Republicans Quotes

There will be no insurance industry left in three years.

-
Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK)
397410/12/2010 | Full Details | Law(s): Affordable Care Act

One of the best things I can say, when you get the government out of micromanaging the economy -- you don't want government to set price controls, you don't want government to set wage controls. It's an archaic system that frankly has not worked.

-
John Raese, Republican candidate for the West Virginia Senate. ABC News.
316010/12/2010 | Full Details | Law(s): Minimum Wage

RGGI makes us less competitive.

-
New Jersey State Senator Steven Oroho (R., Sussex).

President Obama and Speaker Nancy Pelosi want to keep the current rates on income, capital gains and dividends in place only for those who happen to fit their description of ‘middle class.’ In this moment of economic distress, will they get their way even though a bipartisan majority of the House disagrees with them? Or will present tax rates be extended for all American taxpayers—and most importantly for small businesses and investors, the nation's job creators?

-
House minority whip Eric Cantor (R-VA), Wall Street Journal.

The GOP has two primary motivations. The first concerns the pain that tax increases threaten to inflict on our economy over the short term. The second is to stop the slide under our current leadership towards becoming a stagnant European-style welfare state with limited individual opportunity and entrepreneurship.

-
House minority whip Eric Cantor (R-VA), Wall Street Journal.

[This is] a fight to allow businesses, taxpayers and private industry to keep more of their money so that they can provide real stimulus and lasting growth to the economy.

-
House minority whip Eric Cantor (R-VA), Wall Street Journal.

[The rich are] the people who've been hit hardest by this recession and who we need to create the jobs that will get us out of it.

-
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY). Speech on the Senate floor.

The state of New Jersey is suffering. Jobs are being lost everyday.

-
New Jersey Assemblywoman Alison Littell McHose, sponsor of anti-RGGI legislation.

I hate to tell you, by Washington's definitions that [Melancon]'s using, virtually everybody in this audience is the wealthy.

-
Sen. David Vitter (R-LA)

Well let's get into the old class warfare again. Let's get the rich…The American people want us to stop spending and so let's just give 'em some certainty and let's extend the tax...existing tax cuts.

-
John McCain, Fox News.

Pages