Ted Cruz


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When the history books are written about the Trump administration, I believe perhaps the most long-lasting and significant legacy will be the men and women appointed and confirmed to the federal bench.feedback
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Nov 16 2017
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Oct 13 2017 - Iran

It is the right thing to decertify. I think we should reimpose sanctions. The administration can reimpose sanctions. That would be the right thing to do. Congress can reimpose sanctions. When I was campaigning, I promised, that if I had been elected on Day 1 I would have ripped to shreds the Iran deal.feedback

Oct 13 2017 - Iran

Well, guess where they're doing the nuclear work? On the military sites.feedback

Oct 13 2017 - Republican Party

It is unfortunate that you've got Republican squabbling. I wish we had the maturity of high school. It is a junior high right down to the cliques. It is like the movie 'Mean Girls.feedback

Oct 13 2017 - American politics

I think this should be an unapologetic tax cut. Not just tax reform, but a real tax cut to generate economic growth.feedback

Oct 13 2017

What happened in 1981 – Reagan came in. We saw major tax cuts. We saw, again, major tax reform in 1986, and the economy exploded.feedback

Oct 13 2017

The working men and women did much better because we cut taxes and had economic growth.feedback

Oct 13 2017 - Obamacare

If tax reform crashes and burns, if [on] Obamacare, nothing happens, we could face a bloodbath.feedback

Oct 02 2017 - American politics

With realistic growth projections, it cannot produce a deficit. There's no way in hell I'm voting for that.feedback

Sep 26 2017 - Obamacare

It is frustrating that we haven't gotten there yet. I'm frustrated; everybody else is frustrated. But we are making progress. We are closer than many outside observers believe.feedback

Sep 25 2017

Right now, they don't have my vote. And I don't think they have Mike Lee's either.feedback

Sep 20 2017 - Republican Party

The heart of the legislation takes the policymaking role of Washington and sends it to the states.feedback

Sep 14 2017

He often points to Canada, the United Kingdom; he says, why do we pay more? Well, there's a reason we pay more than those countries. We get a lot more and a lot better health care.feedback

Sep 08 2017 - Trump Presidency

And it seems not many people in New Jersey do either. Chris should go back to the beach.feedback

Sep 08 2017 - Trump Presidency

I rise today in support of heroes, in support of unity and in support of love and compassion.feedback

Sep 06 2017 - Trump Presidency

I think we need to move quickly and provide the relief that is needed, and the best way for that relief package to move quickly is for it to be a clean package not to be loaded down with extraneous issues, so that's what I hope we would do.feedback

Sep 05 2017

My hope is that we will see strong bipartisan support for substantial relief from the crushing damages. There will be many ongoing discussions in Congress about passing that relief package.feedback

Sep 03 2017

I think the president is right that Kim Jong Un and other bullies only understand and respect strength, that weakness, that appeasement encourages this action.feedback

Sep 01 2017

The problem with that particular bill is it became a $50 billion bill that was filled with unrelated pork.feedback

Aug 30 2017

Two-thirds of that bill had nothing to do with Sandy.feedback

Aug 28 2017

He just said, Ted, what do you need? What does the state need? The answer is yes.feedback

Aug 28 2017

I'm not going to worry about political sniping. My focus here is on the tragedy that is unfolding, on the people whose lives are in jeopardy and the people who need help.feedback

Aug 28 2017

I would have eagerly supported funding for that but I didn't think it was appropriate to engage in pork-barrel spending where two-thirds of that bill was unrelated spending that had nothing to do with Sandy and was simply politicians wasting money.feedback

Aug 28 2017

The damage is going to be very extensive. We don't have a specific cost estimate and part of the reason is the focus right now quite rightly is on saving lives. There are still people in very real jeopardy.feedback

Aug 14 2017 - Twitter

The Nazis, the K.K.K. and white supremacists are repulsive and evil, and all of us have a moral obligation to speak out against the lies, bigotry, anti-Semitism and hatred they propagate. These bigots want to tear our country apart, but they will fail.feedback

Aug 03 2017

We must take missile defense into space. Only with a serious space-based capability can we target missiles in their boost phase and maximize discrimination of decoys during midcourse flight.feedback

Aug 02 2017 - Obamacare

I think it would be a serious mistake to bail out the insurance companies instead of honoring our promise to repeal Obamacare and provide real relief for the millions of Americans who have been hurt by Obamacare.feedback

Aug 01 2017 - North Korea

America must nullify Pyongyang’s missile advances, stymie its illicit cash flow and challenge the lies that underpin Kim’s hold on power.feedback

Jul 28 2017 - Obamacare

If we cannot bring the conference together and agree on repeal legislation, then I think President Trump's absolutely right that we should pass a clean repeal.feedback

