Top Quotes by Markwayne Mullin

By | June 6, 2016

As a Cherokee, I can attest to the fact that Native Americans have been on the losing side of history. Our rights have been infringed upon, our treaties have been broken, our culture has been stolen, and our tribes have been decimated at the hands of our own United States government.

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Native Americans have faced centuries of atrocities to their people, their land, and their culture – all under various presidents who took an oath of office to preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States.

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Apparently it’s acceptable for members of Congress to own stock in companies we regulate in Congress, but somehow, our plumbing company crosses some line.

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I’m willing to negotiate, but not compromise my core principles.

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When we censor our history by disguising our scars, we belittle this process and the struggles our ancestors fought so hard to overcome. America doesn’t cower behind political correctness. It defiantly and courageously moves forward, with its history as a reminder of where we have been.

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In an imperfect world, full of imperfect leaders, there are countless statues that may not live up to our American values.

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The American free enterprise system is the greatest tool to lift people out of poverty ever created in human history and when applied properly, does not discriminate by race, religion, or skin color.

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The fundamentals that founded our great nation included the freedom of speech and religion.

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I’ve seen such a turnaround with this new administration, with President Trump, that when we came to a conclusion, the answer was yes – yes, we can make a difference.

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The idea of having to match a pair of socks to your tie or to your pants just doesn’t make any sense to me… With boots, you don’t have to worry about it. Nobody sees your socks.

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You’ve got to respect people; you’ve got to understand where they come from. We know where people in Oklahoma come from – that’s why we get along.

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I’m not for raising taxes on anyone – period.

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Oklahoma has a respect for our neighbors. That’s the Oklahoma standard.

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You’ve got to quit judging people just because they have an ‘R’ or a ‘D’ in front of their name. We don’t do that in Oklahoma.

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You’ve got to build a relationship. You can’t just deal with people when it’s business. If it is, then you always have to assume that they have an angle when they come at you.

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A person gets pushed down; they think they’re being ‘body-slammed.’ There’s really not any certain thing – that came from more fake wrestling – you know, ‘the body slam,’ being picked up in the air and thrown to the ground. It’s all in someone’s interpretation of what someone thinks a ‘body slam’ really is.

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I know if you get mad, and in a world with all the competitors I’ve been around in my life, either from fighting or wrestling or other sports, you have to learn to breathe.

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We’ve all lost our temper at some time. Unfortunately, not all of us have done it in a public setting.

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I think people’s interpretation of a body slam is different than the techniques.

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Neo-Nazis, white supremacists, and terrorists are bad people. The ideals of these groups are in opposition to everything our nation stands for and everything that holds true to our founding principles. Their hatred of people dissimilar to them is un-American, and it should not be tolerated under any circumstances.

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As an American, you have the right to protest me or another individual or a group, but I believe that protesting the United States for the mistakes it has made – when it gave you the freedom to do so in the first place – is disrespectful.

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I’m working alongside the White House and other members in the House to lessen the tax burden that currently weighs on so many Oklahomans.

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Under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the average American family of four will receive a $1,182 tax cut. Imagine what you could do with $1,182 more in your pocket!

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The politicians said Dr. Tom Coburn couldn’t deliver babies when he got elected to the U.S. Senate.

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I’m paying more taxes inside my company and personally than I’ll ever receive from Congress.

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The last thing we want is to make people think we’re going back on our word.

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It’s important for Oklahoma to have people in a position to make a difference. The only way we can do that is to have people in key places.

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I didn’t have any idea what politics was like. I was surprised at how difficult it is to get something done. In the private world, if I have an idea, I just do it.

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I never owned a suit until after the election. I got married in jeans and boots. My wife and I, when we went to prom, I was in a pair of jeans.

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America is – and will always be – a success story. We have African Americans, Native Americans, Hispanics, and members of other ethnic groups elected to positions inside our governments.

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Without question, I’m not a fan of the EPA. The EPA has overstepped their boundaries each and every day. They get into areas they shouldn’t be involved in… the states have the right to regulate themselves if they have the ability to do so – and we do because we have the Department of Environmental Quality.

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I would have never run for office if it wasn’t for the fact that my biggest threat to my company was the federal government and the overreach of the EPA. They’ve gone too far, and it’s time for them to be pulled back in.

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My wife is the most loving person that you can ever imagine.

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You live this life being selfish, you’re not going to enjoy it like you will when you open your heart and your home up.

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