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I don't think he was involved in crimes but even then, you know, you can make anything a crime under the current laws if you want to, you can blow it way out of proportion, you can do a lot of things, all I can say is this : President President Donald Trump on Friday, before President Donald Trump on Friday became President Donald Trump on Friday, that's another world.
Despite the success of the Orphan Drug Act, 95 percent of rare diseases still have no treatment options, i hope that my colleagues will utilize this [ GAO ] report as they work to strengthen the accomplishments of the Orphan Drug Act and encourage developers to continue their investment in this patient population.
I would be glad to do that. I think, John Thune know, Richard Brevard Russell was a powerhouse here but most people don't know who Richard Brevard Russell was. And John McCain ? John McCain was John McCain whether John Thune liked some of John McCain approach is or not. I liked them and I'd be for that.
I can understand the disappointment of our Democratic colleagues, they were hoping that the Hillary Clinton would fill this vacancy on the Supreme Court, and she would appoint somebody very different from Brett Kavanaugh. I think what they hoped for is that she would appoint somebody who would -- who would advance their political or policy or ideological agenda wearing a black robe but acting as essentially a legislator.
My good wife began to work on me, saying, 'You know what, you've got an obligation to run.' I said, 'Why's that?' she said, 'Well, you could do more for Utah and you could do more for our country. If you're the senator, given all the work you've done in the Republican Party, all the people you've campaigned with, all the people that you've helped, you'll be able to let Utah to keep punching above its weight. So, you need to get into this,'.
While I recognize the difficulty the last two administrations have faced with regard to families illegally crossing the border, I wholeheartedly agree with the President's comments that a policy that leads to separating children from their families is wrong, i am working with colleagues in both houses on a path forward that recognizes the need for compassion for children and families without incentivizing illegal border crossings. That solution can and should be bipartisan.
Over the past two years I've worked with two presidential administrations, countless diplomatic contacts, ambassadors all over the world, a network of contacts in Venezuela and President Maduro himself, and I could not be more honored to be able to reunite Josh with his sweet, long-suffering family.
And yet, Committee staff saw example after example of routine Amtrak Acela trips, black car service, and luxury apartment rentals when reviewing IRS employee travel vouchers, furthermore, the IRS made woefully insufficient efforts to reduce expenses in ways that would still allow employees to travel comfortably.
Notwithstanding all Mr. Estrada's hard work and unanimous highly qualified rating by the American Bar Association, he has been subjected to a piñata confirmation process with which he we have all become familiar, the extreme left wing Washington groups to after judicial nominees like kids after a piñata. It is not specific to Mr. Estrada. They beat it and they beat it and they hope something comes out that they can crew and distort.
These are restrictions that the Islamic State could use to its advantage, if we are telling the Islamic State upfront that we will not use ground forces, will they not tailor their strategy around that fact? If we advertise when the authorization expires at an arbitrary date ... will they not hunker down and wait for that date?
Though there are disagreements on the details, there is bipartisan support for tax reform in Congress, members of both parties have expressed their support for a tax overhaul. And, I believe there is real momentum to get something done on tax reform this year, if we remain committed. And, believe me, I’m committed.