Kofi Annan is a fine man, but oversaw this incredible disaster of incredible magnitude and really should step down, if we care about the U.N. making reform and regaining credibility,
I have a high standard for the ethics of a Supreme Court justice, ... These were very questionable transactions, and the volume of work done on this was substantial -- in the millions of dollars.
It is intellectually dishonest to look backwards with all the facts and judge the decisions that were made with almost none of the facts, or the facts that existed hidden in the normal cloud of endless speculation of what might happen.
I'm open to that, ... I want to see where we're at, I want to see the cost-benefit. And so I think there are some areas that we can look at that maybe call for just stepping back a little bit, without taking away from commitments that we have already made.
There is an election that will be held on November 5, and I'm going to say this It's just an election, ... My wife and I have lost two children. I know and we know what real loss is, and everything else is very relative after that.
With the catastrophic impact of Hurricane Katrina, we in Congress must use our economic growth in the country to now focus our attention on the Gulf Coast,
Our cattlemen have given us the safest, most abundant, most affordable beef supply in the world and I trust their judgment. And if you look at consumer confidence in this country, so does the American public.
to get a better feel for her intellectual capacity and judicial philosophy, core competence issues.
There is a real opportunity right now as parents and grandparents to come up with a plan that leaves our kids with something better than we have; that is, an opportunity to own, build, and grow a nest egg of their own.
My concern is the integrity of the process, respect for the Senate and the subcommittee. So it's really important to clear the air, to find out what folks knew and when they knew it.
If we're to get to the bottom of this, if there's to be any credibility, the person that was at the helm during the course of this thing cannot be the guy that Paul Volcker reports to, cannot be the guy that we go asking for help and assistance in getting the people we need to talk to, ... He needs to step back, step down for the credibility of the organization itself.
At a time when many were turning on and tuning out, Sen. McCarthy inspired an entire generation of young Americans in the '60s, including myself, to get involved in the political process and make a difference.
If the guy leading the charge is stained with a record of incompetence, of mismanagement, of fraud, it's going to make it very hard for him to do the heavy lifting required,
Is it going to become a vehicle for global taxation of domain names Are you going to allow folks who have demonstrated a pattern of suppression of content, are they going to be put in charge of running this thing
that when it's time for them to retire, there's going to be something there for them.
I am so humbled by the love and outpouring of support.
The findings from this review, I hope, will provide Congress with the requisite information to make an informed decision regarding the national security implications of a Dubai-backed company owning and operating terminals at six U.S. ports.
Let us never forget that terrorism at its heart, at its evil heart, is a psychological war. It endeavors to break the spirit and the resolve of those it attacks by creating a lose-lose situation.
While today's news is a hit for our Twin Cities community, I still have the expectation that the Pentagon will uphold its commitment to keep the impact to Minnesota to a minimum and establish a meaningful, follow-on mission for the Air Guard's 148th Fighter Wing in Duluth,
There are already a lot of concerns. This is another concern.
Galloway was anything but straight with the Congress. He was anything but straight with the American people.
We take very seriously the importance of testifying honestly before this committee,
We have to get away from the class warfare and recognize that we are growing jobs by helping small business.
This is a sad, sordid tale of money laundering involving Pinochet accounts at multiple financial institutions using alias names, offshore accounts and close associates.
You're not prepared to put a mirror in front of your face and recognize your own inadequacies. Perhaps you may get a more sympathetic hearing if you had a willingness to confess your own sins in this.
to improve U.N. accountability and management.
You don't grow jobs, you don't grow the economy by raising taxes, ... The vice president thought that in 1984 he was wrong. He proposes now again what he calls rolling back some of the tax cut -- that's raising taxes.
This is not about a representative government looking at a policy and questioning whether we can bring independent judgment. This is about looking in the mirror.
Multilateral talks could make a difference because China has some leeway on North Korea, ... If you bring enough people in who have a stake in what happens, those in the region, you got a better chance of getting something done.
to take care of its friends ... and throw money at U.N. member states.
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