Jul 28 2017 - Trumpcare

The democratic process is a long process. I believe this Congress will come back and will with time honor our promises.feedback

Jul 28 2017 - Trumpcare

Republican senators are going to go home. They're going to hear from their constituents, and I don't expect the response to be muted.feedback

Jul 20 2017 - Republican Party

Failure on this would be catastrophic, and we're not going to fail.feedback

Jul 19 2017 - Obamacare

We have to honor our promise. For seven years Republicans have told the voters, if you elect us, we'll repeal Obamacare. I think we will look like fools if we can't deliver on that promise.feedback

Jul 14 2017

This man is a pathological liar. He lies practically every word that comes out of his mouth.feedback

Jul 13 2017 - Trumpcare

If there are not meaningful protections for consumer freedom that will significantly lower premiums then the bill will not have the votes to go forward.feedback

Jul 12 2017 - Trumpcare

It depends what's in the bill.feedback

Jul 12 2017

You the consumer, you the patient, should have the freedom to choose the insurance you want. It shouldn't be the government dictating what insurance you can buy.feedback

Jul 09 2017 - Republican Party

I continue to believe we can get this done.feedback

Jul 09 2017 - Obamacare

When it comes to repealing Obamacare, what I think is critical is that Republicans, we've got to honor the promise we made to the voters that millions of Americans are hurting under Obamacare. In my view failure is not an option.feedback

Jul 07 2017 - Obamacare

You can request it. But I'm gonna decline.feedback

Jul 07 2017 - Obamacare

I believe we can get to yes. I don't know if we will. Repealing Obamacare was the single biggest factor producing a Republican House, a Republican Senate and I think ultimately a Republican president.feedback

Jul 07 2017

This is an issue that inspires passion and quite understandably. People care about their health care.feedback

Jul 07 2017

Well, I am answering it right now. Sir, I'm happy to answer your questions, but I'm not going to engage in a yelling back-and-forth.feedback

Jul 06 2017

If those with seriously illnesses are going to be subsidized, and there is widespread agreement in Congress that they are going to be subsidized, I think [it's] far better for that to happen from direct tax revenue rather than forcing a bunch of other people to pay much higher premiums. I think under the plain text of the Budget Act of 1974, it satisfies the Byrd test.feedback

Jul 06 2017

The parliamentarian merely advises, the vice president decides. Mike Pence is the ultimate decider.feedback

Jul 06 2017

I think we are making significant progress. We are not there yet, but I believe we can get to yes, and I hope, I think we have to get to yes.feedback

Jul 06 2017

It is precarious. The majority is so narrow, I don't know if we get it done or not.feedback

Jul 05 2017

You would likely see some market segmentation.feedback

Jun 25 2017

This is largely a Medicaid reform package.feedback

Jun 22 2017 - Republican Party

This current draft doesn't get the job done. I think we can get to yes.feedback

Jun 22 2017 - Obamacare

We're not there yet. The current draft doesn't do nearly enough to lower premiums.feedback

Jun 21 2017

If it is going to pass, the bill is going to have to make meaningful steps to reduce premiums.feedback

Jun 20 2017 - Obamacare

We're not there yet, and we've got to get it right.feedback

Jun 13 2017 - Obamacare

We've got to solve the underlying problem. In my view we must, number one, honor our commitment to repeal Obamacare, and number two, implement reforms that lower premiums.feedback

Jun 13 2017 - Republican Party

A lot of work remains. I've said from day one that I want to get to yes. The consequences would be terrible to fail.feedback

May 31 2017 - Obamacare

At this point, there is not a majority for ending the legislative filibuster. My hope is that Democrats will stop their unreasonable across-the-board obstruction and allow the Senate to operate. If they continue an unmovable blockade, I suspect the votes will shift on that question as well.feedback

May 25 2017 - Republican Party

One of the things that's most encouraging is the members of the working group are meeting in good faith. The CBO score of the House bill is one factor, but I think in any universe the Senate bill will be significantly different from the House bill.feedback

May 17 2017

Hope you'll join Heidi and me in lifting up @ThomTillis in your thoughts and prayers.feedback

May 11 2017 - Republican Party

I think the Democrats are engaged in a partisan fishing expedition.feedback

May 09 2017

You said Ms. Abedin forwarded hundreds or thousands of classified emails to her husband on a non-government, non-classified computer. How is – how does that conduct not directly violate the statute?feedback

May 09 2017

In the over 200 years of the Department of Justice history, are you aware of any instance in which the Department of Justice has formally approved the legality of a policy, and three days later, the attorney general has directed the department not to follow that policy, and to defy that policy?feedback

May 01 2017 - Obamacare

Legislating takes time. It's worth remembering it took Obama 14 months to pass Obamacare. The House repeal bill was on the floor for 14 days. That's not nearly long enough to draft legislation as consequential as this.feedback

