Democrats promised results, restraint, and responsibility to the American electorate. What did we get instead? Liberal lunacy.

Words have consequences. Speaker Pelosi and her party must be held accountable for the outrageous rhetoric of their members.

Check below for a list of Democrats’ most careless quotes ↓

 

  1. Sen. Bernie Sanders on climate change: “We must look at climate change as if it were a devastating military attack against the United States and the entire planet. And we must respond accordingly.”

    • Democrats call climate change ‘our World War II,’ but their plans to combat it reads more like a war on American families and American jobs.
  2. Rep. Hank Johnson: “There has been a steady [stream], almost like termites can get into a residence and eat before you know that you’ve been eaten up and you fall in on yourself,” comparing Jewish Israeli settlers to termites.
  3. Rep. Ilhan Omar: defending her tweet in which she says Israel has “hypnotized the world” and she “hopes people will see their evil doings,” says “I don’t know how my comments would be offensive to Jewish Americans.
    • Speaker Pelosi later appointed Rep. Omar to the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
    • Majority Leader Steny Hoyer: “I don’t know that I draw the conclusion, however, that those attacking those two members are correct that they [Tlaib and Omar] are anti-Semitic. I don’t accept that premise.”
  4. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler on President Trump: “I view this president and his conduct as the greatest threat to the democratic system and to the constitutional government since the Civil War.
    • Our economy, military, and international standing are stronger than they’ve been in decades thanks to President Trump’s policies.
  5. Rep. Ilhan Omar: “It’s all about the Benjamins baby,” referencing a common anti-Semitic trope that Jewish money is behind U.S. political support for Israel.
  6. Former Representative and failed Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke on if he would tear down El Paso’s border wall: “Absolutely, I’d take the wall down.” 
  7. Rep. Ilhan Omar: Tweeted “This is an outrage. I’m hearing from TSA workers back in Minnesota who STILL haven’t received backpay after the shutdown.” Less than two hours later, Rep. Omar then tweeted “Let’s stand firm: #Not1Dollar for DHS.

    • The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) funds the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).
  8. Democrats on the Education and Labor Committee prevented tipped workers from testifying that they would lose their jobs if a $15 minimum wage was implemented.

  9. Rep. Ilhan Omar: Not to be outdone by Rep. Ocasio-Cortez’s calls for a 70% tax rate, Rep. Omar calls for rates on taxpayers at “70 percent, 80 percent, we’ve had it as high as 90 percent. So, that’s a place we can start,” to fund expansive government programs like the Green New Deal.
  10. Speaker Nancy Pelosi: “the wall is an immorality.
    • Experts at the Department of Homeland Security have asked Congress to fund hundreds of miles of physical barriers on the southern border after 17,000 people with prior criminal convictions were stopped trying to cross our southern border just last year.
  11. Rep. Rashida Tlaib: on the President, “Impeach the m—–f—–!
  12. Disgraced Virginia Governor Ralph Northam on late-term abortions: “If a mother is in labor, I can tell you exactly what would happen. The infant would be delivered. The infant would be kept comfortable. The infant would be resuscitated if that’s what the mother and the family desired, and then a discussion would ensue between the physicians and the mother.” 
  13. Rep. Rashida Tlaib: on Congressional support for Israel, “They forgot what country they represent.”

    • The dual-loyalty line is an anti-Semitic smear used to attack Jewish-Americans.
  14. Speaker Nancy Pelosi: on if Democrats would be willing to put “even a dollar” toward funding a border wall: “A dollar? A dollar? One dollar.
    • Speaker Pelosi represents a state that has benefited from border walls for decades. In San Diego, where there has been a border wall since 1992, illegal traffic has dropped 92 percent over the last 23 years. Walls work.
  15. Rep. Hakeem Jeffries calls the President of the United States “the grand wizard of 1600 Pennsylvania avenue.
  16. Rep. Ilhan Omar: “They got to him, he is compromised!” suggesting without evidence that Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham is being blackmailed into supporting President Trump.

