Seth Moulton Quotes.
In the wake of the 2008 recession, Congress and the Obama Administration rightly focused financial regulation on protecting the nation’s financial system from itself.
Children and other Americans with limited or non-existent credit histories are particularly vulnerable to having the SSNs misused for synthetic identities.
History is full of people with great ideas, but leaders also need to ensure their visions become reality.
I voted against H.R. 1119, which would weaken emissions standards for coal refuse power plants.
The greatest honor of my life was to lead these men in my platoon, even though it was a war that I and they disagreed with.
Some of the issues with identity politics are critical moral issues. But we’ve got to show America that we don’t have a plan just on these so-called identity politics issues, but that we have a plan for the economy, that we know how to provide for a strong national defense.
Operational risk is the risk of loss resulting from bank operational failures, such as rogue traders, fraudulent sales practices, and cyber risks. Operational risk capital is money or assets that banks have to hold to shield the economy from the consequences of these kinds of failures.
Democrats have consistently been the party that supports small businesses to drive the new economy forward. That’s where innovation comes from.
The Columbia River Basin, which spans seven states in the Pacific Northwest, is one of the largest freshwater networks in North America. For centuries, the Basin has been a catalyst for economic development through the abundance of natural resources it provides.
There’s simply no reason for a civilian to own a military-style assault weapon. It’s no different than why we outlaw civilian ownership of rockets and landmines.
Diplomacy should always be our first option. Most politicians only talk, not fight. IвЂ™ve fought; talking is far better than fighting.
It shouldn’t be easier for a company to get a tax break on buying another robot than training their employees to gain new skills for the modern economy.
I’m not going to back down one bit in attacking Trump.
With control of the House, the Senate, and the White House, Republicans could have used their unified control of government to… balance the budget!
As a member of the Armed Service Committee and a co-chair of the Democratic National Security Task Force, I will continue to work to keep Americans safe at home and abroad.
It is absolutely absurd that someone who is deemed unsafe to get on an airplane is allowed to buy a gun in America. It’s truly absurd.
Some of my colleagues are unwilling to vote for any Dodd-Frank reforms, partly out of the political fear that any reforms will be seen as reducing regulations on the financial sector.
As a member of the House Pro-Choice Caucus and a strong defender of a woman’s right to choose, my bottom line here is this: women have a constitutional right to access abortion.
The EPA issued the MATS rule in 2012, and it is the first national standard created to address power plant emissions of toxic air pollutants. Under MATS, power plants are required to install equipment to reduce emissions of specific pollutants, such as mercury and sulfur dioxide.
It’s a little challenging as a congressman to keep a low profile, but I try very hard to keep a low profile.
I voted in support of H.R. 5192, which seeks to curb identity fraud by requiring the Social Security Administration (SSA) to develop a database that financial institutions can use to compare their consumer data against SSA records.
Our country was founded upon the principles of debate and compromise.
Obamacare wouldn’t exist – it’s saved millions of lives – without Pelosi getting it through the House. Not a perfect piece of legislation, but she deserves a lot of credit for that.
Some of the most controversial things I’ve said about President Trump, I’ve heard from Republicans. But it’s just that I’ve heard them in the locker room. That’s what people actually talk about in the locker room – how terrible our president is.
Greatness is accomplishing the unrequired – doing what is right beyond what is expected.
It is easy to stand for freedom and justice in the midst of peace.
In my short time in Congress, I’ve learned it’s a lot easier to find a reason to vote against something than to vote it.
The Democratic Party has been a party of reaction – a party of opposition, complaining about Trump and the Republicans, rather than offering a lot of our own ideas and our own vision. And my view is that if Democrats want to start winning again, we have to start leading again.
The worst days of my life were in Iraq, and the best days were there, too. My fondest memories of the Iraq War are of the people – both Americans and Iraqis – and the opportunity we saw in one another, for our countries, and for which we fought.
Although I believe deeply that the Children’s Health Insurance Program and the Community Health Center program are invaluable, I reject the notion that we cannot reauthorize these programs without plundering other equally vital programs.
While payday loans are often the only source of credit for low-income Americans, these lenders are notorious for predatory practices that cause borrowers to fall deeper into debt.
My battalion motto in the Marines was, ‘Whatever it takes,’ and I’m going to do whatever it takes to help win back the House in 2018.
I do think it’s fair to say that there are times when President Obama has not been engaged enough with the Middle East.
I voted against H.R. 4712, the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, which is nothing more than a shameless attempt to intimidate doctors, spread misinformation about abortion, and decrease women’s access to healthcare.
Hydropower is a clean and renewable energy source that provides affordable power throughout the country.
As congressional Republicans and the Trump administration continue to attack the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), it came as no surprise that the House voted on two bills that would weaken emissions standards and, as a result, put our public health at risk.
Presidents Lincoln and Kennedy shared more than just being leaders during critical times and the misfortune of lives cut short. They shared a power of will to drive the nation, sometimes single-handedly, toward a destination that few but they realized was attainable.
I think we need to show people that they have a place in the Democratic Party, whether they come from San Francisco or St. Louis.
We need to stand up to Donald Trump and the Republicans, but we also need to stand up against our own party establishment when it’s on the wrong side of an issue.
Escrow accounts are an important tool for homeowners to the reduce the risk of mortgage default on high-priced loans. Millions of Americans, including my wife and I, utilize these accounts to make monthly payments towards the annual financial obligations that come with homeownership like taxes and insurance.
Donald Trump obviously knows nothing about what it’s like to put your life on the line for your country. He’s never risked his life for anything.
I believe that as a part of good governance, all agencies should be reviewing regulations and cleaning up those that may be outdated, redundant, or unnecessary.
We need a budget that will foster economic growth for all of our people, and we need to make taxes more simple and fair for working families – not give handouts to the rich.
Vladimir Putin and Russia. ‘When a bear wakes up from hibernation, he doesn’t eat a few blueberries and then go back to sleep.’ They have their eyes on Eastern Europe, and if NATO is not willing to stand up forcefully to this threat today, it will only become more difficult to do so down the road.
Flooding is the costliest and most common cause of property damage, which is why federal flood insurance should be affordable and accessible to all.
There will always be people who question your motives.
Whether you’re earning income because you have money sitting in the bank or a stock account somewhere, you should be taxed on that income fairly and the same.
The Chinese government has been clear in its goal and purpose for creating and expanding Confucius Institutes throughout the country, namely to distort academic discourse on China, threaten and silence defenders of human rights, and create a climate intolerant of dissent or open discussion.
I voted against H.R. 4293, the Stress Test Improvement Act of 2017, which would modify the regulatory oversight of certain financial institutions in a way that is likely to expose our economy to greater risk.
When we refuse to help the enemies of ISIS, we’re empowering ISIS. We’re aiding their recruitment. We’re abetting their argument that America discriminates against people based on their religions, which is expressly prohibited in our Constitution.
Rather than play politics with funding our government, pitting one group against another, we should make strong investments in our future.
I voted against H.R. 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017. This bill would require states to accept the concealed carry requirements of all other states – even those that have significantly lower standards or no standards at all.