Apr 29 2017 - Espionage

Today, she is released and free again. This is a day of great celebration for her family and all Texans.feedback

Apr 26 2017 - Mar-a-Lago

It appears that President Trump's discussions with President Xi at Mar-a-Lago had some beneficial impact. Time will tell.feedback

Apr 12 2017 - American politics

We have a Republican president, we have a Republican House, we have a Republican Senate – how about we act like it!feedback

Apr 11 2017 - American politics

Our enemy right now is complacency.feedback

Apr 10 2017 - Obamacare

Unlike Obamacare, I'm convinced we can get it done.feedback

Apr 10 2017

My being here is indicative that I think that this race matters.feedback

Apr 08 2017

At this point there is not a majority for ending the legislative filibuster. My hope is that Democrats will stop their unreasonable across-the-board obstruction and allow the Senate to operate. If they continue on with an immovable blockade, I suspect the votes will shift on that question as well.feedback

Apr 07 2017 - Syria

Any military action in Syria must be justified as protecting the vital national security interests of America. I'm sure there will be ongoing discussions with the administration and Congress concerning last night's attack, the legal justification, and any proposed military action going forward. I'll wait to assess the administration's argument.feedback

Apr 05 2017 - SCOTUS

Their base demands total war, total obstruction, and they are begrudgingly bowing to this demand. Unfortunately for them, it has proven difficult to invent attacks against an obviously well-qualified judge.feedback

Apr 04 2017 - Obamacare

Last night, it appears meaningful progress was made in the House towards arriving upon a resolution that could bring Republicans in the House together – in which case, the bill would come over to the Senate, and we'd have our work cut out for us. The relevant players all want to get to yes. We should move expeditiously, but there shouldn't be an artificial timeline. It took the Obama administration 14 months to pass Obamacare. The House bill was on the House floor a total of 18 days.feedback

Apr 02 2017

I have no doubt that from the Democrats' perspective, the next vacancy will be Armageddon. They will fire every attack they can marshal at whoever the nominee is.feedback

Mar 30 2017 - Republican Party

The only way for us to govern and deliver on our promises is for Republicans not to turn the cannons on each other but stand united behind shared principles.feedback

Mar 23 2017

I have a number of substantive concerns with the House bill.feedback

Mar 22 2017 - SCOTUS

It's a little rich for them to be maligning a sitting federal judge, and at the same time giving speeches about how unacceptable it is for anyone to criticize a federal judge.feedback

Mar 22 2017 - SCOTUS

What is the answer to the ultimate question of life, the universe and everything?feedback

Mar 21 2017 - NASA

You could send Congress to space.feedback

Mar 21 2017

February 13 of last year was a devastating day for those of us who revere the Constitution and the rule of law. Justice Scalia was one of the greatest justices to ever sit on the court. He was a trailblazing advocate for the original meaning of the Constitution.feedback

Mar 21 2017 - Supreme Court

Had his vacant seat been filled by Barack Obama or Hillary Clinton, Justice Scalia's legacy would have been in grave danger. We would have seen a Supreme Court majority that viewed itself as philosopher kings. … We would have seen our democratic process controlled by five unelected lawyers here in Washington.feedback

Mar 21 2017 - Trumpcare

The Senate Democrats are engaging in absolute opposition and obstruction, and it is difficult to see that changing anytime soon.feedback

Mar 21 2017 - SCOTUS

The American people played a very direct role in helping choose this nominee. If you believe this has been a great plan to get a Trump nominee on the court, then you had to believe Trump was going to win to begin with.feedback

Mar 19 2017

I cannot vote for any bill that keeps premiums rising.feedback

Mar 18 2017

It is unfortunate to see members of this body impugn the integrity of a fellow senator with whom we have served for years.feedback

Mar 16 2017 - Obamacare

As written, the House bill would not pass the Senate. But I believe we can fix it.feedback

Mar 16 2017 - Obamacare

The House repeal-and-replace plan doesn't go far enough.feedback

Mar 15 2017

Failure is not an option. If Republicans take this opportunity and blow it, we will rightly be considered a laughingstock.feedback

Mar 15 2017

The leaders you're hearing from are working to take the House plan – which has a lot of problems – and try to make it a real repeal that lowers premiums, that gives you control over your health care. I believe we can get it done. I can tell ya, the last week, four days, I've been at the White House meeting with the president, with the vice president, saying, we've got to get it done.feedback

Mar 15 2017 - Twitter

We have a really sad history in this country of attempted and successful assassinations and it's irresponsible for a musician or artist to encourage murdering the president. I think anyone reasonable or responsible should be disagreeing with the video. We should not be advocating the murder of the President of the United States, and it's sad that that is deemed a controversial statement.feedback

