We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking House Of Representatives Quotes from George H. W. Bush, Edmund Morgan, Trent Franks, Dan Donovan, Marsha Blackburn. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
I have been very happy in the House of Representatives.
Franklin was the best known of the Founding Fathers. His death could not go without some sort of official notice. The House of Representatives, after listening to a brief tribute by James Madison, voted to wear badges of mourning for two months and then got on with business.
The last thing I saw Gabrielle Giffords do on the floor of the House of Representatives was to line up like the rest of us and read a part of the Constitution. And unbeknownst to her, when she got to the well, her part was the First Amendment.
People get Washington-ized a lot of times, being down there for awhile, and forget that we’re called members of the House of Representatives because we’re meant to represent people.
One of the most important tasks of the United States House of Representatives is to pass a budget resolution.
I’m honored to have served for 18 years as Arizona’s 10th Senator – and for four terms in the House of Representatives before that.
The House of Representatives eliminated the filibuster way back in the 19th century, and somehow it managed to survive.
I’d like to see that bipartisanship come back that we used to have in the House of Representatives, in the Clinton years. I think there’s a possibility that the voters are going to send the message that everybody running – Congress, the Senate, the presidency – that they want us to come together.
If neither Hillary Clinton nor Donald Trump nor I are able to win 270 in the electoral college… then it will go the House of Representatives.
I introduced legislation in the Senate to prohibit President Obama’s amnesty. The House of Representatives stood up and led. It took the legislation I introduced and it passed it. But the Senate Democrats stood as one uniform block and said, ‘No, we will do nothing to stop amnesty.’
I believe the House of Representatives is exactly the place where immigration reform should take place. Our entire House is elected every two years. We’re the people closest to the people.
If we had decided on January 5, in the new House of Representatives, to make no new spending bills, the debt ceiling would’ve still been hit, because, those are bills that are coming in as a result of purchases and commitments made by the administration and the previous Congress.
When our Founders created this great experiment in self-governance, the House of Representatives became, by design, the body closest to the people. We are the most accountable, and we must be the most transparent.
The Republican base – the Evangelical get-out-the-vote troops – are going to be devastated when they discover how many closeted gay Republicans were involved in policing Mark Foley in the House of Representatives.
My work in the House of Representatives, at this time in my life, is completed. It is time to return home.
Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords has been one of my good friends in the House of Representatives. When she was brutally shot, Gabby was out doing what she loved to do – meeting with her constituents in a local setting, allowing people to speak to her directly about the issues that concerned them.
We, Norton I, do hereby decree that the offices of President, Vice President, and Speaker of the House of Representatives are, from and after this date, abolished.
I’m a blue-collar kid who went on to become a successful entrepreneur. I was the youngest CEO in the history of the New York Stock Exchange. Now I’ve served my country for six years in the House of Representatives.
When I first arrived in the U.S. House of Representatives, I naively believed that it was primarily the Democrats who were committed to open borders. But I quickly learned the entire Republican establishment also supported a policy of immigration non-enforcement.
I weep for the liberty of my country when I see at this early day of its successful experiment that corruption has been imputed to many members of the House of Representatives, and the rights of the people have been bartered for promises of office.
All of us who serve in the House of Representatives and the Senate pay into Social Security.
I am chairman of the Africa subcommittee in the House of Representatives.
Millions of dollars, millions of dollars are spent by Planned Parenthood to elect Democrats to the House of Representatives and to the Senate. This isn’t about babies; this is about money.
Every proper exertion has been made and will be continued to carry out the wishes of Congress in relation to the tobacco trade, as indicated in the several resolutions of the House of Representatives and the legislation of the two branches.
I’ve said many a time that I think the Un-American Activities Committee in the House of Representatives was the most un-American thing in America!
As the highest-ranking Republican woman in the U.S. House of Representatives and the mom of two daughters, I believe if we’re serious as a nation about empowering every American to pursue his or her own dreams, then true cases of gender discrimination need to be confronted.
