I really appreciate the courtesy of allowing me to speak what I'm saying to you right now. That is part of what this country's about.
In my lifetime, I have never felt more ashamed of, or more frightened by my leadership in Washington, including the presidency, or the Senate.
Despite him being in a room with a thousand people who love him, there's plenty of people out there who don't agree with him in any way, shape or form. He's a nice guy, steered by bad people.
While I listen to you talk about freedom, I see you assert your right to tap my telephone, to arrest me and hold me without charges, to try to preclude me from breathing clean air and drinking clean water. I have never felt more ashamed of nor more frightened by my leadership in Washington.
In my lifetime, I have never felt more ashamed of my leadership in Washington. And I would hope from time to time that you have the humility and grace to be ashamed of yourself.
You never stop talking about freedom, which I appreciate, but while I'm listening to you talk about freedom I see you assert your right to tap my telephone, to arrest me and hold me without charges.
Priority is priority. I don't care who you are. The president of the United States, he's going to have to wait. And Mr. Richardson is not the President of the United States.
It kept them from really concentrating on their duties, because it was very distracting what was going on.
I feel like, despite your rhetoric, that compassion and common sense have been left far behind during your administration.