Mar 15 2017 - Obamacare

I have serious concerns about the current draft of the House bill.feedback

Mar 14 2017

It underscored my biggest concern about the current draft of the House bill, which is that it does not do enough to drive down premiums.feedback

Mar 09 2017

Pic of your wife not from us. Donald, if you try to attack Heidi, you're more of a coward than I thought. #classless. Donald, real men don't attack women. Your wife is lovely, and Heidi is the love of my life.feedback

Mar 09 2017 - Obamacare

It's principally a social dinner but I'm sure the conversation will turn to the repeal of Obamacare and I have serious concerns about the House bill as drafted. I do not believe the House bill as currently drafted would pass the Senate.feedback

Mar 08 2017

The Bible held high -- he puts it down and then he lies. He'a a liar....I never met a liar like him.feedback

Mar 02 2017

The president laid out general principles of reform, and right now both houses of Congress are debating the specifics of those reforms.feedback

Mar 01 2017

That should be on the (Senate) floor. And from there we should build up, and we should focus on areas of consensus. We should not focus on ideas that divide us and pull us apart.feedback

Mar 01 2017

I think we are poised for this to be the most productive Congress in decades. And I think tonight president Trump laid out a bold vision that I am eager for Congress, for all of us to roll up our sleeves and get it accomplished.feedback

Feb 25 2017

The message I am conveying to President Trump, to the Cabinet, to leaders in both houses, is real simple: Let's do what we promised.feedback

Feb 08 2017 - Ku Klux Klan

"The charges that she was making of Jeff Sessions are demonstrably false. They're slanderous, they're ugly,". "When the left doesn't have any more arguments, they go and just accuse everyone of being a racist," "and it's an ugly, ugly part of the modern Democratic Party.".feedback

Feb 08 2017

"The Democrats are angry and they're out of their minds. ... They're just foaming at the mouth practically,"feedback

Jan 24 2017

The first obligation of the president is to keep this country safe as commander in chief. I am encouraged that, unlike the previous administration, one of President Trump's top priorities is to defeat radical Islamic terrorism.feedback

Jan 09 2017 - Taiwan

The People's Republic of China needs to understand that in America we make decisions about meeting with visitors for ourselves. This is not about the PRC. This is about the U.S. relationship with Taiwan, an ally we are legally bound to defend.feedback

Nov 18 2016 - NATO

History is long and can take unexpected paths.feedback

Sep 23 2016

After many months of careful consideration, of prayer and searching my own conscience, I have decided that on Election Day, I will vote for the Republican nominee, Donald Trump.feedback

Sep 23 2016

We know, without a doubt, that every Clinton appointee would be a left-wing ideologue. Trump, in contrast, has promised to appoint justices 'in the mold of Scalia.feedback

Sep 23 2016

This man is a pathological liar. He doesn't know the difference between truth and lies. He lies practically every word that comes out of his mouth.feedback

Sep 22 2016

Under the guardianship of the United States and the First Amendment, the internet has become truly an oasis of freedom. But that could soon change.feedback

Jul 22 2016

I do feel uncomfortable to speak about it, but I am a proud conservative.feedback

Jul 21 2016

I am not in the habit of supporting people who attack my wife and attack my father. He would not be a "servile puppy dog" to Trump.feedback

Jul 21 2016

I want to congratulate Donald Trump on winning the nomination last night. And like each of you, I want to see the principles that our party believes in prevail in November.feedback

Jul 21 2016

Citizens are furious – rightly furious – at a political establishment that cynically breaks its promises and ignores the will of the people. We have to do better.feedback

Jul 21 2016

If you love our country and love our children as much as I know you do, stand and speak and vote your conscience. Vote for candidates up and down the ticket who you trust to defend our freedom and to be faithful to the constitution.feedback

Jul 21 2016

I want to congratulate Donald Trump on winning the nomination last night.feedback

Jul 08 2016

Our thoughts and prayers go out to these officers and their families, and to those who have been injured.feedback

Jun 18 2016 - Gun control

This is not a gun control issue. This is a terrorism issue.feedback

Jun 10 2016

I'm going to leave political punditry to the people who get paid to do it.feedback

May 15 2016

We may face some challenging days ahead. But I am convinced that movement – the men and women gathered here – will be the remnant, will be the core of pulling this country back from the abyss.feedback

May 15 2016

My commitment is to principles that matter.feedback

May 04 2016

From the beginning I've said that I would continue on as long as there was a viable path to victory. Tonight I'm sorry to say it appears that path has been foreclosed. Together we left it all on the field in Indiana. We gave it everything we've got but the voters chose another path.feedback

