Lee H. Hamilton Quotes

Sustainability is a very tough thing in our government because there are so many different competing priorities.

 
Context
Sen. Hamilton, was responding to comments about the need for reform of homeland security in time for the next terrorist attack.
Lee H. Hamilton
Lee H. Hamilton
  • Born: April 20, 1931
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Politician

Lee Herbert Hamilton is a former member of the United States House of Representatives and currently a member of the U.S. Homeland Security Advisory Council. A member of the Democratic Party, Hamilton represented the 9th congressional district of Indiana from 1965 to 1999. Following his departure from Congress he has served on a number of governmental advisory boards, most notably as the vice chairman of the 9/11 Commission.