  17. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: asserts capitalism is immoral.
  18. During a hearing on H.R. 8, House Democrats blocked an amendment to notify Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) when an illegal immigrant fails a federal background check in the process of purchasing a firearm.
  19. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: “But once you get to the tippie tops, on your ten millionth, sometimes you see tax rates as high as 60 percent or 70 percent,” on how taxpayers will contribute “their fair share” to fund expansive government programs like the Green New Deal.
  20. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: calls for “economic security for all who are unable or unwilling to work,” in a Green New Deal FAQ circulated by her office.
  21. Multiple House Democrats including Reps. Pramila Jayapal (Wash.), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (N.Y.), Ted Deutsch (Fla.), Jamie Raskin (Md.), Ted Lieu (Calif.), Lucy McBath (Ga.), and Hakeem Jeffries (N.Y.) either evaded or pleaded ignorance to the question of whether they believe the accuser of Virginia Lt. Gov Justin Fairfax (D.)
  22. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: asserts “we aren’t sure that we’ll be able to fully get rid of farting cows and airplanes that fast,” in a Green New Deal FAQ circulated by her office.
  23. Former Representative and failed Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke on if our nation should still abide by the Constitution: “Can an empire like ours. . . still be managed by the same principles that were set down 230-plus years ago?”
  24. Rep.Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: “[ICE] do not deserve a dime until they can prove that they are honoring human rights, until they can make a good faith effort to expand and embrace immigrants.”

    • Immigrations and Customs Enforcement routinely apprehends violent gang members, breaks up human trafficking and sex rings, and investigates weapons smuggling.
  25. House Democrats have repeatedly blocked unanimous consent requests to bring the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act to the House floor for a vote.
    • Democrats are silent in the face of these horrors because they don’t want to go on the record in favor of infanticide.
  26. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee resigns as Chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) and the Judiciary Committee’s crime subcommittee after allegations she fired a CBCF staffer who planned to bring legal action against the foundation relating to an alleged 2015 rape, despite denials from her office “that it retaliated against, or otherwise improperly treated” the staffer.
  27. Presidential Candidate Sen. Kristen Gillibrand on if it’s a Democratic goal to end private insurance: “Oh yeah, it is a goal. An urgent goal.”
  28. Presidential Candidate Sen. Kamala Harris on private insurance: “Let’s eliminate all of that. Let’s move on.”

  29. Presidential Candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard on Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad: “al-Assad is not the enemy of the United States because Syria does not pose a direct threat to the United States.”
  30. House Democrats tried to removed the phrase “so help you God” from the witness oath taken while testifying in front of a House committee.
  31. Sen. Mazie Hirono profiling Catholic judicial nominees on their involvement in charitable organizations: “The Knights of Columbus has taken a number of extreme positions. If confirmed, do you intend to end your membership with this organization to avoid any appearance of bias?”
  32. Rep. Antonio Delgado on the Republican bill that gave nearly 90% of Americans a tax cut: “We’re being forced to fight for scraps, and when you’re forced to fight for scraps, you turn tribal.”
  33. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on what will happen if legislators don’t accept her radical Green New Deal resolution: “Is it okay to still have children? . . . Watered-down proposals are frankly going to kill us.
  34. Speaker Nancy Pelosi while visiting the Texas-Mexico border: “There is no emergency at the border.
    • In 2017 alone, 17,000 people with criminal records were caught crossing our border and 90% of the heroin in our country comes through the southern border.
  35. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on the Green New Deal’s ‘urgent’ plan to address farming and agriculture: “Maybe we shouldn’t be eating a hamburger for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
    • Nobody eats hamburgers for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
  36. Rep. Ilhan Omar says that her “Jewish colleagues” are just calling out her anti-Semitic remarks to stifle debate on Israel and Palestine: “a lot of our Jewish colleagues, a lot of our constituents, a lot of our allies, go to thinking that everything we say about Israel to be anti-Semitic because we are Muslim.
  37. Presidential Candidate Sen. Kamala Harris on why she wants to be president: “We’re going to need someone who knows how to prosecute the case against [Trump]
    • Democrats’ blind hatred of President Trump prevents them from acknowledging the huge gains our nation has made under the President’s economic, military, and foreign policy leadership.

  38. Speaker Nancy Pelosi scolding freshman Democrats for voting their districts: “This is not a day at the beach. This is the Congress of the United States.
  39. Freshman Rep. Katie Hill openly admitting she has no idea how to pay for a $30+ trillion Medicare for All proposal she supports: “The Medicare for All package kind of lays out, like, ‘this is how it should be.’ It’s recognized that it doesn’t have a pay-for written into it
  40. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on anyone who doesn’t share her radical beliefs about how to turn our “garbage” nation into a socialist one: “And this idea of like 10% better from garbage, is, shouldn’t be what we settle for, it’s like this like it feels like moderate is not a stance it’s just an attitude toward life of like ‘hmmm.’
  41. Former Representative and failed Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke declares climate change alarmists like politicians pushing the Green New Deal are this generation’s version of “those who were on the beaches of Normandy.
  42. Presidential candidates and Senators Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren, and Kirsten Gillibrand signaled their openness or support for packing the Supreme Court with activist liberal judges who would support unconstitutional legislation.