52 Total Quotes

Pete Domenici Quotes

Child abuse continues to be a significant problem in the United States. It was estimated that in 2001, 903,000 children were the victims of child abuse or neglect. Child abuse is a crime perpetrated on the innocent and the defenseless.
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#Abuse

It's a devil of a mystery. I don't have the right kind of feel for it yet.
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#Devil

The Federal Trade Commission is not specifically subject to the jurisdiction of this Committee, but any oil company that is price gouging will find themselves in those witness chairs where they will be made accountable,
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#Company

The focus will now be with the Defense Department and its research into earth penetrating technology using conventional weaponry,
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#Defense

My constituents think somebody is rigging those prices and that they are getting ripped off.
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#Constituents

Frankly, there is plenty of money in the federal budget for Social Security until the year 2037, ... Late Edition with Wolf Blitzer.
Pete Domenici
#Money

For the first time, the cost of the conservation and efficiency tax incentives exceeds the incentives for domestic oil production,
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#Efficiency

When the bell tolls ... we'll be able to say to senior citizens, 'We didn't touch Social Security,
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#Security

Our job is to make sure that one, price gouging, and two, unfair speculation and unconscionable profiteering does not take place, and especially that they do not take place as a result of the hurricane,
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#Job

When you do the final assumptions, we will not have used Social Security trust fund money this year either. That'll be two years in a row,
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#Money

This budget proposes $148.2 billion in new spending or tax credits over the next four years, ... I believe these numbers are correct, and we need to make sure that everyone understands them as the starting point for debate by this Congress.
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#Believe

No one should kid themselves. This is not a budget that is going to have a significant impact on the fiscal policy of this country.
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#Budget

Overall, this is a good budget for this year, ... We're in a presidential election and next year a new president will tell us what he wants. If it's a president of the Republican party, a President Bush, we will be seeking different priorities.
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#Budget

confusion, destruction, suffering, displacement and pollution that have affected hundreds of thousands of people across several states.
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#Confusion

long term solution to our nation's and New Mexico's water problems.
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#Problems

This vote today sends a signal to OPEC and the rest of the world that America is serious about meeting more of its own energy needs. America will not let our consumers or our economy be held hostage to runaway global oil prices,
Pete Domenici
#America

Any oil company that is price gouging will find themselves in our witness chairs where they will be held accountable,
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#Company

The question is who spends the surplus, and the president has taken on almost a reckless approach to the facts,
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#Facts

It is very suspicious and cries out for a special prosecutor, of that there can be no doubt.
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#Doubt

Small business in America is booming. The job creator in America, small business, is absolutely moving ahead.
Pete Domenici
#American Politician

As the Iraqi people better understand that Saddam Hussein and his regime are history, it is my hope that they will get behind the coalition effort to help them create a democratic government and rebuild their country.
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#American Politician

when this tragedy occurred.
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#Tragedy

I don't believe that we ought to be horse-trading major American programs. President Clinton has looked at the politics, very much so, and perhaps he's giving Vice President Gore something to run on.
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#Politics

bill for the future.
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#Future

Today's gasoline prices are taking a severe toll on Americans' pocketbooks. Consumers are anxious.
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#American Politician

However, we must face the reality that although we are making some headway, we are not doing enough, and that states and localities have had to incur tremendous expenses in dealing with the failure of the federal government to provide adequate security,
Pete Domenici
#Reality

There are growing concerns that oil companies are making too much in profits at the expense of consumers.
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#American Politician

There are going to be questions about what major oil companies are doing with all of the resources they're accumulating. They can't escape that.
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#American Politician

I've never heard of it for America and I don't have any idea about its relevance. Seems to me we don't have the refining capacity for that to occur, ... But I'm willing to look at it.
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#America

I believe we must take another look at CAFE [corporate average fuel economy] standards.
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#Economy