We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking John Fetterman Quotes. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
One of the things I believe in most strongly is the power of a second chance.
Basic fairness and equity demand that the color of your collar should not dictate if you receive a bail-out or get bailed on.
There isn’t a more strident supporter of Bernie than I am.
A place deserves somewhere to eat lunch.
How can we let students go to school everyday in an environment where they’re afraid to be verbally or physically bullied? We are better than this, which is why we need to keep moving forward.
If there’s ever a boot that comes down to the union way of life or some other kind of arrangement or some kind of corporate interests, I’m always going to come down on the side of the unions.
I’m a GQ fashionista, imagine that? I don’t take it seriously.
Jake Corman, he and I disagree on issues politically, but Jake Corman is not a bad guy.
Universal background checks and closing existing loopholes can prevent prohibited purchasers, such as convicted felons, the dangerously mentally ill and domestic abusers from accessing guns.
The fact that somebody that looks as unfortunate as I do sometimes would be an American taste god by the Bible of American taste, you know, I didn’t see that coming!
If you think that people can change… and, if they’ve grown and they’ve expressed contrition or regret, that they should be given a chance, then you should vote for me.
We must fall on the side of de-escalation every time.
We can’t let ourselves stop believing in Second Chances for everyone. That’s why my role on the Board of Pardons is so important to me.
I’ve never believed in my own political manifest destiny.
You’re to the right of Hobby Lobby if you don’t support $15. Hobby Lobby recognized that you got to pay people $15 an hour. So if Hobby Lobby gets it, and you don’t as a Democrat, what’s your problem, you know?
My life has been, you know, immeasurably enriched by my wife and her family and her immigration story.
I don’t mean to look scary, it’s just kind of what I have to work with. Maybe that’s why my tattoos are literally the first thing people Google about me.
You can’t lock away a problem and throw away the key. I don’t know if it’s an unpopular view or a popular view, but it’s the truth.
I’m not pro-fracking. But sometimes there’s got to be some pragmatism.
I’m not a social butterfly.
Climate change is real, and we need to work on a comprehensive approach. We eliminated sulfur dioxide in the air, and got rid of acid rain. We got rid of lead in gasoline. You can achieve these things when the private and public sectors work together.
Pennsylvania, like every other state in our society, has to begin to adopt and refine the idea of mercy and redemption for our criminal populations.
I’m certainly not above the law.
It’s ludicrous that someone can be fired from their job, refused care at a hospital or denied housing because of their sexual orientation or gender identity.
In my years in public service, I have advocated for reforms to our unforgiving and vindictive legal system.
In PA, the Lieutenant Governor serves as the Chair of the Board of Pardons. That means that I sit as the head of our five-person board, where we hear testimony and process applications for pardons and sentence commutation.
I do not look like the normal politician. I don’t even look like a normal person.
I believe that one bad decision should not define a person.
We use art to combat the dark side of capitalism.
Like how on earth can you make 180 grand as a senator with luxe health care and sit there and be like Nero, thumbs up or down, on paying someone a living wage? I don’t understand that.
We can’t say, ‘Science, science, science,’ and then say, ‘Except in unrealistic climate talking points.’
In 2015, I signed the no-fossil-fuel-money pledge and I have never taken a dime from that industry, or ever will.
I’m proud that my family and I live across the street from a steel mill and a union hall. This is where my wife and I want to raise our family, not in a mansion.
Community partnerships need to be formed between law enforcement organizations, residents, schools, child-support services, prosecutors, religious leaders, businesses and other members of our society.
I will never tweet out anything that Twitter has to slap a warning on like a pack of cigarettes.
For Americans living in places like Braddock, I believe the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act is perhaps the last, best chance to help overcome the injustice and harm that the decades steeped in a laissez-faire orthodoxy have wrought.
Discretion is the most powerful tool a police officer carries on the beat, because an appropriate level of discretion can short-circuit the use of lethal force. Discretion and de-escalation measures are pro-community, pro-police, and create more trust while making everyone safer.
The security of Israel always has to be paramount.
Yeah, I’m quiet and introspective.
From partisan gerrymandering and unlimited corporate money flooding our elections to voter suppression legislation, the Republican Party, aligned with Trump, has waged a war on our democracy.
Equity everywhere is worth fighting for.
I said you could sue a ham sandwich. It’s not going to change anything. Well, you can audit a ham sandwich, and it’s not going to change anything.
The people of Pennsylvania don’t owe me a mansion with a chef and a gardener.
You know, all work has dignity. I fundamentally believe that. So all paychecks must have dignity.
I would implore any ‘Bernie or Bust’ supporter that we can’t let this country go the way of Donald Trump.
To pretend that former President Donald Trump’s Republican Party will act in good faith to preserve democracy is naive.
I’ve said to workers that I don’t care what you agree with me on politically – I hope it’s as many things as possible – but one thing that you and I absolutely agree on is that your right to organize, your right to a good wage, your right to benefits, your right to participate in the value that your hard work creates.
Whether it’s leaders from my own town of Braddock or leaders across the state in Bucks County or Adams County, I’m committed to always working with and listening to local elected leaders.
As a Democrat, I would just hate to be in a position of only being able to accomplish what Mitch McConnell allows us to.
We should transition away from carbon-based fuels, but that is not something that you can just flip a switch metaphorically, no pun intended, and start immediately like banning fracking. It’s a transition.
The Black Lives Matter movement has brought to the national conversation many of the inequalities I’ve worked to confront here in Braddock. I’m so grateful it has because we need to realize that as far as the way America treats African-Americans, black lives don’t matter in this country.
We’ve made some incredible progress, but there are still steps we need to take to ensure LGBT Americans are treated as equal citizens.
For a lot of people, most of their exposure to politics and politicians involves events on the campaign trail, interviews on cable news, or seeing a viral tweet here or there. But day to day, there’s so much more than anyone sees.
Being completely neutral, Joe Biden would be all but impossible for Trump to beat.
We all can’t learn how to code when, you know, we’re 50 years old.