May 03 2016

We are not a proud, boastful, self-centered, mean spirited, hateful, bullying nation. The screenwriter says that he based the character Biff Tannen on Donald Trump – a character of a braggadocios, arrogant buffoon who builds giant casinos with giant pictures of him everywhere he looks. We are looking, potentially, at the Biff Tannen presidency.feedback

May 03 2016

Millions of Americans are praying for this state. The entire country is depending on the state of Indiana to pull us back from this cliff.feedback

May 03 2016

I am in for the distance – as long as we have a viable path to victory.feedback

May 03 2016

Donald Trump is a serial philanderer and he boasts about it. This is not a secret, he is proud of being a serial philanderer...Describes his battles with venereal diseases as his own personal Vietnam.feedback

May 03 2016

Sir, with all respect, Donald Trump is deceiving you. He is playing you for a chump.feedback

May 03 2016

It began with one of the lead protesters cursing at me and yelling at me, so I was glad to see he was channeling the candidate he was supporting.feedback

May 03 2016

Donald, I got news for you: Rapists aren't tough guys, they are cowards and weaklings and bullies.feedback

May 02 2016

This whole long, wild ride of an election has all culminated with the entire country with its eyes fixed on the state of Indiana. The people of this great state, I believe the country is depending on you to pull us back from the brink.feedback

May 02 2016

You're behind ol' Donald. Well, we're not. Look, the polls have been all over the place. I think where we are in Indiana is neck and neck.feedback

May 02 2016

As long as we have a viable path to victory, I am competing until the end. If you can't earn a majority, it means you can't be the nominee because it means you can't unite the party and you'd be an incredibly weak general election candidate.feedback

May 02 2016

I believe in the people of the Hoosier state. I believe in the men and women gathered here and the goodness of the American people that we will not give into evil but we will remember who we are, and we will stand for our values. I trust the good people of Indiana to differentiate...I believe in the American people. We are not a bitter, angry, petty, bigoted people. That is not America. I reject that vision of America.feedback

May 02 2016

What that means is that Indiana gets a straight and direct choice between our campaign and Donald Trump.feedback

May 02 2016 - Supreme Court

If we lose this, we lose our country. We lose the Supreme Court for a generation, religious liberty is taken away, our kids are bankrupted.feedback

May 02 2016

What I'm going to do is beat him, per NBC's Sally Bronston.feedback

Apr 30 2016

There's a reason Gov. Mike Pence offered his support. He's hearing from Hoosiers across the state that - that don't want a campaign that is based on yelling and bullying. They want real solutions.feedback

Apr 30 2016

Indiana is an important state, we are competing hard. I don't believe so. I think the support we're seeing is surging.feedback

Apr 30 2016

You know, the funny thing is, my 5-year-old knows there's a difference between boys and girls. And yet modern leftists can't figure that out.feedback

Apr 30 2016

He thought that men should be able to go into the girls' bathroom if they want to. Now let me ask you: Have we gone stark-raving nuts?feedback

Apr 29 2016

In Donald Trump's world, this convicted rapist is a tough guy. I have news for Donald Trump. Rapists are not tough guys.feedback

Apr 29 2016

John Boehner in his remarks described Donald Trump as his texting and golfing buddy. So if you want someone that's a texting and golfing buddy, if you're happy with John Boehner as speaker of the House and you want a president like John Boehner, Donald Trump is your man.feedback

Apr 29 2016

Boehner's comments reflect his frustration with Americans who stand with Republicans who want to hold members of Congress accountable for their campaign promises to repeal Obama's health care law and pursue other conservative goals. When John Boehner calls me Lucifer, he's not directing that at me. He's directing that at you.feedback

Apr 28 2016

I'm the worst guy he's ever worked with, he's never worked with me.feedback

Apr 28 2016

Donald has a problem with strong women. This is not subtle, it's not complicated.feedback

Apr 28 2016

I think my campaign team, after I messed up the reference to 'Hoosiers,' I think they wanted me to run laps.feedback

Apr 28 2016

You deserve to know exactly where a candidate stands.feedback

Apr 27 2016

She is careful. She is measured. She is serious. She doesn't get rattled.feedback

Apr 27 2016

Donald's speech is the most dramatic evidence thus far that he fails the presidential test.feedback

Apr 27 2016

Tonight this campaign moves back to more favorable terrain.feedback

Apr 25 2016

We are at a fundamental fork in the road.feedback

Apr 25 2016

Well listen this is a nationwide campaign and we're making a decision where to focus our time, energy and resources. We are now focused very, very heavily on the state of Indiana. It is significant that John Kasich is pulling out of Indiana and allowing us to go directly head to head with Donald Trump.feedback

Apr 25 2016

Any responsible candidate, just a couple of months out from the convention, would begin that process. At this point no decisions have been made in terms of who a nominee would be, or what the timing would be of the announcement.feedback

