Words matter. These are the best Jason Chaffetz Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
You know, I think what people want more than anything is they just want people to do what they say they’re going to do.
You shouldn’t turn on C-SPAN to get your sports update.
The fundamental problem is that President Obama has grown government. He has grown the private sector jobs.
I’m not scared of diversity. We have to have debates and win the argument, and if there are amendments that need to be brought up so we find out where the party is, so be it.
While the deficit and debt are serious problems, I oppose solving these problems by raising taxes.
I want to see overwhelming force repel anybody who is trying to get into the White House.
Until the administration can articulate a coherent and convincing policy for closing Guantanamo, it should remain open.
I think I’ve earned a reputation of being fair and that I’ll hear all sides from the entire political spectrum.
I don’t have a problem talking about Medicare or Medicaid or some other very important issue.
Government is not being honest with taxpayers when it renews existing tax breaks and calls them new tax cuts.
The White House has been noticeably schizophrenic on Guantanamo.
Federal spending is atrocious.
The only way you can raise the debt ceiling is to change the trajectory of spending – that’s my personal preference. But I want the Ways and Means Committee to offer up a solution.
When your economy is subject to the whims of Libya and Nigeria and Venezuela, you have a problem.
I want to fight and win the war on cancer.
In addition to higher pay, federal government employment is far more secure than private-sector employment.
I have worked closely with my Democratic allies. Elijah Cummings is a good friend.
If you’re going to grow the economy, if people are going to have more income, you have to have stability in the marketplace.
I’m an optimist.
The time has come for President Obama to formally rescind his order to close the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay and end his irresponsible allegations of injustices at the facility, which operates in a framework that respects the rule of law, keeps terrorists off American soil, and bolsters our national security.
I’m not going to sit for some painting. That’s so 1800s. I’m not doing that.
I’m trying to unify us internally so that we can – instead of firing on each other – fire on the Democrats and communicate a message and start talking about issues.
A premium support program is different than a voucher program. They’re just fundamentally different.
CNN has given me a platform to share my experiences. My Web site, YouTube Channel and Facebook page have exposed me to thousands of voters who share my concerns. My lack of seniority has not impeded my ability to communicate in any way.
When Steny Hoyer brings up a resolution to support and recognize the University of Maryland men’s basketball team – I’m not making this up – before we even had March madness, then you just know that it’s just political favoritism.
When determining appropriate levels of compensation, management must determine if the employee turnover rate is too low, too high, or just right. If turnover rate is high enough to adversely impact the entity’s performance, then employee compensation is probably too low.
There should be a pathway to citizenship – not a special pathway and not no pathway.
You tell people that the NFL is a nonprofit entity, and they just start laughing and giggling. But it’s not fair.
I ran for Congress because I want to help change the way we do business in Washington, D.C.
The only good place for a sage grouse to be listed is on the menu of a French bistro. It does not deserve federal protection, period.
Data indicate that taxpayers may be paying their public servants more than a little too much.
I was ranked the second most conservative member in the House.
I want to cut – personally, I want to cut spending. Personally, I just don’t believe we can continue to add to the deficit. So, actually, personally, I like the budget cap.
You’ve got to speak; you’ve got to be able to articulate the Republican message to the American people and take that fight to the president, but you also have to bridge internally.
We have seen an outrageous increase in the size, scope, and intrusiveness of the federal government.
I’ve always viewed Mitt Romney as a very conservative person.
My challenge to members on both sides of the aisle is to stand up and have the integrity to say that we have a dead U.S. agent; we have a Department of Justice that lied to Congress.
When you’re on a football scholarship, you get a stipend that’s supposed to cover your rent and a few incidentals. It was $360 a month. This was the late 1980s, and the NCAA has an interesting rule where you’re not allowed to supplement your income with a part-time job.
I have the greatest respect and admiration for Congressman Issa, but I don’t intend to be Darrell Issa-like.
There are those of us that believe if you truly want to try drive down the cost of gas, if you really want to solve the problem, then you should be pursuing the extraction of our resources that are right here at home: alternative energy and traditional.