Dave Reichert Quotes

As a former cop I respect and appreciate those who've dedicated their lives to serving others as well as those who appreciate the rule of law and honor it.

Ensuring Americans have access to adequate medical care should be a priority for all of us.

I believe that everyone can appreciate the right of a family to grieve the loss of a loved one in peace regardless of anyone's position on the war in Iraq and Afghanistan.

It's basic due diligence to make sure that whenever a foreign entity acquires a controlling interest in a U.S. company that national security isn't threatened.

While some sit on the sidelines and fail to offer any practical solutions to address high gas prices now the House is once again taking action to meet the energy needs of the American people.

It does not make sense that we are allowing known potential weapons not unlike those the 9-11 hijackers used to overcome the crews of four airplanes to be taken aboard passenger aircraft.

We must make every effort to neutralize this threat peacefully but be ever mindful of the growing danger Iran poses not just to a safe and free America but to our allies abroad.

Going forward as we work to strengthen our border in the interests of homeland security we must also recognize the economic importance of immigration reform.

It is vitally important that we implement immigration reform. We need a bill that strengthens our borders and protects this nation but that also makes it simpler for good people to become Americans.

Congress has an obligation to protect our country's natural beauty embodied in our nation's parks rivers and breathtaking landscapes.

I have faith the men and women of the Coast Guard will immediately rise to the challenge and see the people hit by Katrina through until the storm has truly calmed.

I came to Congress to help reduce spending.

Immigration is not just compatible with but is a necessary component of economic growth.

In fact street gangs are the primary distributor of illegal drugs in the United States.

Scissors screwdrivers and the like pose an unacceptable risk to flight crews as well passengers.

While port security remains one of our single greatest vulnerabilities it makes little sense to give operational control of our ports to a foreign nation without first doing proper investigations.