Apr 24 2016

There are two people and only two people that have any plausible path whatsoever to winning the Republican nomination – me and Donald Trump.feedback

Apr 22 2016 - Deportation

Trump's advisers had "gone down and told Republican Party bosses that everything Donald has said on the campaign is just a show, he doesn't believe any of it.feedback

Apr 21 2016 - Democratic Party

Grown adult men - strangers - should not be alone in a bathroom with little girls.feedback

Apr 21 2016 - LGBT

Grown adult men, strangers, should not be alone in a bathroom with little girls.feedback

Apr 21 2016

We shouldn't be facilitating putting little girls alone in a bathroom w/ grown men. That's just a bad, bad, bad idea.feedback

Apr 21 2016

What's clear today is that we are headed to a contested convention.feedback

Apr 20 2016

This generation needs to answer a new set of questions. Can we? Should we? Will we?feedback

Apr 17 2016

Hillary Clinton promises that if she's elected, she's going to finish the task and bankrupt anyone associated with coal. I give you my word right now, we are going to lift the federal regulators back, we are going to end the war on coal.feedback

Apr 16 2016

We had a tremendous show of grassroots support that resulted in a critical victory at today's Wyoming Republican Convention.feedback

Apr 16 2016

Republicans overwhelmingly elected delegates who will support us at the national convention and nominate us to take on Hillary Clinton. This is how elections are won in America.feedback

Apr 16 2016 - Saudi Arabia

America is the Saudi Arabia of coal, and we are going to develop our industry.feedback

Apr 11 2016

I believe the first ballot will be the highest vote total Donald Trump receives. And on a subsequent ballot, we're going to win the nomination and earn the majority.feedback

Apr 10 2016 - CIA

He would "not bring it back in any sort of widespread use.feedback

Apr 10 2016

It's easy to talk about making America great again, you can even print that on a baseball cap. The real question is do you understand the principles and values that made America great in the first place?feedback

Apr 08 2016

It's difficult. We've got to win and we've got to win consistently.feedback

Apr 07 2016

Folks, I think you can forget about him.feedback

Apr 06 2016 - Republican Party

We've got the full spectrum of the Republican Party coming together and uniting behind this campaign.feedback

Apr 05 2016 - Uber

If over 80 percent of the delegates are Cruz delegates and Trump delegates, under what universe do 1,000 Trump delegates or 1,000 Cruz delegates go vote for some uber-Washington lobbyist who hasn't been on the ballot?feedback

Apr 04 2016

What we're seeing is the party unifying behind our campaign. I hope and believe tomorrow night's going to be a very good night here in Wisconsin.feedback

Apr 04 2016

I think Donald's hair would stand on end.feedback

Apr 03 2016

It is entirely possible the men and women gathered here will decide this nomination.feedback

Apr 02 2016

It hands the general election to Hillary Clinton with a big silver bow. He loses by double digits.feedback

Apr 02 2016

That is the very real manifestation of the unity we need across this country.feedback

Mar 31 2016

I think the whole country is looking to Wisconsin right now to make a choice in this race, and I think the choice Wisconsin makes is going to have repercussions for a long time to come.feedback

Mar 31 2016 - Democratic Party

We're here because we love our families. Women are not a special interest. Women are a majority of the United States of America. And every issue is a women's issue.feedback

Mar 30 2016 - Republican Party

Let me tell you my solution to that. Donald is not going to be the GOP nominee. We're going to beat him.feedback

Mar 30 2016 - Republican Party

We are competing to win. We're not competing to stop Donald Trump. ... Donald is not going to be the GOP nominee. We're going to beat him.feedback

Mar 29 2016

Of course I would welcome Scott Walker's support, anyone would.feedback

Mar 25 2016

Donald, you're a sniveling coward, and leave Heidi the hell alone.feedback

Mar 22 2016 - Islam

Radical Islam is at war with us. For over seven years we have had a president who refuses to acknowledge this reality. And the truth is, we can never hope to defeat this evil so long as we refuse to even name it. That ends on Jan. 20, 2017, when I am sworn in as president.feedback

Mar 22 2016 - NATO

The way to respond to terrorist attacks is not weakness. It's not unilateral and preemptive surrender. Abandoning Europe, withdrawing from NATO, as Trump suggests, is preemptive surrender.feedback

Mar 22 2016

We need to empower law enforcement to patrol and secure Muslim neighborhoods before they become radicalized.feedback

Mar 22 2016

We need to empower law enforcement to patrol and secure Muslim neighborhoods before they become radicalized". European nations have seen the consequences "of a toxic mix of migrants who have been infiltrated by terrorists and isolated, radical Muslim neighborhoods.feedback

