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stated on February 4, 2020 in a speech
“House Democrats have passed more than 275 bipartisan bills this Congress."
stated on February 4, 2020 in comments on CNN
“Traditionally, the Speaker says: ‘Members of Congress, I have the high privilege and distinct honor of presenting to you the President of the United States.’ (Tonight) Speaker Pelosi said, ‘Members of Congress, the President of the United States.’ "
stated on September 23, 2019 in a Facebook post
Says Warren Buffett asked people to forward a chain email about the "Congressional Reform Act of 2019."
stated on October 24, 2019 in a Senate resolution
Says House Democrats leading the impeachment inquiry are "denying President Trump basic fairness and due process accorded every American."
stated on September 26, 2019 in a Facebook post
"President Trump is asking everyone to forward this email… The TRUMP Rules: Congressional Reform Act of 2017."
stated on October 1, 2019 in a tweet
Says his impeachment is a "coup."
stated on September 17, 2019 in an interview on MSNBC
"We have not spoken directly with the whistleblower."
stated on June 10, 2019 in an interview
"Even in the last Congress, President Trump signed 18 of my bills."
stated on May 20, 2019 in a tweet
"In fact, ‘high Crimes and Misdemeanors’ is not defined in the Constitution and does not require corresponding statutory charges. The context implies conduct that violates the public trust—and that view is echoed by the Framers of the Constitution and early American scholars."
stated on April 5, 2019 in a tweet
"I was the only member of the Senate – Republican or Democrat – who has consistently voted against efforts to use the so called ‘nuclear option’ to change the rules of the Senate."
stated on March 5, 2019 in remarks at the White House
When Congress sought documents from President Barack Obama, the White House "didn’t do anything. They didn’t give one letter of the request. Many requests were made. They didn’t give a letter."
stated on October 12, 2018 in a rally in Lebanon, Ohio
Says a recent opioid bill that reached his desk had "very little Democrat support."
stated on July 9, 2018 in a campaign website
Says "Claire McCaskill voted for 100 percent of President Obama’s judicial nominees."
stated on May 11, 2018 in a radio interview
"If Joe Manchin had his way, Judge Gorsuch never would have been able to get a vote."
stated on March 14, 2018 in in a tweet
Says Democratic obstruction is the reason why "many important positions in government are unfilled."
stated on November 19, 2017 in an interview on "Meet the Press"
"In the current law, if you report harassment, you're the one that has to go into 20 hours of counseling before you can decide whether you were really harassed."
stated on November 10, 2017 in a House Ways and Means Committee markup
Democrats on the House Ways and Means Committee weren’t "even entitled to bring an expert witness on any aspect of the tax code that affects 100 percent of our economy."
stated on November 12, 2017 in an interview on CNN's "State of the Union"
The Republican tax bill is "not being scored by the Congressional Budget Office, as it is traditionally."
stated on October 6, 2017 in Internet posts
"California Democrat Maxine Waters charged on 3 counts."
stated on September 30, 2017 in remarks before the NE Tarrant Tea Party group
On preserving 60-vote threshold to end a Senate filibuster.