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I really need a son of a bitch like Huston who will work his butt off and do it dishonorably.. Richard Nixon
I think it absolutely necessary that the President should have the power of removing his appointees from office; it will make him, in a peculiar manner, responsible for their conduct, and subject him to impeachment himself, if he suffers them to perpetrate with impunity high crimes or misdemeanors against the United States, or neglects to superintend their conduct, so as to check their excesses. James Madison
Is he honest? Is he capable? Is he faithful to the Constitution? Thomas Jefferson
I think it absolutely necessary that the President should have the power of removing [his subordinates] from office; it will make him, in a peculiar manner, responsible for their conduct, and subject him to impeachment himself, if he suffers them to perpetrate with impunity high crimes or misdemeanors against the United States, or neglects to superintend their conduct, so as to check their excesses. James Madison
The appointment of subordinates or the nominations for appointments are just as much a part of our [congress's] responsibility as any other which we have, and a share in those appointments ... is one of the recognized rights of the people. John A. Logan
Your brother Bobby gave you his lifeblood. By God, he deserves to be Attorney General, and by God, that’s what he’s going to be. Do you understand that? Joseph P. Kennedy
The Senate is not a rubber stamp! Edward M. Kennedy
Now I know how Jack feels when he has told three people that they can each be Secretary of State. Jacqueline Kennedy
You’ve got to seize an opportunity to make a difference. Sally Jewell
Those of us who get a chance, and many of us will, should and will be motivated to serve America well. Harry Hopkins
The Negro does not possess the qualities to raise himself above slavery. Thomas Nelson Page
You re being handed a national treasure. Your main responsibility is that whenever you may leave it, it still remains a national treasure. Michael Morell
A judge who likes every opinion he reaches is a bad judge. Neil Gorsuch
Lenin wanted to destroy the state, and that’s my goal too. I want to bring everything crashing down, and destroy all of today’s establishment. Steve Bannon
The role of Senators has abruptly gone from "Advise and Consent" to "Sit Down and Shut Up" Samantha Bee
This administration is running like a fine-tuned machine. Donald Trump
Donald Trump’s test of loyalty of his staff is if they will go out and defend his lies. Bill Maher
Donalt Trump has drained the swamp right into his Cabinet. Samantha Bee
I deeply and sincerely regret that this body has degenerated into a supine, subservient, soporific, superfluous, supercilious,pusillanimous body of nitwits, the greatest ever gathered beneath the dome of our National Capitol, who cowardly abdicate their powers and, in violation of their oaths to protect and defend the Constitution against all of the Nation's enemies, both foreign and domestic, turn over these constitutional prerogatives, not only granted but imposed upon them,to a group of tax-eating, conceited autocratic bureaucrats a bunch of theoretical, intellectual, professorial nincompoops out of Columbia University, at the other end of Pennsylvania Avenue who were never elected by the American people to any office and who are responsible to no constituency. These brain trusters and 'new dealers' are the ones who wrote this resolution, instead of the Members of this House whose duty it is, and whose sole duty it is, to draft legislation. Dewey Jackson Short
You see the problem of an unstable White House from the outside and worry about it. But from the inside, it is 50 times worse. Reince Priebus
Look at all the guilty pleas and contradictions from there. The White House is full of liars. Jerry Brown
The people working in the administration of this president [Donald Trump] do not know from day to day whether their job exists of what it is. Mark Shields
I find it very strange that President [Donald] Trump is gong to be a judge of temperament. Cokie Roberts