks,' on that Bridge to Nowhere.
Congress: America's only true criminal class.
A. K. Kuykendall
The determined attempt to discredit Robert Mueller, the FBI and the Justice Department is an endeavor to protect the fervent saber rattlers themselves. You see, all this commotion kicked into overdrive once the Special Counsel sought information from Deutsche Bank.
I came to Congress to help reduce spending.
If bribery is good enough for Congress, it's good enough for me.
Congress may carry on the most wicked and pernicious of schemes under the dark veil of secrecy. The liberties of a people never were, nor ever will be, secure, when the transactions of their rulers may be concealed from them.
The retirement system that is in place for members of Congress and other federal workers features what is known as the Federal Employment Retirement Plan.
A. K. Kuykendall
I've said it before, Donald John Trump is the mythological trickster demon we know. That sly fox upon that rock. Michael Richard Pence, however, is the DEVIL.
Destruction of the churches and the like is not the way to Swaraj as defined by the Congress.
If Iran invaded Israel, it's up to Congress to declare war.
The salary of a member of Congress ends the day that he of she leaves office.
Congress can grant a waiver [for General James Mattis ] and has done that once in history.
Congress never loses its capacity to disappoint you.
By simply refusing to fund a president's unconstitutional conduct, Congress can stop him dead in his tracks - even after the courts have abdicated their responsibilities to do so.
As I have said, the best Bush strategy is to put Congress on TV as often as possible.
Granting such immunity undermines the constitutional protections Americans trust the Congress to protect.
The new dumb, is now wisdom.
Our lives, our liberty, and our property are never in greater danger than when Congress is in session.
Kim Stanley Robinson
It's lawmakers know better than anyone that laws are more a matter of practical compromise than any kind of moral imperative.
I would love to do an unauthorized biography about Congress. It's like a secret society up there.
Here and there on the branch of an oak a congress of leaves still clung, rigid as flakes of bronze.
The Supreme Court's 5-4 decision rejected Congress' findings and its method of reasoning, .. Is there any real justification for the court's denigrating Congress' 'method of reasoning'?.
The laws of Congress are restricted to a certain sphere, and when they depart from this sphere, they are no longer supreme or binding.
Senator Markey’s Cyber Shield Act can work! Start the conversations with the basics: Use a QR code that attaches to a dynamic database that runs an artificial intelligence algorithm to calculate the score. Let’s not make this more difficult than it is.
I ran for Congress, just once.
Quote from Ranger Captain David Craig, character in Voice in the Wilderness, page 187: “If the House and the Senate had the guts to stick to it [Constitution], and we could trust SCOTUS to uphold it, we wouldn’t be in this mess.
The thing about an executive order - there has never been an executive order that a Congress couldn't say, "You know, we don't like that so we're going to do something else," if there is a majority in Congress to do something else.
Congress has not raised the minimum wage since 1997. The minimum wage is now at its lowest level in 50 years adjusted for inflation.
The first revolution is to transform the status of evaluation from untouchable to respectable , i.e., from the days a century ago when the value-free doctrine held that there could be no place for the serious treatment of evaluation within the sciences (or in the company of other respectable disciplines like history, jurisprudence, mathematics, etc.) to the days when even the National Academy of Sciences is doing evaluations at the request of Congress without protest from leading scientific and other professional organizations, and everyone will have good reasons for this acceptance.
If Congress can regulate this under the Commerce Clause, then it can regulate virtually anything-and the Federal Government is no longer one of limited and enumerated powers.
Well, it's taken a long time to get the Department of Homeland Security established. It's taken a long time for the Congress to decide how much it wanted to fund.
George H. W. Bush
I've often thought that the process of aging could be slowed down if it had to go through Congress.
And always remember, Abraham Lincoln only served one term in Congress, too.
The Senate being tied is a start. Now, if only it could be gagged.
When I testified in front of Congress, I know that I was testifying under oath and I told the truth.
Well, my wife, Cathy Gillespie, worked for Joe Barton, who was running for Congress in 1984.
Trump taught us how easily seemingly serious people can become profoundly idiotic. He turned career politicians into circus freaks.
The member of Congress who forgets his constituents' needs usually serves only one term.
When congress is in session no American is safe.
You can't repeal human nature by an Act of Congress.
Since Congress makes the laws they are under the delusion that anything they do is legal, no matter if it is unwise, unethical, or un-Constitutional.
The fact that presidents have done something does not necessarily make it right or constitutional.
Walter E. Williams
Once Congress establishes that one person can live at the expense of another, it pays for everyone to try to do so.