Jon Tester Quotes.
As a policymaker, as a public servant, I come to Washington, D.C., and I make difficult decisions and I make difficult decisions every day. And sometimes those decisions upset people.
I didn’t get this physique by not eating tacos.
Montanans believe in the right to make a good life for their families. How they define a family should be their business and their business alone. I’m proud to support marriage equality because no one should be able to tell a Montanan or any American who they can love and who they can marry.
I go everywhere in the state and I listen to Montanans, whether it’s in conservative areas or liberal areas, and take those ideas back to Washington, D.C., and put them into action.
I served on a lot of the local boards in my local community, and then I ran for the state legislature in ’98 and ran for the U.S. Senate in 2006. I mean, it was just kind of one thing after another. A series of really bad decisions.
I really think that people’s right to happiness shouldn’t be dictated by some policymaker in Washington, D.C. I’ve come to know a lot of people that – sexual orientation is such where they’re in love with people from the same sex, and I just don’t think it’s our role in the government to say, ‘No you can’t be married.’
I didnt get this physique by not eating tacos.
I’ve got my problems with Trump, but I’m going to give him every opportunity to succeed.
I think difference of opinion is a good thing.
I will tell you, in the case of education, you have to make the investment if you’re going to get the return. There’s no doubt about that. It’s a proven fact the return is there if you make the investment. It really is about priorities.
I have probably never voted for a straight ticket in my life, and I am a Democratic U.S. senator.
I take my vacation on the combine and tractor.
If people really want to sit down and visit and talk about things like health care, which is a very, very important issue in Montana, I think oftentimes you want to get to the same goal. And that is affordable health care costs.
The truth is that nobody agrees with anybody 100 percent of the time.
I think corporations are a whole lot different than people. I mean, I don’t know a corporation would be put in prison. I do know people would be put in prison.
If I was the leader of the House of Representatives, the first thing I would do is I would put in a very clean bill on reapportionment. And I would put a very clean bill in that says that corporations are not people.
I will tell you, in the case of education, you have to make the investment if youre going to get the return. Theres no doubt about that. Its a proven fact the return is there if you make the investment. It really is about priorities.
You’ve got to have a good public education system so small-business owners, when they locate to an area, are confident their kids are getting the best education possible. I feel strongly about local control in school districts.
Healthcare is very much a high priority for me. Healthcare is also a huge issue for business, both big and small.
That’s politics. Your friend one day is your enemy the next and vice versa.
I dont know how the other senators see me. I hope they see me as a farmer. Thats really what I am. But I dont think they see me on a tractor or fixing equipment. I hope they see me grounded, as somebody who has common sense.
I think one thing that Montanans all agree on, whether you’re Republican or Democrat, is they want money spent appropriately.
Donald Trump was straight up. I mean, he told me what he thought of me, and that’s cool. I might not like it, but at least he did it to my face. That’s what Montanans like. They like people to be square with them.
I think there is some real therapy in getting your hands in the dirt and working with food.
I think all politicians have gotten out of touch.
I don’t know how the other senators see me. I hope they see me as a farmer. That’s really what I am. But I don’t think they see me on a tractor or fixing equipment. I hope they see me grounded, as somebody who has common sense.