Mar 22 2016 - Palestine

Perhaps to the surprise of the previous speaker, Palestine has not existed since 1948.feedback

Mar 21 2016

Freedom can come to Cuba, but it cannot happen by enriching and empowering the dictatorship.feedback

Mar 14 2016

When the candidate urges supporters to engage in physical violence, to punch people in the face, the predictable consequence of that is that is escalates. Today is unlikely to be the last such incidence.feedback

Mar 11 2016

His solutions simply "don't work.feedback

Mar 11 2016

If we nominate Donald Trump, Hillary wins.feedback

Mar 10 2016

You're fighting with the candidates that have earned the votes of the people, and it's the delegates at the convention who elected to do that – that's the way the system works.feedback

Mar 08 2016

I'm not here asking any of you to pledge your support of me.feedback

Mar 06 2016

Republicans are coming together. They are uniting behind our campaign – the 65 percent of Republicans who recognise Donald Trump is not the best candidate to go head to head with Hillary Clinton.feedback

Mar 06 2016

The results should send a loud message that the GOP contest for the nomination is far from over, and that the status quo is in trouble. The scream you hear, the howl that comes from Washington D.C., is utter terror at what we the people are doing together.feedback

Mar 06 2016 - Supreme Court

Republicans are coming together, they're united behind our campaign. The 65 percent of Republicans who recognise Donald Trump is not the best candidate to go head-to-head with Hillary Clinton, that the odds are too high. He loses, we lose the Supreme Court for a generation, we lose the Bill of Rights, we lose the Senate. And what we're seeing is Republicans coalescing around our campaign.feedback

Mar 04 2016

I think he can say two opposite things in the course of a minute and believe both of them.feedback

Mar 02 2016

I ask you to prayerfully consider our coming together, united.feedback

Mar 01 2016

There's one of two instances: It is either false ... (or) he actually now is telling the New York Times editorial board: 'Pay no attention to what I'm saying on immigration because I, Donald Trump don't intend to do anything I'm saying.feedback

Feb 28 2016 - Mafia

Super Tuesday will continue to narrow the field.feedback

Feb 28 2016 - Mafia

We're going to do very well in Texas. And we are fighting hard to beat [Trump] across the country.feedback

Feb 28 2016 - Mafia

I don't intend to be third in delegates. I don't believe I am.feedback

Feb 28 2016 - Mafia

We just matched what the opponents did for the last four years, Donald Trump has not released so much as a paper clip.feedback

Feb 28 2016

All of us are on a faith journey, and I will readily admit that I have not been as faithful in this aspect of my walk as I should have been.feedback

Feb 24 2016

He can't wait to get home to Texas.feedback

Feb 23 2016 - Deportation

I believe we should enforce the law. The law requires that anybody here illegally who is apprehended should be deported. That's what we need to do.feedback

Feb 21 2016

First Iowa, then New Hampshire, now South Carolina ... each time defying expectations. Indeed, the screaming you hear now, from across the Potomac, is the Washington cartel in full terror that the conservative grassroots are rising up.feedback

Feb 18 2016

What Obama has shown to our enemies is weakness and appeasement. I think it's a real mistake. I think the president instead ought to be pushing for a free Cuba.feedback

Feb 15 2016

Well excuse me the World Trade Center came down during the – you know, rein of George Bush – I mean it came down. If the ex-president is campaigning for his brother, I think he's probably open to great scrutiny.feedback

Feb 14 2016 - Republican Party

We ought to make the 2016 election a referendum on the Supreme Court.feedback

Feb 14 2016 - Supreme Court

The Senate's duty is to advise and consent. You know what? The Senate is advising right now. We're advising that a lame-duck president in an election year is not going to be able to tip the balance of the Supreme Court.feedback

Feb 14 2016

One of the most important judgments for the men and women of South Carolina to make is who on this stage has the background, the principle, the character, the judgment and the strength of resolve to nominate and confirm principled constitutionalists to the court.feedback

Feb 14 2016 - Supreme Court

Two branches of government hang in the balance, not just the presidency, but the Supreme Court. If we get this wrong, if we nominate the wrong candidate, the Second Amendment, life, marriage, religious liberty, every one of those hangs in the balance.feedback

Feb 14 2016 - Supreme Court

The next president is going to appoint one, two, three, four Supreme Court justices. If Donald Trump is president he will appoint liberals. If Donald Trump is president, your Second Amendment will go away.feedback

Feb 01 2016 - Republican Party

I am convinced the most long-lasting legacy of Barack Obama will be a new generation of leaders in the Republican Party who stand for freedom, who stand for the Constitution and who stand for the Judeo-Christian values that built this great nation.feedback

