181 Total Quotes

Tom DeLay Quotes

If you raise the taxes on these people, you might not have the jobs to provide, so the tax cuts are incredibly important.
Tom DeLay
#Jobs

This Congress will never allow a single dollar to be used to compensate the perpetrators of international aggression,
Tom DeLay
#Aggression

When you're at war or you have a major disaster like this, it makes sense to borrow money to pay for it.
Tom DeLay
#Disaster

We need to create an interstate system, ... We created an interstate highway system. Surely we can create an interstate transmission system so that we can get energy to the people who need it.
Tom DeLay
#Create

An inadequate energy supply will increase the cost of doing business for every company in America, ... That means that the cost to produce everything increases, and all of us will spend a bigger chunk of our paycheck simply paying those rising costs. We will see those higher prices in grocery stores and every other place that we may shop.
Tom DeLay
#America

It is in the national interest that CAFTA passes. It is good for our national security in supporting these fledgling democracies at our back door. It is good for our effort against illegal immigration. It is good for our economy,
Tom DeLay
#Interest

Under no circumstances will I vote to spend one penny of the Social Security trust fund on anything but Social Security,
Tom DeLay
#Circumstances

orchestrate a conspiracy to intimidate members of Congress by using their past lives.
Tom DeLay
#Congress

We will raise the Katrina disaster as the top priority for the House, but at the same time we have other work that we will be working on,
Tom DeLay
#Disaster

You can't attack the economy by taxing the people that are in this tent providing jobs.
Tom DeLay
#Economy

We will recover. And we will rebuild. And the Congress will work in a bipartisan fashion to see to it that the work ahead of us is done right.
Tom DeLay
#Congress

level of shame would set in on the Republicans.
Tom DeLay
#Republicans

Senator Frist is a good man, he's simply advocating a bad policy.
Tom DeLay
#Man

These intimidation efforts amount to a direct assault on the United States House of Representatives,
Tom DeLay
#United States

I think there's a little politics being played here,
Tom DeLay
#Politics

This bill doesn't contain real reform. Instead, this bill strips citizens of their political rights and unconstitutionally attempts to regulate political speech.
Tom DeLay
#Reform

We should never stop working to bring freedom to Cuba.
Tom DeLay
#Freedom

We should never stop working to bring freedom to Cuba, Congress should take no step that inadvertently strengthens the Castro regime and compromises our campaign against terror.
Tom DeLay
#Congress

Now tell me the truth boys, is this kind of fun?
Tom DeLay
#Boys

not because of insufficient venom but because of insufficient merit.
Tom DeLay
#Merit

dismissing Mr. Bell's embellished allegations with bipartisan unanimity.
Tom DeLay
#Allegations

Without any coherent international blueprint the White House has bombed its way around the globe, while dropping troops far and wide for ill-defined peacemaking duties. This policy has gutted the American military which now must be rebuilt,
Tom DeLay
#Troops

This president, along with the Republicans in the House, have been trying to wake people up for years, ... The bill that passed the House is what we need. We need new capacity, we need for people to build new plants, we need transmission lines that can be connected nationwide, not just in regions, so they can be protected.
Tom DeLay
#People

This president along with the Republicans in the House have been trying to wake people up for years, ... Fox News Sunday.
Tom DeLay
#News

Democrats have been blatant enough to announce this strategy,
Tom DeLay
#Democrats

It's incredibly irresponsible to try to convince the American people that there is no problem.,
Tom DeLay
#People

I just can't believe that once this bill passes the House and gets over to the Senate, that those three or four senators are gonna bring down one of the best budgets we ever seen over an issue that makes it difficult for Republicans to give tax relief,
Tom DeLay
#Senate

I understand that people want to protect their sources, but we're dealing with the alleged forgery of government documents to influence a presidential race during war, ... This isn't politics as usual. It's dangerous and possibly criminal.
Tom DeLay
#Government

there was failure on all fronts.
Tom DeLay
#Failure

A country founded on freedom should not maintain a tax code that arbitrarily places an extra burden on husbands and wives,
Tom DeLay
#Country