Roy Moore

Pardon? The Dreamer program?

Roy Moore: Pardon? The Dreamer program?

Host: Yes, sir, the DACA/DAPA. You’re not aware of what Dreamers are?

Moore: No.

Host: This is a big issue in the immigration debate…

Moore: Why don’t you tell me what it is Dale and quit beating around and tell me what it is.

Host: I’m in the process of doing that Judge Moore.

Moore: OK.

– Conservative Judge Roy Moore, July 11, 2017

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Jefferson Beauregard Sessions

It’s Hawaii… A State

We are confident that the president will prevail on appeal and particularly in the Supreme Court, if not the Ninth Circuit. So this is a huge matter. I really am amazed that a judge sitting on an island in the Pacific can issue an order that stops the president of the United States from what appears to be clearly his statutory and Constitutional power.

– Attorney General Jefferson Beauregard Sessions, III, April 20, 2017, seemingly to forget how the American judicial system works

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Jefferson Beauregard Sessions

I Reject the Facts

I realize this may be an unfashionable belief in a time of growing tolerance of drug use, but too many lives are at stake to worry about being fashionable: I reject the idea that America will be a better place if marijuana is sold in every corner store.

– Republican Attorney General and Private Prison Profiteer Jefferson Beauregard Sessions, III, March, 2017

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Mitch McConnell

Amnesia Part Deux

Just so everyone knows… there has NEVER been a successful partisan filibuster of a #SCOTUS nominee in the history of the US #Senate.

– Republican Senator Mitch McConnell, March 29, 2017, leader of the first successful partisan filibuster of a SCOTUS nominee in the Senate

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Michael Cohen

You Can’t Rape Your Spouse

You’re talking about the frontrunner for the GOP, presidential candidate, as well as a private individual who never raped anybody. And, of course, understand that by the very definition, you can’t rape your spouse.

– Legal Counsel to the President Michael Cohen, 2015, when asked about allegations that Donald Trump raped Ivana

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Stephen Miller

I think that it’s been an important reminder to all Americans that we have a judiciary that has taken far too much power and become in many cases a supreme branch of government. The end result of this, though, is that our opponents, the media, and the whole world will soon see, as we begin to take further actions, that the powers of the president to protect our country are very substantial and will not be questioned.

– White House Senior Policy Advisor Stephen Miller, February 12, 2017

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Newt Gingrich

Laws Don’t Apply to the Wealthy

We’ve never seen this kind of wealth in the White House, and so traditional rules don’t work. We’re going to have to think up a whole new approach.

In the case of the president, he has a broad ability to organize the White House the way he wants to. He also has, frankly, the power of the pardon. It’s a totally open power. He could simply say, ‘Look, I want them to be my advisers. I pardon them if anyone finds them to have behaved against the rules. Period. Technically, under the Constitution, he has that level of authority.

– Republican Newt Gingrich, December 19, 2016, when ask about Donald Trump’s conflicts of interest

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