After one hundred years of federal rule, the United States House of Representatives has moved to provide for the first meaningful route to self-determination for the Puerto Rican people under our federal system.
In the last two years, the amount of legislation in the House of Representatives and state legislatures has been really unprecedented, that has focused on reproductive rights.
In mid-May, the House of Representatives approved the full amount of money that the Veterans Administration said was needed for next year – plus an additional $1 billion increase for veterans’ health care.
It should be mandatory that any tax breaks go through appropriate committees and be voted on separately by both the House of Representatives and the Senate.
When I arrived at the Capitol in 2007 to take my oath as a new member of the U.S. House of Representatives, I had the privilege of filling the seat held for so long and so well by my friend Patsy Takemoto Mink, the first Asian-American woman elected to Congress. I was so grateful to her.
I love serving in the U.S. House of Representatives, and I have especially enjoyed my time on the Ways and Means Committee.
McCarthy had ten years in the House of Representatives, only two terms as a senator. What did he pass? Are there any bills or any piece of legislation that he’s identified with? Not at all.
I shouldn’t be the only African American Republican in the House of Representatives.
You have 435 people in the United States House of Representatives trying to get along.
The health care reform legislation passed by the U.S. House of Representatives last night clearly violates the U.S. Constitution and infringes on each state’s sovereignty.
In my almost ten years in the House of Representatives, I have voted consistently to allow companies to drill for oil and natural gas in environmentally friendly ways.
I would like to run for the mayor of the city of Chicago. That has always been an aspiration of mine even when I was in the House of Representatives.
I was on the elections committee in my last session in the state House of Representatives.
With my support, the House of Representatives recently voted to permanently repeal the death tax so that family farms and businesses can be passed down to children and grandchildren.
The House of Representatives was not designed to sit idly by and rubberstamp every piece of legislation sent their way by the Senate, especially legislation passed on a straight party line vote under the spurious policy of reconciliation.
With that in mind and in celebration of National Prayer Day, today I have proposed in the House of Representatives a Constitutional Amendment that would restore voluntary prayer in our Nation’s schools.
From the beginning, we promised folks that they’ll see whatever event we cover in its entirety, from gavel to gavel – whether it’s the House of Representatives or the Senate. That’s the whole reason for being.
I’m a liberal where children are concerned, a libertarian where adults are concerned – and thinking very seriously about running for the House of Representatives, for whatever that’s worth.
My position has always been that the House of Representatives does not take reservations. It’s walk-in only.
In the 114th Congress, I had the privilege of serving on two of the most important Committees in the House of Representatives: the House Armed Services Committee and the Committee on Education and the Workforce.
Last week, the House of Representatives passed a resolution honoring the victims and heroes of September 11th. As we commemorate the anniversary of 9-11, we must also remember that the threat is still very real today.
I’m one of the top 2 or 3 or 4 most conservative members in the House of Representatives when it comes to economics.
Before holding elective office – 12 years in the Wyoming House of Representatives and 18 years in the U.S. Senate – I served a different type of time. I was on probation for a federal offense committed as a teenager.
Many critics of the Palestinians, especially those in Congress, think the current calm is merely the eye of the storm. That’s why the House of Representatives approved a foreign aid package last week that forbade the direct financial assistance to the Palestinian Authority .
I served on active duty in the U.S. Air Force and currently serve in the U.S. House of Representatives. Yet I still experience people telling me to ‘go back’ to China or North Korea or Japan. Like many immigrants, I have learned to brush off this racist insult.
As a pro-life legislator, I supported the effort in the Louisiana House of Representatives to improve access to quality health care for women by placing realistic regulations on clinics performing abortions.
My grandfather on my mother’s side was a professor of mechanical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; my other grandfather was a lawyer, and one time Speaker of the Tennessee House of Representatives.
If Communism goes, I’ve still got the U.S. House of Representatives.
My father had the same name as me but he was known as Alec. He was a member of the House of Representatives.