Judd Gregg

(Judd Alan Gregg)

Judd Gregg
Judd Gregg
  • Born: February 14, 1947
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Politician

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Judd Alan Gregg served as the 76th Governor of New Hampshire and was a United States Senator from New Hampshire, who served as chairman of the Senate Budget Committee. He is a member of the Republican Party and was a businessman and attorney in Nashua before entering politics. He currently serves as the Chair of the Public Advisory Board at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics at Saint Anselm College. Gregg was nominated for Secretary of Commerce in the Cabinet by President Barack Obama, but withdrew his name on February 12, 2009. He would have been up for re-election in 2010, but chose not to run. In the November 2010 elections, former State Attorney General Kelly Ayotte, also a Republican, was elected to succeed Gregg in the Senate. On May 27, 2011, Goldman Sachs announced that Gregg had been named an international advisor to the firm. In May 2013, Gregg was named the CEO of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, a Wall Street lobbying group. He later stepped down as CEO in December 2013 and became a senior adviser.

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I don't think we should allow our growth to overwhelm the qualities that are bringing it here, and some of those qualities will be overwhelmed if we just allow it to happen haphazardly. Development & Growth
Actually, I have been very supportive of a very robust stimulus package from day one. I think this economy has to have a major stimulus initiative because the only group with liquidity is the federal government. Government
America is a center right government, center right people. They want government but they don't want it to be excessive. They want it to be affordable. And most importantly what Americans want is to pass on to their next generation their children a country that's better, stronger and more vibrant and more prosperous. Government
At least Obama was half-way honest about how much he was going to spend on health care. He had it at $600 billion. And the real number... is $1.2 trillion. Health, Healthcare & Medicine
Derivatives are a huge, complex issue.
Elections have consequences.
I don't rule out anything in my future. Future
I don't think the American people want unilateral government control over the entire health-care system. Government
I have never been opposed to earmarks.
I think I could have worked for the Clinton administration.
I think, like everybody else in New Hampshire, when I pull up to fill up my car and I pay $50, I get upset. And I'm wondering if these prices are legitimate.
If we don't get this economy going, the numbers that represent this stimulus package are going to be small compared to the loss of revenue to the federal government for our economy. Government
It is the American way to reward ability.
I've always been a strong supporter of environmental protection and initiatives in that area. But I'm willing to set priorities. If we have to make reductions in one place, we'll have to-in order to increase another place, I'm willing to do that.
Most people get their politics, obviously, from TV shows about senators or movies about them or... all the day-to-day press and the talk shows. Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising ;Arts, Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle
Most senators are just going to work and trying to do a job. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
Recent action in Syria and Palestine also tell us that the awakening voices of democracy in those regions are occurring, and that those in that region are able to pursue it without being stifled by terrorists that are despotic.
Social Security was always supposed to be basically in theory an insurance program where you pay in and then you get out.
The government has made $44 trillion in promises we can't afford to keep. We must get serious now about our long-term budgetary problems, recognizing that the sooner we act, the less painful the choices will be. Government
The president deserves someone who can block for his policies.
The veterans of our military services have put their lives on the line to protect the freedoms that we enjoy. They have dedicated their lives to their country and deserve to be recognized for their commitment.
There are people who wish to do us harm in the most heinous way. They want to kill Americans simply because they are Americans. They wish to destroy our culture and Nation because they don't like our freedoms, they don't like the fact that we are prosperous.
We can all agree that no American should lose their life savings or their home because of illness or injury and that the rising cost of health care severely burdens individuals, families and businesses. Life ;Health, Healthcare & Medicine
We invaded Iraq to change a totalitarian, despotic regime, and we have been successful there.
Well, the senators I've enjoyed working with the most would be Ted Kennedy and Kent Conrad, because they were both either chairman or ranking member of the committee I was chairman or ranking member of. And in both instances they were just great people to work with. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
When a company gets into trouble, it should basically have to be resolved, in other words, stockholders lose their money, unsecured bondholders lose their money. Money, Coins & Minting
Whether or not you have good consumer protection has a big effect on safety and soundness of the banking community, especially smaller banks.
You can't make a representation and then claim you didn't make it. You know, it just shouldn't work that way. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
You have safety and soundness as primary purpose of the Federal Reserve, the OCC, and the other agencies which control banking regulation.
You know the way Washington works. Once you start floating ideas, they are immediately attacked by all the different interest groups before the ideas can be brought to fruition.
You know, the taxing authority of the United States is our most powerful weapon. You know, the reason we separated from England was because the British were using it abusively.