Jon Kyl

(Jon Llewellyn Kyl)

Jon Kyl
Jon Kyl
  • Born: April 25, 1942
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Politician









Jon Llewellyn Kyl is an American politician who served as a United States Senator from Arizona from 1995 to 2013 and again in 2018. Kyl was appointed to the Senate on September 5, 2018, succeeding the late John McCain. A member of the Republican Party, he previously held Arizona's other seat in the U.S. Senate from January 1995 to January 2013, serving alongside McCain. Kyl was Senate Minority Whip from 2007 until 2013.

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I always try to have an open mind, but there is a difference between having an open mind and having a hole in the head. Miscellaneous
Now, you've seen that each one of us have a couple of soapboxes that we like to mount. And after about five minutes of our opinion, then we ask you a question. Oratory, Discussion & Debate
Sometimes there is no substitute for military action. Military & Veterans
Everybody goes to clinics, to hospitals, to doctors, and so on. Some people go to Planned Parenthood. But you don't have to go to Planned Parenthood to get your cholesterol or your blood pressure checked. If you want an abortion, you go to Planned Parenthood, and that's well over 90 percent of what Planned Parenthood does.
I just think the whole discussion of class is wrong. It's not what we do here in America. I don't think there's anything called 'middle class values' that are different from the values of other people in this country.
I was first elected to public office when the Reagan revolution was in full swing. Maximizing freedom guided the policies of that era, with tremendous success. Success ;Freedom & Liberty
I will not seek reelection the United States Senate but will retire from public service in January 2013. There is no reason other than the fact than I think it's time. Time
Illegal immigration is a genuinely national issue, and resolving it requires a national commitment not just on health care but also border control, law enforcement and other resources. Health, Healthcare & Medicine
I'm an optimist by nature. Nature
I'm honored to have served for 18 years as Arizona's 10th Senator - and for four terms in the House of Representatives before that.
It is true that, when an entitlement begins to be enjoyed by people, they like to keep it.
It would be hard to find a more compelling example of the American dream than Alberto Gonzales.
One of the things that makes our military the best in the world is the certain knowledge of each soldier, sailor, airman, and Marine that they can always count on their comrades should they need help - that they will never be abandoned. Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training
Real leadership means tackling tough problems ourselves and not leaving them to our children. Leaders & Leadership
Saying 'no' to very bad legislation is not wrong. In fact, when the American people tell you that they don't want the health care bill, you've got a responsibility to say no. Health, Healthcare & Medicine
The death tax is unfair, inefficient, economically unsound and, frankly, immoral. Death
The Reagan years showed us that expanding economic freedom should be the North Star - the guiding light - of U.S. policy, because it is the best way to achieve sustained and broad-based prosperity for all. Freedom & Liberty
There comes a point, in any kind of, whether it's in your family discussions or business or whatever, where you finally have to get over the making of the points and now let's see if we can find common ground. Business, Commerce & Finance ;Families, Children & Parenting
While it's true that Washington would benefit from more civility, the Senate, behind the scenes, is an extraordinarily collegial institution.