"No matter what we say, the other side will hate us. The people in the center cannot be heard.”
Feb 10, 2017
Any politically motivated inquisition against federal civil servants who, under the direction of a previous administration, carried out policies that you now oppose, would call into question your commitment to the rule of law and the peaceful transition of power.
Dec 09, 2016
For those of you who don't know me, which is most of you, I grew up on the front row of the American dream.
Jul 20, 2016
Oftentimes when we think we're engaged in reasoned policy discussion we're actually engaged in complex efforts to rationalize the direction in which our tribal affiliations are pushing us.
Jan 10, 2014
Given the gaps of trust that exist, that's a tough negotiation, and we haven't yet closed the gaps in a way where we think it would actually work.
Sep 05, 2016
You know, just to be grossly generalistic, you could put half of Trump’s supporters into what I call the basket of deplorables. Right? The racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, Islamaphobic — you name it.
Sep 09, 2016
His vision of America is one where we Americans are kind of helpless. We need to be rescued… I can't really imagine him on a white horse, but that seems to be what he is telling us: 'I alone can fix it.'
Jul 22, 2016
We're talking about the direction of our country, our children's future, the direction of the Supreme Court, all of this hinging on the next election. And at such a time as this, you cannot be lukewarm. We're going to take our country back, and you are either with us or against us.
Jul 01, 2016
The court looks the other way as yet another federal district judge casts aside state laws without making any effort to preserve the status quo pending the court’s resolution of a constitutional question it left open in United States v. Windsor…This acquiescence may well be seen as a signal of the court’s intended resolution of that question.
Feb 09, 2015