Jan 31 2016

Six weeks ago, Donald thought I was terrific, I was his friend, he was singing my praises. Then his poll numbers started dropping, our numbers started surging. And suddenly, he began blasting me, not on policy, not on substance, but on personal insults and attacks.feedback

Jan 31 2016

He won't apologize for "using every tool we can" to encourage Iowa residents to vote.feedback

Jan 30 2016

No, we don't view any state as a must-win. We are positioned to do very well.feedback

Jan 30 2016

Join us, commit tomorrow night to come out and caucus for us. Stand up and speak for us. If we stand together, we will win.feedback

Jan 30 2016

I think it was because he didn't want his record questioned.feedback

Jan 30 2016

You want to put your finger on why the American people are so frustrated? It's because people who say they are on our team are fighting for the other guys.feedback

Jan 29 2016

I'm a manic and everyone on this stage is stupid, fat, and ugly, and Ben, you're a terrible surgeon. Now that we've gotten the Donald Trump portion out of the way….feedback

Jan 27 2016

This race is a dead heat between Donald and me. If he's unwilling to stand on the debate stage with the other candidates then I would like to invite Donald right now to engage in a one-on-one debate with me any time between now and the Iowa caucuses.feedback

Jan 27 2016 - Russia

The fact that Donald is now afraid to appear on the debate stage, that he doesn't want his record questioned, I think that reflects a lack of respect for the men and women on Iowa. If Donald is afraid of Megyn Kelly, I would like to invite him on your show to participate in a one-on-one debate between me and Donald, mano-a-mano. If he thinks Megyn Kelly is so scary, what exactly does he think he'd do with Vladimir Putin?feedback

Jan 20 2016

Regardless of what Sarah intends to do in 2016, I will remain a big, big fan of Sarah Palin.feedback

Jan 17 2016

Praise God! Surely bad parts of Obama's latest deal, but prayers of thanksgiving that Pastor Saeed is coming home.feedback

Jan 16 2016 - Homosexuality

Everyone understands that the values in New York City are socially liberal or proabortion or progaymarriage, focus around money and the media.feedback

Jan 15 2016

I'm not going to be taking legal advice from Donald Trump.feedback

Jan 15 2016

I'd like to interrupt this debate on the floor of the Senate. You had your chance, Marco you blew it.feedback

Jan 15 2016 - Homosexuality

Everyone understands that the values of New York City are socially liberal, are pro-abortion, are pro-gay marriage.feedback

Jan 15 2016

Since September, the Constitution hasn't changed, but the poll numbers have. And I recognise that Donald is dismayed that his poll numbers are dropping in Iowa, but the facts and the law here are really clear.feedback

Jan 15 2016

That is not consistent conservatism. That is political calculation.feedback

Jan 15 2016

That is not consistent conservatism, that is political calculation. Marco supports legalization and citizenship for 12 million illegals. I opposed and oppose legalization and citizenship.feedback

Jan 13 2016

It is an inadvertent filing question.feedback

Jan 08 2016

Well, in America, the voters have a way of administering a spanking. There will be accountability for Benghazi. We will answer the questions of who did what and why, and anyone that did wrong will be held accountable.feedback

Jan 06 2016

I'm going to stick with Fonzie jumping the shark. I think there are serious issues facing the American people, serious issues to be decided in this election, and that is where our focus is going to stay.feedback

Jan 06 2016

What the American people are interested in is not bickering and back and forth". the second day of a six-day swing through Iowa before the Feb. 1 caucuses.feedback

Jan 06 2016

The best way to respond was to laugh it off and "move on to the issues that matter.feedback

Jan 05 2016

When you live by the pen, you die by the pen". his own pen "has got an eraser.feedback

Jan 05 2016

We don't beat the bad guys by taking away our guns. We beat the bad guys by using our guns.feedback

Jan 05 2016

He hoped the group would "stand down peaceably" with no violent confrontation "sooner rather than later.feedback

Jan 05 2016

If we're fractured and we're divided, Hillary Clinton wins and the campaign is lost.feedback

Jan 05 2016

California is going to decide this Republican primary.feedback

Dec 16 2015

In America, political correctness is killing people.feedback

Jun 04 2015

As a result of the people of Wisconsin defying the media, defying the pundits, I am more and more convinced that our campaign is going to earn the 1,237 delegates needed to win the Republican nomination.feedback

Apr 03 2015

You wrote her four checks. How can you confront her today?feedback

Nov 07 2013

I think it is terrific that he is brash, that he is outspoken, and that he won his race.feedback

Oct 16 2013 - Wall Street

One of the reasons people are so unhappy with Washington is they get a sense that there are special rules that apply. Wall Street gets special exemptions, the big banks get special exemptions, Dodd-Frank sets up rules that hammer small banks, hammer community banks, hammer the little guys. But what happens to the big guys? They keep getting bigger.feedback

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