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I was really surprised at how much criticism there was of literally the most popular, most recent two-term American president, we should be looking forward as a party more than we're looking backward. To the extent we are going to review President Obama's record, I think we should be highlighting some of its strengths rather than re-litigating some of the questions about it.
I am concerned about comments that William Barr has made in the past that fail to appreciate the problems created by mass incarceration and the racial inequities in the criminal justice system, the President's nominee for attorney general should demonstrate in his hearing next week that he will fully and efficiently implement the First Step Act.
I think the new Democratic majority in the House of Representatives in January ought to be focusing and dedicating their time to proposing legislation that would actually solve the problems facing average Americans -- rising health care costs, an opioid crisis, a need for stronger skills and better jobs through an infrastructure package.
John McCain was a remarkable man who used John McCain role in the Senate to advocate for Human Rights and to stand up for people around the world who were denied basic freedoms, john McCain embodied our country's values and understood the critical role of the United States in promoting Human Rights across the globe.
I said, 'I will vote against closure unless the Republicans and Democrats in the Senate can somehow find an agreement that is trustworthy and reliable, where on the next Supreme Court nominee they won't change the rules and we will have input, and a more confirmable, consensus nominee will be put in front of the Senate,' i'm not saying that I'm insisting that we force the Republican majority to break the rules. That's a choice they're going to have to make.