Showing posts with label Ben Sasse. Show all posts
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"Today, I've come to the floor to keep my promise and to offer a word of humble advice to the President. If you're thinking of making a recess appointment to push out the Attorney General, forget about it. The presidency isn't a bull, and this country isn't a china shop. Mr. President, you're a public servant in a system of limited government, with a duty to uphold and to defend and to teach to our kids, the Constitution system of checks and balances. And this is the world's greatest experiment in self-government. It works only if all of us, presidents, senators, Republicans, Democrats, Independents, and judges, if we all keep out faith to the American institutions and to the rule of law. Our oath is not to popularity, it's not to polls, it's not to political parties. Our oath is to the Constitution, and to the rule of law. Our duty is to the American People; the men and women who elected us, the men and women who came before us, and especially the men and women who will come after us in this greatest of experiments in self-government." - Ben Sasse

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"Today, I've come to the floor to keep my promise and to offer a word of humble advice to the President. If you're thinking of making a recess appointment to push out the Attorney General, forget about it. The presidency isn't a bull, and this country isn't a china shop. Mr. President, you're a public servant in a system of limited government, with a duty to uphold and to defend and to teach to our kids, the Constitution system of checks and balances. And this is the world's greatest experiment in self-government. It works only if all of us, presidents, senators, Republicans, Democrats, Independents, and judges, if we all keep out faith to the American institutions and to the rule of law. Our oath is not to popularity, it's not to polls, it's not to political parties. Our oath is to the Constitution, and to the rule of law. Our duty is to the American People; the men and women who elected us, the men and women who came before us, and especially the men and women who will come after us in this greatest of experiments in self-government." - Ben Sasse
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